2001 Honda Odyssey Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Honda Odyssey

2001 Honda Odyssey Problems

Automatic Transmission Issues

Erratic operation of the transmission, which may or may not be accompanied by illumination of dashboard warning lights, would indicate internal transmission faults. Replacement of the transmission is generally required to correct this issue.

Electric Sliding Door Issues

There have been some issues reported with the electric sliding doors. Our technicians remind us that proper diagnoses will be necessary to determine the cause of various faults which may occur.

Porous Engine Block Casting May Cause Engine Oil Leaks

The engine may develop and oil leak due to a porous engine block casting. The repair procedure is dependent on where the leak is located. Honda has released a service bulletin covering model years 1999-2003. Honda may offer assistance with repairs, determined on a case by case basis.

 

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2001 Honda Odyssey Questions

engine code po740 (1 answer)

do i have to replace part?

Blower motor does not run, no indicator lights, AC does not work, no display (1 answer)

Problem was intermittent, sometimes first thing in the morning, no fan or defroster, I could thump the dash directly below the clock and the fan would begin operating and display would return. Became more and more difficult to get it to operate until it will not at all.

apply brakes sounds like flat tire. not every time (1 answer)

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2001 Honda Odyssey Reviews

Of all the cars I've owned in my life, this 2001 Honda Odyssey is the absolute WORSE car I have ever owned. Before the car even had 60K miles on it, the transmission had to be replaced. 6 months later, the bearings in A/C were grinded into a complete pulp and shot through the lines killing both the A/C and the evaporator. The automatic doors have never worked right, and one is permanently...
Let's compare my bosses 2002 Chevy Astro Van with my 2001 Odyssey with similar mileage...he could barely get it to the dealer in order to take advantage of the Cash for Clunkers program. He couldn't get $1000 for his as a trade-in, I can get about $5000 to $6000 for mine. The Odyssey is still going strong and I have no intention of trading it in. The only real repair that I have had is a bad...

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