Last post on Aug 03, 2013 at 9:17 AM
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Honda Odyssey, Steering, Van
#87 of 89 Re: Steering Issue 2007 Honda Odyssey [wdycus]
Jun 01, 2013 (5:09 am)
More information related to the original post.
The strut assemblies (51601-shj-a19/51602-shj-a19) are complete assemblies with springs and all hardware including bearings and caps. Not just struts. The key to the fix is replacing the bad bearings that keep the steering wheel from easily returning to center. It was a lot easier to get the entire assembly replaced without going through the details of issues with the factory cap placement and such.
I also had to have the idler pulley, pump pulley, and belt replaced after they started making noise shortly after the power pump replacement.
#88 of 89 Honda odyssey 2012
Jun 08, 2013 (8:36 am)
Having problems with my odyssey steering since my rear drivers side tire blew, got it changed at the dealership and they you have to get the handling and aliment done otherwise one of the tires will wear-out. Since then my van started swaying to the left. Spoke to the dealership and they said they tested it and it wasn't there. But on a daily basis i can tell esp. when going on the local roads. This was a big difference from before.
Anybody have any ideas in regards what can be the problem.
#89 of 89 Re: Honda Dealer [ody6]
Aug 03, 2013 (9:17 am)
I had the power steering pump, reservoir and serpentine belt replaced to a tune of $719.00. Today I was sitting at a light and I hear a narley sound like chewing up metal and then white smoke coming from under the hood. After being towed, because the steering wouldn't work, I found out it was the belt tensioner? I now have 92,000 miles on my 2007 Honda Odyssey. They obviously have major issue with their steering system.