Bulletins & Advisories Product Update : Battery drain due to MICU software failure

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    Honda have issued the following TSB# SJ-10-017-02 dated 15-01-15 for the following models.

    ModelModel CodeYear Model
    Civic 3DFN1, FN2,FN308
    Civic 5DFK2,FK308
    Civic HYBRIDFD308

    Symptoms
    After leaving the vehicle parked, the battery was discharged in relatively short times.

    Cause
    Due to incorrect software configuration of the MICU within the fuse box, the MICU could not sleep, causing excessive dark current occurrence. As a result, the battery was discharged.

    Countermeasure
    The MICU software was changed.

    Application to Production Line
    From 09YM.
    Note : 06 and 07YM are not affected because of different software in the MICU.

    Market Treatment
    Call in the affected vehicles and replace the fuse box.

    Parts Information
    Civic 4dr : 38202-SND-416 - Fuse box
    Civic 3dr/5dr : please refer to EPC for the right
    partnumber :
    38200-SMK-407
    38200-SMK-409
    38200-SMR-405