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  1. Laid wrench on battery terminals, what’s the worst I could’ve hurt the car?

    General
    Don’t bully me for my stupidity. I had a wrench laying across both battery terminals for ~2 minutes before I noticed. The car was still hooked to the battery when it happened. Since putting the car back together I can’t get it to start. No power going to the fuel pump. I’ve replaced the main...
  2. Car cranks, has spark, no fuel

    4th Gen
    Hello, I am new to the prelude world. I just picked up a 1996 Prelude with the H23A JDM blue top in it, SI 5sp, and the wrong ECU... The guy who sold it to me gave me 3 ECUs and said none of these are actually for this setup, but the P13 has been working alright. The car randomly revs up and...
  3. no start,no spark but cranks ok

    3rd Gen
    Hi everyone I have a 1988 Honda Prelude 2.0s.So this is what happened I was driving to work when my RPMs dropped to Zero but went back up and a few seconds later dropped back down i couldn't accelerate so i pulled over and the car dies, it took it a few times but i got it stared,and drove it...
  4. No Start/Crank.. Bad Starter?

    5th Gen
    Hey I have a 2001 Prelude SE Auto A few days ago I went to turn it on and it wouldn't start, I hadn't driven it in 3 days. I get dash lights, windows, radio etc. I checked battery its reading 12.76V, I cleaned all corrosion from terminals/wiring harness. I can hear fuel pump engage, I checked...
  5. No start up

    5th Gen
    Last night at steak and shake my lude died on me. :wzbigcry: I just got my entire exhaust done:smilejap:. So anyways the bright lights were working(no dim) the windows worked. I gave it a one pump of gas no help. My friends dad tried to jump start but obviously the problem was not the battery...
  6. Third Gen Restoration/ Build Thread

    3rd Gen
    Hi I'm new here. I was directed here upon joining a prelude page on Facebook. I have a 1991 Prelude Si that was given to me for free by a neighbor. It had been sitting in his front yard for 12 years. Her wheels were stuck three inches into the ground and she looked like she belonged in the...
  7. Help please with OBD0 wiring??? Noob to HPF

    3rd Gen
    I have been working on a buddies 3rd Gen prelude race car. It's a '91 lude 5 speed with the B20A engine, stock ECM. He got in a fender bender and it just quit. I am experience automotive electrical guy, not so much with old Hondas. But ECM's all share commonalities....power in=power out...
  8. HELP! Car sat 1 week, started, then suddenly stopped running. Will not start anymore

    5th Gen
    My car sat for a week while I carpooled. I decided to check fluids and start car tonight before I drove this week and car started fine. After about 15 minutes of running, the car suddenly shut off and would not start back up. A little bit about the car: -OBDI converted 99 CDM Prelude with a...
  9. PLEASE HELP - 99 Base Lude ran outta gas, now it wont start

    5th Gen
    Hopefully someone here can help me figure this out because I'm hitting a wall here. Heres a little history: I have a 99 base prelude that I bought used about 1.5 years ago from a dude on craigslist. It was my baby and I had it running smooth until about 8 months ago when I gave it to my fiance...
  10. H23aVTEC Swap: No Start

    5th Gen
    I just finished my H23aVTEC swap and it will not start. It tries to start but never turns over. I swapped over the proper items from my H22 including: -H22 Intake Manifold -H22 Distributor -H22 Vtec Solenoid -Oil Pump and Sensors on the oil pump -Wiring Harness Here is a video of it trying...
  11. Newbie here.. Please help no start .. no spark

    5th Gen
    yo guys whats up.. im a newbie here. i have a big problem with my lude!! i hope someone can help!! my lude is a 2000 base h22a4. Idn y but recently i decided to swap my coil on my lude to an msd blaster 2 coil. i went to install the coil today and whil installing i wasnt quite sure what wires...
  12. Battery Woes

    5th Gen
    Hey Everybody, So a few weeks ago I was getting ready to head home from school and the Prelude wouldn't start. It tried to turn over for about half a second then a bunch of relays would click and the dash lights would flash and then everything would go dead. So I thought I had a dead battery...
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