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92 accord ex - dingbat wife left oil fill cap off engine and drove for 2 weeks! Somehow it ran ok all that time, til one day she went to leave and it won't crank now- just clicks. I checked the battery and connections and those are good. Fried starter or relay? clutch switch maybe? or busted engine? suggestions anyone?

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If you can turn the crank by hand ( spanner on crank nut or hold belts tight and turn alternator nut etc ) then the engine will basically be ok. I would be looking at the battery and having a load test done to check for dead cells. The relay should be good as the starter is clicking. Check the battery

Posted on Nov 21, 2013

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    Stan Nov 21, 2013

    I will give that a try, My multimeter don't have the min/max on it so I'm gonna try to get my hands on a load tester tomorrow. Also now it only clicks once in a while and I'm hearing a slight sizzle noise down by the kick panel fuse box when turning the key?

  • Bill Boyd Nov 21, 2013

    you will need a load tester not a multimeter to test the battery

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HI...
On you Honda Accord the main relay is located.
On left side of dash, under the Instrument Panel. Left side of the Steering Column.
To get axces You will need to Remove the Cruise Control Module. That is attached with 2, 10mm screws. one on the Steering column, the other one at the dash braket.
after you remove the cruise control module, you will see a Little Box Gray colour, Is a Relay more biger than a Regular Relay.
The NUMBER on the RELAY is : RZ0088.

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Yes, it sounds like your solenoid is bad and staying engaged against the flywheel, you could do an amperage draw and a voltage drop test to find out for sure, but you will need an DVOM and a amp clamp. Or you could take it into an auto parts store and they will test it for free. Hope this helps.

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My daughter's 1991 Honda Accord did the same thing. I discovered that the main relay had to be replaced. Apparently the solder used in the original main relay was poor and would actually "soften" in the heat and cause a disconnection. When the cabin temperature dropped, the solder would cool and reconnect. Anyway, replacing the main relay worked. My daughter's car has not had this problem since.

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