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When I first start the car the AC works fine but after a while the clutch in front of the AC pump does not engage.
I bang on the fuse box and sometimes it will engage.

Was told by dealership diagnosis that would cost $3K to drop new engine, Said this is only solution. Ran own diagnostic and have poor combustion on all cylinders. Could there be an alternative or a fix for just that part of the engine without having to remove?

I'm a student looking for my first car. I've been looking on craiglist on come
across several. However, as my knowledge about cars is at a minimum I
would like to ask, which of the following you would recommend:
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2009, 60,000 miles, $3,450
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2007, 160,000 miles, $2,900
Chervolet Aveo 2007, 167,000 miles, $3,150
Honda Accord 2003, 80,000 miles, $3,500 (4wd)
Ford Taurus 2002, Milage unknown, $1,800 (6cyl)
Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 2004, 148,000 miles, $ 3,100 (6cyl)

It is going to be used in southern Texas and mainly just for regular
commuting. I hope you can help :)

This problem started about a week ago and progressed very fast. I was driving home (car had been running about 10 mins @ approx 50mph) I started up a large hill and it almost died. I kept patting the gas. Didn't seem to help completely bug kept it running til I found a spot in the pedal that it smoothed out. But if u pressed any harder or any less it would almost die again. Then just a few days later I left it running for maybe 15 mins bc of the cold temps, and started to pull off, that's when the dash lights, radio, radio lights, headlights all start to flickers. Then the engine starts to stumble, gauges then drop to 0, and finally everything dies. I try to restart and its like the battery was dead(the battery was replaced with an interstate about 3 weeks ago and alternator tested good at that time). Upon jump starting the car I noticed the CEL, along with ABS light, and battery light. Disconnect jumper cables and a few seconds later it dies again. If the disconnect the alternator or ig ACG fuse then it seems to do a lot better(at least runs). I checked the DTC thru my scanner and live feed on my computer. I have never seen such a list of stuff I've never even heard of and I been working on Honda's for 10+ yrs. Codes like C1703,C0001, C01<D,B2TAE,ROR. And the more common codes:P1157,P0340,P0141,P0498. The car has never had a CEL on for more than a few days b4 a problem was fixed. I've owned the car for 7 years and never had any issues until now. What on earth could be the result of such chaos with my car? What should I check or look for? PLEASE HELP!!!

This problem started about a week ago and progressed very fast. I was driving home (car had been running about 10 mins @ approx 50mph) I started up a large hill and it almost died. I kept patting the gas. Didn't seem to help completely bug kept it running til I found a spot in the pedal that it smoothed out. But if u pressed any harder or any less it would almost die again. Then just a few days later I left it running for maybe 15 mins bc of the cold temps, and started to pull off, that's when the dash lights, radio, radio lights, headlights all start to flickers. Then the engine starts to stumble, gauges then drop to 0, and finally everything dies. I try to restart and its like the battery was dead(the battery was replaced with an interstate about 3 weeks ago and alternator tested good at that time). Upon jump starting the car I noticed the CEL, along with ABS light, and battery light. Disconnect jumper cables and a few seconds later it dies again. If the disconnect the alternator or ig ACG fuse then it seems to do a lot better(at least runs). I checked the DTC thru my scanner and live feed on my computer. I have never seen such a list of stuff I've never even heard of and I been working on Honda's for 10+ yrs. Codes like C1703,C0001, C01<D,B2TAE,ROR. And the more common codes:P1157,P0340,P0141,P0498. The car has never had a CEL on for more than a few days b4 a problem was fixed. I've owned the car for 7 years and never had any issues until now. What on earth could be the result of such chaos with my car? What should I check or look for? PLEASE HELP!!!

This problem started about a week ago and progressed very fast. I was driving home (car had been running about 10 mins @ approx 50mph) I started up a large hill and it almost died. I kept patting the gas. Didn't seem to help completely bug kept it running til I found a spot in the pedal that it smoothed out. But if u pressed any harder or any less it would almost die again. Then just a few days later I left it running for maybe 15 mins bc of the cold temps, and started to pull off, that's when the dash lights, radio, radio lights, headlights all start to flickers. Then the engine starts to stumble, gauges then drop to 0, and finally everything dies. I try to restart and its like the battery was dead(the battery was replaced with an interstate about 3 weeks ago and alternator tested good at that time). Upon jump starting the car I noticed the CEL, along with ABS light, and battery light. Disconnect jumper cables and a few seconds later it dies again. If the disconnect the alternator or ig ACG fuse then it seems to do a lot better(at least runs). I checked the DTC thru my scanner and live feed on my computer. I have never seen such a list of stuff I've never even heard of and I been working on Honda's for 10+ yrs. Codes like C1703,C0001, C01<D,B2TAE,ROR. And the more common codes:P1157,P0340,P0141,P0498. The car has never had a CEL on for more than a few days b4 a problem was fixed. I've owned the car for 7 years and never had any issues until now. What on earth could be the result of such chaos with my car? What should I check or look for? PLEASE HELP!!!

I ran into get coffee and came out car would not start ,just cranked over....I pulled the plugs I have spark a.d the plugs are wet with fuel....help car ran fine just before ....

never mind. this site has changed and not for the better.

sometimes taking over 30 minutes of taking key in & out until key eventually goes right in.
Now not working at all. Key goes in. But won't turn.

using the same key and remote, it allows me to start the car, but locking and unlocking car either via remote or turning in door does not work...what is this

I removed the cluster and there are no bulbs. I checked all the fuses and checked everything I can think of. 2003 honda accord LX