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Ihave a crv 2003 model manual. sometimes it doesnt start.

Customer Question

ihave a crv 2003 model manual. sometimes it doesnt start. but no indication that their is a problem, when i start the switch all no problem with the dashboard all is lit. bt it just dont start.
JA: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?
Customer: yes, i did. and then all of a sudden a long wait it will just start the engine
JA: Are you fixing your CR-V yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes myself, my mechanic cannot detect the problem
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: is it possibel the probelm is in the starter? or in the switch?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Mechanic01 replied 2 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you with all of your vehicle questions today. Give me one moment while I review your question and come back with a answer. Please be aware I do not know your skill level or abilities so I will be asking a lot of questions and in a lot of cases we will respond to each other quite a lot before we find a solution. As far as phone calls are concerned that is the system prompting you, not me, and they do cost more money, I prefer text but in some cases a phone call is required.

Expert:  Mechanic01 replied 2 months ago.

Easiest first test for this is to check voltages at the starter when your having the issue,

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
i already check volt is 12.8
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
batt was replaced recently
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
i just paid 1,2+ when i made a call. cause me another charge?
Expert:  Mechanic01 replied 2 months ago.

I dont understand your last question, and if you have voltage at both wires and a solid ground you need a starter

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
check my starter?
Expert:  Mechanic01 replied 2 months ago.

yes do you know how to check the starter?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
no sir
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
havent check the fuses where is the starter fuse located if there is any
Expert:  Mechanic01 replied 2 months ago.

It would located under the hood in the fuse panel, I would check them all just to be safe

Expert:  Mechanic01 replied 2 months ago.

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