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On some models Powertrain Control Module (PCM) response time for idle speed and engine timing can cause the engine to stall. A software update from Honda is required to fix this problem.
The rear main oil seal can leak. The transmission has to be removed to replace the rear main seal on the engine.

CVT models (HX and GX) have a shudder, judder, and noise due to a worn start clutch in the transmission. Replacing the start clutch is needed to address this issue.

Some models have an issue were the windshield wipers won't shut off due to a bad internal switch. The wiper motor needs replacing for this issue.
Some models can misinterpret data from a sensor in the gas tank under high load conditions and cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to be illuminated. A software update from Honda is needed for this issue.
On some models the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) can misinterpret data and set a false Check Engine light (MIL) for catalyst failure. A software update from Honda will address this issue.
On certain models the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) misinterprets coolant temperature data and can turn on the Check Engine light (MIL). A software update from Honda is needed to address this issue.
Some models have an issue where a faulty thermostat does not allow the engine to reach normal operating temperature and because of that the computer will not allow the torque converter to operate in the lock-up mode. Replacing the thermostat will repair this issue.
The evaporative emission control solenoid can fail in areas of the country where salt is used on the roads during winter. The solenoid needs to be replaced to correct this issue.
Rear trailing arm bushings crack and break. The trailing arm bushings will need to be replaced when they break.
Primary oxygen sensor heater failures can cause a Check Engine light. Replacing the sensor is required to repair this issue.
On certain models the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) misinterprets data from the coolant sensor and sets a false Check Engine light (MIL). A software update from Honda is required for this repair.
On some models the drivers and or the front passenger door glass will come out of it's track. The door glass will have to be replaced to address this issue.
On some models the drivers and or the front passenger door glass will come out of it's track. The door glass will have to be replaced to address this issue.