An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points
An expert that got 5 achievements.
An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.
An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.
Re: 98h honda accord
Could be one of two things tumbler is warn or your shift lock is worn located in the automatic shifter you can use key to disengage it and try putting the car in neutral then starting it that will tell you if you need a new shift lock or bypass it or if you need a new tummbler.
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box above.
- Better answers use proper spelling and grammar.
- Provide details, support with references or personal experience.
Tell us some more! Your answer needs to include more details to help people.You can't post answers that contain an email address.Please enter a valid email address.The email address entered is already associated to an account.Login to postPlease use English characters only.
Tip: The max point reward for answering a question is 15.
hi, there maybe problem with the ignition, the heater trigger on the ignition may be a little loose thats why you have to shake it and comes to contact on a certain time. check the heater relays too for it maybe faulty already. hope this helps
have the ignition switch checked....When the vehicle stalls while in motion, does the speedometer go to zero?? Shake your key while the engine is started and in park position....See if it stalls?? If yes possible faulty switch!! The switch has been recalled by honda since 2002....The internal connection that provides power to vital electrical parts shorts or has excess wear due to poor design. In this case power fluctuates and the motor stalls and other electrical parts shut off intermittedly. Call your local honda dealer to check if your vehicle is part of the recall, they may need your vin#. Hopefully this helps
Try applying a none liquid graphite lubricant into the ignition key hole, work it into the key hole with the key, DO NOT use a liquid lubricant on ignition switches it can short out the ignition switch. engine management light? bring it to autozone or advance auto ask to use thier code reader plug it in and check to see if the car is throwing a code then go from there.
Most of these Accords had two recalls pertaining to the ingnition switch. There is an interlock issue, and an electrical portion of the ignition switch recall. I would start by replacing the electrical portion of the ignition switch as this will most times fix this issue. The clicking noise may indicate an issue with the starter however. Would advise having a starting and charging system test at a professional repair facility to check the starter, but the ignition issue would be where i would start.
1991 honda accords had a recall on the ignition control module this in the distributor more commonly known as the igniter. call a honda dealer with your vin number and they will tell you yours has been replaced or not. Mine was so had to to buy one at auto parts store for $60 .kinda expensive for this little chip with 4 wires.
this was a recall on most accords. it is the ignition switch. dont wait to long it is dangerous my mom was having this problem in a 1998 accord and it got worse and started stalling at intersections. But it is a recall. depending on your VIN number they might do it for free. Call honda and verify. How bout a fix ya. good luck i hope you get it done for free. we had to pay :(
There a several recalls that deal with this problem, it seems that due to a defective part in the ignition interlock system at times the key not be removed from the ignition, it appears the issue is corrected by installing a new lock cylinder, to read the full text of recalls on this issue go to link listed below.