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    Need some help

    My car seems to rev itself sometimes when it's in park. Doesn't do it that often but it does happen occasionally. Did some research and some of the stuff seemed a bit to much. Some people told me it changing the spark plugs and wire would fix the problem.

    Also the brake lamp light comes on at random times, and sometimes it goes away. All of the brake lights work. Could it be the switch by connected to the brake pedal?

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    Sounds like a wiring issue on the brake light coming on randomly.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
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    Sounds like a wiring issue on the brake light coming on randomly.
    Hopefully it's something as simple as a loose wire haha.

    No idea on the revving?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Scorpion Click here to enlarge
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    Hopefully it's something as simple as a loose wire haha.

    No idea on the revving?
    On the revving I have no clue. I had a problem in my Rolls like that but it was a sticky throttle cable I don't think you have that same issue.

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    No, BMW throttle is fly by wire.
    It could be a loose or badly plugged in connector.
    Brake lights is normally a grounding issue with older cars, but that could be something simple too.
    Stick your head under the driver's dash and see if all cables are neatly sitting where they are supposed to.
    You may have to remove the lower panel first.
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    The lamp issue isn't a big deal. Just check the fuse and switch. I put my money on the fuse.

    The car revving for it's self? Are you sure it's just happens in neutral? It may also happen in gears as well and you don't feel it.
    If it's just the park then when it happens? Does it happen when you steer the car, or turn on the A/C or your sound system?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
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    On the revving I have no clue. I had a problem in my Rolls like that but it was a sticky throttle cable I don't think you have that same issue.
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    No, BMW throttle is fly by wire.
    It could be a loose or badly plugged in connector.
    Brake lights is normally a grounding issue with older cars, but that could be something simple too.
    Stick your head under the driver's dash and see if all cables are neatly sitting where they are supposed to.
    You may have to remove the lower panel first.
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    The lamp issue isn't a big deal. Just check the fuse and switch. I put my money on the fuse.

    The car revving for it's self? Are you sure it's just happens in neutral? It may also happen in gears as well and you don't feel it.
    If it's just the park then when it happens? Does it happen when you steer the car, or turn on the A/C or your sound system?
    Sorry, should have mentioned it's a 1993 Honda Accord 10th year anniversary edition. Gave it a quick glance, pushed some wires around, everything seemed in place but I'm positive I missed something.

    The revving happens when I turn it on sometimes, or when I put it in neutral. Those are the only two gears it happens in that I've noticed. If I change them it stops revving.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Scorpion Click here to enlarge
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    The revving happens when I turn it on sometimes
    Turn what on? the car?
    And how much exactly it revs itself?

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