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 Problems

Check Engine and D4 Lights Flashing

The 1998-2016 Honda Accord may develop issues with the automatic transmission.

Rough shifting may occur, and the “D4” light and check engine may begin to blink. The check engine light will also illuminate, and OBD trouble codes P0700, P0730, P0740, P0780, P1768 and/or P1768 will be stored in the computer.

If the transmission shifts roughly, the failure is very likely mechanical failure of the transmission. If the transmission performs normally, a faulty sensor, or dirty transmission fluid may be the case.

In most cases, it is necessary to use professional diagnostic equipment to provide a diagnosis, and complete the repair.

The longevity of the transmission is dependent on strict adherence to the manufacturer's recommendation for ATF replacement intervals and procedure.

Vibration When Braking Due to Rotor Problem

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 too thin, replaced to correct this issue.

"No Start" Due to Ignition Switch Failure

Ignition switch failure may cause the car to stall or fail to start. Honda issued a recall to replace the ignition switch. For more information on this recall please click here»

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2003 Honda Accord Questions

Can I straight wired the fuse box under hood (1 answer)

Car keeps dying like it has no batt but batt fine

Good batt main fuse keeps blowing car just dies like batt is dead no power (1 answer)

Had to make a jumper wire just to make it home it got real hot and melted so I straight wired the fuse box under hood ways wrong

what is a torque converter my check engine light is on and I was told (1 answer)

what is a torque converter my check engine light is on and I was told i needed a transmission also want pass

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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

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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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