Look on the sides of the glove box, and look in your owners manual. If your spark plugs look good, problems with your ignition system can also preventing a spark. Today I took it in again, and only P0125 came on, but it has come one twice now along with the P1381 code. This is an Automatic Transmission problem. With the engine off, disconnect the brake booster vacuum line and place it in the can of sea foam.
If you have tried many times to enter the code the radio may have locked up and will not then accept the correct code. Seek help from a Honda Dealer or independent who has the knowledge and tools to repair this. Most likely it is a faulty sensor. Or, do you need more sophisticated equipment? Before I can do anything with the position sensor, I've got to find it. Searching this forum led me to some links that help some. I ended up replacing mine.
Yes above answer is right but don't forget you need to take out your radio and get the serial number off it and call your local Honda dealer to get the code to reset it. You may even have to take it to a dealer where you will be charged up the you know what. Simon from Montreal The camshaft sensor is located at the back of the head on driver side. Looks like she needs to be opened up. I am about to remove a 4 cylinder, and it looks like there's just enough room to remove it from the top.
Bill Interestingly enough I am the proud recipient of a P1381 on my 98 Zetec. New drive belts must be of the same type as originally installed. This is the variable timing system. There's a good chance you won't get it right on the first try. Position a new timing belt in place. If your comfortable i'd take off one coil pack at a time and see if the knocking stops.
Connection should not be lost if the wire is moved around. All you need to do is take off the 3 bolts on the top of the heat shield and pull it back a bit and it will be right there. Mark your tie rod ends or coun … t the the threads before removing as this will set you at near alignment for installation. Replacing this switch should take care of that type problem. I guess this would indicate that the vct is working.
You must be confident in your ability and patient if you don't get the timing right. The solution is here : Ford Consul P1381 Possible Solution : The crankshaft sensor signals the fuel injection computer or the ignition control when the cylinders are firing. Can you point me to some instructions for checking it and replacing it if necessary? Billok where is that sensor: so you standing in front of your car with the hood open get the obvious crap out of the way. Autozone recommends checking the thermostat and coolant levels. Which is most likely to be bad? Once the retainer clip is loose the handle easily pulls off the spined shaft. Call the numbers on the back of your owner's manual… It is a 5 digit code.
So you should chech it on our car models. The computer is telling you it is having trouble controlling the cam timing. There are several different things sadly. Be sure all distrbuter wiring is free of any damage knicks, cuts, kinks, cracks 5. Just thought I would ask if anyone could help me out on this. Seems to be a recurring problem now - some condition still is triggering the fault code.
If it stops that cylinder might have Rod Knock. Seems to be working so am puzzled as to what is wrong Any ideas? The actuator is a helical spline type, which is engine. I understand it could also be an oil contamination problem. Thanks, Bill Here is a link that explains the code. One talks about a test of the vct solenoid while the engine is running. Look in the glove box for a white card with the code written on it. The vehicle service manual should be consulted for more information on possible causes of the fault, along with required testing.