1988 HONDA ACCORD LX Idle Problem.....


Old 02-19-14, 08:48 AM
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Question 1988 HONDA ACCORD LX Idle Problem.....

I own a 1988 Honda Accord LX with a carburetor; When I start the car, it races at @2200 rpm but when the engine is finally warm the idle drops like a rock to just above zero; It runs at that level a...
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Old 02-19-14, 10:49 AM
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How long have you owned this car?
Old 02-19-14, 07:38 PM
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sounds like a vacuum leak. i also thought 87 was the last year for carbs.
Old 02-19-14, 08:38 PM
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Take apart and clean idle speed control valve.
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