Engine revs up and down while idling

Tiny
RICWAN
  • 1998 ACURA EL
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD

1998 acura el 1.6 only 178000 kms. You step on the fuel to go and engine seems boggy;another issue was engine revs up and down while iding, sounds like its whistling

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Friday, March 11th, 2011 AT 12:04 PM

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Tiny
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The engine bogging down could be due to ignition or fuel problems and if a tune-up hd not been done, that is where you should start.

The surging could be due to low coolant level, faulty IAC, clogged coolant hoses to IAC or vacuum leakages.

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Friday, March 11th, 2011 AT 12:19 PM

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