There are known convertible top issues.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2001 Honda S2000
2001 Honda S2000
2001 Honda S2000 Problems
A problem can occur with a vibrating expansion valve in the AC system which causes a whistling noise from the passengers vent. Replacing the expansion valve with an updated valve from Honda should repair this problem.
The S2000 is set up with aggressive alignment settings and soft tire compounds to enhance handling. These alignment settings and soft tire compounds result in tires wearing out earlier than anticipated. This is a compromise made to have a car with exceptional handling characteristics.
Some S2000's can develop a problem with the transmission popping out of fourth gear. A new updated fourth and fifth gear assembly will repair the problem. The transmission will have to be removed and disassembled for this repair.
The MAP sensor contacts can shift at high RPM causing a hesitation. Replacing the MAP sensor will repair the problem.
2001 Honda S2000 Questions and Answers
price range of differential repair
engine rattles when in idle goes away when accelatoring
engine noisey all the time goes away slightly on acceleration
I had the AC evacuatd and recharged last year.
They found no leaks. It started to get a little warm as the temp in AZ got hot. This year it was fine until 2 days ago. I went to turn it on and n...