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Ignition Switch Problem
2003 Honda Pilot (Page 1 of 5)
This problem may be covered under warranty. Ask your Honda dealer.
CarComplaints.com Notes: Beware the 2003 Honda Pilot once the odometer reaches 100k miles, when two problem defect trends have shown up: transmission failure & ignition switch problems.
Typically a locksmith can fix the ignition switch or it can be replaced for around $700. However the transmission failure is a far more expensive problem, with the average repair cost at well over $3,000. A major transmission recall of over 1 million Honda vehicles back in 2004 dealt with transmission damage due to overheating, but 2003 Pilot transmissions have continued to fail.
- Typical Repair Cost:
- Average Mileage:
- 125,550 miles
- Total Complaints:
- 81 complaints
Most Common Solutions:
- not sure (45 reports)
- dealer to replace ingnition and comp at cost of 450+ (10 reports)
- replace ignition switch (8 reports)
- dealership says not under recall and new switch is required (5 reports)
- have a locksmith replace the ignition switch (5 reports)
- leave key in the ignition (3 reports)
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