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1992 Honda Prelude Problems

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Most Common 1992 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.
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...
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...
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1 Known 1992 Honda Prelude Brakes Problem

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.

3 Known 1992 Honda Prelude Drive Train Problems

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...
The front axles are prone to failure on the 1992-1997 Honda Prelude. This will be evident as fast clicking or popping sounds will be audible while driving, most commonly when the steering wheel is ...
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,...

1 Known 1992 Honda Prelude Electrical & Lights Problem

Corrosion on the antenna mast can cause poor reception. Replacing the antenna and any corroded parts will improve reception.

4 Known 1992 Honda Prelude Engine Problems

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 1992-1997 Honda Prelude has a known issue with ignition distributor shaft bearing failure, which causes: Failure to start Engine randomly misfires Check Engine Light Illumination OBD Trou...
The camshaft seal, located at the end of the cylinder head, has a reputation for failure on the 1992-1997 Honda Prelude. This seal wraps around the camshaft to prevent engine oil from leaking wher...

0 Known 1992 Honda Prelude Exhaust & Emissions Problems

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0 Known 1992 Honda Prelude Miscellaneous Problems

1 Known 1992 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 1992 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 front axles are prone to failure on the 1992-1997 Honda Prelude. This will be evident as fast clicking or popping sounds will be audible while driving, most commonly when the steering wheel is ...
Smelling burning engine oil is common on the 1992-1997 Honda Prelude, and is associated with oil leaking from the valve cover. It is most common to smell the oil burning at a stop light, or just af...
The camshaft seal, located at the end of the cylinder head, has a reputation for failure on the 1992-1997 Honda Prelude. This seal wraps around the camshaft to prevent engine oil from leaking wher...
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 1992-1997 Honda Prelude has a known issue with ignition distributor shaft bearing failure, which causes: Failure to start Engine randomly misfires Check Engine Light Illumination OBD Trou...
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...
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.
Corrosion on the antenna mast can cause poor reception. Replacing the antenna and any corroded parts will improve reception.
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