Check Engine Light and "no start" due to faulty transmission range switch on Honda Civic

Problem Description and Possible Solution
On certain models the automatic transmission range switch can fail and cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to illuminate, and the engine may not crank intermittently. Replacing the range switch is needed for this repair.
Problem Data
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Average mileage: 166,000 (166,000–166,000)
Drive Train affected: Automatic Transmission
2 model years affected: 2004, 2005
6 people reported this problem
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Randomly starts and won't start multiple mechanics and garages are baffled.
Two tows now
Being rougher with the key seems to start it.
Repairs made to starter, fuel pump
Spark plugs, cleaned. New battery.
Has to be ignition or key problem