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Honda Odyssey Electrical Problems

2344 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Honda Odyssey. 397 of these members (16.9%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 659 electrical repairs to Honda Odysseys--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Honda Odyssey problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Honda Odyssey repairs by problem area

Chart based on 2940 repairs.

Honda Odyssey electrical repair cost distribution

Chart based on 370 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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2006 Honda Odyssey 4dr Minivan, ext.

244-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

13000 mi   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

13000 mi US $78 Noisy power sliding door motor. The motor was replaced. 
8000   Air conditioning panel wasn't plugged in fully which caused intermittant operation. 
8000   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

15000 mi US $25 Blower for the feet of the driver's side is barely perceptible, even when on the highest setting. 

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2003 Honda Odyssey 4dr Minivan, ext.

240-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

37200 mi   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... 
105000 US $120 replace starter motor 

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2002 Honda Odyssey 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

82000 mi US $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

117000 mi US $12 Power door lock motor on left rear door wore out. Replaced motor. 
120000   Replaced nonfunctional condensor fan to stop occasional overheating. 
140000   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   Air condition blowing warm. Mechanic added freon and dye, and perhaps some sealant. 
155000   Replaced a/c hose 
155000   leaky a/c hose--replaced o-ring replaced blown gasket on a/c compressor 
156000   LF side window would not close, regulator cable end had broken. Replaced window regulator. 
169000   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

202000 mi   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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