220 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2003 Honda Civic. 15 of these members
(6.8%) have reported transmission repairs for their car.
A total of 17 transmission repairs to 2003 Honda Civics--an average of 0.1 per
vehicle--have been reported.
Chart based on 43 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2003 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan
93-horsepower 1.3L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD
CVT Transmission shudders upon initial acceleration. Dealer said the "Transmission Fluid has failed and needs to be replaced three times. Not covered by the 100K warranty purchased at same dealer. Still shudders (although less than before) upon initial
Honda TSB regarding replacing CVT Fluid in Hybrid transmission due to Judder - replaced with "New" fluid that significantly reduced "judder".
The transmission is about to fail. I decided not to get a new transmission and will buy a new car. The mechanic did not recommend that any work be done to the car at this point.
CVT chattering. Mechanic says common at this age, and not as bad as others. Fix is to flush transmission with additive. Haven't done this yet.
Automatic transmission began slipping in December at 166000 miles-mechanic checked it and said it is in early stages of failure.
Transmission slipping barely, whining with CEL going on and off. Repair estimate was $2000 for remanufactured transmission. Mechanic recommended against repair due to other issues with engine, CV joints, wheel.