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1986 Honda Accord: automatic..that wont idle..rebuilt

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I have a 1986 Honda Accord automatic shift car that won't idle as soon as it comes off fast idle. I just installed a rebuilt carburetor but it did not help.
What can I try next?

Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  thebesthonda replied 8 years ago.
Hello and welcome to justanswer. My name is XXXXX XXXXX I can assist you with this. Pinch the pcv valve hose and see if it helps, if so the pcv is bad. The 2 plastic canisters on the driver side of the carb will also cause a bad idle. Also, spray some carb cleaner around the intake manifold and hoses at idle to check for vacuum leaks.