So far I have replaced the timing belt; balancer shaft belt both; drive belts; front and rear motor mounts; spark plugs; egr valve and seafoamed the intake system. I replaced the egr valve thinking it would fix this problem because i smoked tested the intake and it was leaking out of the egr. My next step is to remove the idle control valve and check for a clogged screen. at this point I am out of ideas any help would be greatly appreciated.
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2001 Honda Accord Question: My girlfriends Honda accord has a rough idle when at a stop in gear.
Answer #1Greg's Orange Auto (15188 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper January 20, 2012, 09:24Master
these are difficult issues on this car.see prof help your throwing parts at it and its costing you alot of money
Replymoonjavie420, January 20, 2012, 09:30Rookie
I am a mechanic for BMW and I know how much a shop is going to charge If someone can just point me in the right direction im pretty sure i can figure it out.
Replyglobalhelper, January 20, 2012, 16:18Master
YOUR DEALING WITH A DIFF ANIMAL
Call Adrian at Milt's. (707)643-7548
Sorry about that, I didn't get a chance to call him before you did. Please call him again.
Replymoonjavie420, January 20, 2012, 17:28Rookie
all Adrian told me was to bring it to his shop. I appreciate the thought of pointing me in the direction of a good mechanic but i cant afford $108 an hour.
ReplyHal..., January 21, 2012, 00:58Master
He had a couple of questions, just call him back...
Answer #3bruise101 May 16, 2012, 07:54Rookie
Normally the idle control valve on this vehicle goes bad, it's a cylindrical unit on top of the intake
Replymoonjavie420, May 16, 2012, 09:45Rookie
I checked the icv and its working properly I even cleaned it out and it helped a little bit but not 100% I have Been reading the hands manual on this problem and I want to diagnose the eld ( electronic load detector) because ive noticed if you crank the radio it yets.rougher and its wortu. Try