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Rocker arm actuator system performance stuck off bank 1 how

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rocker arm actuator system performance stuck off bank 1 how do I fix it
JA: What is the model/year of your Honda?
Customer: 2003 accord estate 2ltr
JA: Are you fixing your Accord yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes not tried anything as I don't know what it is
JA: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I am a retired mechanic

Thank you for using JA. I'm Baz, one of the automotive experts, I try to be available in the afternoon on weekdays and in the evenings on the weekend. I apologise if I do not respond to your question promptly, I can assure you that I will respond as soon as I can. Thank you

When was the engine oil replaced?

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
6weeks ago

Was the oil thick or any signs of sludge in the oil? I would recommend checking the oil pressure with a gauge because the oil pressure or a faulty oil pressure switch can cause this issue on the accord.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Good oil pressure no bad noises engine very quiet and running well fault only happens now and again

I am referring to the vtec oil pressure switch, this issue is quite common. Check the wiring and replace this switch if the switch wiring is fine.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Will try that thank you will let you know how I get on

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