PCM can misinterpret air fuel ratio requiring replacement of the PCM on Honda Accord

A Check Engine Light can come on because some models may misinterpret the ratio of air and fuel being burned for combustion. The powertrain control module (PCM) will need to be replaced to fix the problem.

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Average mileage: 102,879 (52,000–132,637)
Exhaust & Emissions affected: 2.3L 4 Cylinder
3 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2002
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1998 Honda Accord124,000
Had to replace PCM because Honda dealer said so. 1998 Honda Accord V6 Coupe
2002 Honda Accord132,637
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2002 Honda Accord52,000
My light has been on for 5 years. my mechanic states it will cost $300 plus to fix and I have not had the repair. initially it was thought to be a leak in the gas line or fuel tank however the line has been checked and the gas tank was replaced as it rusted through. FYI I have NEVER had to replace a gas tank in my life and I have owned some old junkers in my time.
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