Engine stalls.

Asked by Sep 07, 2016 at 09:55 AM about the 2004 Honda Civic EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Has 73000 km on the meter. Car starts and idles beautifully. When AC is
switched the rpm does not go up.
If accelrater is pressed rpm goes up but on lifting the foot the rpm drops and
goes down to about 200 without halting at slow running rpm and engine
stalls. In running mode whenever brake is applied or stopped at traffic light
the engine stalls. Changed battery, checked and cleaned throttle body etc. No
improvement. Could vacuum leak be culprit? How to check leaks? Any help
will be much appreciated.

1 Answer

I have fixed it. This problem comes up invariably as a disturbed the setting of TBS. and or ACV. In my case I found that TBS was misaligned and ACV had become a bit sticky. Ire-adjusted the setting of TBS and put the ACV through successive cleaning processes. It took me time and reactivated my back problem but the car is back running fine. For further details on setting of TBS please read the relevant literature.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • car stalls out 3 answers

    check engine light come on and car starts to miss fire and stall while driving. but is able to restart and drive a little ways then does it again

    1995 Honda Civic DX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Stalls 2 answers

    My 1986 Honda Civic stalls when I try and drive it. It's a 1.5 carbuated. We got another one from the junk yard and still does the same thing.

    1986 Honda Civic Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1992 Honda Civic stalling in idle after driving, but not after igniting 9 answers

    1992 Honda Civic hatchback engine stalls after driving and going in idle e.g. when approaching a traffic light. I thought the idle frequency is too low, but after turning the ignition key it will NO...

    1992 Honda Civic VX Hatchback

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1980 1300 auto stalls when warm and is then difficult to start 8 answers

    starts cold with choke fine but after its warm it wants to stall and will stall at stops and restarts has been doing this in summer before now in cool weather to when at operating temp

    1980 Honda Civic

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Stalling 5 answers

    when the car is warmed up to operating temp it stalls when i come to a stop...the idle drops down to 500-450 then dies

    1995 Honda Accord

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Honda Civic Questions

Honda Civic Experts

#1 Takoda Fraser
Takoda Fraser
Reputation 970
#2 Jonathan Ford
Jonathan Ford
Reputation 960
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 930
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
679 Great Deals out of 82,246 listings starting at $500
Used Honda Civic Coupe
134 Great Deals out of 18,092 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Corolla
740 Great Deals out of 74,267 listings starting at $1,991
Used Toyota Camry
826 Great Deals out of 90,654 listings starting at $1,300
Used Nissan Altima
779 Great Deals out of 77,240 listings starting at $470
Used Honda CR-V
661 Great Deals out of 56,242 listings starting at $2,090
Used Mazda MAZDA3
205 Great Deals out of 29,503 listings starting at $1,495
Used Hyundai Elantra
473 Great Deals out of 51,364 listings starting at $1,699
Used Honda Accord Coupe
127 Great Deals out of 10,219 listings starting at $1,997
Used Ford Focus
519 Great Deals out of 55,272 listings starting at $1,495
Used Nissan Sentra
462 Great Deals out of 53,626 listings starting at $2,000
Used BMW 3 Series
1,065 Great Deals out of 34,784 listings starting at $900
Used Ford Mustang
334 Great Deals out of 45,576 listings starting at $2,000
Used Acura TL
257 Great Deals out of 7,078 listings starting at $1,999

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Honda Civic EX For Sale
14,595 listings starting at $19,008
2016 Honda Civic EX For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 580 listings starting at $15,995
2015 Honda Civic EX For Sale
18 Great Deals out of 623 listings starting at $11,350
2014 Honda Civic EX For Sale
22 Great Deals out of 1,068 listings starting at $11,450
2013 Honda Civic EX For Sale
22 Great Deals out of 943 listings starting at $8,969