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ERROR CODE p1381. JUST USED A SCAN TOOL. AND 330,000 MILES…

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ERROR CODE p1381 Mechanic's...

ERROR CODE p1381

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Do you have scan tool or a code reader?

JUST USED A SCAN TOOL. AND 330,000 MILES ON A HONDA CRV1997

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your 330?

1997

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 330 yourself? What have you tried so far?

JUST GOT TO WORK AND WONDERING ABOUT taking it somewhere. It was bogging down a bit

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

How difficult to replace

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Mechanic for Honda: Gunvir Singh,
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Hello, let me review your request. Please stand by.

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Mechanic for Honda: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 9 months ago

Sorry about the wait. Does the engine light stay solid or flash when driving?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
solid
Mechanic for Honda: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 9 months ago

And do you also feel any loss of power at higher speeds?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I came of the freeway on the offramp and it felt like it wanted to die. Regained power but just felt off
Mechanic for Honda: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 9 months ago

The code is regarding the ignition system. The code present and the symptom you are experiencing is commonly caused by a faulty distributor assembly.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
is this difficult to replace? Is this something easy to get a an auto supply shop for my older car?
Mechanic for Honda: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 9 months ago

It is not that hard to replace and is available from most part stores.

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Mechanic for Honda: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 9 months ago

I have attached the procedure to replace the distributor. Aso make sure that the distributor cap and rotor are in good shape, may needs replacement along with the distributor.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
okay will give it a try
Mechanic for Honda: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 9 months ago

Good luck with your vehicle, And please don’t forget to rate my performance in the upper left corner otherwise i don’t get compensated. Thank you and have a blessed day.

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Mechanic for Honda: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 9 months ago

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