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eleven7 11-22-2007 04:54 PM

rpm number?
 
I have an 02 civic lx and whenI turn the car on its says its going at 1300rpm is that normal? [sm=smiley5.gif]

eleven7 11-22-2007 04:57 PM

RE: rpm number?
 
sorry if its a stupid question

reaper2022 11-22-2007 04:58 PM

RE: rpm number?
 
welcome to the forum! Anyway, I assume we're dealing with a cold start. What's the temperature outside? If it's cold-ish, 1300 sounds about right. At normal operating temperature, civics usually idle around 800rpm (assuming a low engine load). After driving the car for a while (once the engine warms up), let the car sit and idle. If it's still high, I'd say get it checked out.

eleven7 11-22-2007 05:02 PM

RE: rpm number?
 
ok thanks[sm=smiley20.gif]


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