2001- 2005 Honda Civic/CR-V DTC P1298 Is Stored in the ECM/PCM

Applies To: 2001 - 05 Civic - ALL, 2002 - 04 CR-V - ALL

DTC P1298 Is Stored in the ECM/PCM


DTC P1298 (electrical load detector (ELD) circuit high voltage) is stored in the ECM/PCM.


The electronic load detector (ELD) has a faulty solder joint.


Replace the ELD. NOTE: Previously, if an ELD required replacement, you had to replace the under-hood fuse/relay box. To reduce repair costs, replacement ELDs are now available.


1. Make sure you have the anti-theft code for the audio unit. Write down the customer’s audio presets.

2. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery.

3. Remove the under-hood fuse/relay box cover.

4. Release the three clips, and remove the underhood fuse/relay box from the holder. CR-V only: Release the wire harness clip from the fuse/relay box holder

5. Remove the lower cover from the fuse/relay box. Download File PDF

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