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Steve, Honda Mechanic
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Accord: Im Marsha i was told im having trouble with my key

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Im Marsha i was told im having trouble with my key i got a 2000honda accord and i miss place the other key wicth i believe its. The master key sometimes it would crank and some days it wont.d key on d dash shows up and it would start but sometimes it wouldn't start if that key dont show up on the dash
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Steve replied 2 years ago.
Hi, Let me see if I can help you with this.
When the key light does not come on does the check engine light still come on for 2 seconds and go off?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yes but only when d key shows up on d dash when it will start but if it dont show up it wouldn't start
Expert:  Steve replied 2 years ago.
Does this happen more when the car is hot inside?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Im not sure bout that sometimes when im out at stores and when i try to get back n and start i have that problem.maybe it does that when its hot
Expert:  Steve replied 2 years ago.
Sounds like you have a failing main relay which is located under the dash on the drivers side.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Ok i believe some one said something. Bout a relay when i took it for my oil change at the dealer
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Is it a relay switch or what type of relay what kind do i need
Expert:  Steve replied 2 years ago.
It is a relay that is also known as a fuel pump relay. It powers the fuel pump and the cars computer.
I can post a picture of where it is at. It is a bit hard to get to.