1990 Honda Accord ANTEFREEZE IN THE IDLE AIR CONTROL VALVE

Tiny
JSINE
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  • 1990 HONDA ACCORD
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • MANUAL
  • 132,000 MILES
MY CAR SHAKES AND BOHGS DOWN WHEN I START IT UP. I ALSO HAVE ANTIFREEZE IN THE IDLE CONTROL VALVE.
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Friday, January 23rd, 2009 AT 9:00 PM

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Tiny
KHLOW2008
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Hi JSINE,

The EACV is faulty if coolant can get through as it should be sealed. Alternatively the bogging down could be due to a a blown head or gasket resulting in vapour being pushed out of valve cover into intake via the PCV.

Check if the engine oil is contaminated with coolant.
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Thursday, January 29th, 2009 AT 4:49 PM

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