1998 Honda Passport Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Honda Passport

1998 Honda Passport Problems

Failed O-rings Can Cause Accumulator Cover to Leak on Automatic Transmissions

On automatic transmissions the accumulator cover can leak due to failed o-rings. Replacing the o-rings and cover will address this issue.

Worn Speed Sensor Driven Gear May Cause Speedometer to Stop Working

A worn vehicle speed sensor driven gear can cause the speedometer not to work. Replacing the worn out speed sensor should correct this concern.

Software Update to Correct Idle Speed on Cold Start

On some models the powertrain control module (PCM) software delays idle speed changes during cold starts causing stalling problems. A software update from Honda will repair this particular issue.

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1998 Honda Passport Questions

Ecm fuse keeps blowing but nothing else wont stay started n all lights come on (1 answer)

All dash lights came on and Los power then died thought it could be fuel pump but noticed ecm fuse was blown replaced it and it started but blew again tried 3 more times and the same thing happened

Where is the shift solenoid location? (1 answer)

All codes point to shift solenoid, but I'm having a hard time locating it. The transmission is Inclosed I'm hoping it's not inside the stupid thing. Does anyone know where I can locate it? I'm working on it myself because one mechanic flat out said new transmission with out even l...

do a driving fuel pressure test how is this done (1 answer)

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1998 Honda Passport Recalls

Rear Suspension Lower Link Bracket Corrodes and Detaches

The rear suspension lower link bracket may corrode prematurely and fail, detaching from the vehicle. Dealers will install a reinforcement bracket free of charge to resolve the concern.

Recall 00V058000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. PAINT WAS APPLIED UNEVENLY ON THE REAR AXLES, RESULTING IN INSUFFICIENT PAINT HARDNESS. SHOULD THIS OCCUR ON THE SURFACE THAT CONTACTS THE REAR AXLE LOWER LINK BRACKET BOLT HEAD AND/OR NUT, THE NUT MAY LOOSEN.
Recall 98V170000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. A GROUND CONNECTION TERMINAL WAS NOT PROPERLY CRIMPED IN THE SUPPLIER'S ENGINE WIRING HARNESS MANUFACTURING LINE. THIS IMPROPER CRIMPING PROCESS CAN LEAVE AN IMPRESSION ON THE TERMINAL THAT WILL EVENTUALLY CAUSE A STRESS FRACTURE. S

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1998 Honda Passport Reviews

Pros : Good-looking vehicle. Very quick for an SUV. The 24 valve DOHC V6 is a great motor - never any trouble in 180K. Handles pretty well for an SUV, too. 4WD is easy and effective. ABS 4-wheel-disc brakes work well. Cons: Has a bit of a noisy ride. Body parts (especially the door skins) are made from paper-thin metal. (every one I've ever seen has a hundred dings) Hood hinges rattle....
i have 98 honda passport it was working just fine when you turn on the ignition everything turns on but the passport my man put a wire under where the passenger side and put a turn on switch can you help me with this problem
98 Honda Passport LX great value. Now has just under 300,000 miles and I never provided regular maintenance so I definitely got my money's worth. AC went out few years ago (did not fix b/c cost was almost as much as the value of the vehicle) and have replaced alternator twice over its lifetime. Now, ts leaking oil pretty bad from underneath the timing cover and trying to decide if further ...

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