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Honda Odyssey Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

2110 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Honda Odyssey. 302 of these members (14.3%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 248 transmission and drivetrain repairs to Honda Odysseys--an average of 0.1 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, 11% 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 2353 repairs.

Honda Odyssey transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the Honda Odyssey transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 14% cost less than $100, 29% between $100 and $499, 11% between $500 and $999, 18% between $1000 and $2499, and 29% more than $2500.

Chart based on 205 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Honda Odyssey Transmission and Drivetrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Honda Odyssey 4dr Minivan, ext.

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

Honda Odyssey in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2007 3000    
12700 0 Transmission leaking. Dealer replaced the left-side transmission axle seal. No recurrence of leak after approximately 2500 miles. 
 
Honda Odyssey in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 160000    
163000 2800 Transmission would not shift correctly from R to D4. Also would not engage smoothly from 1st to 2nd. Transmission was torn down -> suspected root cause is failed shift solenoid(s) which also resulted in premature wear of clutchpack discs. 
 

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2006 Honda Odyssey 4dr Minivan, ext.

244-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Odyssey in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2006 0    
13000 0 A seal located where shifter cable enters transmission case was leaking. 
 

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2002 Honda Odyssey 4dr Minivan, ext.

240-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Odyssey in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2007 99000    
103000 900 Transmission needed to be replaced. 
 

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2002 Honda Odyssey 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Honda in Kansas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2007 72000    
74000 0 Transmission was slipping. Made service appointment where a bad transmission was diagnosed. Dealer kept the vehicle and the repair was completed within 3 days. 
 
Honda in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2006 97000    
97000 0 Transmission completely failed at 65 mph on highway. Unable to move out of traffic. Towed to Honda dealership for repair. 
 
Honda in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2006 42160    
43400 0 transmission defect again (3rd time) 
 

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2001 Honda Odyssey

Engine not specified

Honda Odyssey in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 95000    
98000 0 Tranmission went bad. 
 

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2000 Honda Odyssey 4dr Minivan, ext.

210-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Honda Odyssey in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2006 71300    
81840 2400 Worn out clutch pack on the third gear causing the vehicle to slip out of 3rd gear 
 
Honda Odyssey in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2007 127000    
129000 0 traction Control light and check engine light on, intermittent transmission slip. contacting Honda for assistance. 
130000 870 Decided that transmission was getting worse, so went in to set up appointment to replace and have transmission ordered. Called Honda for assitance and got "good will" of all parts paid by Honda with me paying for labor. Took back to have transmission replaced. Replaced the transmission again after it failed after 215 miles. No cost, under 3yr/36,000 warenty. 
214000  

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