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a Japanese auto and motorcycle maker which produces vehicles for worldwide use, producing models such as the Civic, Accord, Ridgeline, and Odyssey.

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Where can I find my car's ECU number? Also, is it possible to find ECU number with VIN?

Its a Honda Accord Euro Luxury 2004 model I need to change my ECU and the wrecker's is asking me for ECU number and I don't know where can I find it.
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2009 Honda Accord Short Scratching Noise

When turning the key, before the engine starts there is a very short scratching noise (fractions of a second). This happens only during the first time it is started. The sound does not persist. Other ...
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Is it safe to use an oil leak stopper product?

My mechanic said the rear main seal on my 1997 Honda Accord is causing an oil leak, and he cannot fix that. I found out there are some oil leak stopping products (such as this, this, this, this) that ...
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Engine misfire only when car is hot

I have honda civic 2011, now it works fine when cold startup and dont give much issues other then when I "accelerate a lot" and having done that for a while, the car starts misfiring. Now ...
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If I resurface the engine block, do I have to replace the cylinder heads?

My cars engine (1991 Honda Civic 1.5 liter) had a bad gasket leak and was running without oil for a week causing scoring on the inside of the cylinders. If I resurface the cylinders, is it possible to ...
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Is gravel under lower control arm joint a problem?

2002 Odyssey, two images here of lower control arm joints where it meets the body. One of the driver side which is cleaned out, and one of the passenger side showing a pebble in the same area. The ...
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Manual 2009 Civic Si Doesn't Start (Initially Intermittent)

Problem: About 5 times, I would leave the car for a brief time (~5-15) mins after driving, and when I came back, it wouldn't start. It would randomly start again either immediately or after leaving it ...
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Unexplained sound when accelerating. 2013 Honda Civic. Video in description

Video of the sound: https://youtu.be/Z-_1iax3gsg My Honda Civic is making a metallic grinding/buzzing noise when I accelerate. Some notes about the sound: The sound mostly occurs when I'm lightly ...
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2002 Honda Civic EX: How is water getting into my trunk?

I have a 2002 Honda Civic EX. The trunk is separated into two sections by a horizontal divider. In the bottom section, there's the spare tire, jack, and tire iron and the body of the car. Over that ...
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Honda Odyssey 2021 Maintenance Manual

I would like to get maintenance manual for Honda Odyssey 2021. I looked up online, there are available for older models, I also read that Honda stopped producing these manuals, so it will not be ...
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1995 accord ex - hesitation during acceleration

I have a 1995 Honda accord Ex with the VTEC engine. when I press the gas pedal for a fast acceleration, at around 3000 to 5000 rpms the rpms will drop or begin to fluctuate around and then stabilize. ...
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2005 Honda CR-V driver door won’t open

About two weeks ago, the driver door started alternating between opening and not opening. Seems to be very random - I’ll start and drive and it will operate fine, but by the time I pull up to my ...
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Thermostat located in lower radiator hose, not upper

All the diagrams and videos online show the thermostat located where the engine meets the upper radiator hose. This makes sense because coolant flows from the engine to the radiator via the upper ...
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Driver side power lock and remote unlock/lock don't work

I have a 2008 Honda Civic EX. Today the power lock buttons do not lock or unlock the driver door (but the rest of the doors are locked/unlocked accordingly). In addition, the remote's lock/unlock ...
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2014 Honda Accord: Low Tire Pressure light still on & oil life still showing 40% after recent tire repair & oil change

I just took my 2014 Honda Accord in for a tire repair and oil change on Wednesday, and as of today my low tire pressure light is still on and my Oil Life monitor still shows 40%. It's like they didn't ...
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Lots of smoke after brand new head and head gasket install?

