The Worlds Largest Independent Honda Type-R Club & Forum - "Often imitated, never duplicated" 

  • EP3 multiple issues, possible Earth / Alternator / Battery?

  • Have a problem with your CTR? Tell us about them here...
Have a problem with your CTR? Tell us about them here...
 #3865675  by StuEP3
 Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:48 am
Morning all,

Got an issue this morning and its pickling my brain!

Started car as normal this morning let it idle for a min or so to de-ice while I scraped windows etc and set off, Stopped at the shop to get milk came out and the car didn't start, Battery light EML, ABS and ESP light on dash. Waited 5mins or so and it started, EML and Battery still on but it started so I thought I could nurse it home and swap for my usual daily.

While driving the stereo then started to flicker, speedo died then the rev counter, then every other gauge. Had to turn the lights off or the car started to die, then it wouldn't idle and juddered really badly when running then to top it off the alarm started going off while driving!

Has anyone experienced anything like this before? Had the clutch done about 2 weeks ago and was driving fine all before that, was around minus 4 this morning too if this helps also previous keeper had battery done 3 years ago.
 #3865679  by 15repyt
 Sat Dec 30, 2017 4:33 pm
Sounds like it could be an alternator problem. Get a volt meter on it whilst running you should about 14.3 volts.

Or make sure all the earth straps have been done up tight that could cause the same issue. It may be a coincidence but when the clutch was done they may of not tightened the earth points up.

Recent Topics

User avatar Crypto Currency Mining

by danneth

Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:26 pm

User avatar Help Wanted - Posting Photo from iPad

by Gosden

Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:46 pm

User avatar NHB Ep3 at Bedford Autodrome Sat 13/01

by Reggie91

Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:10 pm

User avatar FK8 Owners List.

by Steel Lynx

Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:25 pm

User avatar IT

by Slaugh

Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:06 am

Twitter

About Us

CTRO™ was the worlds first and largest Civic Type R club and forum. Established in 2002 it brings together people from all over the world to discuss their one love of Type R's. Now fully updated for 2015 the new forum based on BBOOTS PhpBB® Unofficial HTML5/CSS3 Theme. It’s Clean And Crisp Design Looks AWESOME Across All Browsers And Devices.

Don't forget to check out our huge Facebook group and Twitter Pages for all the most upto date goings on in the world of Honda and the Type R Brand.

CTRO

Established : 2002