Having problems with your 1995 Honda Civic ?
Car is revving with no foot on gas...car in park
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My wife's Civic had a surging idle after I did cooling system work on it as well - it does that when the coolant is low. You still need to burp the cooling system. That will get the air bubbles out of the system and free up the room in the system for the rest of the coolant the car needs. Click my screenname, go to my Tips and Tricks, and look there - I have a posted procedure on how to do this. It's easy, requires no tools, and it WILL stop the surging as well as keep you from overheating the engine when you start driving the car again.
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Car is revving with no foot on gas...car in park
My wife's Civic had a surging idle after I did cooling system work on it as well - it does that when the coolant is low. You still need to burp the cooling system. That will get the air bubbles out of the system and free up the room in the system for ... 1995 Honda Civic
When in park or in neutral the car starts revving up and when your in drive and you take your foot off the pedal it still goes fast
... 1998 Chevrolet Malibu
Hi I have a 1997 Chrysler Sebring. I reversed my car out of the driveway, put it in drive to drive forward.... I then put my foot on the brake because I was waiting for my son to get in the car. While doing that I thought I had put my car in park but it was still in drive & I turned the car off. Then I realized what I had done & I put the car back in park & tried to start my car & it wouldnt start. Can u please help me. Please let me know why my car wont start any more.
You might have triggered that crash sensor. ... 1997 Chrysler Sebring
I have a 1991 lincoln town car, and what makes the curtisy lights on the inside of the car glow dim to bright over and over with the car in park and idling. i can put the car in drive and keep my foot on brake and sit still and the car lights do not do that. only when the car is in park does this happen. do i need a new altinator, battery, fuse, relay, or what?..thanks
It does sound like the alternator,you need to put a volt meter on the battery,while it is running.It sould be chrging from13.65 to 14.25 volts.Also,if the alternator has to small of amp out put it will not be able to keep up with the ignition usage. ... 1991 Lincoln Town Car
Man, I've got issues. I thank you guys for taking the time. Just got my car back from the mechanic, and my car idles crazy to 4 1/2 rpm in park every time I start the car and drops to 1 when in park or reverse. He says he already adjusted the idle control. So why is it revving so dang high?
Sounds like you may need to replace the idle speed control motor(actual sensor)its not reading the signal from the ecu properly hope this helps you by the way this sensor is self adjusting if that doesent solve your problem then have your timing c ... 2002 Toyota Camry
2002 saturn sl2 stalls if I take foot off gas after driving for a few minutes then stopping - or after turning car off for a few minutes, it starts right up but I have to keep my foot on the gas pedal. I notice the temp gauge showing the engine is getting hotter - but after about 20 min of sitting there idling (in park) the needle drops to where it normally should be when the car is warmed up and I can remove my foot from the gas pedal and it idles and drives fine after that.
... 2002 Saturn Sl
My 2000 oldsmobile alero revs up to 2rpm when in park. Before this happend my car would also have trouble starting for a couple of days. It will maintain the speed of 35 miles an hour without my foot on the gas. when I stop it I have to really put my foot down because as soon as I release the break my car jumps foward and wants to go without my foot on the gas yet. What could it be?
... Cars & Trucks
I have a 1995 Cougar, 3.8 V6, full power. While driving this car at normal temperature, the engine keeps on revving it up on its own from two to four times on any given trip I take with this car. When I ease my foot off the gas pedal and allow the RPM to drop down I can resume driving the car. If I push down on the gas pedal while the engine is being revved up, the engine clatters and looses power momentarily until I allow the RPM to drop down and resume driving. This 1995 Cougar has only 93,000
... 1995 Mercury Cougar
I have a 2003 Toyota Avalon. 135,000 miles on it. Just recently, an intermittent problem occurs where I will drive somewhere and park, and upon leaving, when I crank the car and put the car in Reverse or Drive, it will stall. I can leave the car in Park and depress the gas pedal and the engine revs up as expected, but if I take my foot off the gas pedal, the engine will stall. Someone suggested the Idle Air Control unit needed to be cleaned or possibly my fuel filter needs to be replaced.
