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D4 flash and won't start

It's weird. It was only happening once in awhile, now it happens a lot. You turn the ignition and the check engine light comes on and also D4 flashes when in park. If this is happening, you usually cannot start the car. What we've been doing is trying to turn it on a few times and usually the check engine light will eventually turn off and it starts right up, but D4 still flashes and you don't start out in first gear, you actually have to move the gear shift to first (its an automatic). Then when you drive it like this once and turn it off, the next time you start it, it's fine. It seems like it happens more often when its hot outside or when there is a short time between shutting it off and starting it again, like if I'm going into the gas station for a few minutes. Any ideas?

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  • persson_nico Jul 17, 2008

    I tried to see if there was a pattern to the flashing but it seems like its just flashing on and off

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Go to this site and scroll down to "cmrvi1" ( the persons forum name ) http://www.honda-tech.com/zerothread?id=962851&uid=999378256&dir=1&postid=11122854. Very helpful indeed.

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