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2002 Honda S2000 Problems

Find the most common issues based on 2002 Honda S2000 owner complaints.

Most Common 2002 Honda S2000 Problems

There are known convertible top issues.
A problem can occur with a vibrating expansion valve in the AC system and cause a whistling noise from the passengers vent. Replacing the expansion valve with an updated valve from Honda will repai...
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 a...
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0 Known 2002 Honda S2000 Brakes Problems

2 Known 2002 Honda S2000 Drive Train Problems

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 a...
A buzzing from the transmission when decelerating from 3,000 to 4,000 RPM can be caused by normal gear backlash noise in the transmission. Honda has an updated clutch disc to help reduce the noise.

0 Known 2002 Honda S2000 Electrical & Lights Problems

3 Known 2002 Honda S2000 Engine Problems

The camshaft seal, located at the end of the cylinder head, has a reputation for failure on the 2000-2009 Honda S2000. This seal wraps around the camshaft to prevent engine oil from leaking where ...
Smelling burning engine oil is common on the 2000-2009 Honda S2000, 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 afte...
The 2000-2009 Honda S2000 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 inspected...

3 Known 2002 Honda S2000 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

A faulty relay can cause the air pump to overheat and set a check engine light. Replacing the relay will fix this issue.
The MAP sensor contacts can shift at high RPM causing a hesitation. Replacing the MAP sensor will repair the problem.
A binding gas cap due to a faulty filler neck can cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to illuminate. Replacing the filler neck will address this concern.

1 Known 2002 Honda S2000 Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

A problem can occur with a vibrating expansion valve in the AC system and cause a whistling noise from the passengers vent. Replacing the expansion valve with an updated valve from Honda will repai...

0 Known 2002 Honda S2000 Maintenance Problems

2 Known 2002 Honda S2000 Miscellaneous Problems

There are known convertible top issues.
On some models the center console can lift in the rear. Trimming the padding underneath the console will repair this problem.

1 Known 2002 Honda S2000 Suspension & Steering 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 anticip...

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Known 2002 Honda S2000 Problems & Complaints

The 2000-2009 Honda S2000 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 inspected...
A binding gas cap due to a faulty filler neck can cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to illuminate. Replacing the filler neck will address this concern.
Smelling burning engine oil is common on the 2000-2009 Honda S2000, 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 afte...
The camshaft seal, located at the end of the cylinder head, has a reputation for failure on the 2000-2009 Honda S2000. This seal wraps around the camshaft to prevent engine oil from leaking where ...
A buzzing from the transmission when decelerating from 3,000 to 4,000 RPM can be caused by normal gear backlash noise in the transmission. Honda has an updated clutch disc to help reduce the noise.
There are known convertible top issues.
A problem can occur with a vibrating expansion valve in the AC system and cause a whistling noise from the passengers vent. Replacing the expansion valve with an updated valve from Honda will repai...
On some models the center console can lift in the rear. Trimming the padding underneath the console will 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 anticip...
The MAP sensor contacts can shift at high RPM causing a hesitation. Replacing the MAP sensor will repair the problem.
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 a...
A faulty relay can cause the air pump to overheat and set a check engine light. Replacing the relay will fix this issue.
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