It's my opinion that you should install a VCM disable device as soon as possible. It really is a complete fix inasmuch as it is a preventative technology; it can't really fix problems that already exist (it can mask some of the symptoms), but it will absolutely prevent anything from progressing beyond its current level I received my VCM muzzler product in the mail today. I installed it on a 2104 Pilot. I got the simple one with an 84ohm resistor. Now I know I'm supposed to get a check engine light which will go away in a few days, but the traction control light went on too and the temp gauge went up past hot within a 1/2 block Vcm muzzler 2. Install. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 20 of 26 Posts. 1; 2; Next. 1 of 2 Go to page. Go. Last. K. Kozmo · Registered. Joined Jul 17, 2019 · 3 Posts . Discussion Starter · #1 · Jul 25, 2019. Just put on my 2013 crosstour.. Disable VCM/ECO on your 2005-2017 Honda 3.5L V6. Works on Honda Odyssey, Pilot, Ridgeline, Accord & Acura RDX/TLX. 5-10 minute installation Simple to Install Single Value Models. Completely Sealed and Waterproof. *Restore full V6 power to your engine. *Reduce spark plug misfire, wear. *Reduce excessive oil consumption. *Reduce engine shudder and noise. *Made with OEM connectors. 200 Suppression Levels. Compatible With
The VCMuzzler II is a simple device that can be installed and removed in minutes without cutting into the OEM harness at all. Simply plug and go. The VCMuzzler II works in conjunction with your Engine Coolant Temperature sensor to keep the engine control module from activating VCM mode. When installed and configured correctly, the VCMuzzler II. 3/8/2021 Mileage Update 91,783.A review of the VCM Muzzler II installed on my 2014 Honda Odyssey after 5 years and over 70,000 miles of use. Honda's VCM (Va.. Since I made available the VCM Suppressor DIY Kit, many DIYers have taken advantage of it. Presently, with the help and request from many of them, I am working on an electronic version of the VCM Suppressor that can address the limitation of the resistor-method and deliver similar functions to the S-VCM Controller
Installation video for VCMTUNER II. Plug and Play. For your 2005+ Honda/Acura vehicles including Odyssey, Pilot, Accord, Ridgeline, Acura MDX RDX TLX. Dis.. Opinion: An Independent Mechanics statement on VCM and user of the VCMTUNER II since October 2018. Every one that I've seen has experienced the issue. Every one. I have ZERO customers who have a VCM Ody or Pilot that haven't experienced high oil consumption which was fixed by a Muzzler
VCM muzzler is made by a Pilot owner and was the first out with the product that stopped the VCM operating on Honda V6. S-VCM (install video) VCMTuner II (install video) VCMuzzler II (install video) I'll do my best to summarize. VCMuzzler. (discontinued). The original device which used resistors. 1 minute install, no power wire I let my mechanic choose between them; he chose the VCM Tuner II because (1) he liked the installation rigidity (e.g. stability clamp in addition to screws) (2) he really liked the battery connection setup. Took him about 7-8 minutes to satisfy himself with installation (original VCM Tuner on my '06 Odyssey took ME about 5 minutes to install)
The Muzzler sends an artificial lower temperature reading to the engine computer that is slightly below the fully warmed up temperature required for VCM to be activated. My question: when the engine computer is sensing a 10 degree lower actual temperature than is the actual thermostatically.. Besides the Sprint Booster, the VCM Muzzler is the only other product I would consider adding to my car, especially since I intend to keep it (Acura 2015 TLX 3.5L) for quite some time. S-VCM Controller took less than 5 minutes to install and has worked as advertised. Using Torque for Android to monitor coolant temp. It warms up normally and. I put the muzzler on our 2015 Odyssey within a week or two of buying it new. Standard resistor. It stops the VCM almost completely. Similar to SF0059 I've only ever seen the ECO light come on a handful of times, when it's been very hot and we were in stop and go traffic
Joined Mar 25, 2017. ·. 500 Posts. #2 · Nov 24, 2017. I use the VCMuzzler II on both my Pilot and Ridgeline. The difference in the temp gauge reading is so minor with Muzzler connected. If you have a overheating condition you will see it. The S-VCM product is still a work in progress. Check out the Ridgeline forum: S-VCM controller/ Smart VCM. NEW 2020 AST VCM Muzzler, ECO Controller, Honda Pilot Accord Odyssey, Acura, SC3. New New New. $90.00. Free shipping Free shipping Free shipping. 192 sold 192 sold 192 sold. Seller 100% positive Seller 100% positive Seller 100% positive. VCMuzzler II to Disable / muzzle VCM Honda Pilot vehicles VCM Muzzler delete 2 AST Smart ECO VCM ModulesFree Shipping for ALL 50 U.S. States. AST Smart ECO VCM Modules help remove the ECO mode of your engine so you are always running full power with all 6 cylinders. Hondas VCM Technology has been shown to cause problems with spark plugs, seals and piston rings VCM Muzzler. +1. Beyond easy to install and remove. I generally put it in for long trips where highway mpgs will be good regardless, and I don't like a lot of switching in and out under relatively high cruise power (60+ hp). When were mostly around town I leave it in. If it switches in and out cruising at 25-30 mph, the torques are much lower
