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Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems
Category: Honda
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Experience:  Owner at Carolina Auto service & Sales , 20 years Experience in Foreign & Domestic vehicles
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2001 civic 1.7 manual trans. keeps blowing computers?

Customer Question

2001 civic 1.7 manual trans. keeps blowing computers?
JA: Are you fixing your Civic yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: brought used computer from junk yard had it flashed, engine ran fine for about half a day same problem engine goes into limp mode, unable to commuicate with ecm with scan tool.
JA: How many miles are on the car? Is it an automatic or a manual transmission?
Customer: 150,000 manual
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 20 days ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 20 days ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 20 days ago.

hey how are you

1- is it blowing any fuses also ,when it goes in limp mode

2- while it worked , did yiu scan & did any fault codes where retrieved

3- have you checked all ground wires point from engine to frame

4- how are you flashing this ecu, do you have a honda scanner or equivalent ?

Please let me know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

Customer: replied 20 days ago.
it is not blowing any fuses and we are unable to commuciate with the ecm with scan tool
Customer: replied 20 days ago.
will call back monday when techs are in the shop. thanks
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 20 days ago.

ok no problem ,we talk to you then

Chad

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 18 days ago.

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