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Feb 29, 2012 (2:45 pm)
My 2001 Odyssey transmission was replaced by the dealer in June 2008. It now needs replacement again. This is after 55,000 miles and 3.5 years. Honda refuses to help. They quoted a price of $4200. It is not worth it to pay this much considering the value of the car.
Honda does not stand by their transmissions or work. A transmission should last longer. The company does not stand by their products.
I will not be buying an Odyssey. I would recommended that people buy a Toyota instead. My 1995 Corolla is still going strong.
#2181 of 2416 Re: 2008 Odyssey Transmission Problem [frustrated59]
Feb 29, 2012 (7:36 pm)
Thank you soooo much!!! I feel like I dodged a bullet. I can't imagine your frustration. I'm not that keen on the Sienna so I thought I'd look into the Town & Country. Thanks again.
#2182 of 2416 No urban myth, odys trannys are bad
Mar 04, 2012 (3:35 pm)
Odysseys tranny issues started in 1999 and 13 years later we are still complaining about their quality . I dont think, maybe im mistaken, that there is any other brand at this point in time with soooo many complaints about transmissions, and when you consider how many odyys are out there you can't denny that this is a big issue. Yes there have been lucky owners of oddys, but many of us have realized that this is not an urban myth...Odys do have transmission problems, more than any other car and in the age of the internet we the costumers can share our bad experience with this crappy van. My new honda tranny has not even 30K on it and you can already feel it cant take the heat. Maybe the frame of the car can las a very long time, but your tranny will most likely go somewhere before 150000Km, which by todays standards is a very low mileage for well maintained trannys.
#2183 of 2416 2006 Odyssey Transmission issue?
Mar 07, 2012 (11:11 pm)
I am having a couple of issues with my 2006 Honda Odyssey that has 156K miles and I sure could use some good advice on what the problem(s) may be.
1. I believe I am having a transmisison issue as when I take off in the morning my van has a difficult time switching into the next gear. Sometimes it will shift with just a little jump and sometimes it has a harder time and I have to push the accelerator more to get the van to go. I have had the ATV fluid changed several times but never flushed and I have never changed the ATV filter.
Recently I have noticed some ATV fluid leaking from underneath the van and I am unable to tell where it is coming from. I thought it might be the drain plug but that area is clean. I had a new alternator put on a few months ago and the mechanic indicated that a couple of my motor mounts were bad.
I would appreciate any comments or suggestions to help me get this vehicle running right again.
#2184 of 2416 Re: 2006 Odyssey Transmission issue? [remaxmike]
Mar 08, 2012 (3:27 am)
Having the ATV fluid changed or flushed doesn't help this problem in my opinion...my 2002 van has had the switching gears problem for around 3 years. I now have to start in second gear whenever accelerating, and if I don't go over 30 mph--I stay in second gear. To go over 30 mph...I get past 30 mph and then switch it to 3rd and then drive at the same time. The acceleration is tricky after this process, and then when I get past 40 mph--it is usually fine (for now). I don't take the van far, and I have my new transmission place information with me so I can have it towed there when it dies. Our vehicle has over 189,000 miles which they say we are lucky...Good luck!
#2185 of 2416 Re: 2006 Odyssey Transmission issue? [remaxmike]
Mar 08, 2012 (10:38 pm)
You might want your dealer to look at a device that controls the accelerator pedal. I had to have something like this replaced on my 2002. I would push the pedal down only to find it 1st stuck at top than suddenly went down. It happen after I had parked it for a week on a slant in a friend's driveway while I was on a bus trip.
Just before the bus trip I had to replace my engine seals. My dealer suggest I do this.
These items were done back in 2005 at 180,000 kilometers. I currently have just under 300,000 kilometers.
At 184,000 I had to replace my transmission at a cost of $cdn 2100. Two years ago I added an after-market transmission cooler.
#2186 of 2416 Rami Transmission aka Y S & D Engine, Brooklyn
Mar 12, 2012 (11:39 am)
If you need a transmission for your Odyssey and have seen this company on-line..............
