My 07 FE had the 5 blinks and I fixed it by removing, disassembling the shift assist motor, thorough cleaning and replacing. You could see where I had water intrusion in the motor. I ordered the stuff to waterproof it.
I did not try the motor with 12v's added. I had read a thread that told hold how to waterproof the motor but I had to order the junk to do it. I decided to go ahead and clean it to see if that worked, then waterproof when I got the stuff. It worked like a charm. THANKS to "retro" for this thread: How to properly prep your Honda ES shift system - Electronics - ATV Honda
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