Transmission Services for 1989 Honda Prelude

What Does Your Honda Prelude Transmission Do?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Prelude’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1989 Honda Prelude transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. Let Honda Prelude transmission problems linger and you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that your Prelude isn’t working at all.

Honda Transmission Recommendations for 1989 Preludes

Your Prelude’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Honda. First off, the transmission fluid in your Prelude should be exchanged regularly with Honda-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1989 Prelude services and perform them according to Honda-recommended specifications. If you think there’s something wrong with your Prelude’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Honda Prelude Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Honda Prelude transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Prelude's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1989 Honda Prelude’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your Honda's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Honda? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small it is. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Prelude’s towing capacity. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my Prelude's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Honda Prelude’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Honda's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Brake for Honda Prelude Transmission Service

Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.