Q: Should i buy this Acura RSX Type S with a idle control valve that need to be fix?

asked by on

I been looking at a Acura RSX Type S that is being sold for $1,250 the downfall is that it need a idle control valve and the rear rotor has oxidation is it worth it ?

My car has 150000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

Hello. This is a very low price for an otherwise great car. I would recommend having an expert mechanic inspect the car prior to the purchase to check for other potential issues. Although, the two issues you have described are fairly simple issues to fix, there may be others that you are not able to see visibly.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Should i buy this Acura RSX Type S with a idle control valve that need to be fix?

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Repair transmission or buy new car

Only if the value of your car after the repairs are made will exceed the cost of the repairs plus the value without the repairs being made. A 13-year old vehicle may not be worth much and depends on resale...

Q: Car makes a weird sound and doesn't move fast during cold start. 2006 Acura TL

Hi there - many manufacturers program the transmission to hold 1st gear longer when ambient temperatures are very low. This allows the engine to warm up faster, making your heater work more quickly. It also revs the engine more when...

Q: Clutch replacement

This is not one of the services that can be done on a mobile service call due to complexity of the service needed.

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.