Question about 2000 Honda Civic
My Honda Civic 2000 when I am in traffic swithes on MIL. Scan indicated error code P1361. Sometimes the accelerator does not respond and if I press it further when it is not responding MIL switches on and car stops and I have to start again. The person who did the test gave me the result of the test and told me that a sensor should be changed. The problem is that I lost the result of the test (I remember the error code because I was doing a lot of search in internet) and because of that I can not go to the technician who tested the car. So I checked the service manual and found "TDC" sensor. I asked Honda for an invoice for TDC sensor and they gave me an invoice for "Sensor assy., TDC CYlinder". my question is: is TDC sensor the same as "sensor assy., TDC cylinder"? Other question is: does replacing the sensor solve the problem. or the problem can have another cause. Thank you very much. Cremildo
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
top dead center sensor. Tells when the #1 piston is at top dead center position.
P1361 Intermittent Interruption In TDC 1 Sensor Circuit
Posted on Apr 03, 2009
Remove the left front wheel....(drivers side). Remove all accessory belts. Remove the crankshaft shaft pulley.......remove the plastic lower timing belt cover.....and there it is! It is mounted with one bolt.
The wiring runs down the right side of the timing cover while looking at it from the drivers side of the car.
Posted on Aug 17, 2009
Testimonial: "I ended up having my mechanic do the work. He did say he had to move all those parts to get to the sensor. "
Check out the Top Dead Center (TDC) sensor, connector 124 (gray and on the distributor) check power and grounds. It's missing signal from the TDC sensor in the distributor and causing a misfire.
The codes states that it's an intermittent loss of sensor signal, definitely sounds like wiring. Check for the obvious visual stuff first, corrosion, any cuts or holes in the wiring insulation and then start using a multimeter to check the voltage drop, continuity and resistance for all the connectors and wiring.
I suspect this may be too technical, but you asked about how to fix the problem and this is the answer.
It may be time to take the car to a qualified mechanic.
Posted on Feb 20, 2010
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