Tapping Fusebox causes DTC trouble codes? - Acura Forum : Acura Forums
ILX A place to discuss the Acura ILX Sedan.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-13-16, 12:37 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Posts: 1
Question Tapping Fusebox causes DTC trouble codes?

Maybe someone with more electrical system knowledge can help me. My wife has an automatic 2013 ILX. I used fuse taps to power a dash cam and a homelink mirror. I tapped the number 34 small lights fuse for the homelink since it is hot all the time, and another for the dashcam, I think I used one of the ACC fuses. Neither the dashcam or the mirror draw much current. The other day the dashboard lit up like a Christmas tree, and it would not shift out of 1st, We had to have it towed to the Acura dealer The dealer claims "parasitic losses from the fuse taps somehow caused it to throw codes." The codes thrown include P2127 AP sensor voltage low, P0452 Evap FTP Sensor low input, P0532 A/C Pressure sensor voltage, P0651 voltage malfunction, P1702 main fuse low voltage and P0717 Input shaft speed sensor no signal (which explains the transmission issue). It makes zero sense to me how the two are connected. The dashcam and mirror have been hooked up for months with no issues. I hooked them back up and checked for codes with my OBD scanner, and no codes. However, I don't want my wife stranded, so I have disconnected everything while I try to figure this out.*

So, could tapping the interior light and ACC fuses caused this mess? And if so, which fuses can I safely tap so this doesn't happen again. *Thanks
_brett is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 11-16-16, 01:16 PM
Registered User
 
Hondacuraplanet's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Buffalo, NY USA
Age: 47
Posts: 4,815
Garage
Send a message via AIM to Hondacuraplanet
The B-CAN network in your car operates off of so many different variables that I would probably run a fused connection right to the battery, or run them to the dash outlets (the power points where you'd plug in a phone). That's about the only thing that wouldn't affect any circuit. Don't run them to the fuse box, run them to the outlets themselves.

Tim Poliniak - ASE Certified Parts Specialist, 22 years with Acura/Honda
Hondacuraplanet is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Acura Forum : Acura Forums > Luxury Sedans > ILX

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Acura Forum : Acura Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome
 

Ad Management plugin by RedTyger