About Honda S2000
Honda S2000, as a roadster was produced by the renowned Japanese automobile manufacturer Honda Motor Co., Ltd. from 1999 to 2009. Before the first Honda S2000 released in 1999 to celebrate Honda's 50th anniversary, it had been introduced at the 1995 Tokyo Motor Show as a concept vehicle. Named after its engine displacement, Honda S2000 had been awarded and praised such as Car and Driver's 10 Best List, U.S. News & World Report "Best Affordable Sports Car", and Edmund Consumers' Most Wanted Vehicle and so on. Its lifespan had been through two generations.
When the first generation Honda S2000 (AP1; 1999-2003) was introduced in 1999 as a 2000 model, it was a front mid-engine, rear-wheel drive 2-door convertible. There were Berlina Black, New Formula Red, Gran Prix White, Sebring Silver and Silverstone Metallic available for Honda S2000 in United States market. It featured a 2.0 L DOHC-VTEC F20C inline 4-cylinder engine that could produce 237-247 hp and 153-161 pound feet of torque and a 6-speed manual transmission. Then the 2004 Honda S2000 marked the beginning of the second generation (AP2; 2004-2009). It introduced a new Club Racer trim level in the United States at the 2007 New York International Auto Show. A larger 2.0 L engine with output of 237 hp and 160 pound feet of torque was available.
Honda S2000 Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
As a roadster, drivers love Honda S2000 in its sportiness and free feeling. And any tiny problem in it could ruin its advantages and that is why you have every need to learn about what common problems would appear on it and how to solve them:
First, engine performance suffers. Actually, this is an inevitable problem for nearly every vehicle, for your Honda S2000, you need to manage to delay the day to come. Many Honda S2000 drivers told us this problem would arise when the vehicle reached at about 100,000 miles and have signs as complete loss of power while acceleration, metallic sounds, poor fuel economy, burning oil odor, low engine oil, engine misfiring and rough running. Sometimes, they would get stuck in no starting and could see grey oil smoke. The Check Engine Light would remind you to inspect the S2000 oil filter, S2000 rod bearing, piston ring set, valve cover gasket and ignition coil, what you should do is to react immediately as soon as light comes on.
Second, transmission and braking failures. To be honest, transmission problem is a common problem on nearly every Honda model. So you do not need to be shocked by the transmission failure in Honda S2000. According to some real owners, this failure would manifest as sharping whirring, rattling or grinding noises while depressing the clutch, transmission slippage, low or dirty fluid, difficulty in shifting gears and pedals sinking to the floor and stay there when depressed. S2000 release bearing, S2000 clutch disc, clutch slave cylinder and clutch master cylinder could be the culprits. And S2000 brake pad set is often the reason of a poorly responded brake.
What dissatisfies you is that it is hard to take every auto part in your Honda S2000 into good care considering the giant amount. Good news is that we will tell you which part needs more maintenance. Emblem, headlight, cabin air filter, wiper blade in your Honda S2000 should be on your routine maintenance list as they are being exposed to not quite cozy working environment and repeated usage.
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