Hello! The symptoms you describe point to the Idle Air Control (IAC) as the most probable culprit...To locate...Stand in front of the vehicle...It is on the drivers side of the Intake Manifold...Under the Intake air hose that exits the air filt ... 2003 Toyota Avalon
Hi, just purchased the focus used and having an issue already lol. When I'm stopped at an intersection or what not my engine is revving up from700 rpm to about 1100 rpm. I have to hold the brakes tight just so that I don't hit the car in front of me. Then when the car is put into park I can hear a clicking type of noise when this over-revving is occurring they happen at the same time. My car is an automatic 2000 se. It has about a 100 000 kilometers on it thank you for your assistance.
It sounds like a throttle position sensor ... Ford Focus
I have a suzuki swift auto with keyless enrty last week got in car . was in park, put foot on break and turned ignition .... nothing .. radio came on but nothing else .... called out RAC ... he discovered too that we were unable to shift the gear out of park .... he had to remove my consol around gear stick and there is a little switch that i have to move to allow me to put car in neutral which then allows me to start the car ... he said that something is stopping the message getting through to
... 1993 Suzuki Swift
2008 chev impala turn car off but key wont go to last postion to get key out there is still power on the dash and the engine is off the car will restart fine putting car in park foot on brake shifter in park all the way to forward still wont let key come back far enough
Those had alot of problems with the ignition switch. remove and replace switch, good luck. ... 2008 Chevrolet Impala
Engine is revving when brake is down or car is in park
Your "kickdown" is not working like it should, Check all the mechanical linkage for anything stuck. Clean and lube all of it. ... 1991 Pontiac Sunbird
VOLVO 960 1996 AUTO BOX POSS PROBLEM PNP I THINK. FAMOUS ORANGE FLASHING LITE PROBLEM ON THE DASH AND THE ECONOMY /WINTER /SPORT, LITES FLASHING ALL THE TIME. CAR DIVES, BUT SEEMS LIE A CLUTCH!!!! IS SLIPPING UNITL IT GETS GOING, ONCE IN TOP IT IS FINE, ALSO REVERSE IS PERFECT. DONE THE DIAGN TEST , SELECT PARK, TURN KEY TO NO2 POSITION, AND FOOT ON BRAKE. LEVER WILL MOVE OUT OF PARK, SO I AM TOLD IT IS NOT THE PNP, SO WHAT IS IT, AND CAN I DRIVE THE CAR 800 MILES AS IT IS. ERIC
Hi Eric,\015\012I don't know what happened but the session was ended?? But here is my email: [email protected] if you wish to email me.\015\012The tes ... 1996 Volvo 960
Car stalling My 1997 pontiac grand prix has been running fine until I hit a deer in June. Now it has problems starting at certain times. (I never start with my foot on the gas) I thought if i parked on a level ground it would start better for some reason, than parking on a hill. That didn't make any difference as time rolled on. Then my car stalled at a red light twice, which scared me. It eventually started again after 5 more tries without flooding it.(pressing on the gas to start it) I took it
Jeff, without being there and actually being able to see under the hood this will be a shot in the dark. My best (guess) on this would be a mass air flow sensor is most likely at fault. Located in the air filter duct work which is usually attached t ... 1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT
I have a problem with my 2004 IMPALA. The problem has occurred 2 or 3 times during the past couple of months and is not something that I can replicate at will. I was stopped at a Traffic Light, with transmission in “D”, airconditioning running, and my foot on the brake. Suddenly, the engine revved up and the car tried to lurch forward. The only way to stop the car was to take the foot off the brake pedal, and re-apply the brake. My local mechanic does not know what the problem could
HI, clean the idle air control valvethat might just fix itGary ... 2001 Chevrolet Impala
Lurching I stop the car (foot on brake), put into park, turn off ignition: remove my foot from the brake and the car lurches forward, most noticeable on even small slopes, but also on flat surfaces at times. A problem?