Hello, new to the forum. Waiting for my 2021 RTL-E to come in. I am thinking of installing the vcm muzzler as soon as I get the truck. Any opinions would be greatly appreciated I got familiar with VCM and the ability to disable it when we had an '05 Odyssey. Well, at least I read about it but we had an EX and VCM was only offered on the EX-L and Touring trims at that time. Our son just bought a '12 EX-L w/V6 and wants to get a muzzler. Turns out that nowadays there are multiple choices beyond the original VCM Muzzler The VCM Eliminator is a cost effective method that can save you costly engine repairs to your Acura or Honda with select 3.5-liter V6 with Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) equipped vehicles. The VCM Eliminator can improve engine performance, engine vibration, possible motor mount failure and excessive oil consumption
S-VCM will disable your VCM and fall back to actual ECT reading in the case of an overheat. VCMTuner II will do that as well as having the ability to sound an audible alarm on overheat, pop a CEL on overheat, and use the actual ECT reading if it detects a diagnostic procedure (e.g. an idle relearn) It should be noted that certain Acura vehicles with VCM in the 3.7L should be supported with the 2007+ VCMTUNER or 2007+ VCMTUNER II. The only vehicle that falls out of the 2007+ standardization is the 2006-2008 Honda Pilot 2wd. These vehicles utilize the 2005-2006 style connector and are supported by the 2005-2006 VCMTUNER or 2005-2006. VCM STOMPER - Inhibits and disables VCM / ECO Muzzler on Honda and Acura. $99.99 + $9.40 shipping + $9.40 shipping + $9.40 shipping. Promaster Roof Vent Adapter for 14 x 14 Opening. $68.88. Free shipping Free shipping Free shipping. Picture Information. Image not available. Mouse over to Zoom-. Below are screen shots from the exact same winter freeway trip, pre and post VCM muzzler install. Pre-VCM install, March 2017, actual hand calculated MPG this tank was 25.2 MPG (my computer is always optimistic) View attachment 346834 After I installed my VCM muzzler in April, I never go above 167 F (usually around 162-3) View attachment 346842.
Discussion Starter · #1 · Mar 22, 2018. Just installed the S-VCM Controller on my '17 Touring. Stupid easy install, no CEL and best of all, no VCM! The car is much smoother now and exhibits far less vibrations than before. The temp gauge reads just a hair lower than stock. It's gonna take several hundred miles to form final conclusions and. I installed it this morning after the van sat all night, install was quick and easy and some nice detailed instructions were included with the unit. I drove the van about 25-30 miles today with the tuner at the default position. No ECO light and no check engine lights came on. The van drives so much smoother without VCM, it really is night and day
I use a VCM Muzzler which does the same thing an S-VCM. My install did not use any connection to the battery. Have you tried contacting the S-VCM people? I'm told they have a good Tech support, even if you purchased the product used Live. •. The MaxiLink Diagnostic Tool can STOP all these problems in most cases, within minutes, by disabling or inhibiting the VCM activation on your vehicle. Get the Maximum performance of your V6 3.5L engine with MaxiLink. Read through our pages if you are interested in reclaiming your Honda from the VCM related problems
A novel and advanced tool for deactivating VCM in Honda 3.5L V6 SOHC engines. The S-VCM Controller is an automobile grade, high precision tool that can reliably deactivate VCM 100% of the time, and would safely bypass in case the engine overheats. It does not use a fixed resistor or manually adjusted potentiometer, and is a much better solution than VCMuzzler, VCMTuner, MaxiLink, VCM Muzzler. Then I'll install the S-VCM and verify that it in-fact does shut off VCM. Current Ridgeline : 2017 Ridgeline RTL-E. Mods installed: Xenon Depot Extreme Pro LED fogs & brights, 2nd OEM horn, VCM Muzzler, PopNLock manual & electric tailgate locks, Rugged Liner Tonneau, Honda OEM lighted running boards, engine compartment and trunk LED lights. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for S-VCM Controller - a better alternative to VCM Muzzler, VCMtuner VCMuzzler Honda at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products To clarify, i installed the S-VCM device, which shuts off the VCM like the Muzzler. its subtle, but from what i can tell, the acceleration is more immediate, or cleaner, during normal driving in the city, from stops etc. before there seemed to be a slight pause many times. also, no odd sounds or vibrations either (from the VCM system) so i was. The time/mileage is too short. In fact, this true by default for any 2019 vehicle. Until we have a few years of evidence demonstrating otherwise, we have to assume it is still a problem. This is a slow-burn for sure. Symptoms include excessive oil consumption due to ruined rings, misfire codes, ruined spark plugs
