2003 Honda Civic Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Honda Civic
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2003 Honda Civic ProblemsAirbag Light Due to Failed Occupant Position Sensor
The airbag warning light (SRS) may illuminate due to a defective occupant position sensor. Honda has a recall campaign to replace defective sensors on affected cars.
On Certain models a faulty power window switch can cause the power windows to work or not work intermittently.
The shift control solenoid externally mounted on the automatic transmission (non CVT) can fail and causes a harsh 1-2 shift. Replacing the shift solenoid and flushing the transmission with genuine Honda automatic transmission fluid may eliminate harsh shifting characteristics. A broken internal spring can cause the same issue. If the shift control solenoid does not repair the problem, the transmission will have to be replaced.
2003 Honda Civic Questionsthe brake lights will not turn off when the car turns off (1 answer)
when you park the car the brake lights will not turn off. the car is turned off and they stayed on.
the light will not turn off when the car turns off.
2003 Honda Civic 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.