Category Archives: Honda


Causes and Fixes P0171 Honda Accord

If you have a Honda with a P0171 error code, the onboard computer (ECM) sees a problem with the gas/air-fuel ratio. The official definition for a P0171 error code is “Bank 1 System Too Lean.” What is a Honda P0171 Error Code? A Honda with a P0171 OBDII error code is a “Bank 1 System… Read More »

Causes and Fixes P1457 Code Honda Civic

If you have a Honda Civic with a P1457 OBDII Error code, there is a problem with the Evap system. The Evap system is mainly for smog but can also affect the engine performance and gas mileage. What is a Honda Civic P1457 Code? A P1457 OBDII code is an “Evaporative Emission Control System Leak… Read More »

Causes and Fixes P2646 Honda Element

If you have a Honda Element with a P2646, the ECM does not see the rocker arm oil switch working when the rocker arm oil control solenoid is switched on. An OBDII error code will be given “P2646: Rocker arm actuator A- Bank 1 Perf. or Stuck off.” or “A Rocker Arm Actuator System Performance… Read More »

Causes and Fixes Honda Electric Parking Brake Problem

If you have a Honda that displays the error “Electric Parking Brake Problem,” there can be several causes. Many Honda owners report having issues with cars equipped with the new braking system. The vehicle will keep beeping and display on the screen “ELECTRIC PARKING BRAKE PROBLEM”. Often the “BRAKE” and “BRAKE SYSTEM” lights also light… Read More »

Causes and Fixes P0118 Code Honda

If you have a Honda with a P0118 error code, there is a problem with a coolant heat sensor. The official definition is an “Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor 1 Circuit High.” There can be 2-4 engine coolant temperature sensors (ECT) in a Honda, depending on the year and model. What is a P0118 Code Honda… Read More »

How To Check Add or Flush Honda Civic Power Steering Fluid

If you have a Honda Civic and need to check, add, or flush the power steering fluid, it is easy to do. Keeping the fluid at the right level is needed for the power steering to operate correctly. A flush should also be done periodically as part of regular maintenance. Type of Power Steering Fluid… Read More »