Ignition Switch May Bind on Honda Civic

On certain models the ignition switch binds. The ignition switch needs to be replaced to repair this issue.

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Average mileage: 130,276 (15,000–238,000)
4 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 more
9 people reported this problem
4 people shared problem details
1999 Honda Civic151,000
Was really difficult to turn key had to wiggle around a lot. Now won't turn at all gets stuck
1998 Honda Civic110,659
We had to by a switch and replace it after I was stuck in the hot car for 3 hours with 2 large hot dogs and then I was late for a vet appointment.
1998 Honda Civic92,000
Dealer knew about recall. Fixed it for free.
Switch is binding...Honda is going to cut a new key first.
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