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03 honda accord 2.4 code p0341 with mult cylinder missfire

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03 honda accord 2.4 code p0341 with mult cylinder missfires
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

tims auto repair :

hi


 

tims auto repair :

how many miles is on the car?


 

tims auto repair :

are you there?


 

Customer:

125k

tims auto repair :

ok


 

tims auto repair :

so,,you get the 300 code with the 341?


 

Customer:

yes

tims auto repair :

ok


 

tims auto repair :

explain to me how it runs


 

tims auto repair :

does it miss all the time?


 

tims auto repair :

col and hot?


 

tims auto repair :

cold


 

Customer:

all time have not run it long enuff to get hot

tims auto repair :

ok


 

tims auto repair :

your problem seems to be the timing solenoid


 

tims auto repair :

sometimes you can remove and clean these with carb cleaner


 

tims auto repair :

and it may work fine


 

Customer:

where is this solenoid


 

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2003 Honda Accord L4-2.4L
Variable Valve Timing Solenoid Locations, Components



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VTEC/VTC - Component Location Index
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give me just a moment...i will get you more info on this code


 

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2003 Honda Accord L4-2.4L
A L L Diagnostic Trouble Codes ( DTC ) Testing and Inspection, P Code Charts: P0341, DTC Troubleshooting



DTC P0341: CMP Sensor and CKP Sensor Incorrect Phase Detected

1. Turn the ignition switch ON (II).
2. Clear the DTC with the HDS.
3. Test-drive at a steady speed between 19 - 38 mph (30 - 60 km/h) for 10 minutes.
4. Check for Temporary DTCs or DTCs with the HDS.

Is DTC P0341 indicated?

YES - Go to step 9.

NO - Go to step 5.

5. Do the VTC TEST in the INSPECTION MENU with the HDS.

Is the result OK?

YES - Go to step 6.

NO - Go to step 9.

6. Test-drive at a steady speed between 19 - 38 mph (30 - 60 km/h) for 10 minutes.
7. Check the VTC STATUS in the DATA LIST with the HDS.

Does it indicate ON?

YES - Go to step 8.

NO - Go to step 6 and recheck.

8. Monitor the OBD STATUS for DTC P0341 in the DTCs MENU with the HDS.

Does the screen indicate FAILED?

YES - Go to step 9.

NO - If the screen indicates PASSED, intermittent failure, system is OK at this time. If the screen indicates NOT COMPLETED, go to step 6 and recheck.

9. Turn the ignition switch OFF.
10. Test the VTC oil control solenoid valve.

Is the VTC oil control solenoid valve OK?

YES - Go to step 11.

NO - Replace the VTC oil control solenoid valve, then go to step 14.

11. Check the camshaft timing.

Is the camshaft timing OK?

YES - Go to step 12.

NO - Reset the camshaft timing, then go to step 14.

12. Check for damage to the cam chain.

Is the cam chain damaged?

YES - Replace the cam chain, then go to step 14.

NO - Go to step 13.

13. Inspect the VTC actuator.

Is the actuator OK?

YES - Go to step 14.

NO - Replace the VTC actuator, then go to step 14.

14. Turn the ignition switch ON (II).
15. Reset the ECM/PCM with the HDS.
16. Clear the CKP pattern with the HDS.
17. Do the ECM/PCM idle learn procedure.
18. Do the CKP pattern learn procedure
19. Test-drive at a steady speed between 19 - 38 mph (30 - 60 km/h) for 10 minutes.
20. Check for Temporary DTCs or DTCs with the HDS.

Are any Temporary DTCs or DTCs indicated?

YES - If DTC P0341 is indicated, check for poor connections or loose terminals at the VTC oil control solenoid valve and the ECM/PCM, then go to step 1. If any other Temporary DTCs or DTCs are indicated, go to the indicated DTC's troubleshooting.

YES - Go to step 21.

21. Monitor the OBD STATUS for DTC P0341 in the DTCs MENU with the HDS.

Does the screen indicate PASSED?

YES - Troubleshooting is complete.

NO - If the screen indicates FAILED, check for poor connections or loose terminals at the VTC oil control solenoid valve and the ECM/PCM, then go to step 1. If the screen indicates NOT COMPLETED, go to step 19 and recheck.

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2003 Honda Accord L4-2.4L
Variable Valve Timing Solenoid Service and Repair, Procedures: VTC Oil Control Solenoid Valve Removal/Test/Installation



VTC Oil Control Solenoid Valve Removal/Test/Installation








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1. Disconnect the VTC oil control solenoid valve connector (A).
2. Remove the bolt (B) and the VTC oil control solenoid valve (C).
3. Check the VTC oil control solenoid valve strainer for clogging. If the strainer is clogged, replace the VTC oil control solenoid valve.








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4. Note the amount of valve opening by observing the position of the piston shoulder (A) through the valve retard drain port. If it opens, replace the VTC oil control solenoid valve.








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5. Connect the battery positive terminal to VTC oil control solenoid valve 2P connector terminal No.2.
6. Connect the battery negative terminal to VTC oil control solenoid valve 2P connector terminal No.1. Appearance of inner valve (A) in the port should be at least 1.3 mm (1/16 in.). If the inner valve does not open, replace it; then go to step 7.








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7. Replace the VTC valve O-ring (A).
8. Coat a new O-ring with engine oil, then install it.
9. Clean and dry the mating surface of the valve.
10. Install the valve.

NOTE: Do not install the valve while wearing cloth fibrous gloves. Be careful not to contaminate the cylinder head opening.


 

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2003 Honda Accord L4-2.4L
Variable Valve Timing Solenoid Service and Repair, Procedures: VTEC Solenoid Valve Removal/Installation



VTEC Solenoid Valve Removal/Installation








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1. Disconnect the VTEC solenoid valve connector (A) and the VTEC oil pressure switch connector (B).
2. Remove the bolts (C).
3. Remove the VTEC solenoid valve (D).
4. Install the valve in the reverse order of removal with a new solenoid valve filter (E).


 

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