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1998 Honda Accord Sedan DX 4dr Sedan Manual

1998 Honda Accord Sedan
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Midsize
24 mpg city / 31 mpg hwy
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October 30, 2012, 5:42 pm

Erik C

Question: Partially flooded car

Due to hurricane Sandy, my car is flooded partially up to lower part of the car seat. I don't think the cylinders were flooded, because I still see dust on the top of the cylinders. So the war was not totally submerged in water. But the lower end of the engine compartment has signs of flood. When I tried to start the car, it does not respond at all. I had someone gave me a boost to the car's battery, but the car still would not start. Does my car need major repair? At what cost?

November 6, 2012, 8:00 pm

Tyler O

It's probably an electrical issue, maybe the engine computer. Take it in for a diagnose. You might want to consider making an insurance claim?

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