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2005 honda civic ex, replaced ignition with used ignition. had new igntion key reprogrammed to car. reprogramming of key(s) successful. green key light will not go off with reprogrammed key and car will not crank. hooked back up original ignition (that has been taken apart due to key locked in switch, cranking with screwdriver), car cranks. What has happened with key program process, is there a step that has been missed?

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Even with the reprogrammed key's the engine would crank, it might not start but it would crank over so that leave's only one thing, your used ignition switch is bad.

Posted on Nov 24, 2013

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SOURCE: I have a 2003 civic Honda .engine cranking but

I would check your firing order, and all the stuff with the distributor, no loose connections and stuff, check the condition of all your plugs, make sure they are gapped correctly, check everything, maybe your injectors are clogged or broken? (unlikely but still check it out) then at last check for compression. All you need is fuel, spark and compression to fire. Check all cylinders to make sure they are ok on everything.

Get your tools (for removing a spark plug) ready. Try to start the engine, pumping the accelerator a little while you crank. Take a spark plug out. Is the spark plug wet with gas (smell fuel)? If so, you are getting fuel. Hook the spark plug you just took out up to the coil, lay it on the engine where it will be grounded to the metal. Get someone to crank the engine, and check for spark at the end of the plug. If there is a good spark, that eliminates another problem (don't crank the engine, or let it run too long with the plug out). If you have spark, and fuel, either the timing is way off (broken, slipped timing belt/chain), or you have no compression (internal engine).

Do you have a "Check Engine" light, or any other warning light on? Recently you make any work there or disconnected the battery? Are you thniking in Theft, Immobilizer or Passlock security alarm? Is this occurrs and the keys isn't work, its need to re-programmed, for this need to visit your Honda dealer.

Keep us updated.

Posted on Feb 08, 2011

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SOURCE: 1995 Honda Civic won't start

U will need to replace the ignition electrical switch, it is attached to the other end of the ignition key cylinder,de-trim the steering wheel for access to the switch, about 4 screws hold the **** shell covers on.

Posted on May 26, 2009

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SOURCE: 1991 Honda Civic starts and Runs while cranking only ,then dies ?

I had the same problem with my Daughters 91 civic 4dr..It turned out to be the ignition switch.. Replaced the electronic portion (kept the original Key) and it fixed the problem.

Posted on Aug 17, 2009

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SOURCE: 1997 Honda Civic EX w/160,000 miles. Randomly

Sounds like a starter. next time it does it try to tap on starter with screw driver handle or hammer handle just a couple taps then try to restart car if starts then starter is going.

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SOURCE: 2003 honda civic needs to

A new switch doesnt need a reprogram to work.

Posted on Aug 31, 2011

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