AutoCodes - OBDII Code List - P1298 1996 HONDA CIVIC

P1298 1996 HONDA CIVIC - Electric Load Detector Circuit High Voltage

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3    What is this?
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P1298 1996 HONDA CIVIC Possible Causes

  • Faulty Electronic Load Detector Unit
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)
  • Electronic Load Detector Unit harness is open or shorted
  • Electronic Load Detector Unit circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P1298 1996 HONDA CIVIC?

Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

Tech Notes

There is a factory service bulletin for the following Honda models:

- 2001–2005 Honda Civic
- 2002–2004 Honda CR-V
2001-2005 Honda Civic, 2002-2004 Honda CR-V Factory Service Bulletin OBDII Code P1298

2001 Honda Civic Repair

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Cost of diagnosing the P1298 1996 HONDA CIVIC code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P1298 1996 HONDA CIVIC code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

P1298 1996 Honda Civic Description

The Electric Load Detector (ELD) measures the main current flow and sends that signal to the Engine Control Module (ECM) to command the alternator charging system to get fuel efficiency and decrease the drag of the engine when starting.
OBDII Code P1298 1996 Honda Civic - Electric Load Detector Circuit High Voltage -

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