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The car rev's from 1500 to 2000 r p m's once warm up and down

When the car is cold it runs great

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  • csorenson001 Feb 22, 2009

    where in the throttle body is the spring??

  • aljohnson74 May 11, 2010

    need more info.

    are u trying to say that when the car warms up it misfires or shuts off.


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I had the same problem in my 97 civic dx. Once the car warmed up it would rev up and down whenever the car was idling over and over again. To fix it I found out that the spring on the throttle body was sticky and by spraying it with lubricant (WD-40 or something similar) and working it into the spring until could stretch and contract freely, I never had the problem again.

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