1998 Honda CR-V Q&A
1998 Honda CR-V Question: ignition switch?
If the dash lights won't illuminate when the car dies try to move the key around a bit to see if the lights come on. If so then the issue is the electrical portion of the ignition switch. I don't see many problems with fuel pumps however there could be an issue with the PGMFI main relay that controls the fuel pump. - rdude135
My 98 crv had the same problem. I replaced the ignition module and the coil which are mounted together in the distributor. when they get hot you will lose the spark. after the car cools a few minutes, it will restart. This is typical of any and all gasoline powered cars. it is not exclusive to honda. seeing that you have already replaced the coil, you only need the control module. It's about $66 at autozone. - Visitor
Distributor problem. Just happened to me on Saturday... Much cheaper than fuel pump! - Visitor
With no consistency in speed or situation, my 1998 CRV is periodically shuts off while driving; have tried dry gas; jiggled key to determine is an ignition problem; it has good battery. This happe...
Nothing added to vehicle that takes power.. Could ignition switch be the problem or what else could it be ?
Car dies out when driving at random times. All the lights on the dash stay lit. It will start up again after a minute or so. Ignition coil and ignition switch have been replaced with no luck. H...
He said there was oil leaking into it. but Repair Pal doesn't even show that on their Estimator list. There was an ignition switch recall years ago so he didn't think that was prob. Any idea of wha...
no code or check engine light.