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Rough idle 98 acura cl 3.0

When i first start the car it idles low

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Idle fluctuates

Its could be a few things. Most likely cause is you IAC (Idle air control valve) If this valve gets clogged up with carbon it will cause a idle surge on cold starts like you are describing.

Next your FITV (fast idle thermal valve). When the hot wax inside of this valve starts to wear it will cause a idle surge on cold starts.

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

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SOURCE: 98 Acura CL oil in coolant/radiator

Check the oil, is the oil milky on the dipstick?
Check the Transmission Fliud level, Low?

If it is engine oil it could be a head gasket, if it is transmission oil then the cooling lines in the lower tank of the radiator may be leaking.

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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SOURCE: radio error on Acura

We had the same problem. As advised from another website, we unhooked the battery and hooked the cables together for about 10 minutes. This reset the radio and allowed us to put in the 5-digit code. Now we're jammin'!

Posted on May 05, 2009

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You need to replace your IAC (idle air control valve). The IAC, like it sounds, control the idle of your car. When they go bad they will cause the low idle and stalling. The IAC is located on the throttle body and is usually held on with a couple of screws. It is an easy relatively cheap fix that you can take care of by yourself. Let me know if you have any more questions. Thanks for rating my response and for using FixYa!

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I have a 97 ACURA cl 2.2 and when I start my engine it the rpm idles to 1. Why is that?


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I have a 98 Malibu when I turn it over it runs rough then dies


It can be issue with IAC( idle air control valve) causing the problem.


There are many other possibilities causing these idle issues. Engine idles rough.

There are few help links with solutions to troubleshoot such idle issues.

I suggest you refer the link below and follow its troubleshooting details:------

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Ford Expedition IAC valve replacing

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/12/ford-expedition-iac-valve-replacing.html

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/bad-miss-at-idle.html

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Stumbling and stalling at idle after engine rebuild?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/03/stumbling-and-stalling-at-idle-after.html

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1999 Ford F-150 Idles rough and quits when gas pedal is pressed less?

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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/engine-stumbles-coming-off-idle-when.html

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/erratic-idle-on-car.html

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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/10/cold-start-problem-and-vehicle-shudder.html

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/10/gmc-sonoma-stalls-and-idles-low.html

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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/10/high-idle-problem.html

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While stop engine idles like cylinder missing?

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Adjust idle on 97' Acura cl 2.2


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Idle fluctuates


Its could be a few things. Most likely cause is you IAC (Idle air control valve) If this valve gets clogged up with carbon it will cause a idle surge on cold starts like you are describing.

Next your FITV (fast idle thermal valve). When the hot wax inside of this valve starts to wear it will cause a idle surge on cold starts.

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