2003 Honda Accord Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Honda Accord
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2003 Honda Accord ProblemsProblems Shifting Into 3rd Gear
Some models have shift quality problems when shifting into third gear. A new "third gear set" from Honda will address this issue.
The radio and climate control display can go dark on some models. It will be necessary to replace the affected unit to correct this concern. Some customers have reported receiving help from Honda regarding this repair.
Power door locks can activate intermittently due to a faulty door lock actuator in the driver's door.
2003 Honda Accord QuestionsBought a new battery and alternator and car will still die when driving? (2 answers)
I bought a brand new battery and alternator and my car will still die when it is going down the road. I even exchanged them thinking I had bought faulty stuff but those are not my problem. Fuses are good and no problems with the wiring that can be found. When the key is in the switch no battery...
When I first start the car the AC works fine but after a while the clutch in front of the AC pump does not engage.
I bang on the fuse box and sometimes it will engage.
2003 Honda Accord RecallsFront Passenger Air Bag Defective
In a crash that deploys the passenger front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.
In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.
This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in southern Florida, along the Gulf Coast, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan and American Samoa. Upon deployment the passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the passenger side air bag inflator to correct this concern.