2012 Honda Odyssey Electrical Problems

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2012 Honda Odyssey repairs by problem area

Engine (12%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (13%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (21%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (21%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (17%)

Other (7%)

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2012 Honda Odyssey electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (67%)

< $100 (17%)

Chart based on 6 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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2012 Honda Odyssey 4dr Minivan, ext.

247-horsepower 3.5L V6 w/DoD 6-speed automatic FWD

2000 mi Car battery died due to leaving radio on over night. Memory function would not work for the seats & mirrors. Dearler had to reset & reprogram the Compute & stated this will have to be done whenever the battery goes dead. 
36000 mi Nav screen had lines in it, dealer replaced screen. 
2000 mi blind spot warning malfunctioned, could not turn it on. dealer reloaded software, worked for 2 days now the problem is back. will visit dealer again soon. 
2700 mi as previously reported with defective blind spot sensor. reloading the software didn't help, tech then replaced blind spot sensor control unit and problem solved. 

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2012 Honda Odyssey 4dr Minivan, ext.

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

36000 mi

US $120
New battery 
26040 mi Key transmitter was not working, and the key was replaced and programmed to work with the van. 
41000 mi

US $100
We learned the hard way that Honda's battery warranty used to be 3 years with no mileage limit, but now it stops at 36,000 miles. Save yourself $100 and have the dealer test and replace your battery under warranty before you hit 36K. 
25000 mi Passenger's side window cannot be raised or lowered from driver's side switches. 
9300 mi After the winter on the first warm day, came to find that the AC was not blowing cool air although I heard the compressor engage. 
16000 mi Driver side AC did not work. Cleaned system and recharged. 
6000 mi DVD player would begin playing while monitor is closed. Replacement display monitor ordered, but has not been installed. 
8700 mi Display monitor ordered earlier in year came in. Had display installed. 
9900 mi Front wiper motor stopped working. Motor was replaced by dealer. 

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2012 Honda Odyssey Electrical Problems

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