'98 - 0O D16Y5 ongine with CvT
Adjust the idle speed using a Honda PGM Tester if pos-
sible. lf not, use the following procedure:
Leave the IAC valve connected.
. Before s€tting the idle speed, check the following
- The MIL has not been reported on.
- Air clean€r
'1. Connect a tachometer.
Stan the engine. Hold the engine at 3,000 rpm w'th
no load (transmission in E or E] position) until the
radiator Jan comes on, then let it idle.
3 . C h e c k t h e i d l e s p e e d u n d e r n o - l o a d c o n d i t i o n s :
head lights, blower fan, rear defogger, radiator fan,
and air conditioner are not operatlng.
ldlo spaod ehould bo: 700 t 50 rpm
. lf the idle speed is within the specification, the
procedure is comPlete.
. lf the idle sDeed is out of specitication, 9o to step 4'
tf the idle speed is 810 1 50 rpm, this means the
EVAP system is purging the canister. To stop the
purging temporarily, raise the engine speed above
l,OO0 rgm with the accelsrator pedal. Slowly release
the pedal. and rscheck the idl€ speed.
. tf the idle speed is within the specificstion, the
Drocedure is comPlete.
. lf the idle sp€ed is out of spocification, go to step 5.
Disconnect th€ EVAP purgs control solenoid valve
Remove the cap and turn the idle adiusting screw
1/2-turn clockwise or counterclockwlse
7 . After turning the idle adjusting screw 1/2-turn, check
the idl€ speed again. lf it is out of spec, turn the idle
adjusting screw 1/2-turn again.
NOTE: Do not turn the idle adjusting screw more
than 1/2-turn without checking the idle speed.
Turn the ignition switch OFF. Reconnect the EVAP
purge control solenoid valve 2P connector' then do
the ECM reset Procedure.
Start the engine. ldle the engine for one minute with
heater fan switch at Hl and air conditioner on, then
check the idle speed.
ldle spaed should be:
810 t 50 rpm (in El or E Posiiion)
lf the idle speed is not within specification, see
Svmptom Chart on Page 11-84.