hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
55,000 miles

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2005 Honda S2000 engine problems

engine problem

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2005 Honda S2000 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 302013

S2000 4-cyl

  • 55,000 miles


Driving down the road at 45mph - engage the cruise control - the car immediately pickup up speed and continued acceleration at increasing rates. Depressing the brake pedal (which normally disengages the cruise control) did not disengage cruise. Depressing the clutch - which normally disengages the cruise control did not disengage the cruise, and the engine raced away. Only when the ignition switch was switched off did the engage reduce the speed. The car was left in a business intersection the first time this happened as the car would not start again. I recreated the incident again shortly thereafter, and again had to turn the ignition switch off to shut down the racing engine. The car started immediately after I got the vehicle back under control and stopped this time. At the local Honda dealer this morning - vic bailey in spartanburg, SC - they diagnosed the problem to be the switch and a cable reel (?) being the source of the malfunction. They are repairing the car at a cost of $580. I have asked them to save all the parts and return with the car. This incident is to no way reflect on vic bailey Honda as the car was not purchased there, nor serviced there on a routine basis.

- Spartanburg, SC, USA

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