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CarComplaints.com Notes: The entire 2nd generation Odyssey (1999-2004) is just one giant transmission problem waiting to happen.

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
75,780 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2002 Honda Odyssey brakes problems

brakes problem

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2002 Honda Odyssey Owner Comments

problem #4

Oct 032016

Odyssey

  • 90,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2002 Honda Odyssey. While backing up out of a parking space, the vehicle did not stop when the brake pedal was depessed. As a result, the contact struck a parked vehicle and moved it three parking spaces. No warning indicators were illuminated. A police report was not filed and there were no injuries. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The VIN was unknown. The approximate failure mileage was 90,000.

- Sioux Falls, MN, USA

problem #3

Jan 172015

Odyssey

  • 153,122 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Odyssey. The contact stated that the air bag warning light remained illuminated. In addition, the ABS and the tcs (traction control sensor) warning light illuminated. The air bag warning light remained illuminated after a takata air bag recall remedy was performed. The vehicle was taken to a dealer to be diagnosed for the tcs and ABS lights and it was determined that the wheel speed sensor needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 153,122.

- Provo, UT, USA

problem #2

Jul 082014

Odyssey

  • miles
For a few months now I have noticed that when I make left turns, whether from a stopped position or a speed of 0-5mph, the van jerks and slows to a almost stop. I am afraid that it will shut down and cause a very serious accident one day. I have called Honda a few times to inquire about it and nothing is being done. The breaks are only a year old and seems to work fine but there is a noise every time I push the brakes. Not the usual bad brakes sound but like a tapping sound. Also the 2 passenger sliding doors will not close or open at times as well as the back windows. The motors has been changed in the panel box, please what could it be and is there any help Honda should be doing as they have stated these problems aren't under warranty?

- Stafford, VA, USA

problem #1

Jun 162009

Odyssey 6-cyl

  • 60,000 miles
The first time while driving engine drive belt broke engine shut down suddenly could not stop hit vehicle in intersection second time similar situation my son driving to much oil on the belt, belt jump from tensioner and wrap around every thing vehicle too hard to stop engine not running ran in the back of some one mechanic diagnostic says it is the tensioner, water pump, oil failed causing a over heating internally in the motor blowing the head gasket with only 70,000 miles I notified my dealer and no reply because you cant drive the vehicle in to the dealership.

- Victorville, CA, USA

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