Ecu/ handbreak and ep light illuminated

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Rigeruk
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Ecu/ handbreak and ep light illuminated

Post by Rigeruk » Sat Feb 15, 2020 6:13 pm

Hi , hrv dash just lit up like a christmass tree i have red handbreak light on ,engine management light on and amber ep warning symbol showing .
Car seems to be running ok .any advice welcome. :|

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Geoffers
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Re: Ecu/ handbreak and ep light illuminated

Post by Geoffers » Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:18 pm

Welcome aboard Rigeruk!

Some additional info will help others to help you - model, year, petrol/diesel.
Geoff in York driving a (19) Blue Diesel SE!

Previously, had 4 Jazzes - 1 #1 & 3 #2's, and a (66) White HR-V SE Navi diesel!

Rigeruk
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Re: enjine management/ handbreak and ep light illuminated

Post by Rigeruk » Sun Feb 16, 2020 8:30 am

Hi geoff its a 2016 hrv ex diesel , had a civic ex for 4 years before with no problems .reading on various forums this problem isn't a one off .

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Re: Ecu/ handbreak and ep light illuminated

Post by Seeonesukh » Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:04 pm

Hi, I recently had this exact same problem. When the 3 lights came on the dash, car went into limp mode. Left the car for a couple of hours and drove 30 odd miles homes. Drove around locally for the next few days and all seemed fine except for the warning lights on dash. On my way to the dealer for them to look at resetting the lights the car went into limp mode on a dual carriage. way :o . Had to pull over and call the AA. Diagnostics reader showed an airflow error reading and low battery (The handbrake / low battery fault is a red herring) causing the handbrake light to illuminate red. The actual cause of the fault was a split airflow pipe as per pictures. After this was replaced car has run without issues.

I would check this pipe - check the underneath too, as mine was split on the underside too.
You will need to remove this but is very easy. Just slacken off the 2 small bolts, one on either side of the hose which loosen the jubilee clips

Hope this helps you and others :D

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Split Hose
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Re: Ecu/ handbreak and ep light illuminated

Post by Seeonesukh » Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:06 pm

Mine is also a 2016 Diesel too....The service manager did mention that he has ordered this particular hose once or twice before
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Geoffers
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Re: Ecu/ handbreak and ep light illuminated

Post by Geoffers » Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:43 pm

I'm going to be checking for that fault too now I'm on my second diesel!

And, I think I'll keep a roll of electrical tape in the glove box! :geek:
Geoff in York driving a (19) Blue Diesel SE!

Previously, had 4 Jazzes - 1 #1 & 3 #2's, and a (66) White HR-V SE Navi diesel!

Rigeruk
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Re: Ecu/ handbreak and ep light illuminated

Post by Rigeruk » Sun Feb 16, 2020 9:34 pm

Thanks, info and pics are a great I've checked the hose and it is also split , seald it up temporarily until new one orderd hope it solves the problem .
Great help thanks

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Re: Ecu/ handbreak and ep light illuminated

Post by Ged R » Mon Feb 17, 2020 12:35 pm

Hi same issue has arisen om my car and this has also affected the Electronic park break hold.
Can you recomend a supplier for the hose?

Seeonesukh
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Re: Ecu/ handbreak and ep light illuminated

Post by Seeonesukh » Mon Feb 17, 2020 6:04 pm

Glad it has helped you guys too.

@Ged R mine was ordered through Honda dealer and is an easy DIY job provided you have the socket to loosen of the 2 small bolts.
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Re: Ecu/ handbreak and ep light illuminated

Post by Geoffers » Mon Feb 17, 2020 6:49 pm

Welcome aboard Ged R!
Geoff in York driving a (19) Blue Diesel SE!

Previously, had 4 Jazzes - 1 #1 & 3 #2's, and a (66) White HR-V SE Navi diesel!

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