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My 1998 Civic HX Auto Trans, when in drive the engine revs up & down at a very low rpm from 500 to 1000 unless I put in neutral. Problem seems to get better after a trans flush & worse the colder the temperature outside is. This problem has gone on for 100,000 mi. I've got use to it at stoplights, but wondering if it is something simple that could be fixed before something major would happen or just ride it out as I've been doing???

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Most likely its a vac leak. start the car get a spray bottle with some water spray the engine and if it dies then u have a vac leak. which is farely easy to fix. your engine has nurmerous vac lines if it does die just start searching for a broken skinny rubber hose or one to have came off.

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