Car starts fine when cold. so going to work and coming back is fine. When i have to stop in the middle,10-20mins later car will start but die down until I rave hard and step on the pedal and drive off

Asked by Jan 27, 2015 at 05:09 PM about the 2000 Honda Accord EX V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The car start fine after I wait for for the car
to cool down

2 Answers

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These engines have a known problem and fix for the EGR port air passage. The air passages in the intake manifold build up a very bad clog, and the fix involves taking off the egr valve, and the intake manifold, drilling out the hole in the manifold, cleaning it, then driving in a bigger new tube, then reassembling everything. This could possibly be your problem. Mne did not originally set a computer code so it took awhile for me to find the problem, waiting until it did set a code. You can google it & can get the kit from Honda or cheaper online.

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