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2003 Honda Accord

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2003 Honda Accord Problems

Brakes -- Verified

The front brake rotors can warp and cause a vibration when braking. The rotors will need to be machined or in cases where they are worn to thin, replaced to correct this issue.

Drive Train -- Verified

Automatic transmission failures are common, Automatic transmission failure on these vehicles will generally require overhaul or replacement of the transmission. In the event of a  failure, it may be worthwhile to check with Honda to see if they may offer assistance for this repair. As these vehicles age, Honda has become less likely to help out with these transmission related repairs.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

Front compliance (lower control arm ) bushings tend to crack and break requiring replacement.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

Damaged engine mounts can lead to vibration and roughness felt in the steering wheel. A rattle in the dash and engine area may also be heard. Replacement of damaged mounts will commonly correct these issues.

2003 Honda Accord Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., October 7, 2010

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Honda is recalling 2003 Accord and Civic, and 2003–2004 Element models due to a defective interlock lever in the ignition switch. The lever may deform, which will defeat the interlock function on vehicles with an automatic transmission. This may cause a vehicle that has not been shifted into the "Park" position to roll away, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will remove the interlock pin and lever and replace them with new components, free of charge.

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Body, Interior & Misc., April 11, 2008

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Honda is recalling 2003 Accord models due to possible corrosion in the motor housing if water enters the windshield wiper motor breather port. This can cause the electrical circuit breaker inside the motor housing to fail, which can cause the windshield wiper motor to become inoperative. Dealers will inspect and repair/replace the wiper motor.

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Drive Train, April 27, 2004

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Honda and Acura are recalling numerous 2001–2004 vehicles to inspect for an internal automatic transmission fault. This fault could result in gear failure, which can cause the transmission to lock up. If the transmission were to lock up with the vehicle in motion, a crash could result. If the inspection reveals internal transmission damage, the transmission will be replaced. If no internal damaged is noted, the transmission oil cooler return line will be revised in order to increase fluid flow. For more information, please call Honda at 1-800-999-1009 or Acura at 1-800-382-2238.

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2003 Honda Accord Questions and Answers

kml, 2003 Honda Accord, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Clayton, NC

I am replacing the crusie control switch, I can pull the switch out of the steering wheel a little bit but I don't know how to disconnect the electrical sockets. Is there a release catch to s...

frustratedhondaowner2, 2003 Honda Accord, 3.0L V6, Oviedo, FL

My 2003 accord revs the rpms to 2500, as if the car is in nuetral and shift hard into 2 and 3 gears. dealer says it is not the trasmission, help.

wes_1, 2003 Honda Accord, 3.0L V6, Jensen Beach, FL

How do you remove the driver door panel to access the inside?

jesus74, 2003 Honda Accord, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Malden, MA

right side turn signal does not work front, rear or inside panel, not even when 4 way flasher is on. what can i do to fix this issue

jaisonab, 2003 Honda Accord, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Fairfield, NJ

transmission flush: Is it necessary to use Honda fluid? Will generic do?

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2003 Honda Accord Reviews

Accord Ex four door 4cyl, the airbag lights keep coming on once in a while after you start then stays on. Don't know when it turn itself off. Happens 4-5 times a month. And the engine light keep come on every few months after you shut it down or after it has been mantainced.

Second thing issue, the bottom on the gear shift where you pust the bottom in, in order to shift to reverse or drive, it won't push in after you start the car. Either you keep onturning off and restart to try to make it work or keep on pumping the break and let it go to see if you can push the bottom in to shift the gear. Find these two options works or push the bottom next to the shift gear down to shift the gear to neutral and then start the car in order shift the stick. Really suck this car.

The front bumper falls off easily due to the cheap bumper was put on the car after few grinds on the cement during parking. All the connection between the bumper to the car where so cheap. I have to screw new screws on new place places to make it tight to hold.

The electric window always fail, either the left or the right. Mine is the right. Seen the motor too week to open and close the window.

At 90,000 the ABS goes then the Master Cyl, now it missfires. The car has been babied and all maintence was performed on time it just starts to fall apart.

brakes really bad

fantastic car

i bought my used in 07 but feels new the transmission does slip at times but still going at 112,000 miles replaced the steering pump it gave out and 1000 dollors at the dealer for the timing belt what a gip that was the last time i take it there they rip people off.other than the the car is great recomended to all good on gas and reliable..

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