... 2012 Toyota Corolla L Sedan 1.8L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual
Sorry about the last question. But my 2010 Maxima idles high when in park. And I would have to tap the gas pedal for it to go down. And if I am driving and come to a complete stop the car acts as if it wants to cut off and hesitates. I would have to take my foot off the brake so it can breathe. I have been told a lot of things and me being a girl I will believe it. Can I just get a honest opinion.. The car ides in park between 2-3 and then when at a complete stop its between 1-0 as if it will cu
Take car to nissan dealer, they will fix it possible for free, customer service is big with them, this car is not old, may need fuel & air filters changed, they will make it right. this car is too new for it to have any major problems, ju ... 2010 Nissan Maxima SV
My 2001 malibu has just hit 207000 miles. recently it began revving fast when I came to a stop after a long trip on the highway (like at a stop light). I had to turn the car off to get it to stop revving unusually fast. Now my car won't idle. I can't drive it or it will stall as soon as I take my foot off the gas.
The idle air control motor needs tested cleaned and maybe replaced is a place to start and a fuel filter would not hert ether ... 2001 Chevrolet Malibu
Trac off and check engine light for lexus es 300 check engine & trac control off lights & engine stutters while revving in park. Engine seems fine in drive... Reset lights without them returning but engine still stutters while revving in park. Car driving fine...
A week ago, on my Lexus ES 300 (2001), "Check Engine" and "Trac Off" lights came on. This coincided with me filling the gas tank to the brim to round the dollar to be paid. I cleaned the gas tank cap and the tank opening. However, both lights persist ... 2001 Lexus ES 300
Yes so when I hold my foot on the break to shift from park to reverse or drive the car will jump. If you open the hood you can see the engine rock. Sumtimes you will have a similar feeling when the car shifts from first to second but never after that and never shifting into park.
A new and significant jump or jolt upon engaging the trans could mean you have a broken front engine mount. Your car has a transverse mounted engine with a big mount holding it at the front of the car. It this mount goes bad the engine can "twist" ... 2004 Pontiac Grand Am
1997 suburban brake light would go on but then off unless i let my foot loose on the paddle after pressing the brake. I also could not take the car out of park. I replaced Brake light on a 1997 suburban c1500 both problems were solved for about 1 minute then did the same thing. I unplugged the switch to make sure the harness cables are OK then I plugged connector back into the switch but now I have no brake lights. and cant take the car out of park. I realize I have a wiring problem. How do I go
... 1998 GMC Suburban
Jesse I have a 1989 Buick Park Avenue. sometimes i can crank it and it will run normal. But most of the time the only way i can crank it is holding my foot on the gas and not letting off. if i let off the car will die. Also that's the only way i can drive it also with my foot staying steady on the gas. like if i'm at a red light i have to hold the brakes and gas at the same time or the car will die. What's causing this?
Idle sensor should fix this problem. ... 1989 Buick Park Avenue
I dont have to excelerate the car goes by itself i have to keep my foot on the brakes all the time, the engine is racing off when on park and the car jerks when i have to change the gear. the engine light is on and when i took the car back to the dearler they told me its a glich and nothing is wrong with the car.. they keep on running me around for the whole month that i have warrantty , i took the car back about 6 times now there is a serious problem and i need yo know what is wrong with the ca
SOUND LIKE STICKING THROTTLE LINKAGE.HAVE ACCELERATOR CABLE CHECK UNDER THE HOOD ITS BINDING OR MISROUTED IN THE WRONG PLACE CAUSING A PULL ON ACCELERATOR CABLE CAUSE THROTTLE HANG OPEN CAUSING HIGH IDLE. ... 2002 Chevrolet Impala
Start car and the idle goes to 3000 rpm, holds there for around 12 seconds or so and then comes down to around 1200. when driving if stopped and you put the car in park or nuetral the idle will go up to 2500 to 3000 for around 10 seconds and then come down to 1200. also, when you put the car in gear the idle goes up. on a flat road if you put the car in gear it will get up to 30 mph without putting your foot on the gas.
It sounds like a vacuum leak to me, my car had the same problem but when i changed the hose that connected the valve cover to the fuel injectors the rpms dropped back down to about 800 rpms ... 1999 Saturn SL