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84 prelude starting problem

84 Honda Prelude 1.8 liter, 5 speed, dual carb, no air conditioning. Problem started with a clicking noise coming from what a I believe was the pasenger side footwell. car stalled as if ran out of gas. checked fuel filter, checked fuel pump- no voltage going to pump when key is in start or run position. disconnected battery and replaced fuel pump as I had already purchased new one. Still no voltage, ran hot wire direct to fuel pump, am now getting fuel pumped to the carbs, good spark on the plugs, air cleaner new but still won't start. Need car for Tuesday to get to work. Where is the fuel pump relay on this car? I've heard something about resetting the computer, but how. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
steve.duncan@shaw.ca or email me a phone number and I will call.

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    Bob May 11, 2010

    Well found this problem is really old but figured I would at least clarify something. An 84 Prelude doesn't really have a computer. It consists of the carbs and 2 boxes full of solenoids and vaccum hoses. It's a bear to work on them too! Good luck!

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SOURCE: 89 honda prelude power steering belt

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SOURCE: 1992 Honda Prelude Timing Belt Diagram

There's no such thing as a timing belt diagram.

Do you mean to say the "Procedure" for changing a timing belt in a 92 Prelude?

By asking such a question I can only interpret it as a clear indication that you've never changed a timing belt before.

If this is true, then you don't want to start out or practice on your own car.

Get the car to a pro and have the job done right.

If not true (and you've changed timing belt's in the past)

Then give me the engine size and I'll post the:

"PROCEDURE" for changing the belt in a few hours.

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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SOURCE: 98 Honda Accord Wont Start

either have a shop scan it for trouble codes or buy a scanner your self at local parts store have OBDII scanner and find out for your self it could be a number of things.

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SOURCE: oil light reset procedure for 92 honda prelude

theres a lil slot on the lower left face plate of the dash.. Insert Ignition key or suitable tool (very small screwdriver) and hold for a few seconds.. this will reset the mileage counter and turn off the oil lamp.. Thankx

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

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