High Pressure Fuel Pump Chirps – 2016-2019 Honda

Service Bulletin

A16-013
July 20, 2018
Version 6

 

High Pressure Fuel Pump Chirps

Supersedes 16-013, dated April 26, 2018, see REVISION SUMMARY.

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
2016-18 Pilot ALL ALL
2017-19 Ridgeline ALL ALL
2018-19 Odyssey ALL ALL

 

REVISION SUMMARY

Under REPAIR PROCEDURE, a torque specification was revised.

 

SYMPTOM

There is a chirping coming from the engine area with the engine warmed up.

 

POSSIBLE CAUSES

The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp.

NOTE

This noise does not impact pump, engine function, or reliability.

 

CORRECTIVE ACTION

Replace the high pressure fuel pump.

 

PARTS INFORMATION

Part Name Part Number Quantity
Fuel Joint Pipe Set 16012-R9P-315 1
High Pressure Fuel Pump 16790-RLV-305 1
Retainer 17711-S0X-931  1
EGR Pipe Seal 17103-RLV-A01 2
Intake Manifold Gasket 17101-RLV-A01 6
Throttle Body Gasket 17102-RLV-A01 1
Intake Manifold Gasket 17065-R9P-A01  1
Intake Manifold Gasket 17055-R9P-A01  1
EGR Pipe Gasket 18716-RB0-G01  1

 

WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION

The normal warranty applies.

Operation
Number
Description Flat
Rate
Time
Defect
Code
Symptom
Code
Template
ID
Failed
Part
Number
1211U6 Pilot and Ridgeline

Replace the high pressure fuel pump.

1.6 hrs 03214 04201 16-013A 16790-5J6-305
1211U6 Odyssey

Replace the high pressure fuel pump.

1.1 hrs 03214 04301 16-013B 16790-5J6-305

Skill Level: Repair Technician

 

DIAGNOSIS

  1. With the hood open, listen for chirping with the engine warmed up. Click HERE to hear an example.

 

REPAIR PROCEDURES

  1. Relieve the fuel pressure. See service information.
  2. Set the No. 1 piston at top dead center (TDC). See service information.
  3. Remove the intake manifold and intake manifold base. See service information.
  4. Remove the high pressure fuel pump cover.

high pressure fuel pump cover

  1. Remove the quick-connect fitting cover.

quick-connect fitting cover

  1. Disconnect the quick connect fitting.
  2. Remove the fuel joint pipe.
  3. Disconnect the high pressure fuel pump connector.

high pressure fuel pump connector

  1. Remove the bolts by loosening them alternately, then remove the high pressure fuel pump and the roller.
  2. Rotate the crankshaft and check the high pressure fuel pump cam for pits, scores, and excessive wear. If needed, replace the rear camshaft.

high pressure fuel pump cam

  1. Set the No. 1 piston at top dead center (TDC).
  2. Install the roller onto the high pressure fuel pump cam.

Install the roller onto the high pressure fuel pump cam

  1. Set the gauge on the roller and hold it, then set the dial to zero.
  2. Rotate the crankshaft 720° and measure the three cam lobes height. If the cam lobes are excessively worn, replace the rear camshaft.

NOTE

The high pressure fuel pump cam has three cam lobes. Cam Lobe Height Standard (New): 0.236 in (6.0 mm)

  1. Set the No. 1 piston at top dead center (TDC).
  2. Check the position of the cam that drives the high pressure fuel pump as shown.

Check the position of the cam

  1. Coat the roller, O-ring, cam and around the bore of the lifter with clean engine oil.

Coat the roller, O-ring, cam and around the bore of the lifter with clean engine oil

  1. Install the roller and the high pressure fuel pump. Install the bolts loosely by hand in an alternate pattern. Connect the connector.

NOTE

Failure to install a new fuel joint pipe will cause fuel leaks.

  1. Lubricate the top of the new fuel joint pipe and the threaded area of the fuel rails and the high pressure fuel pump with polyethylene glycol included in the new fuel joint pipe kit.

NOTE

Do not reuse the fuel joint pipe.

Lubricate the top of the new fuel joint pipe and the threaded area of the fuel rails and the high pressure fuel pump with polyethylene glycol

  1. Tighten the fuel joint pipe nuts by hand until the end of the joint pipe is seated on the fuel rails and high pressure fuel pump.

Tighten the fuel joint pipe nuts

  1. Set the fuel joint pipe bracket on the cylinder head and loosely install the bolts.
  2. Tighten the high pressure fuel pump mounting bolts to the specified torque.

Tighten the high pressure fuel pump mounting bolts

  1. Tighten the fuel joint pipe bracket mounting bolts and the fuel joint pipe nuts to the specified torque in the numbered sequence shown.

NOTES

  • A crowfoot-type special tool increases the torque applied by the torque wrench. Search Torque Specifications on the iN for details on how to recalculate the torque wrench setting.
  • Failure to tighten the fuel joint pipe nuts to the proper torque will cause a fuel leak.
  1. Connect the quick-connect fitting and install the quick-connect fitting cover.
  2. Set the power mode to ON, but do not start the engine. After the fuel pump runs for about two seconds, the fuel line will be pressurized. Repeat this two or three times, then check for fuel leakage.
  3. Install the high pressure fuel pump cover and torque it to 12 N·m (9 lb-ft).

high pressure fuel pump cover

  1. Install the intake base and intake manifold.

END


A16-013
July 20, 2018
Version 6

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10143359

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2018/MC-10143359-9999.pdf

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A16-013
July 20, 2018
Version 6

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