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Engine sputters when idling, also has trouble accelerating. Had been having trouble idling before, but now the problem has extended to acceleration and when driving. What is the malfunction and what kind of repair cost can I expect?

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It could be many different problems. Honda's are notorious for idle air control valves going bad. I would check the plugs and wires for the accelerating problem first. Also, you may want to check the fuel filter if the car has not had a tune up lately.

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