really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
283 miles

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1998 Honda Passport brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Honda Passport Owner Comments

problem #5

Nov 161998


  • 1,417 miles


Nar 9-10-03. Consumer complaint on a defective 1998 Honda Passport pursuant to Maryland's lemon law. Battery cables replaced, brake warning light illuminates, rear suspension defective, and brakes pedal inoperable.

- Chevy Chase, MD, USA

problem #4

Oct 012002

Passport 4WD

  • miles
I own a 1998 Honda Passport. I was leaving my apartment complex and as I was approaching a stop sign which leads to a highway, my vehicle would not come to a complete stop whle braking. Though I was not speeding my brake pedal was resisting and felt hard as I pressed the brake more firmly. I ended up partially in the highway and an oncoming car slammed into me on the driver side totalling my SUV. The street was wet from rain. As I exited my vehicle I noticed that my brake lights still remained illuminated even though I was not in the vehicle.

- Chula Vista, CA, USA

problem #3

Apr 112000

(reported on)

Passport 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When applying ABS brakes pedal goes to the floor, resulting in extended stopping distance. Also, brake pedal and the gas pedal are located very closely together which causes them to depress at the same time.

- Scappoose, OR, USA

problem #2

Sep 081999

(reported on)


  • miles
The brake and gas pedals are too close, the gas pedal is sometimes pressed when trying to break.

- Moorpark, CA, USA

problem #1

Nov 021998

(reported on)


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brake pedal material made of thin plastic causing it to break.

- Wildomar, CA, USA

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