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6.1

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,876 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1998 Honda CR-V electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Honda CR-V Owner Comments

problem #13

Sep 162009

CR-V

  • 119,461 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 1998 Honda CRV LX. While driving at approximately 62 mph, the vehicle completely shut off. There were no warning lights before or after the failure.the contact was able to coast over to the emergency lane. The vehicle re-started after the contact attempted four times. While the contact was driving the vehicle to the dealership, the vehicle shut off three additional times. The dealer replaced the ignition switch for a second time. The failure mileage was 119,461. The current mileage was 123,922.

- North Las Vegas , NV, USA

problem #12

Apr 022006

CR-V 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
This spring, while driving on the interstate my 1998 Honda CR-V suddenly stalled. No warning at all. Luckily, I was able to pull to the shoulder. Turn the ignition off, wait a while and restart the car without another problem. A week or so later the same thing happened on local roads once one day and twice another day. Each time, I was blessed to be able to get to the center turn lane or off onto the shoulder without getting rear ended. It happened several more times before we could figure this out. My mechanic checked out the car and could find nothing "wrong". he looked on this site NHTSA and found the ignition switch recall. I took it to a curry Honda in chamblee, ga and they fixed it and the tail light assembly harness recall also. I've referred a few folks back to this site for future reference. Thanks, you may have saved my life. Btw- I love my CR-V!!!.

- Stone Mountain, GA, USA

problem #11

Dec 022002

CR-V

  • miles
Nar 1/15/2002. The consumer received a recall notice regarding the ignition switch. However when the consumer arrived she was told the alarm would have to be disconnected and they would not be able to reconnect it after they replaced the ignition switch since the dealership did not install the alarm. The consumer had to take the vehicle back to the business who installed the alarm and have it reconnected in which the company charged the consumer $45. The consumer requested reimbursment from Honda.

- Portland, OR, USA

problem #10

Apr 262003

CR-V

  • 47,923 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

After the recall for the ignition switch 02 V 120 000 was completed the defect caused damage to the transmission.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #9

Aug 212002

CR-V 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The consumer was charged for labor for the ignition switch recall because the dealer stated that the aftermarket lojack alarm system made the ignition replacement more complicated, the consumer feels this charge was inappropriate and is requesting reimbursement. Nlm

- Waltham, MA, USA

problem #8

Oct 282002

(reported on)

CR-V

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
After having vehicle repaired for recalls, consumer noticed the alarm system was not operating. When questioning Honda service men, consumer was informed that they were not obligated to reinstall the alarm as they had to uninstall it to perform the recall.

- Dolomite, AL, USA

problem #7

Oct 212002

(reported on)

CR-V

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Consumer states that after dealership remove alarm system to have recall done, they charged to have alarm reconnected.

- Artesia, CA, USA

problem #6

Sep 062002

CR-V

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Prior to recall(02V120000) the vehicle was experiencing speed dropping problems while driving. Consumer stated that after he received the recall notice he felt that the ignition switch could possibly be the cause of the speed dropping.

- Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA

problem #5

Sep 302002

CR-V

  • miles
Mfr# 02-031 & NHTSA# 02 V 120 000/ignition switch: Consumer states that the dealer, leith Honda in raleigh, nc. Phone# 919/876-5432 is unable to get an appointment until the 11th. Of Nov. 2002. Nlm

- Wake Forest, NC, USA

problem #4

Sep 182002

CR-V 4WD

  • miles
Mfr# 02-031 & NHTSA# 02 V 120 000 / ignition switch: Consumer states that the dealer wants to charge to reconnect the car alarm after recall repairs. Feel free to provide any futher information.

- Peabody, MA, USA

problem #3

Sep 142002

CR-V

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Mfr# 02-032 & NHTSA# 02 V 120 000/ignition switch: Consumer states that the dealer, weir canyon Honda in anaheim, ca. Phone# 714/777-4100. Wanted to charge $36 to reconnect the alarm system after recall repairs were made. Consumer wants to know does the dealer have the right to charge for a reconnection fee.

- Anaheim, CA, USA

problem #2

Aug 022002

CR-V

  • miles
After taking vehicle into dealer to get recall 02V120000 repairs done concerning ignition switch failure vehicle was working worse then it did before repairs. Vehicle was shutting off at any time. Contacted dealer.

- Opa-Locka, FL, USA

problem #1

Jan 012000

CR-V

  • miles
Ignition key becomes stuck in ignition and will not come out despite replacement of ignition.

- Berea, OH, USA

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