Last post on Jul 01, 2013 at 3:01 PM
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#119 of 129 Re: windows [tnten]
Jun 03, 2013 (8:37 pm)
Sir, I hope my message will find you enjoying your day! I'm sorry to hear about your incident;(
Honda Odyssey it's a very complex vehicle but at the same time can be improved! They have been working on this car for over 13 years and I owned two Honda Odyssey different years and I was able to notice the differences. What happened to you it's not new, and you should be reimbursed for any damages to your personal property and the car!
It's not your fault! This "window opening situation" it's been noticed on 2010,2011,2012... It's a problem with the car... The dealer has no clue how to fix it that's why they give you all the BS excuses to get rid of you!!!
I'm sorry to hear this and I hope that somehow this won't happen to you again!
Be safe and God Bless you and your passengers!
#120 of 129 sliding door and electrical issues with Odysseys
Jun 04, 2013 (5:31 am)
Honda customer service told us that previous ownership makes a difference. Unfortunately, Honda does not value customer trust and faithfulness to Honda certified service. Our 2006 Odyssey was our first Honda purchase. We had issues with our sliding doors within weeks of purchase and made the mistake of trusting Honda service to resolve the problem for about 6 years , despite the fact that it was considerably more expensive than having our vehicle serviced locally. We did not learn about the connection between our electrical issues and sliding door issues, or have it confirmed that both were very common with Odysseys, until we finally took our Odyssey to an independent mechanic. Honda had led us to believe that all of our repairs (both under warranty and then at our expense) were not connected and were not at all common. We will not purchase Honda again because they will not stand by their product.
#121 of 129 Re: sliding door and electrical issues with Odysseys [liege]
Jun 04, 2013 (7:15 am)
The automatic sliding doors itís a great benefit and the 3.5Liters engine and 270+HP its what you may want to consider when buying a family minivan! I had two of them and what I have learned is that once you left the dealership lot, the entire smile, kindness and courtesy of the dealership employees itís gone! I have learned to keep the car and try to fix it myself as much as I can! Going back with the car will be just a waste of time and increase of frustration not to mention that your car WILL turn in to a ďtake a partĒ vehicle to fix the cars that have to live faster than yoursÖ
The sliding doors can be easily reset by disconnecting the car battery for a few minutes and you are back in business. BUT make sure that the sliding rail itís clean (donít lubricate)! The door itís designed to push with approximately 35lbs. when the door its obstructed will open back but if this will persist the door will shot off. And has to be reset, disconnecting the battery.
I hope this will help, be safe and God bless you and your passengers!
#122 of 129 Re: windows [tnten]
Jun 04, 2013 (7:47 am)
Yes, you have to press and HOLD the button to open all windows. Mine is 2007. after a year stabilizer was changed, after few months torque converter was replaced. good thing still under warranty, but if I were to decide again. I WILL NEVER BUY HONDA AGAIN.
#123 of 129 water trapped in sliding door
Jun 09, 2013 (4:52 am)
So we had a lot of rain this week and now it sounds like there is about a gallon of water sloshing around inside my passenger sliding door. What damage if any might this cause and what happens if it stays in the door for any length of time? I have no idea where a seal is malfunctioning...
#124 of 129 Water trapped in the door.
Jun 09, 2013 (8:31 am)
It's ok for some Amount of water to make it in to your door! For that reason all doors will have some small draining holes located to the bottom of the door! Now the problem is that sometimes dust gets in there and other things. All those in combination with water turn into mud and your draining holes will get clogged
#125 of 129 Water trapped in the door
Jun 09, 2013 (8:39 am)
Find those holes and help the water get out! The only damage could be its rust but if you lift the window up and take the door panel off you should be able to evaluate and prevent the rust! Clean the inside of the door and using thick Vaseline apply a very tin coat of Vaseline on the inside of the door!
In Germany they use this technique on their cars! Here in AZ I saw many WV with spots of Vaseline coming out due to high temperatures!
#126 of 129 Re: sliding door won't unlock [liege]
Jun 18, 2013 (8:03 am)
You mentioned electric as the problem with your sliding doors, can you be specific on what you had to fix or replace? My sliding doors on my 2006 Odyssey will not unlock or open electrically or manually. My kids have to climb in and out of the back hatch. I have taken it to the dealership and they can't get the doors opened at all. They told me they would have to basically tear out the inside door panels and they could break to get to inside of the door to see what was wrong with it.
I bought this Odyssey new in Sept 2006 and have had nothing but problems with it!! I have replaced so many things. This is the list of items I have done thus far:
Power Steering Pump
Sliding doors rollers
Inner tie rods
Outer tie rods
Main fuse box
A/C leaking currently and not working. Need to get fixed
Sliding doors will not unlock or open at all.
Needless to say I will not buy another Honda!!
Any info and suggestions you can offer will be much appreciated.
#127 of 129 Mystery Electrical Problems Oddyssey 2003
Jun 18, 2013 (6:06 pm)
Starts ok. Les Schwab ran battery and alternator test - both tested ok but they replaced positive terminal connector prior to checking. However the radio anti-theft light is blinking and radio does not work nor does it prompt for an unlock code as it has in the past when battery was disconnected. Prior to this a couple times while driving all dash lights went out while driving down the road a couple times but are working now. Seems like a loose connection somewhere but no idea where to start looking. Have ruled out the battery and the alternator at least.
Any ideas based on these symptoms? Current status is the radio's anti-theft light is blinking on all the time and radio is inoperative. Next step would be to check the fuses for the radio and radio's anti-theft system? Or ...?
Thanks in advance for any advice.
#128 of 129 Re: sliding door won't unlock [manteeth]
Jun 18, 2013 (6:14 pm)
i have almost same problem, doors wont compeltely close and alarm sounds for sliding door ajar, i noticed it is progressive prpblem, as things are getting worst in my 2000 odyssey . it might be a cooincedence that problem started when i noticed that battery is reaching its end of life, not sure...
lets know if you find out anything, and next time be smarter and dont buy honda odysses lol