car turns off while driving

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Asked by Sep 19, 2012 at 04:10 PM about the 1998 Honda Civic LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my car turns off whle driving. sometimes it has problems turning on. you can hear it almost turn on but just will not. then later it will turn on fine and work. it feels like it doesnt have enought power towards the end to turn on but battery checked and its fine also changed the Ignition Module Coil as well please help me thanks

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this is your ignition switch. go to honda. they had a recall for it in 2002. this recall is still active. exact problem i had. and is the exact as what the recall bulletin says

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thank you very much i called Honda and they asked for my vin number and it was one of the cars with that issue and they will fix it at no charge. I informed the lady at honda i called what the problem was and really quick she told me thats the ignition switch without me mentioning the piece.

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