2003 Honda Civic Repair and Maintenance
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2003 Honda Civic ProblemsFront Compliance Bushings May Crack
Front compliance bushings may crack and break. Damaged bushing should be replaced before damaged is done to suspension components.
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.
Worn door locks (tumblers) can cause the lock not to work. Removing the lock and replacing the worn parts (tumblers) is needed to get the lock working again.
2003 Honda Civic Questionsleaking oil in the spar plugs (1 answer)
I have an '03 Honda Civic and on my way to work this morning, I noticed that my heater had quit working. I watched the temperature gauge and it remained the same, so I thought maybe a hose had failed/come loose. Leaving work, I was driving along (still with no heat) when I noticed my temperat...
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.