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P1287, P1288 Honda Civic

Fix trouble codes P1287, P1288 on Honda Civic

P1287 (Rocker arm oil pressure switch circuit high voltage)

P1288 (Rocker arm oil pressure switch circuit low voltage)

If you own a 2006-11 Honda Civic with a check engine light and either a P1287 or P1288 trouble code, read this post. Honda has issued a service bulletin to address a P1287 or P1288 issue with these Honda Civics.

Honda has determined that the rocker arm oil pressure switch may fail intermittently causing the trouble codes and check engine light

Honda has redesigned the switch and issued new part numbers. Buy the new switch from a Honda dealer and install it yourself to fix the problem.

Rocker Arm Oil Pressure Switch: P/N 37250-PNE-G01

O-Ring (13 mm X 1.5 mm): P/N 91319-PAA-A01

REPAIR PROCEDURE

  1. Remove the rocker arm oil pressure switch and the O-ring.
  2. Install the new rocker arm oil pressure switch and the new O-ring. Torque the oil pressure switch to 22 N•m (16 lb-ft).
  3. Clear the trouble codes and test drive the vehicle.

Honda labor guide shows .2 hr for the repair.

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