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Honda Odyssey Electrical and AC Problems and Repair Histories

2115 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Honda Odyssey. 420 of these members (19.9%) have reported electrical and air conditioning repairs for their car. A total of 522 electrical and air conditioning repairs to Honda Odysseys--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Honda Odyssey problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Honda Odyssey problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Honda Odyssey problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Honda Odyssey repairs by problem area

22% of the Honda Odyssey repairs were to the engine, 10% to the transmission, 10% to the brakes, 19% to the suspension, 22% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 8% to the body and trim, and 9% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 2362 repairs.

Honda Odyssey electrical and air conditioning repair cost distribution

Of the Honda Odyssey electrical and air conditioning repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 20% cost less than $100, 40% between $100 and $499, 22% between $500 and $999, 14% between $1000 and $2499, and 5% more than $2500.

Chart based on 287 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Honda Odyssey 4dr Minivan, ext.

244-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Odyssey in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2006 0    
13000 0 The a/c vent on the ceiling of the van, in the second row, driver's side, broke, so that when you tried to direct air to a specific spot, only one vane on the vent turned. These rest did not. 
 

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2006 Honda Odyssey 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Honda Odyssey in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 7000    
13000 78 Noisy power sliding door motor. The motor was replaced. 
 
Honda in Idaho, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 7000    
8000 0 Air conditioning panel wasn't plugged in fully which caused intermittant operation. 
 
Honda in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2006 1000    
8000 0 Car no longer recognized driver 1 key fob so none of the computer customizations such as seats, doors, windows,mirrors and locks could be used. None of the technicians knew how to fix the problem which turned out after three days to be two buttons. 
 

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2005 Honda Odyssey 4dr Minivan, ext.

255-horsepower 3.5L V6 w/DoD 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Odyssey in New Hampshire, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2006 14000    
15000 25 Blower for the feet of the driver's side is barely perceptible, even when on the highest setting. 
87000  

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2003 Honda Odyssey 4dr Minivan, ext.

240-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Odyssey in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2006 34720    
37200 0 Corrosion in electrical connector between power steering pressure sensor and engine computer was causing erratic idle. Dealer wanted $100 to fix although I had found a Honda "Service Notes" document online that described the problem... 
117800  
Honda Odyssey in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2006 103000    
105000 120 replace starter motor 
 

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2002 Honda Odyssey 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Honda Odyssey in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2006 58000    
82000 100 Also rear window motor was not operating properly and had to be replaced. 
 

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2000 Honda Odyssey 4dr Minivan, ext.

210-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Honda Odyssey in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2006 100000    
117000 12 Power door lock motor on left rear door wore out. Replaced motor. 
120000 350 Replaced nonfunctional condensor fan to stop occasional overheating. 
140000 115 Power lock nonfunctional on right sliding door. Replaced door latch controller. About 3 hours DIY effort, waited 5 business days for parts. Car was partially disassembled but usable during the wait. 
150000 75 Air condition blowing warm. Mechanic added freon and dye, and perhaps some sealant. 
155000 400 Replaced a/c hose 
155000 208 leaky a/c hose--replaced o-ring replaced blown gasket on a/c compressor 
156000 120 LF side window would not close, regulator cable end had broken. Replaced window regulator. 
169000 600 A/C had stopped working. A/C had to be discharged/recharged to change radiator, started working after that. 
 

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1999 Honda Odyssey

Engine not specified

Honda Odyssey in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2007 200000    
202000 0 loss of dash board power no gauges working while vehicle was in motion, also small amount of smoke coming from steering column. We were told it could be ignition switch going bad. Vehicle still works and issue has not returned. 
 

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