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Experience:  ASE Master Tech and experience on Honda for 12 years.
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It's running lumpy at times, especially noticeable when

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It's running lumpy at times, especially noticeable when using cruise control or when the climate control is on.
JA: Have you checked the fuse? What size is your engine?
Customer: It's a 1.4 Si 2014 and what fuse??
JA: What is the model of your '14 Honda?
Customer: Jazz
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No, haven't tried anything yet other than the last service didn't cure it and I put a tank of Shell V power in and have got it up to the speed limiter a couple of times to try and clear out any 'muck'
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No don't think so.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Honda
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
It sometimes feels like it surges a bit then other times feels like it's holding back and underpowered. At times it feels 'bouncy' too, although this could be tyres or road surfaces.
Expert:  Nicola-mod replied 3 months ago.
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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Hello, I'm happy to wait a bit longer for a response.
Expert:  sebastian manrique replied 3 months ago.

Hi, my name is***** your mechanic automotive expert, and I will be happy to assist you today. In some cases, I may need more information to assist better. I apologize for any delay.

I try to be here most weekdays and some weekends. If you respond and I do not respond back right away I will do so as soon as I can.

Dear customer, could you tell me please the mileage of your car and what are the last maintenances you have done to your car?
thanks in advance.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
The mileage is around 31,000. It has a full service history the first four years of which was done at Honda dealers. My last service was done in May at a local garage and followed the manufacturer schedule apart from checking the valve clearances which hasn't been done. It has dual controls fitted as I am a driving instructor.
Expert:  sebastian manrique replied 3 months ago.

I understand dear customer, that kind of problems when your Honda Jazz is slow you can see different factors In reality, your Honda has little distance 31K miles is a fairly acceptable route for years of use So there is a possibility that the problem is present is related to a sensory problem.

As you understand, your Honda is already being monitored by different sensors and actuators in charge of regulating and controlling the operation of the vehicle and I am observing that you feel this loss of power especially when you activate cruise control and climate control. This gives me to understand that It seems there is a significant absorption of electricity in the vehicle so I would like to know what time you have without having made a replacement to the battery and a maintenance to this electrical system.