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2001 Honda Civic Question: low idle

 

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richard.mayhew, 1.7L 4 Cylinder, Mira Loma, CA, April 13, 2011, 12:35
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when i start my car it kinda putts at first and then it has a low idle. it idles at 2-500rpm. i have replace the idle air control valve. is there an idle screw on the throttle body and if so where at? I have a 2001 honda civic lx coupe.

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    April 13, 2011, 15:21
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    You have another problem. Don't touch the throttle stop screw, it's set at the factory and must not be adjusted, it's not an idle speed control. There's a procedure for setting it if it's been tampered with.
    I recommend finding a Honda expert to help you.
    If you want to find a specialist, here's a directory link for you:
    https://repairpal.com/directory?address=91752&car_brand_names=Honda

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    richard.mayhew, April 13, 2011, 17:58
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    thank you...very helpful

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