On certain models the ignition switch binds. The ignition switch needs to be replaced to repair this issue.
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Newest reported 1998 Honda Civic problems
On some models the hood release cable breaks at the hood release handle.
The engine rear main oil seal can leak. The transmission has to be removed to replace the seal to stop the leak.
On certain models the windshield wipers will not park in the proper place or won't shut off. The wiper motor must be replaced to repair this issue.
On certain models the upper windshield molding vibrates at a higher speed causing a noise. Back filling the molding with silicone sealer will eliminate the noise.