PCM may misinterpret idle circuit data and cause high idle/CEL on Honda Element

Problem Description and Possible Solution

On certain models the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) misinterprets idle circuit data and the vehicle can have a slightly higher idle when cold and cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to illuminate. A software update from Honda is required for this issue.

Problem Data
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2 model years affected: 2003, 2004
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