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Is the check engine light coming on at all?
Any recent repairs? Accidents?
no check engine light. first repair on the car since i have had it which is 2 years
The idle problem sounds like a bad idle air control valve to me. The backfire sound I'm not real sure about or if they are even related.
I would probably recommend checking the ignition parts next (spark plugs, dist. cap/rotor) if they are worn out it could cause a problem like you described with that backfire type noise.
when you hit the gas from a idel it sputters you give it more gas it goes.
Yeah that could definitely be worn plugs, cap or rotor.
That's a good first start. You don't have to automatically replace it all either I would just inspect it all.
it idel fine in netural i can put itin gear an turn the ac on ingetbthat rough idel some times it will cut off. itbhas never had plugs,wires etc ince i have had the car.
i get is the first miss spelled word. the last is it has
It can act different when in neutral because the engine isn't under any load so it's easier for the ignition system to provide spark. When it's under a load it's going to be more noticable.
sounds good i will start with plugs cap an rotor an go from there thanks.
No problem. If you can get them from a Honda dealer or source them online from an online dealer. The ignition parts are much better from the dealer. Only use NGK plugs in that engine too. Trust me on this. I just replaced a bunch of aftermarket stuff on a Civic today that was causing a misfire and it was brand new from a national auto parts chain.