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2004 Honda S2000 repairs by problem area

Engine (46%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (19%)

Brakes and Traction Control (12%)

Suspension and Steering (4%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (8%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (12%)

Other (0%)

Chart based on 26 repairs.
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2004 Honda S2000 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (45%)

$500 - $999 (14%)

$100 - $499 (23%)

< $100 (18%)

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Chart based on 22 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2004 Honda S2000

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Honda S2000 in Arizona, United States
Aug 2011 - Oct 2011
Sep 2011

13000 mi

US $1000
Low compression on number 4 cylinder, head rebuilt and resurfaced. 

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2004 Honda S2000 2dr Convertible

240-horsepower 2.2L I4 6-speed manual RWD

Honda S2000 in California, United States
- Mar 2011
Jan 2011

54000 mi

US $400
Replaced leaking clutch master cylinder.  
Honda S2000 in Missouri, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

74400 mi

US $860
Radiator had a small crack. Replaced it and preventatively my replaced hoses too 
Honda S2000 in Connecticut, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

53000 mi

US $2300
Convertible top had several splits and was replaced 
Honda S2000 in Georgia, United States
Mar 2016 - Jun 2018
Jul 2016

75300 mi

US $1800
Replaced original fabric top 
Feb 2018

80000 mi

US $288
Oil leak, replace v-tech seals 
May 2018

80000 mi

US $2200
Clutch master/slave cylinder replacement Replace both front motor mounts (driver and passenger) Replace valve cover gasket, valve adjustment, spark plug replacement Replace cracked coil pack connectors 
Honda S2000 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2011 - Jun 2018
Sep 2017

94000 mi

US $100
starter motor screech when temperature below 40 degrees 
Honda S2000 in North Carolina, United States
Jan 2015 - Jun 2018
Sep 2015

164000 mi

US $300
Parking Brake was dragging, never fully releasing. 
Oct 2016

165200 mi

US $70
Front alignment, need to purchase new adjustment cams for camber alignment. 
Jun 2018

174000 mi

US $1000
Replace Exhaust Manifold (damaged by previous mechanic many years ago) 
Honda S2000 in Illinois, United States
Jul 2011 - Jun 2018
Apr 2015

119000 mi

US $600
car wouldn't start replace battery engine light came on needed valve adjustments and replace a coil pac 
May 2017

122000 mi

US $1000
Needed new catalytic converter 
Honda S2000 in Maryland, United States
Jun 2013 - Mar 2014
Apr 2013

79000 mi

US $1100
Replacement of worn through convertible top, parts purchased online 
Aug 2013

84000 mi

US $1600
Transmission replacement due to fluid loss. Drain plug backed out. 
Mar 2014

90000 mi

US $300
Catalytic converter developed a rattle; substrate was coming apart inside. Remove and replace with aftermarket 49-state legal replacement. 
Honda S2000 in Florida, United States
Nov 2013 - May 2018
Dec 2014

48000 mi

US $2000
Differential failure, pinion gear cracked teeth and made noise. It's worth noting that my car is turbocharged and makes more power than stock. However, even the stock differentials fail in exactly the same manner if launched hard. 
Jun 2015

57000 mi
The left front and both rear calipers were dragging. Causing the rotors to turn blue. All 4 calipers were corroded under the dust boot. A 4 pistons had significant corrosion external of the fluid seal, but internal to the dust boot. 
Jan 2016 Secondary springs on VTEC valve timing system have failed, leading to engine noise. Expensive to repair, so I'm living with the problem. 
Dec 2016

68000 mi
Dragging rear brakes 
Feb 2017

68000 mi

US $1500
Transmission input shaft bearing failed. Replaced the transmission with a low miles junkyard unit. Not an easy or simple job, as the engine/suspension subframe needs to be lowered about 4 inches for bell housing bolt access. 
Honda S2000 in Ohio, United States
Jun 2013 - Jun 2014
Aug 2013

228700 mi

US $600
fuel injector leak 

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