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In park rpm goes from 1100 to 2000

Well I went to change my thermostat and when I pulled the car up to the garage and put it in park the idle was surging up and down between 1100 and 2000 rpm. The car started overhaeting on the way home from work the other day and have not drivin it since I went to my garage. So I was starting with the thermosat and now I have another prob. Any help will be greatly appreciated, thank you.

Chris

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  • cbeagle59 Nov 07, 2008

    Is the therm. on the back of the engine leading from bottom hose?

  • cbeagle59 Nov 07, 2008

    Thanks leeler5 that should be the fix.

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Hondas will have a surging idle when way low on coolant. Maybe this is the whole problem. Check the heater hoses for a hole. (passenger side rear of engine.)

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