2003 Honda Element Q&A

2003 Honda Element Question: My engine light comes on and off. hasn't come on in a while. want to do a trip?

i got a diagnostic. here is what it says: Definition: aaVTEC oil pressure switch circuit low voltage Probable Cause: aa1: Check engine oil level and pressure aa2: Open or short circuit condition aa3: Failed VTEC pressure switch -
Answer 1
if your planning a trip seek diag and est as to prevent issues while on vacation -
Answer 2
Was the oil level low? MOST V-TEC codes I've seen are usually due to low oil and to infrequent oil changes. Post SPECIFIC DTC# for a more detailed answer. -
Comment 1
Here is what the diagnostic found: Definition: aaVTEC oil pressure switch circuit low voltage Probable Cause: aa1: Check engine oil level and pressure aa2: Open or short circuit condition aa3: Failed VTEC pressure switch OEM Number to Cross: P2646 -
Comment 2
IF the oil was not low , or extremely degraded, replace the switch. REF. Honda TSB 13-021 -