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Nothing works, not even the lock button...

I went to start up my 2003 civic, at first a light comes on, it is a red exclamation (when i had turned the ignition), I wonder 'what the hell..' I give it another go and this time there isn't even the red light...I lost the manual :S The battery is new...It was working just fine at lunch time....I just don't know...there's only silence coming from my civic.

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  • i_smell_burn Nov 20, 2008

    just tried again this time the red exclamation light was accompanied with a yellow DRL or something or other, i turned on the interior light and it was very dim and then it died....its the battery isn't it? It's fricken new.....wtf

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Do you have headlights ..interior lights . any bells or dingers working ?.........bad battery or associated cables /wires... recheck battery and wiring

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

  • milespeed Nov 20, 2008

    the battery is a *victim* also..you need to get to cause...the battery can be drained in many way..lost commonly is a aftermarket component like a radio/ alarm or gps system wired into it ....be a good detective and search for any modifications to the main battery/charging system as suspect ..be sure all lines are clean and tight (especially grounds)..good luck

  • milespeed Nov 20, 2008

    also once you install a new /fresh charged battery first thing is to look for suspect lights on or power drains ..chargers ..cigar lighter accessories, trunk or glove box lights not going off etc.....
    there is a parasitic leak somewhere to be found here or problem will continue


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