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Old 11-25-2010, 02:38 PM   #1
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cold weather, car won't hold idle

car is a 93 civic coupe
has a bit of trouble starting in the cold weather, but otherwise drives fine.
today, wouldn't start. dead battery. i jumped it and it started fine,
but once i started driving it, it wouldn't hold idle. cruising to a stop, if i press the clutch down the motor would die.

any ideas what this could be? thought maybe the battery is no good, but it can do rolling starts with the clutch, and the battery has nothing to do with idle....

some kind of sensor malfunction? thanks
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Sounds like the ECU just has to re-learn the idle.
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Old 11-25-2010, 10:57 PM   #3
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Maybe a IAC (idle) valve stuck. Or fast idle thermo valve not opening when engine is cold.
93 civics don't have to learn the idle. ECU isn't programable
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Old 11-27-2010, 02:50 PM   #4
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figured it out. loose battery connection. thanks
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Doctor: " I'd appreciate if you didn't park in the handicap spots."
Hyde: "LOL! The ticket is only like $500 bucks. In fact, my dad's factory makes the handicapped street signs. If you look closely at vegetable in the wheelchair, it's really a picture of me when I was born."
Doctor: "Here, come a little closer you won't feel this at all."<Injects 20cc of Haloperidol>
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