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Old 02-03-2013, 10:24 AM   #1
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zx3 dying between gears

Im havin a problem wit my zx3 dyng between gear. it acts likae a valcum leak but ive checked all the lines and nothin it also hd a egr code but its good I need another place to start


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Old 02-03-2013, 12:21 PM   #2
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Hi and welcome to the forum.

The stalling issue is a common topic on this forum; likely culprits are a cracked PCV hose or dirty/failed IAC valve. If you type those terms into the search box, you'll find more than enuf info.
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Old 02-03-2013, 03:17 PM   #3
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i had the same issue mostly when coming to a stop. the car would die. i had another focus that came into our honda shop and it had the same issue, died while shifting or rolling to a stop. replaced that iac and the car drove nicely. the iac valve underneath your intake manifold is most likely your culprit. not that expensive of a part.
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