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Old 09-05-2008, 08:02 AM
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Default 2005 Accord will not start

I have a 2005 Accord EX-L 4 cylinder. About 69,000 miles. It won't start. I turn the key and get no sound. I get some flickering dashboard lights as a turn the key. The battery is not dead. I tried to jump start it, but that was unsuccessful. The electric stuff is acting wacky. I had to enter the car using a key for the first time, because the remote will not unlock the doors. Some interior lights and stuff work, but its not consistent.

I'm likely going to have to get the car towed. I would rather not take this to the dealer but I figure it may be best this time. Any thoughts? Any idea what could be wrong?

Gary
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Old 09-05-2008, 10:30 AM
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Problem has appearances of either bad battery or very poor battery connection. Check posts for corrosion and tight connections. Check negative side at engine connection for tight connection. Check battery voltage. If fully charged it should exceed 12.2 V.

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I sounds like the battery to me also but it also could be the key FOB (remote) also or both. Swap out the battery in the remote and start from there.
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Aftermarket alarm?
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