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I have my 2006 CRV in a mechanics shop .. it cut completly

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I have my 2006 CRV in a mechanics shop .. it cut completly on me .. he is saying that is might be this rocker arm actautor .. i have no idea
JA: Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: The car started to lose power couple weeks ago , so i phoned main dealer whop said to ensure oil is topped up to limit .. my wife topped it up further yesterday in error .. yesterday evening bid puff somke and it cutout
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: No its in a garage
JA: OK! The Honda Mechanic will help you with the diagnostics so you are sure to get this fixed right. Is there anything else important you think the Honda Mechanic should know about your Honda?
Customer: Nothing else
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  justinsbg replied 1 year ago.


My name is ***** ***** I would be happy to help. Can you please elaborate a little bit about it losing power? Would it not accelerate past 3,000 rpm?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Corect yes once it hit 100/KM it lost power
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Honda dealer said to top up oil but engine management light came on again after we did .. then it completed shut down yesterday
Expert:  justinsbg replied 1 year ago.

Will it not start at all at this point?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It will but when mechanic gets going he says its gong into limp mode to get home
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What could it be , he has drained the oil out and thinks its this some filter ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  justinsbg replied 1 year ago.

Can you explain what you mean by limp mode?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Not sure its what mechanic said... it starts moves off but then loses power
Is there couple things he can try ??
Expert:  justinsbg replied 1 year ago.

yes. give me a few moments

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Any ideas Justin ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are you gone ??
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok total waste €5 so .. guessed as much
Expert:  justinsbg replied 1 year ago.

I said give me a few moments please

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
any update i am heading home
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
If you come up with anything email me please
Expert:  justinsbg replied 1 year ago.

Is the check engine light on? If so, what codes are stored?