car shuts off when it getswarm or when we tap the pedal to bring down the idle speed


Asked by Feb 05, 2015 at 03:48 PM about the 1996 Honda Accord EX Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

we start the car it idles fast like its suppose to once the temp get warm and we tap the gas pedal it drops idle sped down below 1rpm and dies. we tried everything, replacing sensors, thermostat and housing,bled the radiator, to name a few, any suggestions?

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Did you take off your Idle Air Control valve and properly clean it or replace it?

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