Do not do it! I cannot express my feelings enough! Just do not allow Rami Transmissions, e-bay seller Rami5566.718, aka YS&D Engine to supply you with a remanufactured (suposedly) transmission. If you live within walking distance of the shop them perhaps you have a chance in hell of receiving satisfaction. Unfortunately If you are using them via the internet to provide you with a replacement transmission then prepare to be ripped off!
The deceit and dishonesty runs throughout this FAMILY operation. Do some research and you will find that there are a number of unsatisfied customers. The 5 star reviews are from the family members themselves! I only wish that I had done a bit more due dilegence when researching this sham of an operation. Look at Kudzu.com 5 star review from ykadoch ! this is the e-mail address for the company! HAHA Check out showmelocal all bad reviews. I just wish I had done more homework before purchasing from them 3000 miles away.
All family members are obviously trained in the ways that they operate. I have not found one honest person on the other end of the phone yet. Rami, Amir, the wife, etc. All well versed in the art of telling you exactly what you want to hear with out ever delivering.
They knew all the right things to say on the phone, and seemed very knowledgable on the transmission issues. Remanufactured transmission with 2 year warranty (HAHAHA) with free torque converter and in line filter available for reasonable price! I took the hook! Initial purchase and shipping happened very quickly, But the transmission they supplied had issues from the start! Troubleshooted the problems directly with Rami! Thought it may have been a selenoid or something on my end. Replaced selenoids. This was never the problem. Rami finally says..............I will send you a replacement! Dont believe him!
At this point I am thinking its just my luck, but I do not want to belive I am being scammed. 2 months later............... excuse after excuse, need to wait for a core to rebuild one (what about my core that I returned that you never credited my account the $450.00 for the core refund?) Oh we just rebuilt three, waiting for the dyno to check. OK all 3 are good sending today. Wait wait , call for tracking number. Given bogus number. Call shipping company..........NO we never had a pick up for you!. Oh now Dyno is broken waiting for Dyno repair to test. OK, wait wait wait. OK here is pick up number xxx using new shipper. I call shipper! Oh yeah we have pick up scheduled, But we do not even deliver to California! WTF! This is over a period of several weeks where they dodge your phone number. I am now only getting thru by using friends cell phones from out of state numbers!! OMG then the numerous hang ups on me and the promisses to call back. And all of this is using “God willing” and other just rediculous comments that try to allude to the fact that they are somehow honest! HAHAHA
So in short! Do some more research! These people are scam artists. Luckily my Credit Card company agrees and I did not wait to long to start the restitution process, but these people are crooks and should not be allowed to prey on people on the internet. I am actually happy at the outcome now, because even if they had come thru somehow in the end I would not ever trust the transmission that they would have shipped to me so good riddance RAMI TRANSMISSIONS!
PS Rami transmissions..............its been over a week and I havent received the return phone call you promised “on your word” to return that day!
#2187 of 2416 Re: Rami Transmission aka Y S & D Engine, Brooklyn [jpohling]
Mar 12, 2012 (1:11 pm)
I assume you gave them a 0 on the feedback rating on ebay? When I read any bad comment before buying something, I take a long, long look. Just one bad one does it for me.
#2188 of 2416 Re: Rami Transmission aka Y S & D Engine, Brooklyn [imidazol97]
Mar 16, 2012 (9:59 pm)
Unfortunately I am not able to review them on ebay as I did not ultimately purchase thru ebay. I found them there but contacted them directly to discuss the product, etc and ended up purchasing directly from them. I cannot see how i can comment on them on ebay in this situation?
#2189 of 2416 Pinging noise!
Mar 23, 2012 (12:11 am)
I just bought a exl res and while test driving I noticed a pinging noise but it was very subtle. I bought and now it's bugging me. I hear it when I accelerate and when it hits 2500 rpm and continues if I accelerate. I can feel and hear it clearly when I accelerate. I only put 20 miles on it so far.. Will this be a bigger problem later and is there a fix for the new car? Any recourse? Can I exchange?