2008 Honda Odyssey Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Honda Odyssey
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2008 Honda Odyssey ProblemsVibration When Braking Due to Rotor Problem
The front brake rotors can warp and cause a vibration when braking. The rotors will need to be machined or in cases where they are worn to thin, replaced to correct this issue.
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.
The Honda Odyssey may develop issues with the automatic transmission.
Rough shifting may occur, and the “D4” light and check engine may begin to blink. The check engine light will also illuminate, and OBD trouble codes P0700, P0730, P0740, P0780, P1768 and/or P1768 will be stored in the computer.
If the transmission shifts roughly, the failure is very likely mechanical failure of the transmission. If the transmission performs normally, a faulty sensor, or dirty transmission fluid may be the case.
In most cases, it is necessary to use professional diagnostic equipment to provide a diagnosis, and complete the repair.
The longevity of the transmission is dependent on strict adherence to the manufacturer's recommendation for ATF replacement intervals and procedure.
2008 Honda Odyssey QuestionsHow do you repair a passenger side airbag (1 answer)
Is it possible to fix this on your own?
Temp. 177, Map 4.7 lbs./min., Rpm 2092, Speed 39, MAF 1.250, Egr 0%, Evap. 0%, Stft B1 27.3, Ltft B1 19.5 and same for B2
I backed into a telephone pole. Appears sensor that sounds when backing up is slightly damaged. Now it beeps entire time of backing. Can sensor be repaired/replaced an how much?
2008 Honda Odyssey RecallsPotential Fuel Leak
The affected vehicles are being recalled because a fuel leak can develop from the area of the fuel pump strainer cover. Parts to permanently repair this concern are not yet available. Honda will first send owners an interim letter, followed by a second letter when the remedy parts become available. Parts are expected to be available beginning in the summer of 2014. Vehicles currently leaking fuel from the pump cover will get a replacement using the part currently available. All recalled vehicles will receive a revised cover once the part becomes available.
The vehicles being recalled are equipped with a vehicle control system designed to help prevent the vehicle from skidding if a turning maneuver that is to aggressive for the road conditions is attempted. A combination of system components and software may apply the brakes unexpectedly. The vehicle may suddenly and unexpectedly brake hard, without illuminating the brake lights, increasing the risk of a crash from behind. Remedy parts will not be available until the spring of 2014. Owners of affected vehicles will receive and interim letter notifying them of the issue and instructs on how to prevent unintended braking. A second notification will be sent when the parts become available.
The gas-filled struts that help to raise and support the power liftgate may fail prematurely due to a manufacturing flaw. The flaw can result in leakage of the pressurized gas, leading to reduced strut performance. Unexpected closure of the liftgate may occur due to the failed struts, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace both lift gate gas struts to correct this concern. The Honda recall number is S22.