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Gavin Perry, Honda Mechanic
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Experience:  Licensed diagnostic and repair technician
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Unable to lock with key so used manual lock on drivers side

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Unable to lock with key so used manual lock on drivers side door. Thought a new battery was needed. Used spare key to unlock ,engine does not start
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: Not yet. (I am an 89 year old female) It is a Jazz RO57 FDL. The clutch pedal seems to be wedged in the upper position.
JA: What is the model of your '89 Honda?
Customer: JAZZ 1.4 i-DSI SE 5 dr
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Only turning the key to start
JA: Is there anything else the Mechanic should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: Cant think of anything else right now
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 11 days ago.

HI my name is ***** ***** am here to assist you Today when was the last time you used the vehicle.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Thursday last week
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 11 days ago.

Do you know the last time the car's Battery was changed.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 11 days ago.

Your Battery is around the year it would be due to fail have that checked first.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
O.K. thank you.......sorry I'm not very good with computers either!!
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 11 days ago.

No problem if you need me just get back to me on this thread regards Gavin.