Honda/Acura 3.5L Archives - Transmission Digest
A Clever Variable Cylinder Management Fix

As quiet as the drive may be, this technology has turned into big headache for both the manufacturer and the vehicle owner. This system is known to have the potential for misfires, high oil consumption fouling the plugs, repeated failure of the motor mounts and damage to the torque converter. In fact, the 2015 ATSG seminar covered a scenario where VCM activation can be misinterpreted as a torque converter shutter.