Question about 1996 Honda Prelude

2 Answers

1996 honda prelude oil leak

I just changed head gasket of a 96 2.3 engine. Had head surfaced. Engine runs good but has oil leak on right side of engine- looks like under thermostat housing. It is running down crossmember on to exhaust leaving puddles on ground, any idea? Head is dry, valve cover is not leaking. Checked oil filter, checked oil sending unit all dry. Not leaking coolant.installed new raditor,thermostat all new gaskets.

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • dmhigg Nov 18, 2008

    I have check steering and a/c. Leak is on back side of engine firewall side under throttle body I lost one and half quarts of oil in one hour of running. Have car on jack stands and hard to see were oil coming from.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    THE TAPPET COVER WAS CLEANED PROPERLY AS WELL AS THE CILINDER HEAD AND A NEW ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT TAPPET COVER GASKET FITTED BUT IT STILL LEAKS FAIRLY BADLY FOM THE TOP TO THE BOTTOM DOWN THE ENGINE SIDE

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    HEAD GASKET HAS BEEN REPLACED

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Try ur cam seals thats wat happened to my prelude man

Posted on Jul 26, 2013

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 962 Answers

Did you check the steering pump, AC compression pump, etc or other engine components ? it could be something other than the engine.

Posted on Nov 18, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

My 91 honda prelude is leeking oil and its smokes when hot but cant figure out where its leeking from


easiest way is to get the dye and poor it into your engine. Then with the dye light you will be able to track the source. On those years the most likely spot was the intake manifold gasket and valve cover gasket. You also could have a blown head gasket that only blew on a oil intake side, doesnt mean that you would over heat

Mar 03, 2015 | Honda Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

How do i change the manual transmission fluid in 1996 honda prelude


You remove the drain plug from the transmission pan. The oil pan is at the front of the vehicle bottom of engine. The transmission pan is more in the middle of the vehicle. The plug will either be on the bottom of the pan or on the side. For a quick change you drain and refill, but you usually want to change the transmission filter which is inside the pan. To do that you drain and remove the pan, take of the old pan seal and clean the area it was at on the pan. Remove the filter and replace, then put the new gasket on the pan and install the pan and fill

Jul 23, 2010 | 1996 Honda Prelude

2 Answers

Oil in my heads what should i do


Hi
The engine block gasket needs to be changed immediately.
Regards
Berry

Feb 15, 2010 | 1992 Honda Accord

1 Answer

How do you repair a oil leak in a 96 honda accord?


Clean the oil from the engine anywhere you can see it, and determine where the oil is leaking from. If a gasket, purchase the gasket from a reputable parts store, or your local Honda dealer. If a seal, purchase a new seal from the same.

Replace offending part, oil leak will cease.

Dec 26, 2009 | 1996 Honda Accord

1 Answer

I have a 2001 honda prelude its leaking a lot of oil from under intake mani fold i just dont know from where any ideas?


it is most likely leaking from the seal at the front of engine gasket between the manifold and motor. the manifold will have to be removed an new gaskets installed.

Nov 29, 2009 | 1996 Plymouth Breeze

1 Answer

Sluggish acceleration from low rpm feels


goto walmart and get wynn's signature engine tuneup(8$) and put in your engine and run for 100 kms then have a oil change see the difference.

Nov 16, 2009 | 1995 Honda Prelude

2 Answers

Just stopped at my moms got out and there was oil all over the driver side of the engine wat would be the problem


Maybe you blew a gasket? Try to find the leak could be a head gasket and replace it.

Sep 19, 2009 | 1992 Honda Prelude

3 Answers

White smoke from exaust not all the time only every few days... i have a 97 honda prelude .....what should be my first course of actions


does it run out of power? when it does this if yes could be bad head gasket get it presure checked

Sep 01, 2009 | 1997 Honda Prelude

2 Answers

White smoke coming out tailpipe


If your intake gaskets are leaking, when you dump soapy water on the gasket, it should bubble like crazy ( when it's running). If you can, run it with the rad cap off and watch for bubbles. If it keeps bubbling, you probably have a head gasket problem.

May 14, 2009 | 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier

1 Answer

Coolant leaking from rear of engine where the passenger side head and intake meet the block.The engine seems to run fine. is there anything under the intake that could be damaged or do you think its a head...


That would be a head gasket leak. The motor will run fine there min. change white smoke from exhaust but min. On newer cars the check engine light will engage

The problem is that your oil and anti freeze are mixing not a good thing. Good luck .

Feb 13, 2009 | 1996 Ford Explorer

Not finding what you are looking for?
1996 Honda Prelude Logo

392 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Honda Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

66302 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21990 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6812 Answers

Are you a Honda Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...