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2010 Honda Odyssey repairs by problem area

Engine (22%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (3%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (21%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (13%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 116 repairs.

2010 Honda Odyssey repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (4%)

$500 - $999 (30%)

$100 - $499 (39%)

< $100 (26%)

Chart based on 23 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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2010 Honda Odyssey

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Honda Odyssey in Utah, United States
Nov 2010 - Nov 2011
Jul 2011

29700 mi
Nav DVD player replaced. 

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2010 Honda Odyssey 4dr Minivan, ext.

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

Honda Odyssey in Connecticut, United States
Jan 2013 - Jan 2014
Mar 2013

52000 mi

US $500
nav & audio controls unreliable 
Nov 2013

52000 mi

US $250
sliding door stopped working 
Honda Odyssey in Connecticut, United States
Dec 2009 - Mar 2016
Jul 2014

59000 mi

US $290
TPMS sensor failure. Sensor replaced. 
Sep 2014

61000 mi
Car consumes 1 quart or more of oil between oil changes. Appears to be a common problem for vehicles with VCM. Took the car to the dealer for "Oil Consumption test". They have recorded that the car consumed 1 qt. over 3000 miles. 
Dec 2014

67000 mi

US $710
Replaced work out brake pads; replaced rotors that were warped causing vibration during braking. 
Apr 2015

73000 mi
"Check Engine" light came on; it turned out to be a Cylinder 2 misfire problem, due to faulty spark plugs (VCM issues, excessive oil consumption). Honda replaced spark plugs on 4 cylinders for free thanks to Class Action case settlement. 
Honda Odyssey in Alabama, United States
Dec 2013 - Jan 2014
Dec 2013

62000 mi
Engine light and VSA light came on. AutoZone, sensor said that 3 & 4 valve were not firing. Took it to dealer, said that it was covered under warranty. Reprogramed computer & replaced spark plugs. Engine will be replaced if necessary. 
Jan 2014

65000 mi

US $85
Front rotors needed resurfacing. 
Honda Odyssey in New Hampshire, United States
Aug 2013 - Apr 2016
Jul 2014

84000 mi

US $650
02 sensor Rear brake job 
Aug 2014

85000 mi

US $200
The car was using oil and reporting misfires. They replaced plugs and reflashed the ECU under warranty. Steering was stiff under some circumstances and the power steering pump was noisy. Power steering pump was replaced under a recall. 
Honda Odyssey in New York, United States
Oct 2012 - Jan 2014
Jun 2013

43000 mi

US $145
Replaced front brake pads and rotors. Rotors were replaced due to noticeable pulsation in the brake petal when applying the brakes. 
Dec 2013

49000 mi

US $90
Cold would not start in cold weather 
Honda Odyssey in Ohio, United States
Dec 2012 - Mar 2015
Jul 2013

70000 mi

US $115
Engine started suddenly missing badly- check engine light flashing...almost cutting off.Towed. Dealer stated foul spark plug at 67,000 and Honda Extended Warranty would not cover it! All service done on time at dealer . 
Sep 2013

75000 mi
Left rear shock seemed weak. Took it to dealer. Left rear bad and right rear leaking. Cost -$500.00. Extended Warranty took care of it. 
Jan 2014

84000 mi
Hood prop broke off. Honda dealer replaced it for free. 
Mar 2014

86000 mi
TPS Sensor went bad on left front. (Second TPS sensor that has failed since purchase). Replaced free under extended warranty. 
Nov 2014

95700 mi
Car had to be towed . Transmission and engine light flashing. Relay switch went bad. Replaced under extended warranty 
Mar 2015

97000 mi
Two year battery went bad. 
Honda Odyssey in Florida, United States
Apr 2013 - Mar 2016
Jul 2013

70000 mi
The car is within spec, but still pulls to the left. Super annoying. Alignment shop says it needs a new strut mount. Tire shop says crash bolt. 
Apr 2015

125000 mi

US $870
Alternator went out. Battery had to be replaced again. 
Honda Odyssey in Yemen
Apr 2010 - Mar 2016
Mar 2013

37820 mi
Check and replacement 
Nov 2013

45280 mi
Replacement of battery after electrical system check 
Honda Odyssey in Alberta, Canada
Oct 2013 - Mar 2016
Aug 2014

