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Old 08-19-2009, 07:03 PM
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i have a 1990 civic hatch and recently its started running a little rough. it tends to idle wierd. it jumps from 500-1500rmps at stop lights. what can cause this? it is a 1.5 if that helps 4sd. other than that the car runns perfect when im driving. when it first started the car would shut off at idle occationally so i adjusted the idle. help me out.
 
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Old 08-19-2009, 07:18 PM
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clean the ivac we have a diy thread that shows you how
 
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Old 08-19-2009, 07:38 PM
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Originally Posted by 94civichatchback View Post
clean the ivac we have a diy thread that shows you how
link please
 
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Old 08-19-2009, 07:41 PM
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btw here is pics of my civic. i got it for 400 macco maint for 200 and wheels and tires for $150 lowering next! no engine mods will be done.

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Old 08-19-2009, 07:44 PM
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i like it nice job looks really clean and will look even better when you drop it a little

its not the same intake manifold but its the same ivac and howto clean it.

http://www.team-integra.net/sections...ArticleID=1174
 

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Old 08-19-2009, 08:06 PM
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ok i got the ivac off so how am i pose to clean it? do u jus take everything apart and clean it with carb cleaner? btw thanks for your help bro
 
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Old 08-19-2009, 08:12 PM
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yea just spray it out real good .then let it dry out for a few min. does it look pretty dirty?
 
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Originally Posted by 94civichatchback View Post
yea just spray it out real good .then let it dry out for a few min. does it look pretty dirty?
it was pretty gunky. i sprayed it really good with carb cleanner. sorry im a newb with 4 strokes i know everything about 2 strokes. results in about a hour. i hope this fixes my problem because i have school in the morning
 
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Old 08-19-2009, 08:30 PM
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think that might have been it. so far its been ideling puuuuuuuuurfect for about 5min straight
 
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well glad i was able to help you.. dont be a stranger
 

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