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2005 Honda Odyssey Engine Problems and Repair Histories

253 TrueDelta members own a 2005 Honda Odyssey. 38 of these members (15%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 51 engine repairs to 2005 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 2005 Honda Odyssey problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2005 Honda Odyssey problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2005 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 2005 Honda Odyssey repairs by problem area

18% of the 2005 Honda Odyssey repairs were to the engine, 8% to the transmission, 10% to the brakes, 21% to the suspension, 23% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 6% to the body and trim, and 14% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 276 repairs.

2005 Honda Odyssey engine repair cost distribution

Of the 2005 Honda Odyssey engine repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 9% cost less than $100, 38% between $100 and $499, 26% between $500 and $999, 24% between $1000 and $2499, and 3% more than $2500.

Chart based on 34 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.

2005 Honda Odyssey 4dr Minivan, ext.

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

Honda Odyssey in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2008 56000    
65000 0 Catalytic converter began rattling internally. Dealer initially attributed to external damage but after reinspection dealer decided to replace under goodwill. 
 
Honda Odyssey in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2006 27000    
82000 0 All three engine mount bolts were broken. 
107300 220 The serpentine belt blew out while driving. Had to replace. No permanent damage was done. 
112000 1170 Catalytic converter needed replacing 
 
Honda Odyssey in Alabama, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2009 89000    
97000 1760 Motor mount $650 
163000  
Honda Odyssey in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2007 29000    
62000 0 Engine droning at 2100 RPM, there was a TSB on this but dealer told me they were unable to duplicate. 
100300 550 Timing belt and accessory belt replaced. 
140000 1000 SES light on, catalytic converter replaced. 
Honda Odyssey in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 38000    
76000 0 Coil Pack Failure caused front head damage. 
94000 0 Broken motor mounts. 
 
Honda Odyssey in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2005 5000    
27000 0 Exhaust drone at 2200 miles. TSB was found for the problem and it was corrected. 
47000 575 Catalytic converter heat shield Radiator defect 
 
Honda Odyssey in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2008 40000    
43000 0 Wobbling noise when driving over rough surfaces attributed to the A-pipe. R&R'd same. 
 
Honda Odyssey in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 61000    
63000 330 Knock sensor and harness replaced. 
111000  

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2005 Honda Odyssey 4dr Minivan, ext.

255-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Odyssey in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 50840    
52560 0 valve adjustment 
53660 0 Catalytic converter 
88660  
Honda Odyssey in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 42160    
43400 0 At times vehicle surges when transmission downshifts when warm - noticable going into ECO mode - could be transmission starting to slip - does not do this when cold 
59520 110 Misfire detected on 3 cylinders at different times but all random. Reset check engine light, looked for vaccuum leaks but could not reproduce misfire. 
78120 100 Two codes - P0108 and P0420 - codes reset but told if CEL came back then could be catalytic converter, problem has not returned in last 2 weeks (1000km) 
 

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