Honda P16BE: Starter Cut Relay 1 Malfunction
Is your scanner showing Honda P16BE?
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Honda P16BE: Starter Cut Relay 1 MalfunctionOVERVIEW
What Does The Honda P16BE Code Mean?
Engine running, Starter switch OFF cut relay turn on switching failure, ON STRLD open circuit failure. One of these conditions occurs:
- (1) The terminal voltage of the STRLD exceeds 3.0 volts for at least 5 seconds when the starter cut relay output is turned off.
- (2) The terminal voltage of the STRLD is 2.4-2.6 volts for at least 0.8 second when the starter cut relay output is turned on.
NOTE: Before you troubleshoot, record all freeze data and any on-board snapshot.
What Are The Potential Causes Of The Honda P16BE Code?
- Poor connections or loose terminals at starter cut relay 1 and the PCM
- Faulty starter relay 1
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2009-2010 Honda Pilot Service Manual for P16BE – Honda Motor Co., Ltd, pages 476-477.