Check engine light due to defective throttle body on Honda CR-V

A defect in the throttle body can cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to illuminate. Replacing the throttle body will repair this issue.

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Average mileage: 112,625 (50,000–208,000)
6 model years affected: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, more2009, 2010
13 people reported this problem
4 people shared problem details
2003 Honda CR-V145,000
Check engine light on because of camshaft sensor fail also i changed the sensor it is on.
2004 Honda CR-V208,000
Engine light went on. Car had been running somewhat rough at low idle for prior two days. Light stays on. Autozone analyzer reports IRMC valve stuck. Will take car to my mechanic in two days.
2003 Honda CR-V140,000
Throttle body caused car to read low oil pressure and car stalled. Replaced throttle body.
2009 Honda CR-V75,000
After slowing to take a turn the engine chugged, then lost all acceleration. Pressing the gas pedal didn't make the engine rev. Check engine light came on. I stopped, put the car in park, then back in drive with engine still running - failed to engage throttle. I turned the car off, let it sit for a minute, started it again and it was fine. Dropped it at our local mechanic who diagnosed the problem as a defective throttle body. He told me Ford was aware of this issue but there has been no formal recall order yet. He also told me that getting replacement parts was very hard and even Ford has backlog. Estimates a minimum of two weeks before he'll even know if he can get the part.
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