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Car keeps surging

I have a 1991 accord and it keeps surging whenever its heated up and i cant seem to find the problem

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  • speedracr138 Dec 18, 2008

    Hi All
    New here. I have a 93 Accord Station Wagon with a 2.2L and it surges
    horribly at idle. It was doing it from 900- 1500 rpm. When in drive, it
    would idle at 1100 rpm but steady. So this past weekend I cleaned the
    throttle plate & body and also the IACV. Took it for insection and
    it passed with flying colors and even ran smooth. A couple of days ago
    the surge came back except worse; from 900-2500 rpm and now in drive,
    it surges so bad in gear that it looks like I'm staging at red lights.
    I'm fairly well experienced on other vehicles and motorcycles but not
    too good with Honda cars yet especially this one. BTW, I bought a used
    intake manifold with all the sensors & components (IACV) on it. I
    plan to replace the intake manifold gaskets this weekend. Do you think
    there is a leak and when I cleaned the throttle body, the carbon
    possibly plugging/ restricting the leak, got removed so there a bigger
    leak now? Any suggestions would be highly appreciated. Thanks.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Please list everything u have done to try and cure this issue.



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Clean egr valve and intake ports

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Possibly the idle speed control valve sticking.

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