where can I find the idle screw


Asked by Dec 13, 2006 at 12:36 AM about the 1985 Honda Accord Base Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my car is idling to low and when i stop at a light or stop sign it just shuts off. where can I find the idle screw so i can raise it up to a safe level

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I know on a 1990 Accord there is a plug over the idle speed adjustment. You can pop it out with a small screwdriver then do the adjustment. You don't have to replace it. It is located on the passenger side of the injector housing or control body. Stand just behind your right front wheel, lean under the hood and you should see it. The plug is about 3/8" diameter.

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