2003 honda accord wont start

Asked by Feb 13, 2017 at 05:40 PM about the 2003 Honda Accord LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car had went thru water and killed over now it wont
start changed the plugs and tried hooking up my
obd 2 scanner to connect at all checked all fuses
all are good it will turn over but very slow got no
fuel pressure either and when turning over it
sounds like 1 cylinder doesnt have compression
either

9 Answers

74,615

Just have to get it dried out. You could help it if you had compressed air to blow out electrical components & plugins.

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What about that cylinder that sounds like theres no compression?

74,615

I remember you, how are you doing on that truck? So on the cylinder just check the compression. Or that coil may have gotten wet, blow out the electrical connection and the coil.

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74,615

Your starter motor probably got wet also, should dry that out too.

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The truck is having a fuel pressure regulator problem but got it to fire and start but dies unless giving it gas on that blazer and ok ill try that on this honda if we get the job

Oh and rowe i forgot to mention the car been sitting for 2 and a half months now

74,615

Good morning sinless... I guess I should ask, how much water did this go threw? Was it over the top of the engine? And what did your scan show? You could have more problems getting this to go depending on how wet this thing got. As it is sounds like you need to go threw everything and get it dried out. Another thing is the 2.4L has a timing chain, so not much worries there but the 3.0L has a timing belt. Luckily the 3.0L and 3.2L are non-interference engines. So you would want to do a compression test to see if maybe the timing belt had jumped if it were any of these two engines. Compression would show low.

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Mone sounds like the starter is not engaging, any ideas?

74,615

Jkerd, sounds like a bad starter drive, starter would need to be replaced.

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