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Erratic speedometer on Honda Civic

Fix Erratic speedometer on Honda Civic Speedometer erratic, blows fuse, charging system intermittent on Honda Civic P0135, P0141, P1128, P1297 Shops report that a chaffed wiring harness near the bottom of the intake manifold can short out the Black/yellow or black/white wires causing fuse #15 to blow repeatedly. It can also cause the speedometer to move erratically and the charging system to work intermittently. Inspect the wiring harness near that area and fix the chaffed wires to correct the problem. The problem is found on 1996-2000 Honda Civics with the … Read More

Windshield washer doesn’t work

Windshield washer doesn’t work, or works intermittently, blows fuse GM has issued a service bulletin to address a problem with windshield washers on 2006-07 Chevrolet Monte Carlos and 2006-08 Chevrolet Impalas. The service bulletin (TSB) 07-08-43-004C states that the factory installed a 10A fuse for the windshield washer pump. GM now says that the washer pump needs a 15-amp fuse. It warns NOT to replace the pump, but to replace the 10-amp fuse with a 15-amp fuse and to note that inside the fuse box. The wiring is able to … Read More


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