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Old 11-18-2014, 09:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a 2005 CVT model. It's been very good to me and until lately been my daily driver for 9 years. I have close to 230k on it.

Recently I noticed it making a high pitch squeaking sound and assumed it was a belt. Shortly after that my check engine light came on. I have a scan tool and it seems like it is the idle air control valve. I bought one and it looks easy enough to install but I can't find the location of it.

Does anyone have any suggestions on where I can find this information? Also if anyone has replaced this are there any recommendations while I'm there of other stuff I should clean/be looking for?
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Old 11-18-2014, 12:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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ICN has a shop manual on line. Search is the best way, use the SEARCH function on the top left of the main screen. Also, before I replaced the valve, I would check for any air leaks on the vacuum lines. Esp. on the throttle body and the connector to the MAP unit.

The valve is located on the throttle body. (The part that has the throttle cable connected to it.)

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Old 11-18-2014, 03:04 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It's #3 in the diagram IIRC.

http://www.hondaautomotiveparts.com/...=THROTTLE+BODY
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It is of course possible that it is the idle control valve is broken - but I doubt it. Check other things carefully first - including wiring.

The idle air control valve is on the throttle body. Perhaps it is just gunked up?

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Any further information about this? Did you replace it? Did you clean the one that was in there? Anything? Thanks!
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I doubt if you'll get a reply. The OP hasn't logged on in over two years.

What are you trying to fix?

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Well I just went to bring my car in for an inspection sticker the other day and on my way there the car started idling funny. In neutral it revs down to like 900 and back up to 2k or so. The car threw a p0505 code and instead of starting a new thread I figured it would be best to post in here.

Not sure what to do, or where/how is the best way to search for a potential vacuum leak.

It is curious... I had to unblock my EGR valve and replug in my primary o2 sensor to get rid of the engine codes to get the car to pass the inspection. The car didn't have the idle issues before I undid the egr block and o2 plug.

Just looking for any helpful thoughts from anyone!
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Check the vacuum lines from the manifold to the fuel pump regulator, also the one to the MAP sensor, and the one from the MAP to the Throttle body.

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