How do you changecheck transmission fluid on 91 Honda prelude auto trans?
Put the car on a lift and find the transmission fluid drain plug (which is usually close to the passenger side front wheel). Unscrew the plug and let the fluid drain, then replace the plug and let the car down. Pop the hood and look just behind the radiator for a small dipstick, that's the tranny dipstick. Pull it out and use a funnel to re-fill it with fluid.
Use only genuine Honda ATF-Z1 transmission fluid. Do not use any other fluid no matter what anyone tells you is a substitute. There is no substitute for this fluid and the use of any other fluid will cause your Honda transmission to not shift properly. If you have a manual transmission, contact a Honda dealer for the correct lube or read your owners manual.
Dipstick! Honda does things different from every other brand of car...as anyone who's ever noticed that Honda puts its four-cylinder engines on the other side of the car from every other brand. And so it is with checking the transmission fluid, and in this case Honda got it right. On a Honda, transmission fluid is checked with the engine off--as opposed to every other car, where you check it when the engine's running.
Easy There is no transmissin dipstick on the Honda Prelude Model. The Hondas I have owned do not have Dipsticks. All Three of them that I have owned have had 2 Bolts in the transmission. One bolt the top one is the filler bolt the other..Lower one the drain bolt. To check the tranny fluid level you remove the filler bolt and there should be fluid if you stick your finger in the hole and…