Question about 1998 Honda Civic
The engine is not idling, but tends to run about 500 rpm when initially hot and vibrates excessively as it were gonna to turn off. I have poured it about 4 Qt of HM 5w30 oil and add a 16 Oz STP oil treatment b ottle.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
To my knowledge (at least in my country), some Honda Civics have a compensator solenoid the pushes on the throttle that adjust the engine's RPM to its standard idling when the A/C compressor is activated. Technically, this solenoid is nothing more but a coil and a plunger. When the compressor runs, the same relay activates this solenoid and pushes the plunger forward increasing the RPM. Pls check/clean/adjust/replace as deemed fit and necessary.
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Posted on Sep 23, 2008
It seems to be clutch problem.
There is a way to slightly adjust the idle,on the front of the throttle body where the intake boot is bolted on,abovt the boot and slightly to the left you will see a hole about 1/2 inch wide and it is plugged with grey epoxy like material. Using a flat head screw driver scrape the epoxy out of the hole and there is a flathead adjustment screw. You can adjust the idle up and down just a few hundred rpm. Hope this helps and let me know if there is any more direction you need.
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Posted on Feb 14, 2009
SOURCE: 1990 Honda Civic will not start
Most of the handas have a pick up inside the distributor behind the rotor button take off the black cover inside the distributor and two screws hold it on with two wires on it. If that go's bad your car will not start i would start there
Posted on Jun 01, 2009
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