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transmission swap

Discussion in 'Prelude' started by venom25ny, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. venom25ny

    venom25ny New Member

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    i have a 97 honda prelude automatic, i swapped out the auto tranny with a manual 98 accord F22 transmission, my check engine light is on and doesnt want to go off even when i remove the tcu. need some help ASAP. code comes up tranny bus/communication error.
     
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    AHHVTEC Well-Known Member VIP

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    are you still running a auto trans ecu
     
  3. venom25ny

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    even when i disconnect the auto ecu the light is still on
     
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    BrutalB83 Brutal Moderator Moderator VIP

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    What do you mean by "disconnect the auto ecu"? You need a manual transmission ecu that's not going to be looking for electronic signals from the transmission. Put a manual ECU in and the CEL should go away...
     
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    i have a 97 prelude t-tronic tranny i need some help id like to swap it to manual can anyone reply back with a list of parts that i need for the swap thnks
     
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    i have a 98 honda prelude. i just swapped out my auto tranny and put in a gearbox. i am trying to get my car to work with a obd1 ecu. i already have it connected and everything but everytime i connect the battery the car D light comes on like it still has in the auto tranny. so what can i do to put it in park.
     
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    is a usdm shift cable for a honda prelude different from a jdm prelude shift cable???
     
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    would a manual transmission fit and work directly on and automatic transmission harness, my car was originally auto.
     
  9. venom25ny

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    would a manual transmission ECU/ECM fit and work directly on an automatic transmission harness, remember my 97 prelude was oringinally auto.
     
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