My Honda Civic stalls out every time I slow down.

Tiny
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  • 1991 HONDA CIVIC
  • 209,000 MILES

My honda civic stalls out every time I slow down or stop. I have just replaced the distributor cap, the roater, the plugs, the wires, the fuel pump relay and the fuel filter. Im at a loss. I can't afford to keep buying parts to see if it fixes it.

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Sunday, December 9th, 2012 AT 2:00 AM

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Tiny
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You are doing it the wrong way, replacing components without understanding what and how they work.

For a start, you need to understand what is wrong and proceed from there. You have a fault with excessively low idling speed and the system you should be working on is the idle control system.

If the Malfunction Indicator Light is not showing, that would be a simple fix, clean the throttle body, IAC and readjust the idling speed to specificatins and you should be good to go.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUkCCwqU3eU

The above link or links related to it should be helpful.

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Sunday, December 9th, 2012 AT 8:52 AM
Tiny
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That's all been done already

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Sunday, December 9th, 2012 AT 9:52 PM
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What is the idling speed?
Were the valve clearances checked?

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Monday, December 10th, 2012 AT 6:54 PM

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