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I have a 1999 Honda 4 door accord with a 2.3l. The car

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I have a 1999 Honda 4 door accord with a 2.3l. The car drives nice and smooth when you accelerating but when you stop the engine shakes at idle. What is wrong and how do I fix it?
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Mechanic for Honda: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 10 months ago
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HI,

Is the check engine light on?

Does the instrument cluster have a tachometer and if so, is it going up and down while stopped and idling?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I believe so
Mechanic for Honda: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 10 months ago

HI,

Ok, you will first need to check for a vacuum or air intake leak. With engine idling, use a can of carb cleaner and spray the air intake tube, vacuum hoses, pcv hose, base of intake manifold one at a time. If the idle changes when one of them is sprayed, that is your culprit.

If no difference, then remove and clean the throttle body, including the tp sensor and the iac valve

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Mechanic for Honda: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 10 months ago

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