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Old 08 Jan 2013, 11:31 pm
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Default 1999 HONDA ACCORD IDLE ISSUES AFTER TIMING BELT CHANGE?

hi guys i just did a timing belt water pump seals the whole nine yards on a honda accord and i just finished it off and started the car up after topping off the fluids and when i started it up it had a really high idle like 5000 rpm so i shut the engine off ASAP what went wrong.
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Old 08 Jan 2013, 11:48 pm
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Sounds like you got the timing off. Check it out again. Also check that all vacuum hoses are in place
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Old 09 Jan 2013, 12:01 am
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If you don't have a manual, I suggest you get a Haynes manual for your car. About $25 at most auto parts stores. Read up on how to do it. Then double check your work.
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Old 09 Jan 2013, 12:17 am
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That is some massive intake manifold leak - it isn't possible to get to 5000 rpms without adding air. You can find a leak that size pretty quickly by putting the intake duct against your face, opening the throttle and blowing into the duct. A helper should be able to hear/feel it easily.
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