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1986 Honda Prelude Base 2D Coupe

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Car won't start
It has been working perfectly since I've had it. Only at 83000 miles. Drove the car to work, when it was time to leave it wouldn't start. I get dash lights and all my other lights ...
Asked by Kevin R May 23, 2014, 11:21 am 1 reply
I have a 1989 Honda Prelude, And when i kill the car off the fans stay on causing the battery to die
Im looking for a vehicle in craigslist, And this guy gots a 1989 honda prelude si and hes saying i cannot drive it far because something with the battery dying, When he kills the c...
Asked by Vinnie J May 21, 2014, 6:02 pm 1 reply
how do i seat the fuel pump on a 95 prelude?
i'm installing a new fuel pump in a 95 prelude but cannot get it to seat properly no matter how i twist and jiggle it. it goes in but not to align with the fuel lines. is there a t...
Asked by Ivan K March 10, 2014, 6:36 pm 0 reply
Motor problems
About 3 months ago i did an oil change along with flushing the transmission it ran fine for about a week and then i noticed when i drive in the freeway if i go to fast the motor ma...
Asked by Shanay M February 3, 2014, 10:30 pm 1 reply
ABS warning light
The ABS warning light went on. I have 112K miles on my Prelude. How serious is this issue? Should I bring it to a mechanic immediately, or is it less urgent? What are the likely...
Asked by Tony W December 20, 2013, 1:38 pm 0 reply
my gas pedal sticks
I was told to put dryer sheets in my air filter and now the dryer sheets are gone and the accelerator sticks... any idea how to fix this??
Asked by Antonio D October 24, 2013, 10:05 am 1 reply
looking for problem
when I first start the car and its cold it runs fine but as it warms up it starts missing and wants to stall out at stops
Asked by Robert R August 20, 2013, 11:17 am 0 reply
98 Prelude will not start
Hi, I have a 98 Honda Prelude and the car was working fine until I installed the stereo. I entered the necessary code and the stereo worked, now the car cranks but does not start. ...
Asked by Brenda B July 16, 2013, 6:26 pm 1 reply
Srs light is always on
The srs light is always in. Is there a way to remove this without spending money? Like a reset or do I have to take it to a honda dealer?
Asked by Giovanny C June 26, 2013, 5:57 pm 1 reply
Brakes are binding
Hi, I have a 93 4th gen Honda Prelude with ABS. I have just replaced the master cylinder and now the front callipers are locking on after bleeding. The pedal is rock solid. I have ...
Asked by Doug M April 20, 2013, 3:28 am 1 reply
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