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Hi, I am new here but a long time Prelude owner. Just got my 4th one yesterday and everything was doing fine until I filled it with gas. Came home, sat for a couple of hours, went out to go for a drive and it started running really rough and my CEL came on. Could it be simply bad gas or did I get taken by the seller?

Any help would be appreciated.

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Re: 1999 Prelude

read the resource guide above.. final idle problem thread in particular
also download the manual and many potential questions are listed in there.

when you are done read the f.a.q. at the top of the home page.
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that lude is CLEAN. mileage? whatd you pay for it?
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Re: 1999 Prelude

Did you fill it up with premium? if you used regular it might trip off the knock sensor then throw a CEL.

I'd say seafoam it, fuel injector cleaner in the tank, and defintly an oil change if you put seafoam in the oil.
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Re: 1999 Prelude

Maybe a tune-up? Check out the CEL code it could be something small...or not
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Re: 1999 Prelude

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Re: 1999 Prelude

Welcome! get the car scanned for the CEL
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