Joined 11 mo ago. ·. 103 Posts. Discussion Starter · #3 · 9 mo ago. S-VCM is a device that plugs into the wiring of the vehicle to prevent VCM from shutting down cylinders. The rationale is that the cylinders accumulate oil while not firing, and this causes carbon deposits that lead to piston ring wear and possible injector issues. gary325 said I'm wondering if its the VCM system causing the vibration? That was the case for me and it was more of a vibration in the chassis than in the steering wheel. If they go away, that is likely the source and it can easily be remedied by installing a VCM Muzzler or S-VCM Controller which is a simple install. Save Share. Reply
What is VCM, and why do I want to disable it?. The seals in the engine wear down, and oil slowly leaks into your combustion chamber and prematurely destroys the plugs. AST Smart ECO VCM Spark Plug Saver, Muzzler, Controller, Honda Odyssey SC1 | eBa AcuraZine's Hall of Fame. (4 Viewing) Hell Yeah!! A... by RMATIC09. 05-16-2009 12:09 PM. 43. 24,031
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I just installed a VCM Muzzler last weekend, and of course something like this would happen. The car sat for more than 24 hours before I installed it, and install was a breeze. The car drove fine for about 60 miles, but now I'm getting these warnings AST Smart ECO VCM Suppression Module. The AST Smart ECO VCM module plugs inline between your computer and Engine Coolant Temperature sensor to adjust the temperature it reads. It modifies the ECT value and adjusts it slightly lower, helping to prevent ECO mode from coming on - KEEPING your car running on all 6 cylinders, improving throttle response, eliminating engine shutter and saving your.
When the engine goes into VCM mode, it makes a loud tapping or rapping noise. In addition, the MIL may come on with DTC P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, or P0306 (No. 1 thru No. 6 cylinder misfire detected). PROBABLE CAUSE One or more of the rear bank VCM rocker arm pins are sticking. CORRECTIVE ACTIO Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for VCMuzzler II to Disable / muzzle VCM Honda Acura vehicles VCM Muzzler delete 2 at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products
A lot of searching thru the Ody and Pilot forums for problems in vehicles up to 6 y.o. Before that, there were known problems, lawsuits, etc. My own personal experience on this 'young' engine - uses oil when VCM is enabled. Never had a J35 loose or use this much before. With VCM disabled, oil level stays stable. S AST Smart ECO VCM Saver, Muzzler, Controller, Compatible with Honda Odyssey [2005-2006] and Honda Pilot [2005-2008] Spark Plugs SC2. Features: Compatible with Honda Odyssey [2005-2006] and Honda Pilot [2005-2008] Helps Prevent the ECO Mode From Enabling on VCM Engines; Used on Honda + Acura V6 cylinder 3.5L SOHC Engines w/ VCM Helpful websites. VCM Muzzler - My Odyssey regularly burned a lot of oil (had to top it off every 500 miles). I bought a VCM muzzler that disables the ECO function so all 6 cylinders always run. I. It's still a mystery what is causing that, RPM drops to around 1200 when cruising at 30-40mph, no vibrations. Upon slight acceleration, MDX struggles to switch to 6 cyl mode resulting in engine vibrations. The whole process is less noticable when I install VCM muzzler
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1 Posts. #21 • Jul 27, 2015. I have had the VCM vibration/noise since I got the vehicle in October 2013 (21 months) amongst many other annoying engine noises mentioned by others. All this time the Acura dealer and Acura Customer Service relations, in my opinion, have been covering up the problem. From the very beginning the dealer said Acura. I have 280k+ miles on my 06 Touring with VCM. No issues except for some random cylinder misfires that were fixed by the dealer with new plugs and valve adjustments. If VCM concerns you, just install a muzzler or buy non-vcm models. ldvknigh The Honda engine misfire settlement will resolve a class action lawsuit ( Soto, et al. v. Honda Motor Co. Inc.) alleging that Honda manufactured more than 1.5 million defective vehicles that excessively burned oil. Honda has denied the allegations in the class action lawsuit. The parties agree that there are no safety concerns with the vehicles. Install the fastest USB charger on the market. Charge your smartphones, tablets, and laptops up to 40% faster than 3-5A USB chargers, while enjoying the added power convenience of Tamper-Resistant outlets that meet NEC« requirements. Industry-leading charging capacity of 6.0A, shared between both ports. Protects children: patented shutter system helps prevent improper insertion of foreign.