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2004 Honda Pilot Question: rough idle when cold

 

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pilot man, Monroe, CT, May 18, 2009, 13:23
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When I start my pilot in the morning, the idle is rough and could stall until it warms up

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    May 18, 2009, 16:38
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    I would have your valves checked. I had the same thing happen with my Prelude. Cold start it ran like crap for 1 minute and then smooth as silk. I had 1 tight valve.

    http://www.hondasuv.com/members/showthread.php?t=1552

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, May 18, 2009, 23:23
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    This engine has an idle air control motor that could be functioning incorrectly. I see tight valves affecting idle and emissions as well.

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    November 03, 2009, 17:38
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    What can cause my 1994 Buick Century to run rough when cold. It runs fine after it warms up

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