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Honda Civic Hybrid 2009 - codes p16d5 and U0100, REset?? Yes

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Honda Civic Hybrid 2009 - codes p16d5 and U0100
JA: Just to clarify, what's the exact code? And have you tried to reset it?
Customer: REset??
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes i would like to but i've been looking for info on what is wrong and possible solutions
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: The IMA battery charges and discharges very quickly although the IMA light has not come on yet.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Derek Werner replied 1 year ago.

Hello and thanks for using JustAnswer!

I am Derek, a ASE Master certifed technician and i will be happy to help with your Honda Civic hybrid.

DTC P16D5: F-CAN Malfunction (Internal Malfunction)

This code is indicating a internal electrical fault in the ECM or AKA PCM Engine control module.

U0100 is a loss of data communication with the ECM.

These codes set almost always indicate a failed ECM. The ECM has likely failed and will need to be changed out.

How many miles on the vehicle? If under 8 years or 80,000 miles the ECM should be covered under a extended warranty.