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 ProblemsHood Release Cable May Break at Handle
On some models the hood release cable breaks at the hood release handle.
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.
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 Civic QuestionsAfter my catalytic converter and two sensors are repaired, what else to do? (2 answers)
The dealer whom I bought the car from is sending the parts. I assume they will be new. Should my mechanic accept aftermarket parts if that is what the dealer wants to send? Thanks
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.