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2005crv honda bucks or hesitates with vsa light and check engin

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2005crv honda bucks or hesitates with vsa light and check engin light on how to fix
JA: The mechanics have tons of experience in that area. Are those all of the "symptoms"?
Customer: symptoms of what
JA: Anything else I can tell the Honda Mechanic before I connect you two?
Customer: no
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Amedee replied 7 months ago.
Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** I and assist you with your question. Does the check engine light blink at times? Does the engine seem to misfire?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
most of the time it stays on what about VSA ight
engine does not mis fire
what is the number
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
no call can't afford it
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
can you tell me what the problem is
Expert:  Amedee replied 7 months ago.
Do you know the cod number in the computer?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
P2647 can't afford call
Expert:  Amedee replied 7 months ago.
If the engine oil is clean and full, then you the PCM might just need to be updated or flashed with the latest software. This is done at the dealership. If the engine oil is low or dirty, then top it off or change the oil as needed, clear the code in the computer and you should be good to go!
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
can you tell me the problem
Expert:  Amedee replied 7 months ago.
The software on your PCM is out of date or the engine oil is low or dirty.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
what is a PCM
Expert:  Amedee replied 7 months ago.
The powertrain control module. This is the computer that runs the engine. It needs to be updated just like your home computer.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
is it expensive my honda has 230,000 miles on it
Expert:  Amedee replied 7 months ago.
No, it is not expensive at all. Parts and labor would be less than $200
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
what do I ask for to buy parts
Expert:  Amedee replied 7 months ago.
Vtec oil pressure switch
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
can I get it at Auto zone
Expert:  Amedee replied 7 months ago.
YES
Expert:  Amedee replied 7 months ago.
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Customer: replied 7 months ago.
great hope it works
Expert:  Amedee replied 7 months ago.
Me too! Just be sure the engine oil is clean and full. Have a great day!
Expert:  Amedee replied 7 months ago.
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