I HAVE A 1994 HOND CIVIC EX V TEC 1

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  • 1994 Honda Civic

I have a 1994 hond civic ex v tec 1.6L an has a problem with the iac valve or just has an idle problem I unplug the iac an it still idles high I dont know what else to do maybe it has a vacum leak

Saturday, November 10th, 2012 AT 3:27 AM

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  • KHLow2008
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Remove the air cleaner hose. Start engine and cover the ports inside the throttle body. If the upper one reduces the idling speed, the IAC is the problem.
If covering the lower port lowers the idling, the cold start (Fast Idle Thermal Valve) is faulty. Check the coolant hoses for clogging. The FITV plastic valve could have worked itself loose due to a bad/hardened O ring allowing excessive air into the manifold and increasing the idling speed.

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Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 AT 2:15 PM

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