2003 Honda Accord Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Honda Accord

2003 Honda Accord Problems

Faulty Door Lock Actuator May Cause Power Door Locks to Activate Intermittently

Power door locks can activate intermittently due to a faulty door lock actuator in the driver's door.

Air Conditioning Blowing Warm Air

The AC condenser failed due to contact with road debris and a lack of protection for the condenser.

Radio/Climate Control Display May Go Dark

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.

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2003 Honda Accord Questions

Bought 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...

A/C clutch after warm-up does not engage. (2 answers)

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.

dash board EPS light is on.when checked with computer it say fault code 03-01 can you pls sdvise me what this problem is and should i replace eps unit and also need to find out if all serial numbers should match with alternate part? many thanks (1 answer)

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2003 Honda Accord Recalls

Front 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.

Driver's Front Air Bag Defective

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.

Front Airbag Inflator Module

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.

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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 dr...
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

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