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1986 honda Accord LXI Surges when cold and dies
09-10-2010, 04:24 PM
My accord only has 58,000 miles on it and I got it about 6 months ago with 55,000 miles. It is a 2.0 liter. I put a new air filter on it when I got it. The problem I have is when I go out in the morning to start it, it surges and sometimes dies. It seems to be worse now that it's getting colder out. It has fuel injection on it. Any clue what could be wrong? Your help is appreciated.
09-13-2010, 12:45 PM
Check the distributor cap.
I would replace spark plugs as well.
09-29-2010, 02:23 AM
Does the idle speed roll up and down?
Idle Air Control Valve may be suspect if so.
Also check coolant level IN THE RADIATOR, not the reservoir...low coolant level will make coolant surge over the temp sensor, which confuses the computer on cold starts, makes the idle roll up and down too...
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