How to Adjust a Fast Idle on a Honda Accord?

Answer The idle speed of a Honda Accord (or any other car) is determined largely by the tension on the throttle cable. The tighter the tension on the cable, the more the throttle opens, and the higher the... Read More »

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How to Adjust the Idle on a 1989 Honda Accord DX?

Over time, the idle speed may change in your Accord. This could be the result of repair work, outside temperature or the altitude at which the vehicle is driven. The normal idle speed for this vehi... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a Honda Accord With a Low Idle?

The first-generation Honda Accord was introduced in 1976. Since then, the car has evolved into a mid-size sedan. Websites such as Edmunds and MSN Auto rate the Accord as having a "sound reputation"... Read More »

How to Adjust a Rx7 Fast Idle?

A Mazda Rx7 needs adjustments to the carburetor when the vehicle idles at a high speed. High-speed idles are caused by a rich mixture. Too much gas and not enough air in the carburetor produces a r... Read More »

How to Clean an Idle Air Control Valve in a Honda Accord?

The idle air control (IAC) valve in a Honda Accord controls the idle speed through the throttle body. When the IAC is dirty, the idle speed will suffer. If it's bad enough, the Accord simply won't ... Read More »