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


pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,750 miles

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2008 Honda Odyssey windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2008 Honda Odyssey Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 152010


  • 15,000 miles


2008 Honda Odyssey windshield washer system / nozzles do not allow for windshield to be cleaned when driving over 40 mph. Wind blows the washer fluid below the wiper blades. Safety concern during winter time periods in that it is difficult to get the windshield cleaned. Service center said they adjusted the nozzles but, this didn't do the trick.

- Canton, OH, USA

problem #1

Jun 012008


  • 500 miles
Have three complaints. Complaint one: There is extremely long pedal travel for brake pedal. This travel gives the driver a sense of brake failure, as though the brakes don't work or will not stop vehicle. Has been noted in vehicle forums as a common problem complaint two: Wind noise on the passenger and driver pillar that separates the front seat and the middle seat combination. Has been noted in vehicle forums this is a common problem. Complaint three: There is significant dirt in paint and paint shading where it doesn't match rest of vehicle (paint shading can be seen if the sun shines on the vehicle just right). Honda has offered to repaint affected parts. I feel this is a common problem and the owner shouldn't be required to have a new car repainted with less than 1000 miles. Has been noted in vehicle forums this is a common problem.

- Edwardsville, IL, USA

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