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Rough Idle Troubleshooting

Discussion in 'Engine Tech / Drivetrain' started by kyle10182, Dec 10, 2006.



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  1. kyle10182

    kyle10182 NA is Best Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member

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    alright, i was just reading a post about a rough idle. some people seem to think that they are the first honda owners to have this problem. well its a common problem. especially after a swap. well i visit G2IC.com a lot. and they have a lot of useful information on there that can help these problems. im going to copy a post from there that can hopefully help everyone with their idle problems. maybe a mod will even sticky this to keep down on the bad idle threads everyday.

    This information comes from Ben Ogle @ G2IC.com.
     
  2. si-hatch86

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    no im the only person that has EVER had this problem :lol:

    good post :thumbs up
     
  3. stealthy

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    good s**t
     
  4. kyle10182

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    u should read on g2ic's forced induction forum.
     
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    wow......after all the frustration who wouldve known it was that simple. GOOD post man!!
     
  6. kyle10182

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    i think this should be stickied. to prevent the same questions coming up everyday because of these common problems...
     
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    definatly
     
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  9. BuiltforSin

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    great post!
     
  10. Rex_89

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    Good post deifently helped out. I was just wondering. If someones timing is a little off, it could make the idle off too right? I didnt see that mentioned and thats why I was wondering.
     
  11. kyle10182

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    u mean cam timing or ignition timing? i dont think ignition timing will have anything to do with it.
     
  12. Rex_89

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    No, I mean cam timing. Cant that mess up the idle?
     
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    i dont think it would. maybe if its off by one tooth. you'll notice alot more then idle if its off by anymore then that...
     
  14. Rex_89

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    I think my shits off a little. Probably like by one tooth. Also sounds like my exhaust is spudering. I dont know but im pretty sure my cams are off by a tooth or so. Hopefully I will try to fix it this weekend.
     
  15. kyle10182

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    is it in limp mode?
     
  16. Rex_89

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    No I dont think so. It runs alright, just doesnt feel like it has as much power as it should and after i've been driving for a little bit, when I come to a stop the rpm goes up and down.

    Other reason why I know my cam timing is off is because in order to get my ignition timing correct, the distributor has to be all the way advanced.
     
  17. kyle10182

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    i really doubt that your timing belt is whats causing the idle. it could be whats causing the lack of power.
     
  18. Rex_89

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    Well I think ima take it apart on Sunday and find out whats wrong. I'll let you know when I find out. Thanks for the help
     
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    GREAT POST i had the same problem vacum hose
     
  20. psychewardk1d

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    awesome thanks bro im gona go ahead and try this s**t out. ive been searching and searching and no one has come up wth somethin like this. thanks
     


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