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#17 of 26 2000 Accord Coupe Not Starting
Aug 18, 2009 (12:52 pm)
I have a 2000 Accord Coupe V6 with about 85k miles. In the past 2 weeks, it has been giving me intermittent trouble starting. For instance, 2 weeks ago, it started fine in the morning and I drove to the office (6 miles). In the afternoon, I got in the car and it turned over but then stalled out. I was unable to get it started again. Its not the battery (2 years old), since it was definitely cranking, and all acc's worked fine. When the AAA guy showed up, he fiddled with the battery cables a bit, said there was some corrosion, and it started up okay after that.
Everything was fine for about a week, then last Saturday the same problem, this time in a restaurant parking lot. Crank, catch, stall. I opened the hood, wiggled the cables a bit, and it started up.
Everything was again fine for about a week, until yesterday afternoon. I drove to work in the a.m., left after an hour to go to the dentist, and then came back to work an hour later. After work, the car didn't even turn over this time, just cranked. I fiddled with the cables again, disconnected them from the battery, wiped the terminals clean, re-attached the cables, and nothing. Just crank. Had to have the car towed to my mechanic. Spoke with him today, and he's been able to start it with no problem several times through the day.
Not sure where to look. Any ideas/suggestions?
p.s. I couldn't find a forum specific to Maintenance and Repair covering my model year!
#18 of 26 Re: 2000 Accord Coupe Not Starting [raprider]
Dec 24, 2009 (8:08 am)
I noticed several months have gone by and was wondering if you have resolved this issue. My wife's car is having the same issue of leaving her stranded, but by the time I arrive it starts with no codes to read.
#19 of 26 needs a relay
Dec 24, 2009 (12:27 pm)
I had a '91 with a similar problem. A independent Honda mechanic diagnosed over the phone as a relay (sorry don't recall which one). I took it in to him and $100 later, the problem was fixed for good.
#20 of 26 it is the main relay
Dec 24, 2009 (10:27 pm)
found a link that may help main relay
#21 of 26 1995 honda accord getting to much fuel
Dec 29, 2009 (2:47 pm)
my honda accord is flooding my plugs why?
#22 of 26 Re: 2000 Accord Coupe Not Starting [riggo]
Dec 31, 2009 (6:41 am)
Riggo, yes, this problem was resolved. My mech was not able to find any problems either. After reading some posts here on Edmunds, I suggested the Fuel Relay, which he agreed to try. It was replaced at a cost of about $95 and I have not had the problem since!!!! It's a small switch relay separate from the others, and I believe it's under the steering column.
#23 of 26 Re: 1994 Honda Accord Coupe stalling [davygoska]
Apr 07, 2010 (6:57 pm)
Did you ever find the solution, I am having the exact same problem.
Thanks for any help
#24 of 26 Re: 1994 Honda Accord Coupe stalling [italianbuty]
Apr 07, 2010 (7:13 pm)
Never did. Gave up. Was told it had to be something with the fuel pump or tank. If you find out anything, please let me know.
#25 of 26 Honda Stalling Fix
Jun 22, 2010 (5:43 am)
My 2001 Accord Coupe (170K) has been stalling for over year. There was never any indicators why it would do this but it finally didn't start back up and that's when they found the MAIN RELAY was down. They said it didn't show up on the computer before because it would only shut off for a minute when the car dies then come back on. Easy self fix for $40-50 at NAPA. This drove me crazy so I hope this help everyone.
#26 of 26 2006 HONDA CR-V
Oct 30, 2012 (7:20 am)
Having trouble with the Starter. The original starter was making a noise after I started the car. Took to my mechanic--the starter was bad--He installed three. The first two sounded like the drive was hanging into flywheel. The third isn't as loud, but it a clinging sound is coming from it. I'm afraid the flywheel will go bad on me.
Was wondering if there was a spacer missing between starter and flywheel housing???