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2003 Accord EX not starting

Old 02-01-2017, 12:04 PM
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Question 2003 Accord EX not starting

I know this could range from 100 different things. I wanted to see if any of you have experienced this before. In November, I had to get my ignition switch rebuilt. About a month or two ago, my car would sometimes not start on the first try of turning the key. It would sometimes start if I repeatedly turned the key for it to fire. Then it would sometimes almost start and turn off. I would have to press the gas when it would do that and it would start completely. Now, it is not starting at all. Any ideas before I go spend money that might could have been prevented??
Old 02-02-2017, 07:54 AM
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First step is to determine what's missing; fuel or spark. Suggest attempting to start w/ a 5-10 sec injection of throttle body cleaner or starter fluid into the air intake duct.

Attempt to start.

If no-start continues; spark is missing.

If it starts briefly then fuel is missing.

Post your findings for help.

good luck
Old 02-02-2017, 10:47 AM
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It was the starter. I replaced and it works perfectly! Thanks! I was worried it was something with the ignition since I did have to replace that a couple of months ago. Glad it's fixed! Thanks again!
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