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My 2005 honda accord lx won't start. Battery is OK, but no…

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My 2005 honda accord...

My 2005 honda accord lx won't start. Battery is OK, but no crank. I do hear a click.

Mechanic's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

Not much. car was working fine yesterday. Today it won't start. A couple of days ago, I did smell an "electrical smell"

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Welcome to Just-Answer. My name is ***** ***** online handle is Honda-Man. I have over 31 years experience repairing Honda and Acura vehicles. I would be happy to assist you with your Honda or Acura question!

The single click you hear is classic for a bad starter solenoid. If it clicks once each time you turn the key to start it has a bad solenoid. The electrical contacts are worn out. It's best to replace the starter and solenoid together and is usually close to the same price. I see quite a few starter problems with your generation of Accord. If you want a price please provide me with your VIN.

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