Honda Pilot won’t start again. Completely dead. Possibly anti theft?

Asked by Nov 10, 2017 at 05:46 PM about the 2006 Honda Pilot

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

A couple weeks ago I went to my car and tried to
turn it on and nothing happened. No lights or
anything. Didn’t even click. The lock buttons would
not work either. Weird cause my lights had been off
and I’d never had anything go wrong with the
battery before, always starts right away. So we
jumped it and it turned on quickly and easily but the
alarm started going off and wouldn’t stop until we
turned the car off again. We finally figured out that
we had to turn the key in the outside lock and
manually unlock it after the car had been started for
it to work. Also, the radio had been locked and said
something about anti theft so I had to find my pin
and type it in to unlock the radio. Siince then I have
used it about five times no problem. I just tried to
start it and it’s doing the exact same thing that it
did. One thing that was in common between both
instances is that I had not used the car for about a
week so it was off for about a week straight. Is this
a battery problem or an anti theft glitch? And is
there a way to fix the anti theft without jumping it?

1 Answer

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I think your battery may be weak. Have both the battery and alternator tested. Another possibility is a parasitic drain on the battery.

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