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I have a 1999 honda accord and I turn the key and it will…

I have a 1999...

I have a 1999 honda accord and I turn the key and it will not turn over

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you turn the steering wheel at all? And what about the key? Is it worn or damaged?

I can turn the steering wheel . the key is old but I tried the new one and it's the same

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Accord yourself? What have you tried so far?

I am going to trya and fix it . I tried the ignition switch for continuity and I think i have it

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I had the ignition switch replaced 2yrs ago

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You could just have a weak battery or failed starter. Have you tried a jump start yet, or checking for power at the starter?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
i have 12 volts on the batery. I have not checked the starter. but I use to hear the full pump and I don't hear any clicking when I turn the key
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
i have 12 volts on the batery. I have not checked the starter. but I use to hear the full pump and I don't hear any clicking when I turn the key
i did try to jump start it

Is there a security key or lock icon flashing on the cluster when you try and start it?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
It's on
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Then it goes off

Then the security system should be fine. Have you checked all the fuses under the hood and inside the car?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I have what. Does this sound like it started the other day. It would not even want to turn over
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Is it a ignition wire issue
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I don't know if this has anything to do with the problem but I was starting the car without sitting in the driver's seat. . Are you supposed to have your foot on the brake when you start the car

It is likely not an ignition wire. Could be a relay or a corroded wire or mouse chewed wire near the fuse box under the hood. You do not have to have your foot on the brake for it to start. Only need to have foot on brake for a push button start system.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I 've checked the fuses could it be a bad ground wire from the battery

Bad grounds do all kind of stuff so you can check for that. Your best bet is to check for power at the starter. Is it a standard or automatic transmission?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Automatic

Ok. I was going to recommend trying a pop start if it was standard. At this point you need to check with a test light if there is power at the starter when the key is in the START position. If there is not then you can trace back to the relay, wiring, etc...

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Ok I will try that in the morning thank 5

Sounds good. your welcome.

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