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    Default car won't start

    I'm not really sure what's wrong with it but I know a few people on here are good with cars. But today it wouldn't start at all. Put the key in, turned it, nothing happened. Its an 08 Honda Civic and I got it at the end of last year.

    My first guess is that its the battery, but I'll probably just get someone to come look at it. Just wondering what you guys think it is.
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    You have tiny unicorns in the engine, better get it checked out.

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    Sounds to me like your power band is worn out.

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    Same thing's happened to me before and it was the battery, but it could be something else too.

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    either the battery or make sure the car is in park if it's an automatiic...

    car wont start id its in drive or neutral in an auto
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    lCOULD BE A CRACKHEAD
    damn infractions

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    Quote Originally Posted by Denis View Post
    either the battery or make sure the car is in park if it's an automatiic...

    car wont start id its in drive or neutral in an auto
    are you serious?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DJ-NJ View Post
    are you serious?
    absolutely...
    i'm an automotive major, you would be surprised at the things people miss...
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    yeah if you turn the key and it clicks, i think the battery is shot

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    Quote Originally Posted by Denis View Post
    absolutely...
    i'm an automotive major, you would be surprised at the things people miss...
    i dont see how you are an automotive major. you dont just major in a school for vehicle automotive repair. you go to a trade/tech school..

    but i was the "are you serious" ... if you said that to me.. i'd be insulted. who the frack PARKS!! their car and comes out the next morning to only have it still in neutral. ive been working on cars my whole life and ive never heard of that. maybe after youre done getting gas or something and its stuck in neutral, sure. but how you dont realize something like that... beyond me..

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    Quote Originally Posted by skimmerdude12 View Post
    yeah if you turn the key and it clicks, i think the battery is shot
    No.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DJ-NJ View Post
    No.

    sorry. just tried to help

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    ohh so this is the dj-nj emo kid.

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    check the headlight fluid levels
    hows my posting?
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    Oh shit I could be a dumbass. I'm gonna go check now.
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    An 08 honda that wont start?

    It is something you did.
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    DJ-NJ, you are particularly dickish in this thread. Chill the frack out.
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    ehhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh id prolly check the oil for this one

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mapdash View Post
    An 08 honda that wont start?

    It is something you did.
    haha great point.

    if it was an 08 chrysler.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by DJ-NJ View Post
    i dont see how you are an automotive major. you dont just major in a school for vehicle automotive repair. you go to a trade/tech school..

    but i was the "are you serious" ... if you said that to me.. i'd be insulted. who the frack PARKS!! their car and comes out the next morning to only have it still in neutral. ive been working on cars my whole life and ive never heard of that. maybe after youre done getting gas or something and its stuck in neutral, sure. but how you dont realize something like that... beyond me..
    my school has acredited automotive program thx..
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    check the cadillac converter

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    Quote Originally Posted by iLoveCupNoodles View Post
    check the cadillac converter
    lol heard that one b4
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    Eh. I don't really stress the car, the last time I drove it was Monday night. I just went and checked for whether it was in drive or not and it was in park. I don't know what it could have been. The electronics don't work inside either so I'm gonna guess battery. And I don't hear a click when I turn the key.

    Quote Originally Posted by fireball View Post
    ehhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh id prolly check the oil for this one
    08 Civics tell you your oil on the dash. It was at 90% and just got it changed a little bit ago.
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    did u leave the lights on

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    Quote Originally Posted by iLoveCupNoodles View Post
    check the cadillac converter
    dang , beat me to it
    i found a bag in my sisters room and raped it. the candy not my sister.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skimnczach View Post
    Eh. I don't really stress the car, the last time I drove it was Monday night. I just went and checked for whether it was in drive or not and it was in park. I don't know what it could have been. The electronics don't work inside either so I'm gonna guess battery. And I don't hear a click when I turn the key.


    08 Civics tell you your oil on the dash. It was at 90% and just got it changed a little bit ago.
    If it does end up being your battery and you didint leave ur lights on or radio on or anything... improperly installed audio components can drain your battery....
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    PUSH THAT BUTTON.


    See if there is a microwave oven. You may also have a fish tank buried in the middle of your dash.
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    Maybe a killer is after you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Walruz996 View Post
    PUSH THAT BUTTON.


    See if there is a microwave oven. You may also have a fish tank buried in the middle of your dash.
    win.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skimmerdude12 View Post
    sorry. just tried to help
    Yes.

    this had potential had i answered it right away. damnit.

    indy what the frack are you talking about?
    and dale i wasnt trying to be dickish, he said automotive major. it is not an automotive major. just stating facts in a stern tone GRRR

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    Quote Originally Posted by fireball View Post
    ehhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh id prolly check the oil for this one
    i almost had a heart attack i thought you were serious.

    Quote Originally Posted by Denis View Post
    lol heard that one b4
    uh its a SOMB thing.

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    Did you check the tire pressure?
    Inside joke in my bio class
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonesgoaway! View Post
    Did you check the tire pressure?
    Inside joke in my bio class
    he did that after he made sure the cadillac converter was working properly.. the headlight fluid was topped off and the exhaust bearings were greased

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    He's on top of things.
    I couldn't care less

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    Quote Originally Posted by DJ-NJ View Post
    indy what the frack are you talking about?
    You

 

 

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