Question about 1998 Honda Prelude

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Rattle in front right 98 prelude

Annoyuing rattle/ jingle noise over light bumps onlys put electronic ears on the suspension but could not isolate the noise?

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No they havent been replaced but it rides good and no height control suspension, didnt know preludes had that. never heard of that on a prelude

Posted on Oct 10, 2008

Yea center caps are not loose but it does sound just like if one was loose and balljoints and steering all tight it has to be in control arms or struts just dont want to replace struts to find out its not that, cv joints are good too

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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Does your vehicle have hub caps if so check to see whether all the clips are ok.
push up and down on each corner and to see if you can hear the noise, it could be a number of problems, ie shocks, bushes, wheel bearings or the bump stops in the shocks.
also jack the car up and check the steering components by wiggiling the wheel left to right looking for excess play and check the CV shafts and boots, usually if the boots are damaged the CVs will either need re greesing or replacing.

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

  • jazza78 Oct 09, 2008

    Does your prelude have the hight control suspension?

    Do you know if the struts have been replaced in the past or are they the originals as struts should be replaced every 80,000 Kms.

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