PLEASE HELPPP cars reving its self!

Discussion in '5th Generation (1992-1995)' started by Calp87, Thursday 26th Nov, 2009.

  1. Calp87 Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    hey, does anyone know what the problem could be.


    i started my car, it idles ok for a second or so, then i hear a quiet click , engine managment light comes on, then car revs to about 3k ?


    its a b162 stanard mani if that helps,


    PLEASE HELP
     
  2. MUGEN-RR Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    icv, or the ficv
     
  3. Calp87 Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    what does ficv do ?
     
  4. Boggs Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

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    My car did this i had a vacum leak
     
  5. Calp87 Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    i snapped throttle cable, .. replaced it and this happends, can't see a vacum leak , and throttle cable aint too tight , it idles ok for about a second then shoots up
     
  6. James91 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    have you moved your throttle cable to a new postion prehaps?
     
  7. ngy Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

  8. Calp87 Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    done the code find and its a code 7 which is TPS.. will change it tomrrow :Grin:
     
  9. ek_civic_brum Valued Contributor ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

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    IACV! give it a clean and free it up if its seized, should sort the problem instantly!
     
  10. PittStop Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

    its his TPS bud.


    i imagine it broke when the throttle cable snapped