Just installed brand new head and head gasket in my 2001 Honda Civic SOHC. The block was machined and new head bolts were used. I started it up ran for a short couple minutes and shut it off due to ...
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1995 Accord Ex Battery keeps disconnecting

So my battery keeps disconnecting, and has been for a couple of days now, resulting in the lights on the dash lighting up for a brief moment and then turning back off and not the car not starting. The ...
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Window does not roll up from driver controls?

On Odyssey 2012 EX-L, using the driver's controls for windows, I can roll down the rear sliding door's windows on driver's side (left sliding door). But it does not roll up. However, from that rear ...
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the day after it rains, 2015 Honda Accord leaks water outside and inside the cab

We park our 2015 Honda Accord outside; our apartment has a parking lot with no covered spots. When it rains, water seems to be pooling up behind the dashboard somewhere. The next time we drive, when ...
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How to decide which check engine reading is faulty?

03 Honda CR-V. Check engine light just came on. O’reilys scanner gave a long list of readings... wondering if I should try bring it in or figure out a way to narrow it down beforehand.
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Why would shifting from Drive to Park wake up the engine?

I’m driving 2020 Odyssey in green mode, so the engine shuts off in Drive whenever you are stopped and idle for a while, e.g. waiting for green. I noticed an oddity with that feature: switching from D ...
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CB400SF Hyper Vtec Spec 3 Sluggish performance @ 5000 rpm onwards

my 2005 CB400SF is experiencing sluggish performance at 5000rpm onwards. I deemed it sluggish because the sound is not as "smooth" as before. It behaves like how a rev limiter would. Vtec ...
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When I try starting my Honda it’s hestitant then it starts

I have a 2004 Honda Accord and when I go too start it, it doesn’t Just start right up like it stutters then starts. I took it too Autozone and had them check battery starter and alternator. They are ...
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Car alarm - parasitic drain and ringing?

I have a Honda Prelude 1998 with the following symptoms: keep the fully charged battery connected for 2-3 days without driving and it goes almost flat (disconnect it and the charge stays for weeks at ...
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Brakes slowly locking up while driving

Hello everyone I have a 2001 Honda Civic dx that I just bought as a commuting vehicle to replace my wrangler. The only problem with it is that the brakes slowly lock as you drive it. I was told it was ...
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Front wheels keep locking on 04 Honda Accord

I recently changed my front brakes & calipers ever since my front wheels keep locking up. The mechanic has replaced the calipers yet again & bled the entire system still the same problem. ...
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exhaust leak 2002 honda CRV

I have an exhaust leak where the flange / clamps connecting the catalytic converter to the exhaust pipe / resonator assembly. As you can see from the picture it's very corroded. I was hoping for ...
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i have only put 1600 hundred miles on car sense last oil change, company said i need to change every 6 month regardless of miles are they correct,?

I have put 1600 miles on car sense last oil change. Company said i needed to change oil every 6months regardless of miles are they correct? Or just looking for the money for oil change.
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Rattling noise from the power steering reservoir

Again, 2006 Honda Civic with R18A engine. I'm hearing a rattling noise from the cabin and I have inspected all the suspension parts. Everything are nice and tight. Ball joints and rack ends also new. ...
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Sucking air in to the power steering system from steering rack shaft seals?

Is it possible to suck air in to the power steering system from steering rack shaft seals? My 2008 Honda Civic is making whining noise and I can see air bubbles in the steering fluid reservoir. I have ...
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is head light bulb a low beam because the reflector inside the headlight assembly is angled downward toward the road? or there's more to it?

What makes a low beam bulb a low beam? I've heard that you can fit a high beam bulb inside a low beam beam socket, but now vice versa. So is all about the position of the reflector?
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Squeaky noise coming from rear wheel on Honda Accord

I have a Honda Accord 2004. I hear some noise coming (presumably) from the left rear wheel. Here is a recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6eY9KMzHlQ I'm not braking, the car is in neutral and ...
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Replacing catalytic converter from cut pipe

How would I go about replacing a catalytic converter (2003 Honda CR-V incidentally) when the exhaust pipes were cut as shown in the following pics? Can I mount it somehow without welding it? Most of ...
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Can I use 0w 30 instead of 0w 20 engine oil in Honda wrv deisel model of 2019?

