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#128 of 190 Re: 2007 Odyssey Dead Battery Over & Over [fibber2]
Jun 12, 2011 (9:23 pm)
Could you point me to some web page that explain those hundred mA? That's the issue I am experiencing. I lost 2 batteries within 9k miles. I insert my multimeter and it max out the 100mA reading. I think this is way too high when the car is off.
The battery has a capacity of 50ah. If it's draining at 100mA, it will drain half of the battery (which make it very hard, if not impossible to start the engine) within 250 hours. I don't think Honda engineers are so stupid to have those kind of parameters in their minds.
#129 of 190 Re: 2005 Odyssey LX Strange Electrical Problems [hovan]
Jun 12, 2011 (9:15 pm)
Did you figure out what caused that 0.4A draw? I have the same issue with my 07. Thanks.
#130 of 190 Re: 2005 Odyssey LX Strange Electrical Problems [jjpcat]
Jun 14, 2011 (5:20 am)
Actually I think I solved the problem. I kept pulling fuses till the battery draw went to almost zero. There is a fuse panel on the drivers side near the emergency brake pedal. I pulled out the 7 AMP fuse marked "BACK-UP". With this out, the .4 amp draw went away. I drove with it out for a day, but certain things did not work- Power side doors, alarm, lock(ignition off), rear wiper, rear dome light, and others. I could live with that if it saved my Battery. However, I now re-installed the 7 AMP fuse- and everything again works, with no .4 Amp battery draw. ??? maybe something reset in a control module. If I ever have the problem again I will pull the fuse. Better option than having to use a battery charger every night.
#131 of 190 2004 Honda Odyssey engine stops while driving
Jun 18, 2011 (7:42 am)
My Odyssey would stop running while driving-highway, local roads, any speed, any weather, any common road/weather/distance. It did this several times. I tool it to two dealers several times- they ran diagnostics but found nothing because the "Check Engine" light did not come on which means that no ERROR CODE was stored in the computer.
Final solution- After dealer had it and drove it everyday, the problem was discovered- no communication to power control module (PCM). They performed a " No communication test" and found a Faulty Main Relay!! All I can say is that the FP# on the invoice is 39400-S84-003. $64.78 for the part and, no surprise these days- labor was $230.00. Before you have it replaced by a dealer, see if the part can be ordered and install it yourself or have your local mechanic do it for you.
#132 of 190 Re: 2011 Odyssey Elite with TPMS failure [footes]
Jun 18, 2011 (11:51 pm)
I had the same problem with my 2011 EX-L. It's not the symbol I expected for low tire pressure (The semi-circle with a candle in the middle) but the dealer put some air in the tires and TPMS light went off.
#133 of 190 Re: Power Locks - Passenger side not engaging [odc2k1]
Aug 07, 2011 (4:53 pm)
I have a 2004 and am having problems with the locks. Were you able to find a fix? Thanks.
#134 of 190 Re: 2004 honda odyssey door lock problem [bmattox79]
Aug 07, 2011 (4:54 pm)
I have an 04 as well and recently started having problems locking the doors and engaging the alarm.
We you able to fix yours?
#135 of 190 Re: 2004 Honda Odyssey engine stops while driving [aecho]
Sep 19, 2011 (6:01 pm)
You are a life saver. . I have the same problem and I'm not throwing any codes either...going to check into that part and replace it soon....Big Thanks again.....
#136 of 190 Re: Electrical Problems...Solved? NOPE!!! [joago]
Sep 25, 2011 (12:39 pm)
I have a 2004 Honda Odessey who's battery died every two days. After replacing the alternator and battery, I finally found a bad mg clutch relay (this is the AC relay) in the engine fuse box. This caused a 3 amp draw causing the battery to discharge rapidly.
I hope this helps!
#137 of 190 Honda Odyssey Electrical Problem
Oct 15, 2011 (3:56 pm)
While driving my 1999 Honda Odyssey (with ~85K miles) the van temporarily lost power. AC, radio went out for a few seconds and then the dashboard lights came on (like when the van is started). Van ran OK after that. I took my van to a local autoshop and they said it was a loose battery cable. All was OK until the other day when it happened again. I checked the cable connections and they seem to be good to go. I even jiggled the cables while the engine was on. BTW, + cable was replace 6-8 months ago. I did not see "check engine" light during the power interruption.
I plan to take the van to Honda Dealer but I have limited confidence they will find a solution. Any suggestions on what I should suggest to the mechanic? Communications test to power control unit, etc?