51240 mi

C $99
Replace power steering pump under warranty & replace power steering fluid 
Honda Odyssey in Michigan, United States
Sep 2013 - Mar 2016
Nov 2014

96000 mi
Left rear shock leaking. Replaced under extended 120 000mi warrenty. no questions. Both rear brake pads and rotors replaced. 
Sep 2015

103000 mi

US $1100
replacement of a timing belt and water pump 
Honda Odyssey in California, United States
Aug 2013 - Sep 2015
Nov 2014

63300 mi

US $487
Brake pads worn out 
Honda Odyssey in Georgia, United States
Sep 2014 - Mar 2016
Dec 2015

103000 mi

US $105
Tail lights had water in them, and would leak out when the rear door was opened. 
Honda Odyssey in New York, United States
Jan 2015 - Mar 2016
Nov 2015

86700 mi

US $650
Sliding door issue again. Motor needed replacing. Other door had problem 6 months earlier. We have no kids and the doors do not get abused. 
Honda Odyssey in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2015 - Apr 2016
Apr 2015

79300 mi

US $800
Tire Pressure Monitoring Sensors failed, 5 replaced. 
Nov 2015

87700 mi

US $250
Electric doors seizing up. Cleaned, lubed. 
Honda Odyssey in Georgia, United States
Dec 2009 - Aug 2015
Jun 2015

26000 mi
Engine misfiring due to fouled spark plugs associated with VCM-2 system. No charges to owner due to warranty extension. Repair consisted of replacing four fouled spark plugs. 
Honda Odyssey in Alabama, United States
Mar 2014 - Mar 2016
Apr 2015

70000 mi

US $149
Steering has been hard to turn at low speeds even after vehichle had plenty of time to be warmed up. Was made aware of a TSB that extends warranty to cover replacement of power steering pump as it was faulty. 
Honda Odyssey in Illinois, United States
Apr 2010 - Mar 2016
Dec 2014

67000 mi
Replaced power steering pump due to noise coming from engine area while steering noticable at slow speeds. 
Feb 2016

80700 mi
Steering was difficult and there was a sound when turning at slow sppeds. Dealer replaced power steering pump. Work was covered under extended warranty and a tsb was issued. 
Honda Odyssey in Illinois, United States
Jul 2010 - Mar 2016
Dec 2014

34000 mi

US $80
TPMS Error code. Took 2 days to figure out how to reset it. No parts needed. Not covered under HondaCare warranty. 
Mar 2016

41000 mi

US $140
Worn about 50% but corrosion on rotor caused vibration at high speed braking. Replaced front pads and rotors. 
Honda Odyssey in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2014 - Mar 2016
Jan 2015

131300 mi

US $320
Misfire led to spark plug exploding, spark plug ceramic scored engine block cylinder wall. Engine block replaced with 6 spark plugs and piston rings. Honda has extended the warranty to 8 years for this issue. 
Apr 2015

137000 mi

US $250
Oil pressure sensor for valve train failed. 
Jun 2015

139000 mi

US $280
Battery failed load test. Dealer recommended replacement 
Honda Odyssey in Wisconsin, United States
Dec 2009 - Apr 2013
Feb 2010

1000 mi
hollow knocking noise coming from driver's side front wheel well. Initial diagnoses was brake caliper that needed greasing. This did not fix problem. New strut assembly ordered - waiting for installation Service notes: replaced upper strut and bearing. OP Code: 414103. Defect Code: 06201. Test drove vehicle and heard no noise. 
Nov 2010

11000 mi
Whistling noise from windshield. TSB to replace front cowel. 
May 2011

18500 mi
Wind noise at highway speeds from driver and passenger side windows. Notes from service doc: Fix loose door sash which was causing fluttering/flapping noise at hwy speeds in cross winds. Op Code: 824099, Defect Code: 06201 
Honda Odyssey in Idaho, United States
Apr 2013 - Apr 2014
May 2013

49500 mi
car burning off 1 quart of oil every 7000-8000 miles before engine maintenance light comes on. Took car to dealer who stated that this was "within spec" and is the result of prolonged maintanence intervals. He recommended refilling oil. 
Nov 2013

55000 mi
VCM system failure. Heavy oil consumption, 2 quarts in less than 5000 miles. 
Apr 2014

58000 mi
continues to consume engine oil at a concerning rate. 
Honda Odyssey in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2010 - Apr 2012
Oct 2011

