Idle Air Control Valve Fix
Prelude Idle Air Control Valve Bypass Procedures
NOTE: This is a disclaimer saying that I'm not responsible for any damage caused to you, tools used, your car, your mother ,hamster, or anything else for that matter. I have not tested this mod in temperatures under 40 degrees F. If you can please let me know how the engine reacts to freezing temperatures. This mod is something that you choose to do at your own risk. With this aside good luck have fun and I hope it helps you.
Does your prelude idle fluctuate up and down? Chances are your Idle air control valve has gone bad. There is a quick and free way to bypass this with some simple steps below:
How to Check if your Idle Air Control Valve is bad
Start the engine.. let it warm up to normal operating temperature. With the engine running at idle, take off your intake place your finger over the lower port hole in the throttle body (See Picture below and notice the lower hole on the left side of throttle body)
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By placing your finger over the lower port, does the idle return to normal? and is the lower port sucking air? If so then you need to do this mod.
If your Idle Air Control Valve is bad / not working lets begin:
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