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Idle air control valve

Uh,oh. I had it all wrong it was the idle air control valve. In the future should we be seeking a private mechanic? Wouldl they charge significantly less than $415 to replace an idle air control?

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Also, did the van start running poorly or did the “engine light” illuminate ?


2003 Odyssey. The accelerator stuck, the idle was high, when we had to accelerate above idle speed and stopped accelerating the car bucked. And yes the engine light was on.