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.

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

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

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: A strange rumble when vehicle is in idle

The shaking or rumbling suggests that you may have a bit of a rough idle problem. Depending on the severity of the rough idle, this may cause the car to shake or rumble substantially. A rough idle may be caused...

Q: Won't turn over

If the engine is not running, the brake pedal will be hard to press because there is no engine vacuum to make the brake pedal easy to push. The engine needs spark, air, and fuel to run. Air is almost...

Q: Mercury Mariner battery light

One hundred forty miles is too far if your alternator has failed, even if you depart with a fully charged battery. In your circumstance, what you want to determine is charging output at the battery posts. Charging output should be...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...