Err-3 message after recent engine repair. Can't find the code in the instruction manual - any ideas on how to reset?


Asked by Jan 23, 2008 at 09:22 AM about the 1998 Acura CL 3.0 FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

6 Answers


I would that is car back as soon as it came up. I beleive that code is saying that something has been diss-conected, A customer Honda came in with a code almost the same, after a week or to of trying to figure it out I called the customer, He told me his son wanted to change the dash lights, unfortunatly he disconnected the odometer. well to make a long story short, Manufacters have put in a "saftey" if something is dis-conneted that will change something ie: odometer, a code come up so as to alert you (being a pontental buyer that something is amiss). Take the car back and get tham to look over there work. This could be something as a lose connector. They will (should) be able to reset it. Best of luck, hope this helps.


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almost the same is not the same, you'll not find that is for dealers the car steady for 27 minutes on the highway,vary the speed between 45-60mph...light will go out...hope this helps


You probably got it by now but if not contact Acura with your VIN # for your reset code (will not find it in your manual)


I have the code but when I tried to type it in, I messed up a number and now it says err-3 and won't let me try again.

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you need to unplug the battery and only put in the code when it says code not Err-3.. err-3 means you tried too many times the wrong code!

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