Diagnosing a Honda Accord Damaged Key Cylinder Failure

A co-worker had an ignition key problem and soon thereafter the entire key cylinder failed, disintegrating to the point of a total failure. The co-worker searched and found an entire lock set at the local scrap yard. The ignition assembly was removed and installed...
Monitoring the Problem

Monitoring the Problem

Every so often we run into the problem of not having a problem to solve. What do we do when we have a vehicle that is not setting codes, but it is also not running OBD II monitors. They need to run so the car can pass our state inspection program. Well, this Honda gave us plenty not to solve, so how did we do it?

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Antitheft Gone Wild

Antitheft Gone Wild

I received a distress call from a body shop for a complaint of a no-start on a 2006 Honda Civic. The shop had just finished working on the vehicle and decided to detail the car for the owner as a courtesy. The car was running prior to the battery going dead and now the shop was married to a no-start condition.

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