36000 mi
Power steering pump. It was difficult to turn from a stop. I have to turn hard to back out of my driveway from a complete stop & the P/S pressure was very low at idle. The new pump increases P/S pressure at idle. 
Honda Odyssey in North Carolina, United States
May 2010 - Aug 2011
Sep 2010

5000 mi
The power steering line had come loose and was vibrating on the exhaust. 
Honda Odyssey in California, United States
May 2012 - Mar 2016
May 2013

24000 mi

US $200
Warped rotors. 
Honda Odyssey in Florida, United States
Apr 2010 - Jun 2012
Sep 2010

6000 mi
The upper and lower glove boxes were not aligned properly The sunglasses/conversation mirror was sticking when we tried to open it. 
Jun 2012

30000 mi
Battery died 
Honda Odyssey in Tennessee, United States
Aug 2010 - Nov 2015
Sep 2010

5000 mi
rotors warped, tires had flat spot in them from sitting on sales lot. one piece of trim wasn't snapped in properly. 
Jul 2015

138000 mi

US $175
Part of the emissions system. A pressure valve of some sort. 
Honda Odyssey in Florida, United States
Jul 2010 - Sep 2013
Dec 2010

6000 mi
bumper panel not flush with body Repaired 
Jan 2013

24300 mi
Secondary weather strip left rear door torn due to stretching. 
Honda Odyssey in California, United States
Dec 2009 - Apr 2012
Dec 2011

31000 mi
I think the seat warmer on the driver's side is intermittently turning itself on. The dealer said they couldn't trace any evidence (has to be in the on state for them to find an issue). 
Honda Odyssey in Washington, United States
Mar 2011 - May 2014
Apr 2011

24000 mi
Oil leak - bad gasket 
Apr 2013

29300 mi
Wouldn't start; battery was drained by bad A/C compressor relay. Required tow after getting jump start and hearing loud screeching noise and seeing smoke from hood. 
Honda Odyssey in Illinois, United States
Mar 2010 - Oct 2015
Dec 2012

36000 mi
Thumping when changing steering direction at low speed. 
Jan 2014

48300 mi

US $700
Alternator failed. Started failure in November, but dealer couldn't diagnose. Failed 100% in early January and was replaced. 
May 2015

75300 mi

US $400
Front Brake Pad Replacement. 
Honda Odyssey in Colorado, United States
Sep 2010 - Nov 2014
Mar 2013

54000 mi
Power Steering Pump replaced under recall warranty. 
Jun 2014

79000 mi
Power steering pump replaced 2nd time under warranty. 
Nov 2014

91000 mi

US $145
Steering loose. Needed to re-grease the steering. 
Honda Odyssey in New Jersey, United States
Dec 2009 - Aug 2011
Oct 2010

10000 mi
Transmisson shudder PCM reflash 
Honda Odyssey in Maryland, United States
Feb 2010 - Mar 2016
Jul 2012

32000 mi
Both the check engine light and the check vehicle stability assist warning message came on. Engine was diagnosed with misfires on 4 of 6 cylinders. Spark plugs were replaced under warranty. 
Jun 2015

89000 mi

US $500
Rear struts replaced. 
Dec 2015

102000 mi

US $1400
Changed piston rings on cylinders 1, 2 & 3 as per Honda service bulletin 13-080 (extended-warranty repair, no charge). While apart replaced timing belt, timing belt tensioner, water pump, accessory belt, plugs on cylinders 4, 5, & 6. 
Honda Odyssey in Texas, United States
Mar 2010 - Mar 2013
Jul 2010

7000 mi

US $22
Nav system reboots/restarts intermittently. Dealer wanted the car for a day so that they could duplicate the problem. Am travelling from TX to MI and back. 2 weeks vacation trip with family. Decided to take car back to TX dealer.  
Aug 2012

73000 mi

US $252
Brake Rotors needed re-surfacing, only on the front. Replaced the pads as well. 
Sep 2012

74000 mi

US $871
Alternator failed while enroute to Houston, TX from home. Drove 200+ miles with "Check Charging System" warning light ON. (Light came on intermitently. Would go off and then come back ON). Car became underivable and all system failed 1-by-1 
Feb 2013

81000 mi

US $1571
Squeaks, scraping noise from engine. All 5 engine mounts replaced, suspension retightened. CV joints need replacement as well but didn't do it this time. Didn't buy extended warranty :( Selling the car ...... Very sad. Never buying Honda :( 
Mar 2013

81000 mi
CV joints needed replacement. 

