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My battery died on my 2004 accord. When I place jumper

Customer Question

My battery died on my 2004 accord. When I place jumper cables on the battery the car alarm goes off and won't stop. What can I do?
JA: How old is the battery? Have you checked the battery gauge on the dash?
Customer: Battery is about 6 months old
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes. The battery is getting juice from the jump, but horn won't stop.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Horn goes off as soon as I place the jumper cables on the battery
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Honda-Man replied 4 months ago.

Thank you for taking time to ask your Honda question on JustAnswer. My name is ***** ***** online handle is Honda-Man I will be assisting you. I have over 21 years experience repairing strictly Honda vehicles.

To reset the alarm put the key in the drivers door lock cylinder. Then connect the battery, having 2 people will reduce the time the alarm is going off. As soon as the alarm sounds turn the key to lock then unlock. It might take a few tries but will eventually reset the alarm system. It will be OK after this procedure is done.

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