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Honda accord trouble shoot

Ruff idle, weak take off, it seems to be starving for air during idle.i've replaced plugs, wires, dis. cap, air filter.its getting worse over time.i've also had the igniter checked

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    Ed Woods May 11, 2010

    If you have a vacum guage I would like to know what the reading of vacum is at the intake manifold as close to the cylinder head as possible like the vacum hose that goes to the brake booster....

  • Ed Woods
    Ed Woods May 11, 2010

    does it have a egr valve? At times they do not close and it seems like the engine is choking...Also check the timing...

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Could also be a dirty or clogged idle air control valve - try a Seafoam treatment (it's available at the auto parts stores - use about half a coffee cup worth through a vacuum line into the manifold, per the directions on the can). Easy treatment and it can work wonders for the way your car runs.

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