Filed Under (Honda) by admin on 12-10-2010
SYMPTOM The audio display and controls (knobs, buttons, bars) of the audio-HVAC display module are dim or are dark. PROBABLE CAUSE Faulty audio unit. VEHICLES AFFECTED NOTE: Affected vehicles do not have the navigation system. 2003 Accord (except DX models and LX L4 models): ALL CORRECTIVE ACTION Replace the audio unit. Refer to S/B 98-019, Audio Unit In-Warranty Exchange/Out-of-Warranty Repair. If a customer calls ahead to schedule an appointment, and the vehicle is in the affected VIN range, order the remanufactured audio unit right away so it is available when the customer comes in. 3. Remove the audio-HVAC display module (see page 22-289 of the 2003–04 Accord Service Manual). (In ISIS, use the keyword DIS MOD, and select Audio- HVAC Display Module Removal/Installation from the list.) 4. Remove the faulty audio unit from the audio-HVAC display module (see page 22-290). (In ISIS, use the keyword DIS PAN, and select Audio-HVAC Display Panel Removal/Installation from the list.) 5. Transfer the left and right brackets from the faulty audio unit to the remanufactured audio unit. If the remanufactured unit has a shipping cover and shipping screws, make sure you transfer them to the faulty unit being returned. 6. Install the remanufactured audio unit in the audio- HVAC display module. Then reinstall the audio- HVAC display module. 7. Enter the anti-theft code for the new audio unit. Enter your customer’s radio station presets if you recorded them in step 2. 8. Make sure all of the functions of the audio unit and HVAC work properly.
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Filed Under (Honda) by admin on 24-09-2010
1. Press the brake pedal. Are the brake lights ON? YES – Go to step 2. NO – Repair faulty brake light circuit. 2. Turn the ignition switch ON (II), and shift to [P] position. 3. Press the brake pedal, and release the accelerator pedal. 4. Measure the voltage between the A28 terminal and body ground. 5. Measure the voltage between the B12 terminal of the multiplex control unit, driver’s B (22P) connector and body ground with the throttle released and the brake pedal pressed. Is there battery voltage? YES – Go to step 6. NO – Repair open in the wire between the A28 terminal of the PCM and B12 terminal of the driver’s multiplex control unit. 6. Measure the voltage between the B22, terminal of the multiplex control unit, driver’s B (22P) connector and body ground. Is there battery voltage? YES – Go to step 7.NO – Repair open in the wire between the B22 terminal of the driver’s multiplex control unit and the driver’s under-dash fuse No. 9 (via the shift lock solenoid).7. Turn the ignition switch ON (II), and move the shift lever to [P] position. Dose the [P] indicator in the gauge assembly illuminate? YES – Check for loose terminal fit to the driver’s multiplex control unit B12 and B22 terminal wires. If necessary, substitute a known-good driver’s multiplex control unit. NO – Repair open in the [P] position switch circuit from the driver’s under-dash fuse/relay box K10 (BLK/BLU) wire to ground (G101). 8. Turn the ignition switch OFF. 9. Disconnect PCM connectors A (32P) and B (25P). 10. Measure the voltage between the A32 and B20 or B22 terminals while pressing the brake pedal.
Filed Under (Honda) by admin on 24-09-2010
SYMPTOM The third row seat cushion will not unlatch. PROBABLE CAUSE The latch cable is disconnected from the handle. CORRECTIVE ACTION Install retaining clips onto the handle. PARTS INFORMATION Retaining clip kit (two clips per kit): P/N 82234-S0X-999, H/C 6679302 REPAIR PROCEDURE 1. Remove the seat handle cover (two screws). 2. Using a screwdriver, carefully unhook both latch cables from the seat frame. LATCH CABLES SEAT FRAME 3. Pull out the handle assembly. Make sure the cables do not rub against the frame. 4. Install the cable ends into the handle. 5. Use snap-ring pliers to install the retaining clips onto the handle. Install the retaining clips onto both the right and left sides. Position the retaining clip opening opposite of the slotted groove on the handle, with the retaining clip in the cable slot. 6. Reinstall the handle. Set the cable housing’s middle groove into the frame. 7. Install the seat handle cover. 8. Make sure the seat latches and unlatches properly.
Filed Under (Honda) by admin on 15-08-2010
When the power door lock has been using for a long time, the rubber stopper broke off, causes the actuator to make noise when it’s in lock action. You can replace the solenoid actuator for ~$150 or fix it for nothing. Here is how I fixed it. 1. Remove the door panel: a. Door Latch: remove 1 screw. Slide the whole latch unit to the right to unlock and remove c. Pry the panel out carefully using a pry tool all around the panel. Unplug all related switches to remove the panel safely and carefully 2. Locate and remove the solenoid actuator. There are 3 screws secured the solenoid in place. Unscrew them and pull the solenoid out 3. Open the solenoid. Remove 4 screws to open the solenoid. You can see the rubber is broken and moved out of its place I use silicon glue (the one that conies with the tire fixing kit) to glue it back together to make sure it doesn’t fall out of its place again. To put it back into the latch, I need to lift the whole unit out to have enough clearance to slide the rubber stopper in. In order to do this, I had to remove the pin and the white actuator latch.
Filed Under (Honda) by admin on 11-08-2010
NOTE: When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage. Take care not to scratch the dashboard and related parts. 1. Detach the clips, and release the retaining tabs (A), then pull the clock out. Disconnect the clock connector (B) and hazard warning switch connector (C). Dashboard Removal/Installation Dashboard Removal/Installation SRS components are located in this area. Review the SRS component locations, and precautions and procedures in the SRS section before performing repairs or service. When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts to prevent damage. An assistant is helpful when removing and installing the dashboard. Take care not to scratch the dashboard, body and other related parts. Put on gloves to protect your hands. 1. Make sure you have the anti-theft code for the radio, then write down the frequencies for the radio’s preset buttons. 2. Disconnect the negative cable from the battery. 3. Remove these items: