2000 Honda Accord 1.8i SE VTEC 79000 miles Just getting used to my Accord. From day one i thought that cranking speed was low compared to most other cars I have driven but it always started OK but this got worse until today when I was lucky that it started so I took it for a battery check, this revealed that the battery was in a poor state so I preceded to my local parts supplier and purchased a new battery. After fitting (an easy 10 minute job) The car started OK but still turned over slowly but strongly. I went for a test run to top up the battery a little and noticed a problem. When coming to a stop the engine stutters and almost stalls. Tickover seems fine, in fact the engine is so quiet I can hardly hear it, this stuttering only happens when the car is coming to a stop in traffic etc. other than this and the slow cranking speed the engine seems fine. This did not happen before I changed the battery. Is the low cranking speed a Honda thing? Could the stuttering at slow speed be due to the battery change or is this the symptom of a vacuum system leak? Any thoughts or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.