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Car not starting

My boyfriend has a 1996 Honda Civic that he drove home from work last night and it was perfectly fine. About 20 minutes later, he was leaving to pick me up and it wouldn't start. The headlights, brakelights, and fourways work, but he gets no power inside the car (radio doesn't turn on, no dashboard lights). He put the key in the ignition and nothing happened when he turned it. He didn't hear anything (like the click of the starter or any buzzing sound fromt he fuel injector) when he turned the key. He thinks its the electronic load detector (or ELD), the voltage regulator, or one of the two fuseboxes for the car. Any suggestions? Please help!

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Check the 80 amp fuse in the underhood fuse box

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Yeah that could be one of the problem.

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