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I have a 1987 honda accord lxi i took it to the shop and when i got it back they told me i needed a new idle adjusting screw and that they put a temporary fix in the car now my car is sputtering and not wanting to gain speed i cannot find the part in kragen or auto zone and im at a loss of what to do do you know where i can get an idle adjusting screw from besides pick and pull and would them putting a make shift one in my car cause that type of problem?

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  • starrdust200 Jan 27, 2009

    well the thing is it wasent sputtering and not gaining speed until they took that screw out and put in a make shift one. I only took it to the shop to have them replace the alternator and it came back with this problem i think i will take out the make shift one they put in and put the old idle adjusting screw back in and see if that helps my problem. Pretty much im at a loss i took it in for one problem and it came back with a whole different issue i should have takin it to a different shop :-(

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Im sorry to say that the idle screw wont fix your problem,that just keeps the idle at the right rpms. could be bad plug wires or anything please take to a different shop.

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