1997-1999 Honda CR-V Harsh Shifting Automatic Transmission

download *The transmission shifts harshly, or it may stay in first gear. The harsh shifting is more noticeable on the 1-2 and 2-3 upshifts under light throttle. It is not affected by operating temperature. The MIL may be on with DTC P0730 or P0715 stored.* PROBABLE CAUSE *Contamination of the linear solenoid and its associated …

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1994–2002 Honda Passport Identifying A/T Shift Solenoids

download If you’ve ever replaced the A/T shift solenoids in a ’94–02 Passport, you’re probably aware that the S/M and parts catalog descriptions for the solenoids don’t exactly match. Use this handy chart when ordering replacement solenoids: Description 1-2 & 3-4 shift solenoid A, ON/OFF NC (normally closed hydraulic exhaust passage) 2-3 shift solenoid B, …

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1999 Honda Accord DX Timing & Balancer Shaft Belts Removal & Installation

download TIMING & BALANCER SHAFT BELTS Removal 1. Disconnect negative battery cable, then positive battery cable. Rotate crankshaft counterclockwise until cylinder No. 1 is at TDC of compression stroke. While rotating crankshaft, check water pump for signs of seal leakage. Raise and support vehicle. Remove front tires. Remove engine lower splash shield. 2. Remove accessory …

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1996–1999 Honda Passport High or Erratic Idle

download SYMPTOM The engine occasionally idles at too high a speed, or the idle speed fluctuates. PROBABLE CAUSES 1996–97: • Loose or corroded engine or body ground • High resistance in the TPS (throttle position sensor) ground circuit • Fuel pressure regulator is leaking fuel into the intake manifold • IAC (idle air control) motor …

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1999 Honda Odyssey DTC Troubleshooting: P1739

download DTC P1739: Problem in 3rd Clutch Pressure Switch Circuit NOTE: Record all freeze data and review General Troubleshooting Information before you troubleshoot. 1. Turn the ignition switch ON (II). 2. Measure the voltage between the B24 and B20 or B22 terminals. Is there battery voltage? YES – Go to step 7. NO – Go …

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