Category Archives: IAC

Absolute Minimal Removal of Idle Air Control & Install New IAC

Absolute Minimal Removal of Idle Air Control (IAC) & Install New IAC

My previous video has shown less IAC related removal when cleaning the IAC. This time it is the absolute minimal removal! It only took 3 minutes to remove the old IAC. Then you will have the option of cleaning it or installing a new one. I installed the new one in 5 minutes. Of course, the PCM idle learn procedure would take another 7 minutes.
This is Honda Accord 2004, my previous cleaning only lasted 2 months. My previous cleaning was to spray the IAC (Idle Air Control unit (IAC), that worked but was not thorough nor complete. This time I will replace the IAC with a new one.

http://cartrek.com/various-options-to-fix-idle-air-control-iac/
http://cartrek.com/clean-idle-air-control-valve-throttle-with-minimum-removal/
http://cartrek.com/idle-speed-fluctuates-many-possible-reasons/
http://cartrek.com/pcm-idle-learn-procedure-honda-accord/

Various Options To Fix Idle Air Control (IAC)

Various Options To Fix Idle Air Control (IAC)

How does an IAC work?
For an example of Honda Accord 2004, I will provide 5 options to fix the problem caused by the Idle Air Control unit (IAC). I will also provide the prices quoted for each option from various sources. This would help you to decide which option is the best for you.

How To Change Manual Transmission Fluid

How To Change Manual Transmission Fluid Honda Accord. This is a Honda Accord 2004, manual transmission.
First the manual transmission does not have the dipstick for you to pour the fluid in.
Secondly, you need to find the fill bolt and drain plug.
Third, the car need to be on flat surface while you are filling the fluid.

Clean Idle Air Control Valve & Throttle With Minimum Removal

How do you Clean Idle Air Control Valve & Throttle for Honda Accord without removing a lot of parts?

This is for a Honda Accord 2005 and earlier, 4 cylinder engine (my is 2004 Accord). It saves time without removing a lot of parts that the book suggest to remove, but you need to pay attention for a couple of things. You also need to perform the PCM re-learn procedure http://youtu.be/K8VfHkMmeZA

My car’s problem started with the idle speed fluctuation see http://youtu.be/8oJyRHaqksM. After I replaced the coolant see http://youtu.be/JBScaIJ_6Os, it run perfectly for a week until the problem came back see http://youtu.be/UCzxLBn6o9A. I then fixed the radiator cap problem, it run perfectly for another week. Now after I cleaned the throttle & IAC valve, the car run perfectly again.