Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: 2003 Honda Accord completely dead

asked by on

The car is completely dead. The power doors were working, but after trying to start for a little while, they stopped working as well.

A: Hi there. This can be a couple of somewhat ...

Hi there. This can be a couple of somewhat easy issues to fix. Your vehicle sounds as if it is experiencing a common side effect of a dead battery. Secondly, your vehicle alternator possibly is not outputting enough power to recharge the battery. Have a mechanic test your alternator and battery for any discrepancies in power output.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car doesnt move

If the car will drive in reverse or it will move if you manually select the 2nd or 1st gear ranges, then you have a broken forward apply band. If there is no movement in ANY range, that could be...

Q: A red light on the dashboard 2006 Honda Accord

Hello - this is not a problem. This is simply the security system indicating that it is "active", after locking your car, and is operating normally.

Q: Alternator/Battery issues

Inasmuch as you installed a new battery, this is probably a charging system related issue, but the charging system includes not just the alternator but all interconnecting wiring. So, you do have to consider the possibility of high resistance connections,...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...