'96.'97 D16Y5 engine with CVT,'96 - 00 D16Y8 ongins
with A/T and'96 - 00 Dl6Y7 €ngine
Adiust the idle speed using a Honda PGM Tester if pos-
sible. lf not, use the following procedure:
Leave the IAC valve connected
. Betore setting the idle speed. check the following
- The MIL has not been reported on'
- Spark Plugs
- Air cleaner
1. Connect a tachometer.
Start the engine. Hold the engine at 3,000 rpm wirh
n o l o a d ( i n P a r k o r n e u t r a l ) u n t i l t h e r a d i a t o r f a n
comes on, then let it idle.
Check the idle speed with no-load conditions: head-
iights, blower fan, rear defogger, radiator fan, and
air conditioner are not operatlng
ldl€ spoed should be:
D16Y5 engine with CVT, D16Y7 engine with A/T'
Dl6YB engine with A/T:
700 :r 50 rpm (in E or El Positionl
D16Y7 engine with M/T:
670 i 50 rpm
Dl6Y8 sngin€, Dl6Y7 engins:
750 t 50 rpm
750 1 50 rpm (in E or El Position)
Adjust the idle speed, if necessary, by removing the
cap and turning the idle adiusting screw 1/2-turn
clockwise or counterclockwise
D16Y5, D16Y8 engine:
NOTE: When you remove the ACL housing, do not
disconnect the IAT sensor connector
A f t e r t u r n i n g t h e i d l e a d j u s t i n g s c r o w 1 / 2 - t u r n '
check the idle speed again. lf it is out of spec, turn
the idle adjusting screw 1/2-turn agaan'
NOTE: Do not turn the idle adjusting screw more
than 1/2-turn without checking the idle speed'
l d l e t h e e n g i n e f o r o n e m i n u t e w i t h h e a t e r f a n
switch at Hl and air conditioner on, then check the
ldle speed should be:
8 1 0 1 5 0 r p m
810 t 50 rpm (in El or E Position)
. Do not turn the idle adjusting screw when the air
conditioner is on.
. lf the idle speed is not within specification. see
Symptom Chart on page 11-84