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P2646 Honda CRV

Fix code P2646 Honda CRV A P2646 trouble code on a Honda CRV with the 2.4L engine may be caused by the variable timing/lift control (VTEC) pressure switch. The trouble code will set if the VTEC pressure switch doesn’t open and the voltage stays low. Here’s how to troubleshoot the problem. First, make sure the oil level and grade is correct. If the oil is low, add more oil before continuing. Next, locate the VTEC switch on the passenger back corner of the cylinder head. With the key on, but … Read More

P0341 P0301 P0304 Honda CRV

Fix code P0341 P0301 P0304 Honda CRV Shops are reporting that a sticking Variable Timing Control (VTC) solenoid may be the cause of trouble codes P0341, P0301 and P0304 on 2002-2004 Honda CRV vehicles with the 2.4L engine. To check the solenoid, first remove it from the timing cover. Then apply power and ground to it to see if it moves freely. If it does, then remove the valve cover and check the timing chain to see if it might have jumped a tooth. Also, make sure the VTC gear … Read More

Blower fuse blows on Hondas

Blower fuse blows on Hondas If you have a burned out blower fuse on a Honda, this might be the problem. Original equipment blower motors usually include a rubber hose mounted to the bottom of the motor. The hose is open to the atmosphere and is used to allow fresh air into the motor to cool it. A TSB has been issued for the Honda models/years listed below, where blower motor fuses may be burning out and good motors are being replaced simply because the cooling hose is blocked. Before … Read More

P1456 Honda CRV

Fix trouble code P1456 Honda CRV If you have a code P1456 Honda CRV, read this  TSB #04-002. It covers a problem with the fuel cap and fuel filler neck on all 2002 and some 2003 & 2004 CRV’s. The TSB also covers all 2002 S2000 vehicles and some 2002-04 Insight vehicles. The P1456 Honda CRV problem has been traced to a binding fuel filler cap that does not seat properly and allows leakage when the vehicle is conducted an EVAP test. The fix involves replacing the fuel filler pipe … Read More

Honda CRV moaning

Fix a Honda CRV moaning sound If your experience a Honda CRV moaning, read this. Honda has issued a TSB #07-024 for 2002-04 Honda CRVs with 4 wheel drive. The moaning usually occurs when making sharp right or left turns at low speeds. The cause of the moaning sound is a contamination of the differential oil. The repair involves removing all the old oil and burnishing the clutch plates. Then, refill with a new oil P/N 08200-9002, H/C 6512644 This is covered by the Honda warranty if your vehicle is … Read More


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