I am not able to find the specific engine oil online or offline as per the recommendation of Honda. Can I use any alternative oils?
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Why would a mechanic crank heater to maximum

This is a curiosity question. I recently had the timing belt, tensioner and water pump replaced on my Honda Odyssey. When I picked up the van it was really hot inside but I didn't think much of it. ...
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2003 honda civic ex coupe

Ok so ive replaced water pump along with timing belt thermostat radiator head gasket fans but the only thing with the head gasket is i didnt take it to the machine shop to see where it couldve been ...
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1991 Honda Accord - Starts, Runs Fine for 30-40 seconds, dies

The car starts strong, runs at 1500 rpm fine for about 30-40 seconds, then sputters and dies. If I gas it in neutral I can get it up to 4000 rpm or so and hold it maybe a minute tops, before it ...
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Honda Accord losing coolant if aircon is turned on

I have a 2007 Honda Accord Euro all of a sudden now loses coolant whenever I use the aircon. When I drive with the aircon off, the level remains fixed but soon as I drive 20min with ac I realise the ...
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Parked to long 2 years

I put some good gas in it and I tried to start the car but it wouldn't start does anyone have any suggestions for me to try?
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2010 Honda Accord engine sound

We have 2010 Honda Accord, 126000 miles. I didn't use it for a few months, our daughter drive it. I always liked sound this Honda produced, but now I believe the engine produces strange and disturbing ...
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Help identifying 2013 Honda Accord rear view mirror plastic piece

I have a 2013 Honda Accord EX-L. I am trying to find the name and maybe a part number for the plastic piece covering the rear view mirror. It is the rectangle piece inside the square plastic piece ...
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One key stopped working on 2007 Honda Odyssey

We bought two new keys for our Honda Odyssey over a year ago, they were cut and programmed at the dealership. Yesterday, one of the keys stopped working, it'll still open the van, turn in the ignition ...
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2015 Honda Odyssey Moved Forward when in Park and Rear-ended

My 2015 Honda Odyssey was parked in a parking lot and rear-ended. It was in park, but it was pushed forward about 25 feet when hit. After the collision, putting the vehicle in park works as it did ...
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1992 Honda Accord LX Running hot, Fans not kicking on and heater not working

I have a 1992 Honda accord LX. So first on what i changed was my Radiator and two of the hose's. And the car is still running hot. The fans arent kicking on when the car gets hot. But comes on when I ...
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New clutch questions

I just had the clutch replaced in my 98 civic ex. First thing I noticed is that the engagement either grabs or doesn’t, if that makes sense. I’m used to being able to “ride the clutch” a bit to get ...
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My ac compressor clutch makes weird noises when hot

My ac clutch rotation speed slows down, and makes werid noises when the car gets hot, and I'm not on high speed, the noise does stop when i speed up
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Honda Civic 2018 blind spot information system warning

My Honda Civic 2018 had an accident and it was in a repair shop for a while. After the repair, there was a warning on the dashboard with below icon. When I asked about this from the mechanic, he took ...
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Ticking/ rattling noise when foot on brake

I have a 2004 Honda Accord EX. When I am stepping on the brakes it rattles extremely loud. At lights it’s extremely loud. I’ve found that putting my car in "N" or park while at the light it ...
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Honda Accord incompatible brake caliper & bolt

I have a Honda Accord 2004 (https://honda-europe.epc-data.com/accord/2004_6mt/2895/). I bought new front brake calipers for it with brake fluid bolt. Somehow the bolt doesn't fit into the caliper ...
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2011 Honda Civic: new battery, alarm will not stop

2011 Honda Civic. Car was sitting for multiple months. Car battery was dead once tried to use of course, alarm was set when car battery died. New car battery purchased due to battery being bad. After ...

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