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1990 Honda Prelude Problems

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Most Common 1990 Honda Prelude Problems

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.
The 1990-2001 Honda Prelude engine oil pressure sensor is known to leak from normal operation. More information about the oil pressure sensor here. To correct the leak, the sensor must be inspect...
On some models a jingling noise from the rear can be heard due to uninsulated damper mounts. Both rear damper mounts will need to be insulated to quiet the noise.
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2 Known 1990 Honda Prelude Brakes Problems

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.
Excessive clearance between the caliper bracket and caliper slide pins can cause a rattle. Replacing the guide pins is needed for this repair.

2 Known 1990 Honda Prelude Drive Train Problems

The 1990-1992 Honda Prelude commonly has mechanical issues with the manual transaxle. Drivers will notice that upon decelerating, the transmission will shift to neutral on its own, and some gears,...
A front bearing failure in the alternator can cause a whining type noise in the engine area. Replacing the faulty bearing or the alternator will repair the problem.

0 Known 1990 Honda Prelude Electrical & Lights Problems

1 Known 1990 Honda Prelude Engine Problem

The 1990-2001 Honda Prelude engine oil pressure sensor is known to leak from normal operation. More information about the oil pressure sensor here. To correct the leak, the sensor must be inspect...

0 Known 1990 Honda Prelude Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known 1990 Honda Prelude Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1990 Honda Prelude Maintenance Problems

1 Known 1990 Honda Prelude Miscellaneous Problem

Improperly sealed wheel well grommets can cause a water leak in the driver and front passenger foot well area. Resealing the grommets will repair the leak.

1 Known 1990 Honda Prelude Suspension & Steering Problem

On some models a jingling noise from the rear can be heard due to uninsulated damper mounts. Both rear damper mounts will need to be insulated to quiet the noise.

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Known 1990 Honda Prelude Problems & Complaints

The 1990-2001 Honda Prelude engine oil pressure sensor is known to leak from normal operation. More information about the oil pressure sensor here. To correct the leak, the sensor must be inspect...
The 1990-1992 Honda Prelude commonly has mechanical issues with the manual transaxle. Drivers will notice that upon decelerating, the transmission will shift to neutral on its own, and some gears,...
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 a jingling noise from the rear can be heard due to uninsulated damper mounts. Both rear damper mounts will need to be insulated to quiet the noise.
A front bearing failure in the alternator can cause a whining type noise in the engine area. Replacing the faulty bearing or the alternator will repair the problem.
Improperly sealed wheel well grommets can cause a water leak in the driver and front passenger foot well area. Resealing the grommets will repair the leak.
Excessive clearance between the caliper bracket and caliper slide pins can cause a rattle. Replacing the guide pins is needed for this repair.
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