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91 Honda Accord EX Ignition Switch Problems

My ignition switch seems to have an open beacuese i need to hold the switch slightly toward the crank position and hold it there in order for the car to stay on. If I release it, the car shuts off. Is the switch the problem?

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It needs the electrical portion of the ignition switch(back half).Remove lower knee dash cover,to expose back of switch assy.it is held in by two screws,remove and replace electrical portion

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Testimonial: "Thanks for the help. I replaced the ignition switch (Electrical part only) and everything works great now."

  • ceeb Jun 20, 2011

    so my 91 accord ex. so sometimes my car starts normal other times it just turns. last time i had to get it started by pumping the gas while it was turning over. thought fuel filter or pump but was looking for advise. i replaced distributer 6 months ago and fuel filter last month any ideas?

  • dennis murphy
    dennis murphy Jul 14, 2014

    ignition switch $45.00 autozone replaced and anything works great

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