1998 HONDA ACCORD - started just fine went and got gas then would not start...?

Asked by Mar 14, 2018 at 10:48 AM about the 1998 Honda Accord

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

So I got in my car this morning started up no issues, picked up my co-worker then got coffee and stopped in to get gas. Filled her up, got in no dome lights or anything came on inside (I didn't notice until after i tried starting the car). Put in the key, not even a click, just nothing. Here is the really, really weird part; I needed to get the car out of the pump station area so I attempted to put it in neutral so I could push it out of there. It would not get out of "Park" yes I had the key fully turned to the on position when I attempted this. So I checked my battery, no corrosion, keep in mind this battery is very new I just put it in November 2017 it is now March 2018 - so it is 6 months old. No problems at all with my car with this new battery until this morning. So I started wiggling the connecting wires - nothing - I wiggled the O2 sensor (basically I started "wiggling" all the wires this is the last one I checked. Weirdly enough the dome light inside the car came on. But the car would still not start (still no click either at this point). So I got a jump start, my car started up. But now my radio is dead, as in will not even light up nothing at all dead. I am certain I have a short somewhere and or blown fuse. Any suggestions would be of great assistance! And no I have no clue why wiggling the O2 sensor wire that plugs into the headers shield would all the sudden light up my interior dome light. And just to give everyone here a chuckle - yeah I am a female that got stranded at the gas station... very cliche but hey everyone could use a laugh! :) Thank you for any assistance!

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