1987 Honda Accord starting issues

Asked by Oct 05, 2018 at 03:59 PM about the 1997 Honda Accord

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 87 accord ran perfectly fine in the
morning when I drove to school. I got out and
now it won’t even crank over. I’m pretty sure I
left my lights on, on accident so I asked for a
jump from a buddy.. as soon as the cables
where on I had power but as soon as I turned
the key it didn’t even click.. nothing
happened, I still had power But it didn’t even
try to start.. help please I need this car for
work

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When you jump start a car, the donor battery electrifies the recipient lights, etc. immediately. It takes time to raise the battery charge to the level it takes to turn the starter motor. Leave jump on for a while, then try to start. Should be OK.

It was the battery relay. Put it on and she started right up

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