Engine Mechanical problem
1997 Honda Prelude 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 151500 miles
My mechanic (don't trust him one bit) said my crank shaft got busted. Here's what happened.
Driving home one night, out of nowhere, I hear a slight scratching noise coming from the driver's side wheel well. In the morning, I start the car and the scratching is very loud and I can feel the vibration. I popped the hood and saw the drive belt looked a bit worn and identified that's there the noise was coming from. I tried to get a couple miles to the repair shop. The noise was horribly loud at speeds of 5-25mph but eased at 30mph. Then, around 40mph something popped. I pulled over, popped the hood again, and saw the belt was loose (next to driver's side wheel well). It had become detached.
Mechanic wants 3K to fix, but offered to buy it from me for like $500! I think he is crooked.
have the same problem?
Wednesday, March 26th, 2008 AT 8:58 PM