"No Start" Due to Ignition Switch Failure on Honda Accord

Ignition switch failure may cause the car to stall or fail to start. Honda issued a recall to replace the ignition switch. For more information on this recall please click here»

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Average mileage: 138,091 (5,000–1,675,996)
Electrical & Lights affected: 3.0L V6
21 model years affected: 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, more1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014
248 people reported this problem
161 people shared problem details
I'm having the problem right now. Today I drove my car home and put it in the garage. About an hour later, I tried to start it and it just clicked. The battery is fine, but the car won't come close to turning over. When I turn the key, I get only a click. I hope I'm part of a recall.
1999 Honda Accord155,000
Car has power, battery is good, radio works, lights, everything, but car won't start. Engine turns over but no start.
I had the same problem. Car would start. I would run down to 7-11 get out, come back and no start. Finally took it to a mechanic, they had it for a week. Turns out Honda has a safety feature built into the engine that if you are in a wreck and the car it turned over. It will detect that and shut off the fuel pump. Well turns out they can go bad, from heat. The mechanic said I had two options. a 25 dollar fix or a $600 fix. I chose the $25. They simply took that sensor and grounded it to the frame. The $600 fix was to purchase a new sensor and harness.
1997 Honda Accord183,000
It cuts out while driving on the streets or the freeway. Sometimes in will start up right away, others may take a few attempts to get it going.
1999 Honda Accord66,000
Car will not start,,,car will turn over but not start...often happens when car is hot from abient tempature.
1999 Honda Accord188,000
While attemting to start the engine the securety key light (green)is flashing and the car will not start. I've tried to wiggle the ignition key while starting but this made no difference. I can start the car only if I turn the ignition key completely off and go for another restart. The securety key light (green)is supose to blink 3 to 4 times and then go out after you turn the ignition key on. This is the self test and securety check of the key. Tje car has also cut off while driving. I have replaced the ignition backing switch $85.00
1997 Honda Accord72,000
Ignition switch gone. Engine won't turn over and sometimes if you put the key in the key lock gently it will turn over. Awkward job but a quick fix
2005 Honda Accord82,000
this car is a freaking 15,000 lemon. had it two years about 5 recalls and NO reimbursement by the jackwads at honda. this will be my last. stalled at the gas station have to have it towed. my love affair with honda is over.
2001 Honda Accord113,277
my 2001 Honda Accord V 6 wont start whenever I put the key in ignition all the power comes on the lights come on the radio comes on and the green key flashes but the car won't start there's no click nothing
1998 Honda Accord145,000
car would just die and not start for awhile. Found out that it was the ignition rod in the steering column. It was not an expensive fix.
1999 Honda Accord106,000
The car just quietly stalls out, usually at a stop light or when accelerating, all the dash lights go dark and the green security light in the dash starts flashing. After a minute or so, the lights will come back on and the car will start. Had the ignition switch replaced (this was the second time, and not covered by the recall) and it's been fine thus far.
2014 Honda Accord51,400
Ignition switch will not engage starter. Only clicks. Turning the key several times will finally engage the starter.
2013 Honda Accord47,000
The car will only start intermittently. You have to turn it on several times before it turns on
2013 Honda Accord52,671
Have to turn key several times, sometimes putting the gas pedal down a little helps
1998 Honda Accord200,000
Everything works fine just that it doesn't turn over make a clicking noise nothing
2014 Honda Accord21,000
Ignition switch failure, the starter failure, car didn't start
2014 Honda Accord5,000
I have not got this problem fixed. I was just reading people are having the same problem I am. I hope to call Honda and get this fixed. My new 2014 Honda hasn't wanted to start several times.
1999 Honda Accord130,000
My 1999 Honda Accord Ex dies intermittently at stops and while driving
2002 Honda Accord90,000
If car is not used in more than 3 days it does not start & when it does, it keeps turning off if in reverse gear.
1997 Honda Accord151,000
Vehical was purchased new. Has started perfectly fine all these years, all of a sudden I go out to start it, and it wouldn't respond. The dash board lit up normal, I did hear one click noise, I think. The engine never made an attemp to turn over, but all of the accessories worked. The battery was brand new, less than 1 week old. The problem hasn't been solved just yet, I went online to Repair Pal to look up my problem. I went to possible recalls for my (1997) Honda Accord and happen to see the recall for ignition switch failure. At this point I'll take it into my Honda dealer, and see where it goes from there. I hope it's not to serious, because I love the car.
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