On certain models the ignition switch binds. The ignition switch needs to be replaced to repair this issue.
Car Problem Reports
Honda Civic Ignition Switch May Bind
Honda Civic Problem
Average Mileage: 165,000 mi (92,000 mi - 238,000 mi)
Visitor, 1998 Honda Civic, 92,000 mi
Dealer knew about recall. Fixed it for free.
Switch is binding...Honda is going to cut a new key first.