Ignition Switch problems of the 2001 Honda Civic
Five problems associated with ignition switch have been reported for the 2001 Honda Civic.
Ignition Switch problem #1
The vehicle having this issue was a 2001 Honda Civic. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is 1HGEM21981_. 1) on several occasions, when key is turned to start the car only an electrical buzzing sound is heard. The car starts normally when key is turned a second time. 2) occasionally, when car starts normally a brief buzz is heard. 3) most recently, when key was turned the engine cranked for 1-2 seconds then stopped and only buzzed. Car started normally when key was turned a second time. These problems are intermittent, have occured for five months and occured three times last week (most frequent occurence so far). Weather and miles driven do not play a role as problem has occured under multiple conditions. Dealer is aware of problem, but unable to duplicate it in four visits.
Ignition Switch problem #2
The vehicle involved is a 2001 Honda Civic. The dealer replaced the ignition switch. This issue happened on Thu., Mar. 20, 2003.
Ignition Switch problem #3
The vehicle having this issue was a 2001 Honda Civic. The vehicle identification number (VIN) of this Honda Civic is 2HGES16221_. Consumer was not able to remove the key from the ignition switch while vehicle was parked. Dealer notified. This ignition switch problem happened on Wednesday, March 3, 2004.
Ignition Switch problem #4
The car is a 2001 Honda Civic. Buzzing sound coming from ignition switch when turned mostly to the off position. Otherwise no issues. It was 01/26/2008 when this ignition switch issue happened.
Ignition Switch problem #5
The vehicle involved was a 2001 Honda Civic. There was crash involved with this problem. The VIN of this Civic is 1HGEM22971_. Parked the vehicle driveway, exited the vehicle with keys in hand. Walked behind the vehicle to speak to neighbor, the neighbor noticed car rolling, we both jump out of way. Vehicle rolls down hill across street onto neighbor property and flips on the neighbors retaining wall. Ignition key was removed from the ignition switch with the vehicle in the drive position. This ignition switch problem happened on April 27, 2010.
Other Electrical System related problems of the 2001 Honda Civic:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Electrical System problems||10|
|Ignition Switch problems||5|
|Battery Dead problems||4|
|Dash Wiring problems||4|
|Ignition Module problems||2|
|Fuses And Circuit Breaker problems||2|
|Underhood Wiring problems||1|
|Horn Assembly problems||1|
|Battery Cable problems||1|