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2010 Honda Odyssey 4dr Minivan, ext.

244-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Odyssey in Delaware, United States
Apr 2010 - May 2014
May 2010

356 mi
Air Bag cover warped. Car pulling to the right Vibration  
Jun 2010

1000 mi
Replaced warped Air Bag cover 
Mar 2011

15000 mi

US $84
Vibration issues power locks activate by itself. Dealer could not replicate. 
Jul 2012

23300 mi
Power locks activate repeately on their own vibration 
May 2014

35000 mi
Vibration never fixed. I think it was the transmission. Lock issue never fixed because could never replicate. 
Honda Odyssey in Florida, United States
Jun 2010 - Apr 2011
Aug 2010 Soft or mushy brake pedal. Even though not under recall, dealer bled brakes under warranty. 
Jan 2011

5000 mi
Loud squeaking interior door handle. Dealer look at and lubed. 
Honda Odyssey in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2015 - Mar 2016
Jul 2015

113460 mi

C $86
Catalytic heat shield came apart. Fixed with clamps. 
Honda Odyssey in Manitoba, Canada
Jul 2010 - Mar 2016
Feb 2011

3900 mi
Rear window washer never worked from day 1. Wasn't an issue until there was a melt in February and couldn't clean the rear window. Dealership said the line was pinched during assembly of the vehicle. They unkinked it and it works now. Clunking sound coming from passenger side front suspension. Was prevalent for a few days, but not on day of trip to dealership. They thought it might be some ice buildup in wheel well or underneath. Only noticed it one time since then. 
Mar 2015

37820 mi
Knocking/clunking sound and feel through steering wheel when cornering and occasionally over bumps. 
Jul 2015

41380 mi
No power steering at idle speeds. Revving the engine a bit would activate power steering. Dealership diagnosed as faulty steering pump and replaced under warranty. After steering pump replaced two days ago, immediately noticed whining sound coming from somewhere on the serpentine belt/accessory system. Dealer diagnosed sound originating from the serpentine belt tensioner pulley and replaced it. 
Mar 2016

46500 mi

C $850
Heard a chirping noise from engine. Dealer diagnosed as serpentine belt and replaced. Timing belt replaced as recommended maintenance (vehicle is over 5 years old). Timing belt tensioner was discovered to be leaking oil so that was replaced as well. 
Honda Odyssey in California, United States
Mar 2012 - Mar 2016
Aug 2013

36000 mi

US $81
Electrical switch that controlled the rear brake lights needed replacement 
Jun 2015

48000 mi

US $450
Alternator had to be replaced 
Honda Odyssey in Manitoba, Canada
Mar 2011 - Apr 2013
Apr 2013

45260 mi

C $1000
Power steering pump replacement. Steering column coupling replacement Linkages re lubricated 
Honda Odyssey in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2010 - Oct 2013
Aug 2013

23400 mi
Middle rollers in both sliding doors worn out. Replaced under warranty with some haggling. We are not hard on the doors, not sure why the rollers wore out so fast. 
Honda Odyssey in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2016
Mar 2014

70000 mi
accumulated water inside the taillights power steering pump replacement 
Jun 2014

76000 mi

US $250
heat shield corroded, rattling noise while driving 
Jun 2015

99000 mi
Water leaked into rear brakelights housing and accumulated to about an inch. 
Honda Odyssey in Alberta, Canada
Sep 2010 - Mar 2016
Jan 2011

6200 mi
Also had some cosmetic issues with paint that was resolved at this time. During the factory installation of the front windshield some epoxy was spilled onto the A-pillar of the driver side. This resulted in 3 black droplets.  
Honda Odyssey in Michigan, United States
Dec 2009 - Mar 2016
Feb 2010 Adjust driver's side slider 
Mar 2011

17000 mi
Tail lamp replaced (leaking). Right rear speaker replaced. 
Aug 2012

30500 mi
Replaced the weather stripping on the driver's side slider. Also replaced a bumper on the same slider than had fallen off. 
Honda Odyssey in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2010 - Dec 2015
Nov 2010

9300 mi
Engine knocking (pinging) 
Jun 2011

18600 mi
Valves adjusted (still waiting for paperwork from dealership) 

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