98 Civic Hard Idle When Hot? - Honda Civic Forum


Fuel, Oil, Cleaners & Other Maintenance Extending the life of your Civic requires the proper fuel, oil, and cleaners, along with other regularly scheduled maintenance.

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-08-2015   #1  
Honda Apprentice
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: United States
Posts: 9
Rep Power: 0
offtheheezay is an unknown quantity at this point
98 Civic Hard Idle When Hot?

1998 Civic LX idles kinda hard and low at around or below 500 rpm. It feels like it's gonna die but it never does, sometimes I used to have to rev the engine for it to gain the rpms and stay on. It only happens when the car is running hot. It starts up perfectly fine on cold start. I was just wondering what the issue could be, I've been told it could be the idle air control valve and that I just need to screw it down because it could be letting in too much or too less air. If anyone thinks that is the issue, what would be the best way to go about that? I think I can rule out a vacuum leak because there is no high pitch noise and it doesn't seem like thats the issue. Any suggestions would be helpful, TIA.
offtheheezay is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Honda Civic Forum Replies Last Post
Is my IACV bad? mikemc422 Mechanical Problems/Vehicle Issues and Fix-it Forum 3 1 Week Ago 05:41 PM
2008 crv Ac issues... usajags84 General Automotive Discussion 5 05-10-2015 08:11 AM
Malfunction indicator light flashing/high idle issue Civicchicky87 Mechanical Problems/Vehicle Issues and Fix-it Forum 5 04-22-2015 07:16 PM
high irratic idle vtechcivic Mechanical Problems/Vehicle Issues and Fix-it Forum 3 04-21-2015 06:58 PM
98 civic heavy vibration at idle streetglower123 Mechanical Problems/Vehicle Issues and Fix-it Forum 5 04-12-2015 10:56 AM


Tags
air, civic, control, idle, valve

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:18 AM.


© 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.