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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
11 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
22 / 0
Average Mileage:
57,703 miles

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2003 Honda Odyssey seat belts / air bags problems

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2003 Honda Odyssey Owner Comments (Page 2 of 5)

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problem #80

Jan 262015

Odyssey

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2003 Honda Odyssey. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V045000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Riverside, CA, USA

problem #79

Oct 202015

Odyssey

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Honda Odyssey. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V045000 (air bags) however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Pacifica, CA, USA

problem #78

Oct 012015

Odyssey 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
2003 Honda Odyssey. Consumer writes in regards to replacement parts not available to complete several recall notices. The consumer stated Honda needs to address the air bag recall.

- Laguna Hills, CA, USA

problem #77

Oct 142015

Odyssey

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2003 Honda Odyssey. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V045000 (air bags) however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Riverside, CA, USA

problem #76

Mar 132015

Odyssey 6-cyl

  • 199,099 miles
Honda has been trying to fix the 4 recall problems on four different repair attempts since March of 2015, all regarding the air bag recalls. They are still not fixed and there is still an open recall on my vehicle. My vehicle is still at Honda of corona. I have had 4 different loaner cars and still have a loaner because of Honda not having the parts to repair mine. Honda customer service at corona and riverside are deplorable. I have had the police involved in one incident in riverside and was told sorry I need to take my defective vehicle to another dealer. "because they have the right to refuse service to anyone they want to". I was told by [xxx] the service manager at Honda of corona that repairing my recalled vehicle was out of their "graciousness" and that repairing these airbag recalls was a courtesy and not a requirement. I know better than what he told me and also did my research into this. Honda is trying their best to get out of repairing these recalls. Probably because they are losing money due to the fact that they do not have the replacement parts and cannot handle a recall of this magnitude. I was also told by [xxx] at riverside Honda that since I was not the original buyer of the car, that I did not have priority repair since I was not likely to be a Honda customer in the future. You bet I will not be. They have had no respect or help to me in trying to rectify this airbag issue. Honda needs to be investigated before more people are killed or maimed by their cars. Thank you for your time. ----[xxx] information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Riverside, CA, USA

problem #75

Nov 192014

Odyssey

  • 120,164 miles
SRS unit is not functioning. We have a letter that states that Honda will replace the SRS unit by mid summer 2015. Neither our dealer nor Honda knows when the parts will be available. It is well past mid summer. Dash light stays on regardless of vehicle being stationary or in motion. The repair needs to include the SRS unit and the dash light.

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #74

Jan 152015

Odyssey

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2003 Honda Odyssey. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V320000 (air bags), however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Lansing, IL, USA

problem #73

Mar 022015

Odyssey

  • 124,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Honda Odyssey. When the vehicle was started, the supplemental restraint system warning light illuminated. The failure recurred constantly. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V045000 (air bags) however, the recall part was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 124,000.

- Lafayette, CO, USA

problem #72

Jan 272015

Odyssey

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Honda Odyssey. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V045000 (air bags) however, the part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Fort Myers, FL, USA

problem #71

Mar 182015

Odyssey

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Honda Odyssey. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V045000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Aurora, IL, USA

problem #70

Apr 242015

Odyssey

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2003 Honda Odyssey. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V320000 (air bags) and 15V045000 (air bags) and stated that the parts needed for the repair were not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Stamford, CT, USA

problem #69

Aug 272015

Odyssey

  • 174,700 miles
Mansfield motor group of mansfield, Ohio replaced a SRS unit on my Honda that was done so that Honda Corp. Could collect information off of this unit. When they brought this unit on line, there was was a passenger seat air bag / sensor alert and they wasn't able to clear this indication. They did some trouble shooting procedures to no avail. I was informed of this problem and was told that the sensor replacement would cost me app. $ 1000..00, in which I refused and told them to put back the old unit that had no issues concerning the that or any other sensor. This recall # 15-026, after calling Honda, was to gain information from an SRS recall #15-013 that has never been installed, or this is what I was led to believe, which mmg Honda told me that Honda had not figured out the problem as yet. I recieved the recall letter from Honda in March of 2015 for the NHTSA recall 15V -045 ---- service bulletin # 15-013.

- Galion, OH, USA

problem #68

Aug 032015

Odyssey 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Letter from congressman van hollen on behalf of constituent re 2003 Honda Odyssey (attn: Austin moore). The consumer referenced recall 15V045000. The consumer has not heard from Honda.

- Takoma Park, MD, USA

problem #67

Mar 272015

Odyssey

  • 124,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Honda Odyssey. The contact stated that the SRS and ECU lights remained illuminated when the vehicle was in motion. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V045000 (air bags) and stated that the parts needed for the repair were not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the repair. The manufacture was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 124,000.

- Modesto, CA, USA

problem #66

Jun 092014

Odyssey

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Honda Odyssey. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V32000 (air bags); however, the part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Lodi, NJ, USA

problem #65

Mar 152015

Odyssey 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Honda Odyssey. The contact received notification of nhsta campaign number: 15V045000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. MA 10/5

- Palm Harbor, FL, USA

problem #64

Mar 152015

Odyssey

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Honda Odyssey. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V045000 (air bags) and 14V349000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the repair were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Crofton, MD, USA

problem #63

Feb 092015

Odyssey

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Honda Odyssey. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 15V045000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed was unavailable to perform the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Oxnard, CA, USA

problem #62

May 292015

Odyssey

  • 112,000 miles
On Friday, May 29, 2015, the airbags on our 2003 Honda Odyssey deployed without accident or apparent cause while driving approximately fifteen (15) miles per hour on a residential street. The physical impact of the side airbag's deployment caused bleeding, severe scrapes and contusions to my wife's (the driver's) left arm. Although very traumatic and painful, we consider this a very fortunate outcome given that this inadvertent deployment could have easily caused more severe injuries or even death had it occurred: (1) at a higher rate of speed or in crowded traffic conditions or (2) had the airbags deployed with excessive internal pressure causing their inflators to rupture. This vehicle is currently under two separate NHTSA recalls: (1)15V-045 (mfr campaign id JN6) (inadvertent deployment) (2)14V-351 (mfr campaign id JH0) (potential rupture) it is important to note that we had done everything within our power to avoid being harmed by the known defects in this vehicle by bringing it to our local Honda dealer on 6/9/14 and 11/18/14 for completion of earlier recalls, 13-088 and 14-040, respectively. Following the deployment, we received an offer from american Honda to repair the SRS system and to pay for a rental car, but we were disappointed that they insisted that we appear at the dealer to sign a complete waiver before making these repairs, that the offer to replace the SRS electronic control unit recalled under 15V-045 was to be done with a device still subject to recall and which has already proven inadequate to prevent injury and a complete denial of compensation for the injuries suffered by my wife and other damages. There should never have been a request to sign any waiver associated with completion of these repairs and ahm should rightfully have taken a stance that would have compensated us for all damages associated with this incident.

- Vienna, VA, USA

problem #61

May 052015

Odyssey

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Honda Odyssey. The contact stated that the SRS warning lamp remained illuminated. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where it was diagnosed that the driver side air bag needed to be replaced. The air bag was replaced, but the failure recurred. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer and they indicated that the side air bags needed to be replaced. The vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V045000 (air bags), 14V700000 (air bags), 13V412000 (air bags), and 12V573000 (electrical system), but the contact never received any recall notices. The dealer did not indicate that the VIN was included in the recalls. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was not available.

- Bowling Green , KY, USA

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