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CarComplaints.com Notes: Aside from peeling paint, the 2008 Honda Odyssey is a pretty reliable, generally trouble-free minivan.

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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2008 Honda Odyssey brakes problems

brakes problem

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2008 Honda Odyssey Owner Comments

problem #2

May 082009

Odyssey 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

2008 Honda Odyssey. Consumer states brake pedal depresses. The consumer stated when the brake pedal was depressed in an emergency condition or in a panic stop, the pedal would travel below the accelerator pedal which would cause both pedals to be depressed simultaneously which also caused the vehicle to lurch forward when the brake pedal was released. Also, there was a problem with the steering wheel indicator lighting. There was a very noticeable difference in the consumers vehicle illumination intensity of the steering wheel indicator lights and the rest of the vehicles lighted indicators on the doors and dash fixtures. In the dark of night, out on the open highway, the consumer could easily read the lighted door and dash indicator, but he could not read the faintly lit indicators on the steering wheel. The dealer stated the steering wheel light indicators were the same as all the other Odyssey's on the lot.

- Las Cruces, NM, USA

problem #1

Jun 122009

Odyssey 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 0 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Honda Odyssey. The contact stated that while driving at speeds of 20 mph, the vehicle would accelerate without driver intent. When depressed, the brake pedal would fall 1-inch below the accelerator pedal, causing the contact to simultaneously depress both pedals without intent. The dealer stated that he could find no failures in the vehicle. There were no repairs made to the vehicle. The failure mileage was unknown and the current mileage was 11,457. Updated 05/07/10. The consumer stated when he applied the brake, it would go way beyond the accelerator pedal. Updated 07/13/10

- Ruckland, VT, USA

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