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  1. 2003 CRV sensor indicator

    Problems & Issues
    The check engine light came on in my 2003 CR-V a month ago. The car was driven minimally for three days (maybe 20 miles total) and the indicator light stayed on the whole time. On the forth day I had the code read, and was told it was P0134 (O2 sensor). The light turned off after reading the...
  2. Performance 2003 EX

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 CR-V
    I have a 2003 CR-V EX 4WD and I was wondering what the performance/fuel loss is when putting on a lift, bigger tires, and spacers?
  3. 2003 CRV Rad Fan/Cooling System Not Working

    Problems & Issues
    Hello, I have tried to search the net but I haven't really found a good answer or troubleshooting guide. The CRV overheats when stopped at a light or at traffic, I noticed the rad fan was not running, I swapped the relays, but still no luck, coolant level is good. I tried turning on the AC and...
  4. 2003 crv R attles

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 CR-V
    My 2003 Honda crv rattles when I take my foot off the gas. This just started happening recently..at first it was only once in a while..now it seems like it happens all the time? Is this an expensive fix?
  5. 2003 ripped off evap canister

    Problems & Issues
    The previous owner ripped out the evap canister's wiring and tubing. Canister is still physically there, just not hooked up. What havoc does this do to the car? Can it be bypassed? How do I go about making it right?
  6. 2003 CR-V Power Locks/Remote issue

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 CR-V
    I have a 2003 Honda CR-V EX that had a bad door lock actuator on the drivers side front door. Last weekend I replaced the actuator and the locks worked with the remote for half a day. Sunday morning I tried to unlock the doors and nothing. I uninstalled/reinstalled the actuator, unhooked and...
  7. 2003 CRV 2.4 liter - P1259 code. I've replaced the VTEC Solenoid

    Maintenance and Service
    I'm helping my dad with his 2003 Honda CRV. Last week the P1259 code came on while he was on his way to work, and the car would shutter around 3000 rpm. At first we assumed the shuttering was due to transmission problems. First thing I did was do a flush and fill on the tranny. Of course this...
  8. 2003 CRV Sport No Crank No Start

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 CR-V
    Hi All We have a 2003 Honda CRV Sport Has been flawless for the last few years no issues, regularly serviced. Yesterday drove the vehicle to work no issues parked and left for whole day came out to drive home and NOTHING You turn the key the check light goes on then off as normal but not...
  9. Retrofitting later gen OEM Honda stereo w/Nav to gen 2 (2003) CRV

    Mobile Electronics
    Have anyone tried to retrofit later generation OEM Honda stereo with navigation/back up camera to gen-2 CRV? I know that many folks installed aftermarket systems with Nav/back up camera, but I'm contemplating to do this with later gen OEM Honda equipment. Have anyone done this? Thanks
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  11. 2003 CRV taillights work not brake lights

    Problems & Issues
    Hi. I have a 2003 CRV EX. I replaced the brake switch and the fuse for the brake lights. Nothing has worked. Can anyone tell me what I am missing? What it might be and how much it might cost to fix? I understand it could be the bulb but would that effect all 3 brake lights if that was the case...
  12. Crv 2003 temp & fuel gauge

    Problems & Issues
    Hi - I recently had the dash out to replace blown bulbs and to remove a eml bulb as it was constantly on with a P0341 Code but no fault found - been on for over a year so took it off.. now when re assembled the fuel and temp gauge do not work - speedo and rev are fine .. now not over bothered...
  13. Rear differential damper on a late 2003

    Problems & Issues
    Just wondering if all the CRV's have the little damper on the rear diff? Anyone know if they all had one? I'm basically trying to track down a slight low speed wobble and replaced pretty much everything on the front end (balljoints, bearings, tie rod ends, links, arm bushes etc) as part of a...
  14. 2003 Honda CR-V Automatic Gear Shift Loose

    Maintenance and Service
    I have a 2003 Honda CR-V EX with 175,000 miles. I just found that this morning that the automatic gear shifter is loose after I release it from Park. I can still be able to shift to Drive, Neutral, and Park as before. Fortunately, I'm still able to drive. It is sturdy and tight as it should be...
  15. Driver's side rear tire won't turn 2003 CRV (AWD)

    Problems & Issues
    Hello, I seem to be having a problem with my rear tire seizing up (2003 CRV AWD) after the vehicle has been sitting overnight. Thinking it was the brakes, I had the pads replaced, but the problem still exists. A sledgehammer frees it up and it seems to be fine for many stops, but whenever it...
  16. 2003 CRV with P1457 Evap leak code

    Problems & Issues
    I picked up this '03 CRV AWD a few months ago. It has had a P1457 CEL that has been there since I purchased it and I am looking into getting it taken care of, because having a CEL bothers me. Otherwise it runs great 165K on it. Most of the info that I can find points to one of the vent solenoids...
  17. 2003 crv coolant leak, need some insight please

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2003 honda crv just about 215 000 km. A few days ago, I noticed a vivid yellow stain in the snow close to the passenger side tire. My coolant levels are ok and not fluctuating. As per the car's temperature gauge the temp is normal (just under the normal line). Prior to noticing the...
  18. 2003 CRV Stereo, Fob and light problem

    Problems & Issues
    Two months ago I installed a new stereo into my 2003 CR-V and everythings been working great up until last week when I drove to the car inspection. The inspector 7guy plugged in one of those car codes system readers and after that my stereo, remote key fob, and automatic door interior light have...
  19. 2003 Honda CRV - brake pedal slowly drops to the floor

    Problems & Issues
    Recently acquired a 2003 Honda CRV w/91k miles - I noticed after acquisition that the brake pedal would slowly drop to the floor, put a new master cylinder in [bench bleed it prior], put new fluid in and bleed the abs pump as well as each caliper w/fresh fluid. Still have the same problem...
  20. Headlight/High Beam issue 2003 CRV

    Maintenance and Service
    This one has me stumped, but I wanna give some details of the situation. Never an electrical issue until now, and I installed some LED headlights, direct plug and play. After a few weeks the high beams (when lows are on) started flicking on and off at random. After a bit I decided with that, and...
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