Question about 1999 Honda Civic
Make sure timing is rite-elecrical and valves--did u torque head corectly to specs-may be losin compression------or it cud be idle air control on throttl body---------the ignition switch or batt may be weak-test for 12.6v no less
Posted on Oct 11, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Posted on Nov 23, 2008
SOURCE: 1999 honda accord idle problem:
Is the engine light on, if so have them read? Take a look the charging system (see if it is above 13volts and below 16volts), see if the gas cap is on firmly and the o-ring on it is in good shape, look at the cars maintenance history and see how long its been since the last complete tune-up. If there are no codes recorded then it would probably be a mechanical issue, Look at coils, fuel pressure, timing, and injectors. If you need more specific info, just let me know, Good luck.
Posted on Jun 15, 2009
the battery says 12 volts but may be dropping to 4 or 5 under a load...i would suggest jumpstarting the car and see what happens.the battery should read in the high 12 volts and not less than 9.5 under cranking. the dash lights go out on your car when starting,and the alarm will go off ,and disable the ignition if the voltage is too low in cranking the car because the computer will shut it down and activate the anti theft.....check your battery posts are tight. best of luck
Posted on Jul 22, 2009
I think you answered you own question, when you said "it almost seems that the battery is dying," Drive it (while you can) to a parts store and get a FREE check of your charging system. They can tell you if it's the battery-low charge, which may indicate the alternator is bad- or a battery that is ready to retire, (and it also could be the starter, but I'm betting it's the battery). Let me know what you find.
Posted on Dec 08, 2009
SOURCE: 2002 civic won't start
sounds like maybe its a dead battery. try 2 boost it if it starts then thats wut it is. but have your alternator checked 2 see if thats wut caused batt 2 die
Posted on Feb 15, 2010
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