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Honda Prelude Misaligned Fifth Shift Fork May Cause Transmission to Grind on Upshift

Honda Prelude Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001

Drive Train Affected: Manual Transmission


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.

  • Visitor, , Manual Transmission, 117,000 mi

    only happens when im at high rpms in fourth engaging into fifth gear. But also when im trying to put my car into reverse, it hesitates.

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