Answer In my case just by installing a new head gasket was enought bucause if air is seeping it will reflect with that diagnose
There is an air leak somewhere between the throttle plate and the intake valves. What's happening is this: your car is designed to run on a perfect "stoichiometric" ratio of air to fuel. IIRC it's 14.5 parts air to one part fuel. If more air gets in than is supposed to, your O2 sensor will see the mixture getting lean and start adding fuel to compensate--which, of course, makes the car run faster. Eventually, your fuel injection computer will look at the RPM the engine's running at, look at the throttle position, decide there's no damn way an engine with a closed throttle should be turning 2800rpm, and cut off the fuel to slow the engine back down...and the cycle begins again. Idle hunting actually tells us two things: air's getting in where it's not supposed to, and your induction system is working fine other than that because if it wasn't, you'd just lean out the engine until it self-destructed. Now understand, there are a lot of good suggestions in this thread...but when you do one of them, you'll also go around with your screwdriver and tighten all the screws in the system, which is what fixes the problem. (Besides, you need a new O2 sensor anyway. Replacing it saves gas, and you've seen the price of it lately.)
Be aware that these leaks can be tricky--I've seen leaky fuel injector seals do it. But start with the U-shaped pipe that runs from the air cleaner box to the throttle body--especially the clamp at the bottom that's impossible to get to.Answer
Vaccumm line leakingAnswer
i have owned a crx for two years and the one thing i did to fix a jumpy idle was change out my O2 sensor (located before the cat). when you add exaust (headers included) to a car the O2 sensor reads different than it is supposed to, it also gets dirty much faster.Answer
This can be related to an item called the EACV, a tubular unit mounted on the back of the inlet plenum, by the throttle body. There are two water hoses and a multiplug going into it. It is held onto the plenum by two bolts.
Undo the multiplug and the two bolts and you should be able to pull the EACV sufficiently far away from the plenum to be able to clean it out with some carb cleaner. Make sure you don't lose the figure of eight O-ring that seals the unit to the plenum. Bolt it back on and plug it back in.
Hopefully that should solve the problem.
The MAP Sensor. Mass Air Flow Sensor sounds like your not getting enough air causing it to idle up and down. I had the same problem on my Accord.Answer
The most common solution to an unstable idle (particularly cold) on a crx is the throttle cable is adjusted to tightly. I know it sounds bogus but it used to happen all the time on the crx's due to the cable's insulation getting old & hard.Answer
i have an 86 si with same problem. I adjusted the idle to specs and adjusted timing and prob went away. The correct timing at idle is a must.
The person referring to the EACV is most likely correct. It's actually a wax throttle control. Over time the may become to sticky and get stuck open. Had it been an O2 sensor, you would experience other driving issues: slow take-off, surges @ cruise speeds and so forth.
is a unit call Idle air control valve, i race my crx with a jdm 1.6 dohc vtec, and most Honda have that unit located behind the intake manifold. the radiator fluid run thu it. if u follow a very small like 3/8 size hose is back there.
clamp down both hose so u won't lose any coolant.
take both hose off, unplug wire harness
then take the unit off, u see a rubber gasket take that off.
use carb cleaner spray both port. let it sit for a min then dump out the cleaner, then
use air spray inside then spray it with carb cleaner again, until u see a white color plastic and everything look clean.
use little bit of gasket sealant around the gasket, place the sensor back on. let the sealnt dry up. i would wait about an hour. plug everything back in.
then it should fix the problem, but if it doesn't then replace the unit, its almost a 200 unit. so its not cheap.
and other thing too, make sure u have no air bubble and also not low on coolant.
now its fix! and there's nothing do with your o2. u can also able to lift the floor up by passenger side front, and u see a metal plate bolt to the floor, the ecu its right there
and see any code coming on, it should be a flasher red led light thu a sight glass.
code 14 its iacv. flash 1 long, 4 short.Answer
Another strong possibility is that your coolant is low. Low coolant screws with the temperature sensor, which in turn screws with the ECU. The ECU, seeing an alternating hot/cold condition, responds accordingly by flipping the engine back and forth between hot and cold loop. As cold-loop requires more fuel (because it's assuming that the engine is cold, and therefore needs to run rich until it warms up), the car revs as the mixture richens and then leans out.
Letting go of the pedal or pushing the gas pedal.
Pushing on the brake pedal
Pushing down on the pedal will cause the bike to move forward.
Braking too hard or pushing too hard on the gas pedal.
The gas pedal is on the right side as you are sitting in the car.
It's the right pedal when you are sitting at or facing the piano.
How do you install a cluch pedal spring on a 93 honda accord
Does the noise happen all the time you push on the gas pedal or only at certain speeds?
By pushing the gas pedal all the way to the "floor"
The brake pedal switch is bad. How do I replace it?
abs lol when the abs senses a skid it blocks the peddle preventing you from pushing it any further which would cause you to skid anymore
any information on 87 Honda accord with the clutch/
you have to put your foot on the break pedal, to shift out of park its a safety feature
Did you try pushing the gas pedal?
Pushing on the gas pedal
In some instances the brake pedal and accelerator are set too close together. This was the case in the 1980s with the Audi 4000 & 5000. This caused people to push both pedals at the same time and cause accidents. But in most cases it is caused by drive error. The driver believes he is pushing the brake pedal when in fact he is pushing the accelerator. How is this possible? Do you not know by now that, for the most part, people today are not that mechanically smart. They may have lots of so-called book learning but common sense eludes them. They think they are pushing the brake pedal and will not accept the fact that they are not. Commons sense tells you that if the car is accelerating and not stopping you are pushing the wrong pedal, but alas they are not smart enough to see that. You cannot fix stupid.
Yes, sometimes it is.
A very dirty fuel filter could do that.
Pushing the brake pedal down to hard.
not turnin them off ! put a screw in the hole were the brake switch meats the pedal in the little hole it will fix it
An Improper WIPE.. will cause a skid Too much pressure on the gas pedal or brake pedal can cause a skid.
Gasoline pedal/air intake pedal
I suspect that the linkage between the gas pedal and the throttle is worn. Check the cable that connects the two.
Check for vacuum leak at brake booster