2001 Honda Prelude Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Honda Prelude
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2001 Honda Prelude ProblemsWarped Front Brake Rotors May Cause Vibration When Braking
The front brake rotors can warp and cause a vibration when braking. The rotors will need to be machined or in cases where they are worn to thin, replaced to correct this issue.
On some models the manual transmission fifth gear can grind on upshift due to a misaligned fifth shift fork. The transmission will have to be removed and disassembled and the fifth gear, the fifth sleeve set and the fifth gear shift fork will have to be replaced to repair this issue.
A clunk noise can develop from the rear due to upper damper spacers compressing over time. Installing new damper collars is required to stop the noise.
2001 Honda Prelude Questionscar isn't catching speed or going over gear, it's automatic (1 answer)
Problem started when my gf ran over a dog and ever since the car has a weird sound and doesn't go over 30mph sometimes not even that I have to pull over and turn off the car and try driving again code reads p0700 & p0730 ran great before the dog got hit, might a wire gotten loose? Or some...
Can I order a new one and replace it myself or should I take it to a dealer. How much does this type of repair cost
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2001 Honda Prelude RecallsHonda Recalls 1997-2002 Due to Ignition Switch Interlock Failure
Honda has recalled 1997-2001 Prelude, 1999-2002 Accord, and 1999-2000 Acura TL models because the ignition switch interlock may fail. If this happens, the key will be removable before the engine is in the "Park" position, which could cause the vehicle to roll and crash. Dealers will confirm interlock function and vehicles will receive an updated interlock lever free of charge.