2002 Honda Civic Power Loss

  • 2002 HONDA CIVIC

2002 Honda Civic. Since the winter time I have had a problem with engine power when driving after the car has been idle for some time(ex. Parked at the mall). It'll start but once you start to drive it'll start to sputter, like the engine isn't getting fuel. I'll be pressing the same amount on the pedal but not much happening. I can floor it and it'll pick up and won't happen after the initial 5 mins of driving. Mentioned it to the dealer when I had an oil change but they could not duplicate it, no surprise there. Ok so I did use a fuel system cleaner and replaced the sparkplugs but the problem persists. I've heard it might be the timing as well as the idle control valve. Any ideas? Thank you

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Monday, February 19th, 2007 AT 2:47 PM

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Go to auto zone and see if they can pull a code from ur ECM. Email me back. Idle ctrl have nothing to do with ur problem. Timing. Not really. Possible valve adjustment. Air fuel ctrl. But lets do the simple thing 1st. Find out if ur computer store a trouble code. If not. Then ur problematic area reduce down to 1/2 and it is a lot easier than me here blow hot air and barkin at the wind

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Monday, February 19th, 2007 AT 10:20 PM

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