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1993 Honda Prelude Problems

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Most Common 1993 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 1993 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.

2 Known 1993 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 ...

1 Known 1993 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 1993 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 1993 Honda Prelude Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known 1993 Honda Prelude Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1993 Honda Prelude Maintenance Problems

2 Known 1993 Honda Prelude Miscellaneous Problems

On certain models the fuel fill door does not open far enough to clear the body. Installing an improved fuel door spring from Honda will fix this issue.
The center console has a tendency to warp. Replacing the warped console will repair the problem.

3 Known 1993 Honda Prelude Suspension & Steering Problems

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.
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.
On certain models moisture can get into the rear wheel bearing and cause a noise. Replacing the rear bearing and hub will repair this problem.

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Known 1993 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 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.
On certain models moisture can get into the rear wheel bearing and cause a noise. Replacing the rear bearing and hub will repair this problem.
On certain models the fuel fill door does not open far enough to clear the body. Installing an improved fuel door spring from Honda will fix 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.
The center console has a tendency to warp. Replacing the warped console will repair the problem.
Corrosion on the antenna mast can cause poor reception. Replacing the antenna and any corroded parts will improve reception.
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