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1997 Honda CRV - Engine just dies while driving down the road.

While driving down the road the engine just quits, lights at night stay on but engine has cut out. I've had the battery checked, alternator, starter and it still does it. I've seen on the internet where 1997 Hondas had a recurring issue with ignition switch. Could this be the problem?

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  • Earle Haymes Sep 27, 2013

    I own the same model and experienced this problem as well while driving in a busy urban area,most disconcerting and potentially dangerous.I had a new ignition switch fitted ,issue solved!

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    can be driving along at 55 mph engine will shut down and you cut the switch off and restart it and it will start and run

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I had that same problem a while ago. I changed the coil and the ignition and I have had no problems since. Give that a try and see if it works. I have a 1997 honda crv myself and it seemed to work.

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