I have an 1989 Honda Civic with a new battery, new fuel pump, new fuel tank, new fuel filter, new spark plugs, ect, why is it stalling?

Asked by Jan 16, 2015 at 11:24 PM about the 1989 Honda Civic

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1989 Honda Civic stalling

I have an 1989 Honda Civic with a new battery, new fuel pump, new fuel tank, new fuel
filter, new spark plugs, ect. But it still stalls at red lights, stop signs and when I back up.
And to get it started again, I have to press the brake and the gas at the same time

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Sounds like the idle speed control is either bad or stuck. You might want to have the codes checked at your favorite shop.

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