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running normal, dies after warm, will not start for appx 1hour
Hello. Though there are many reasons why this can occur, there are two common issues that will cause this on your vehicle. The most common cause being a failure in the distributor. It is common for the ignitor to fail...
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How much would it cost to have my engine pulled for me from a shop? 1997 Honda Prelude
Hi - unfortunately, this is not a service YourMechanic offers at this time. Check with a local Honda service center, or reputable garage for a quote. Thanks for thinking of us!
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Honda Prelude 1993; Car won't start and I smell gas.
Hello. From what you are explaining it sounds like you may have a failing fuel injector. Most of the time when you have a running condition like this it is due to an issue with a fuel injector being stuck...
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Do I have blown struts?
Hi there. I'm assuming that your suspension is aftermarket. If so, the symptom you're describing is typically an indicator of a blown strut. If it's on multiple sides, it's possible that something in the suspension is loose and should be...
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I just had the clutch replaced on the car as well as some other work while driving back from the mechanic coolant was leaking
Your best bet is to promptly return to the shop while the repair is fresh in their minds and they will resolve it. If, though, you desire a second opinion, simply request a cooling system leak diagnostic through YourMechanic. To...
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My car pulls/jerks to right when I slow down.
If this is happening without pressing the brake pedal, this may be a sign of worn out wheel bearings. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface of the rollers or the bearing...
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Tranny fluid leaked out while driving.
Hi there. A transmission is a hydraulic system, which requires constant flow of fluid to operate the internal components inside. If you have transmission fluid that is leaking, you might want to first find out where the leak is coming...
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my friend ran over a curb with a lowered car and now the car wont move. its manual and when you put it in any gear it wont move. a
Hello. It sounds like when the vehicle hit you also had a cv axle failure. Any suspension damage can change the angle at which the axle sits causing it to either fail or pop out of the transmission. I would...
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Bubbling behind dashboard when starting car
Hi There, It sounds like you may have air bubbles in your cooling system. Typically, this is easily fixed by having the cooling system flushed. The heater core is also located behind the dashboard in your vehicle which is likely...
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Engine revs up and down when in park and sometimes in drive/reverse; have replaced IAC valve, and the map sensor 1998 Honda Prelude
Hi there - the P0505 code you are getting indicates a problem with the idle air control circuitry. Since you have replaced the IAC valve, this could still be a problem with the connectors or wiring to the IAC. There...
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Condensor fan is operating for the cooling fan
If you can turn on the fan by jumping the relay, then it should be wired up correctly. It might be that the temp sensor that was replaced was not the one for the fan. Early cars had several temp...
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My engine and exhaust are pulsing when my car is at idle.
Without knowing the exact setup done with the new carburetors I would suspect there is a carburetor setup issue and may need adjustments to the idle jets sizes since it may be running too lean or too rich at idle....
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Car won't start
If the starter motor is turning the engine over rapidly, at sufficient RPM, but the engine does not catch and run, that means that there is an ignition, fuel, air induction, or mechanical fault in the engine that will have...
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Let me reiterate. The starter, alternator, battery, all that goodness is fine. The motor suddenly bogged really hard while idling
Usually turning over and cranking are the same thing unless you physically turned it over with a breaker bar. If not, it is possible that the engine could be seized up.
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Considering buying a 1999 Prelude with mechanical issues and then having them repaired. Should I?
Hi There, There are a number of things that may cause a motor to knock, some of which may be major and some of which may be minor. Unfortunately, without inspecting the vehicle, it may be tough to determine whether...
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Rpm
Good afternoon. Thanks for submitting your question today. Usually, when a car starts initially, the RPM will hover around 1,300 - 1,500 - as the idle control valve opens up slightly to allow the engine to warm up quicker. When...
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Speedo jumping and car stutters and cuts out upon acceleration
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor. This sensor relays vital information...
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Cat back with h22a4 resulted in some power loss .
Hello, thanks for writing in. When you upgrade the exhaust size to that extent, you create further issues with the power supply. Now you should turn your attention to increasing the amount of airflow into the engine. This may mean...
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97 prelude h22a4. Injectors won't pulse
This may happen for a number of reasons such as a bad fuel injector relay, a faulty camshaft position sensor or potentially, a faulty connection to the fuel injector harness. The camshaft position sensor measures the rotational position of the...
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metallic smell from under dash after fuse blew out for interior lights
Smoke is worrisome as electrical faults do cause fires. Seems like you had smoke only so you are lucky. Obviously, don't put back a higher capacity (that is, "incorrect") fuse as such will allow too much current to flow on...

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