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Surging idle on Honda vehicles

How to fix a surging idle on Honda vehicles If you have a Surging idle on Honda, read this post. Most computer controlled vehicles rely on the coolant temperature sensor to tell the computer whether the engine is cold and needs a rich mixture. The computer then commands the idle air control valve to open to the correct setting. However, any vacuum leak in the system can screw this up. The extra air leans out the mixture and the engine starts to die. So the computer tries to compensate by … Read More


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