1995 Honda Prelude

Electrical problem
1995 Honda Prelude 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual 157000 miles

I have a 95 prelude SI and for some reason, after jumping it one day a thick gray smoke came from the dash for a few seconds and ever since, the gas and temperature gages(which are fully digital) stopped turning on. I checked the fuses and they are all fine. What could be the problem since everything else on the dash works?
August 14, 2010.

Hi livestrongroadie,

During jump starting when there is a power surge, electronic components or printed circuits can get damaged. Seems the circuit for the 2 gauges mentioned have been affected and most likely the printed circuit has been shorted open.

As the components of the dash are working, that would rule out a power supply fault. You would need to remove the meter cluster to check the printed circuits.

Aug 16, 2010.