Q: electrical issues 2003 Honda accord ex coupe

asked by on

Honda accord 2003 ex coupe radio was changing stations on its own then a.c. started cutting on and off and light and brake light came on dash so pulled in gas station to check under hood fuse box smelled slightly burned the relay for a.c. and also relay for fans smelled burned also power cord coming into fuse box from alt looked burned in the connector cleaned it with contact cleaner replaced relays and went to start dead battery got a jump and everything seems to be alright but still smelling slightly burned smell in fuse box no bad wires been all through no fuses blew do I need to replace that fuse box where should I start I don't want to break down againbcan one relay burning up cause things in the same harness to burn up also and why did no fuses blow to prevent this hoping to fix myself

If you had any electrical work done recently it is possible that something could have been done incorrectly that has caused this issue. I would try to recall any time your vehicle was serviced in the last 6 months or so and determine if any electrical work was performed. If any electrical work was performed it is likely that the issue is related to that work.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. electrical issues 2003 Honda accord ex coupe

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

Related articles

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...
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...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.