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  1. When to Replace Timing Belt/Chain

    Maintenance and Service
    The CRV K24A1 timing chain connects the crank and two camshafts. There is no distributor as the cam and crank sensors send signals to the ECU which in turn manages coil packs located over each spark plug. The chain is internal, and lubricated by engine oil. If worn, it will throw P0431 and...
  2. Code P0341 Variable valve timing phase gap

    Problems & Issues
    The first step (from Honda) if you see this code is to check cam and crank timing. The cam sensors must be working to generate a P0431..so before throwing parts at the problem, take the 20 minutes to make sure the two index marks on the cam sprockets align to each other while the engine is at...
  3. Fault p0341

    2002-2004 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 2)
    Just finished this repair. The troubleshooting guide from Honda on P0431 starts with pulling the valve cover and checking timing marks on the cams and harmonic balancer. It’s about a 20 minute job to check this. My cam marks were about two teeth out of phase and the chain was definitely...
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