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Old 26 Apr 2006, 05:17 pm
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Default 98 civic almost kills

I have a 98 civic dx that sounds like it wants to die after i
accelerate, but then it comes back to life and idles normally. any
ideas on what is causing this? thanks in advance!!

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Old 26 Apr 2006, 07:26 pm
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"ftdn" <john.michael.fiallos@gmail.com> wrote in
news:1146089837.806033.40210@v46g2000cwv.googlegro ups.com:

> I have a 98 civic dx that sounds like it wants to die after i
> accelerate, but then it comes back to life and idles normally. any
> ideas on what is causing this? thanks in advance!!
>
>


Dirty fuel filter,low fuel pressure,slow ("lazy")oxygen sensor?
How many miles on the car? I've read that O2 sensors are good for between
60K and 100K miles or about 10 yrs.
(from Google searching "lazy oxygen sensor")

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Old 26 Apr 2006, 07:31 pm
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Default Re: 98 civic almost kills

u may need a thorough tune up.


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"ftdn" <john.michael.fiallos@gmail.com> wrote in message
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>I have a 98 civic dx that sounds like it wants to die after i
> accelerate, but then it comes back to life and idles normally. any
> ideas on what is causing this? thanks in advance!!
>



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