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Flashing D (Drive light)

It has been intermittently flashing & remains flashing even when car is place in Reverse. Only stops when car turned off and restarted. What does this mean? Thanks.

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  • Anonymous Sep 22, 2008

    D light is flashing intermittenly. Started about a week ago. Not consistent yet. One day it flashes the next it doesn't. No check engine light. Car seems to be running OK.

  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    I have the same problem, don't know what causes it.

  • wallywahwah Feb 09, 2009

    D light is flashing intermittenly. Started about a two days ago. it's consistent . No check engine light. Car seems to be running OK.

  • lisa t in ca Feb 18, 2009

    I have the same problem with the D light. Can't figure out what causes it to start blinking. Blinks when CRV is in reverse and park, but as soon as you turn the engine off and on it resets itself and stops blinking. Took it to Honda who checked to see if any codes were stored, but there were none. Very strange. I don't know whether it's safe to drive with the light blinking or if there is something seriously wrong. It seems to drive fine.

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Relay switch might have to be replaced and repositioned.

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