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Survivor 91 Accord SE Brittany Blue Metallic Ivory Leather 61K Miles

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    I am not positive if it is the motor. I will have to search on how to test it unless you have a method to share.

    Also not sure about the nylon reed. Where is that located? I will look at it more closely this week.

    Weather is warming up a bit and rain has washed away most of the "salt" here so the car will come out of hibernation soon.

    Thanks Hiptech!



      I found this awesome walk through and Honda power antenna replacement tutorial. Huge thanks to this guy for this video.


      The Complete Guide to Honda Power Antenna Repair

      When the weather is nicer I will take a closer look at this unit and see what's going on with it.

      For now, today the battery was dead, Brittany has been hibernating through the winter and apparently the battery also decided to go into a deep sleep.

      Put it on the charger for three hours, slow charge, came back flipped the switch to jump start and she fired right up and purred.


        Glad it's coming together. Eric does a great job on Honda repairs, he's an excellent resource.

        As for the battery, a trickle charger is your friend. It's easier on the battery to maintain it's voltage than let it drop to zero and try to resuscitate it... I've had good luck with the "BatteryTender" brand. Costco seems to have good prices on these. A 4.5 amp model is what they usually carry.
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          Many years ago in another life I attended Barrett Jackson auction frequently and there was always a vendor selling a sweet battery tender that would trickle charge only when it sensed the battery needed it.

          You kept it hooked up and on but did not have to worry about it. I wish I could remember what brand that was.

          The charger I have now is Die Hard brand and I got it back around 2006 I think. I hook it up every other few weeks on I think 2 amp setting "deep cycle" "maintenance free" and leave it for a few hours.


            Did some searching and I found that the battery charger I have is this model. It has worked well for me, have had it since 2006 or so I would guess.

            DieHard 200.71222

            There is also a bunch of suggestions in this thread: