If you are looking for a commuter car or just a smaller, reliable car, this is the car for you! Suspension for Honda Civic Overview There are two main reasons to purchase aftermarket Suspension parts for the Honda Civic. We had to get new tires and forgot to tell them to keep it unlocked, now we cant get in, even with a slim jim. Also, some Civic applications may find that a camber adjustment useful to prevent the uneven wearing down of tires as the results of lowering the Civic more than 1. For each Suspension problem, we have a solution. You can look it up. To lower your Civic you simply need some lowering springs or some coilovers more info is available in the respective category description. When I realized that it was no coincidence, I called Honda Corporate to see if there was a recall.
By lowering your Civic, you lower its center of gravity; hence, preventing the rolling force when cornering. If anyting is lodged, use a fine stiff wire with a sharp pointed hooked end and try to dig out whaever that has gone in. I drive 120 miles every day, but I only unlock my car twice once in the morning and once to go home. The second benefit of having suspension components to lower your civic is that it will add style to your setup by having a more aggressive look. Hi Hondacivic2003, Something could have got into the key cylinder or the tumblers are stuck. Help, we tried silicone lube, wd40, rust cleaner, graphite dust, but nothing worked. We have many other types of suspension and chassis parts available for the Civic, so be sure to check out all the different categories.
You can look into key cylinder with the aid of a torchlight and pushing the slot cover to find out. I did some digging online love the internet and found that there is already one of these that exists for this same problem 03-068 to be exact. I spoke to a friend of mine that works for Honda and he said that once a car is dignosed with a quality issue, they will create a 'service bulletin' and possibly repair the car for free. According to the service bulletin, a car under warranty with this issue will be reapired with apparently no problem. If they won't then you just have everyone you know with the same make and model make a big enough stink to Honda that they end up recalling it. Some Suspension parts for your Civic such as lowering springs can also help to give your Civic a lower and more aggressive stance.
I was able to comfortably run errands in it. . I bought this car at lute riley honda from joe Harrell. If no foreign materials are found, try spraying some rust remover and if possible used compressd air to blow it clean. This is for the person that wants there Civic to get the smoothest ride possible and wants to save money. Actually, now I don't even lock my car at all because I am tired of climbing over my passenger seat to unlock it.
Suspension Parts for 2003 Honda Civic Suspension upgrades for your Civic will tighten up your Civic's ride and dramatically improve its handling. I also have a 2003 Honda Civic with the same problem and so do 3 of my friends. Try again buy shaking the key as you insert it to release the tumblers. Same as everyone else, if not less. So with this information, I went to my local dealership in hopes of a positive outcome, but to no avail. We have had to resort to keeping it unlocked lately.
I'm in heaven I'm never selling this car I my buy a nother honda but this one stays in my garage!!!!! Started with the drivers side than progressed to the passenger side. You should get the key cylinder repaired by the locksmith. If you have any more suspension questions for your Civic feel free to email us or give us a call. If the Suspension for your Civic is still not functioning as it should, just replacing the shocks may not be enough; the springs may also need replacement. If anything, all it means is that I have a longer commute. But according to Honda, it is just a coincidence that my door lock, a part that they already acknowledged as being a quality issue, has the same issue but is totally unrelated.
Suspension Performance Upgrade for the Honda Civic If you want to give your Civic the best possible handling, you will want to lower it. Yes, the car does have over 80K miles on it, but that does not mean that I use the lock cylinder more frequently. Keep me posted on your progress! I was very happy with its performance and the gas mileage was amazing. This reason would probably lead you to purchase non adjustable shocks for the Civic. I bought this car used.
My 03 civic has the same problem. Personally, I do not see the correlation. . . .