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Old 02-09-2009, 10:42 PM
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I need some help

My 94 prelude si has a couple of minor problems.
1) My tachometer does some crazy things; it moves up and down at random.
2) My abs light is on but the abs works?
3) The emergence brake light is always on.

Please let me know what i can do to fix these problems.
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Old 02-10-2009, 01:29 AM
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Re: I need some help

1) sounds like an electrical problem
2) ABS light on - wheel speed sensor? '94 Si
3) sounds like the lil sensor on the bottom of the e-brake is busted. check that out.
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But you need that scoop on the hood. Is it true that they're big enough to fit your lunch box and all your camera gear in it?
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x2 ^^^^^^^

you may wanna look into a new cluster... or a 5th gen!
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spaceship interior >> general/vague honda interior. ktnx
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3) brake light stays on sometimes when ur brake fluid is low
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Re: I need some help

3. or if you remove the center console you can reach the handbrake sensor to make sure it didn't stick. my 93 has 10 screws to remove, don't know your 94 with the cupholder console?:stooges:
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Re: I need some help

2.) Get under your dash right behind the stereo unit and fine the exposed wire with the blue clip on the end of it. Jump it with a piece of wire and turn your Ignition to "ON." It will flash a certain number of times, then all you need to do is find a list of the ABS codes, and voila, you now know what's wrong with it.
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Re: I need some help

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My 94 prelude si has a couple of minor problems.
1) My tachometer does some crazy things; it moves up and down at random.
2) My abs light is on but the abs works?
3) The emergence brake light is always on.

Please let me know what i can do to fix these problems.
Ok, the ABS light will come on for a couple reasons. You may have a solenoid issue, a wheel speed sensor issue, or you may simply have a short in your wiring. The car is still safe to drive, but I'd recommend you check into those possibilities.

Now there are only four reasons the emergency light would stay on, so it should be fairly easy to find the problem.
1.your brake fluid level is too low
2.you're emergency brake is on (it could be that the button needs to be adjusted so it breaks contact when you release the e-brake)
3. there is a rupture in one of you're brake lines, causing you to lose half of you're brake system (i.e. front left and rear right brakes, or front right and rear left)
OR
4. there is a short in one of those compenents.


Hope that helps. As for you're tach, it could be a number of things... you're idle could be fluctuating, or it could be a problem within the tach itslef.
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