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#86 of 129 Re: windows [vanitysmurf]
Feb 06, 2011 (2:45 am)
I have the same problem with my windows opening randomly on my 2010 Odyssey after my car is shut. First i thought it was just the key fob then i switched DID NOT Help. The windows would open after locking the Odyssey no matter which key fob I used or if I just shut and locked the car. I am very happy I found this forum as I agree the more people that talk about the windows opening Honda will see this annoying and dangerous problem is widespread and have to address it. There have been a few times where it actually rained inside the car as the windows opened by themselves.
#87 of 129 Re: windows [ilikecars4]
Feb 10, 2011 (6:05 am)
I have a two week old 2011 Honda Odyssey EX-L and have experienced this problem twice (window opening on its own overnight). I read everything about how holding down the key remote can roll all of the windows down. However, my problem on both occasions was one individual window rolled all the way down both times (once the passenger side and once the driver side). I know I didnt do it before I got out of the car accidentally as my window lock button is on at all times. This is extremely frustrating. I live in a townhome community and there are people out and about all of the time. This is a major security issue and possible damage issue. I am in Baltimore and the temperature went down to 9 degrees last night while my window was down! Something has to be done about this. Has anyone else had luck fixing the problem?
#88 of 129 Re: windows [vanitysmurf]
Feb 10, 2011 (10:57 am)
Same deal with our 2010 Odyssey. Has happened to my wife on more than once. Happened to day. Parked the car (its winter so all the windows were up) and locked it with the remote. Came back an hour later and all four windows were open the came amount (a couple of inches). Anyone had a legitimate response from a dealer as to what is happening?
#89 of 129 Re: windows [dmcg1]
Feb 17, 2011 (6:52 pm)
For those who are having a problem of finding all their windows opened a bit I was having the same problem (well my wife was). It turns out there is a feature (at least on our 2011 EX-L Res) where if you hit the unlock button on the remote twice but keep the button pressed down the second time you press it the windowns will roll down. What was happening is my wife was unintentionally holding the unlock button down the second time (in order to unlock all the doors) just a fraction too long and it would roll the windows down just a tad. Repeat this a few times and before you know it the wondows are down about an inch leaving you wondering why they did that when you finally notice it. In fact I tested it and you dont have to hold the button down long for this feature to kick in. By the way it also opens the sunroof.
I know this may not be the problem everyone is experience especially if it is only one window that mysteriously opening but after us noticing the windows "rolling down by themselves by an ich a couple of times" this is what it turned out to be. Hope this can help explain what is happening for others out there.
#90 of 129 Re: windows
Feb 25, 2011 (12:31 pm)
I noticed that all my windows were down about 1 to 2 inches and rolled them up figuring it was some feature that I didn't know about. What I didn't realize is that the sun roof was also open (just noticed today after about 1.5" of rain here in New York - hope water didn't get near the DVD player). Checked out this forum and realized for my 2011 Odyssey that when you click the open door button twice and hold the second time down it rolls all the windows down. Maybe useful for a hot day but pretty annoying if you don't know about the feature. Would be cool if you could shut it off. Also experiencing the LOW BATTERY warning about 50% of the time. This looks like a true bug with the car. Kind of frustrating given the car was so expensive and is so new. Also had my wife's Uncle come by one morning and told us, "you know the sliding door is open on your van." Also kind of frustrating considering it was freezing cold out...
#91 of 129 Re: 2005 Odyssey Passenger Door Problem [jennifernv]
Apr 04, 2011 (10:20 am)
To fix the "My door won't open" problem, I removed the weather stripping on both sides. It was replaced under a recall, but I had more problems after the replacement than before. It can be cleaned and reinstalled. I just left it off.
#92 of 129 Re: windows [cvr109]
Apr 25, 2011 (12:46 pm)
My 2011 Odyssey has windows and sunroof that open without asking. Once in Seattle and once in Portland it rained all night into the car. Meanwhile the dealership is saying "What Problem" and are making superficial attempts at correction while at the same time denying that there is a problem. They ignore and do not recognize the entry's on GOOGLE that describe the frustrations of other Odyssey owners with the same issues. A car whose windows open at random is not saleable and is a safety problem because car entry is permitted when the oiwner is absent. I will be happy to talk to others who wish to pursue an equitable and lawful solution.
#93 of 129 poor poor honda u were my dream but now a nightmare.
May 02, 2011 (3:02 pm)
I have a 2010 honda odyssey EX and it is by far the worst 32k my hubby and i have ever spent. i am afraid to trade it cause i don't want us to lose our butts on it. And the fact its another credit check is not good either. here is my problem my windows rattle, pass and driver sliding doors do to. The drivers window creaks and tries to force itself higher up in the track when it is already fully up. I have a terrible spark knock or something going on in my engine. All i know is my van has less than 8k on it and it has a knock that makes me sick. My tranny fights to get into drive or park sometimes I have to fully depress the brake to the point where there is no further to push it in to get it to shift. I have trouble with it not wanting to start. It revs high when i first start it like 1000rpms or more in the morning. I've taken it to the dealer they wont fix it. They said they dont know whats wrong with it, they stated they took the doors apart and fixed the creaks, reprogrammed the window and lubed the doors, but none of this is seeming to help. Please i need some advice help me. I have kids and dont have the time to run back and forth to the dealer or worry if my car is gonna die on me what do you think i should do..
#94 of 129 Re: Problem with Aftermarket Keyless Entry 1997 Honda [alex53245]
May 02, 2011 (4:54 pm)
ha it seems like i have all the problems of the past couple yrs all rolled into one car. my transmitter key wont work half the time i was about 10 feet away from my car and the remote wouldnt work. i just had it tested they said it was fine. i have a feeling the dealer is feeding me a line.. law
#95 of 129 Re: poor poor honda u were my dream but now a nightmare. [sickofhonda2]
May 03, 2011 (4:13 pm)
Can you get it to another dealer? Have you gone on a ride with the service rep at the dealer and pointed out the problems? if they acknowledge the symptoms but cannot fix them, threaten using the lemon law in your state to get a new one.