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Why is my 99 accord dying?
1999 Honda Accord

Why is my 99 Accord dying?

(1999 Honda Accord)
Hi. I have a 1999 Honda Accord. As I'm driving down the road, the lights on the dash are normal. There is a check engine light and a maintenance required light. But after a short while, nearly all the dash lights come on. The 2 warnings, the battery light, the door ajar lights, the brake light, and a 1 or 2 others. The car itself will start jolting, and not reacting much to the gas. Eventually the entire electrical system in the car will die. No lights, no mileage, no AC, not power windows, NOTHING AT ALL. If the car doesn't die on its own, when I cut it off, it will not start back up. No click, no crank, no lights, no sound, no electric anything. I can kickstart the car to get it started and running again for a short while, but thats only to get me home. The battery is new, the alternator is fine.
What seems to make the problem better or worse? I replaced my battery about a month ago, and the problem had stopped, until now
How long have you had this problem? It lasted for about a week last month, then I replaced the battery and it was fine, but now its doing it again
Tags: honda, accord
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on May 09, 2018
And, how about the amperage output? Voltage might be at or near normal, but you might be putting out 2 amps instead of 60+.
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on May 09, 2018
And, how about the amperage output? Voltage might be at or near normal, but you might be putting out 2 amps instead of 60+.
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on May 09, 2018
The maintenance required light means it's time to change your oil.check all electrical connections/grounds,then have the alternator and the battery tested. sounds like the alternator is bad and draining the battery.
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on May 09, 2018
I tried that. Alternator is fine
on May 09, 2018
with the engine off,how many DC volts on the battery terminals? with the engine running,how many DC volts on the battery terminals?

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