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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
90,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2003 Honda Civic Hybrid transmission problems

transmission problem

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2003 Honda Civic Hybrid Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 152008

Civic Hybrid

  • 90,000 miles


My car has a manual transmission. The auto-stop feature cuts in sometimes when I shift into neutral preparatory to downshifting to accelerate. If this happens when I am trying to make a left turn through a break in oncoming traffic or pull into a gap in traffic on the expressway, it can be quite frightening. Fortunately, I haven't been hit yet, but my wife is reluctant to ride in my car. There was a recall several years ago which the Honda serviceman told me would fix the problem, but it didn't.

- Atlanta, GA, USA

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