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Stalling, 'reduced power' light, and OBD code P1125 Manufacturer control air metering...

Coming to a stop my car suddenly stalls. No sputter- just shuts off as if I'd turned the key off. Wont stay cranked unless I hold the gas just a little. I get home (about a mile away) Get back in- it does the same. A mile later I turn it off and back on. All of the sudden- 'reduced power' light is on along with Check engine light...of course I'm hardly moving. Few miles later, turn off car, turn it back on after short while- it is fine- except check engine light is still on.
Driving better the next day- I get Advance Auto to get the trouble code.
It says "P1125 Manufacturer control fuel air metering."

Any idea what's going on with my car?

It happened- but acted CRAZIER on a 5 hour trip. Took it to Honda place. They replaced the Throttle body gasket. Worked fine till now.

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  • wilson_le Oct 29, 2008

    I was driving the car today and it started to lose power when I went under 40mph. Go to a stoplight and it died. Only started after a few tries and then I drove it a few miles and it died again at a stop sign. Any thoughts?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Have the system retested for codes.


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My name is Juan Heredia and I'm an ASE certified technician. I have seen this code and this driveability issues before, I will need a little more information about your car to tell you exactly what your problem is, Honda has two different types of throttle bodies for this especific vehicle, drive by wire and cable operated, if your vehicle uses the drive by wire type I would highly recommend to replace the throttle body actuator, if it uses the cable operated one it will be necesary to do a little more testing, let me know if this helps

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