Honda Repair and Maintenance

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

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Honda Problems

Transmission Failure Common

Automatic transmission failures are common, Automatic transmission failure on these vehicles will generally require overhaul or replacement of the transmission. In the event of a  failure, it may be worthwhile to check with Honda to see if they may offer assistance for this repair. As these vehicles age, Honda has become less likely to help out with these transmission related repairs.

AC Not Blowing Cold

The AC compressor may seize resulting in loss of cold air from the AC vents. Often when the compressor fails in the fashion, debris is spread through out the entire air conditioning system resulting in very expensive repairs.

Vibration 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.

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Honda Questions

The Lamp Light is on.is it something I can do to fix on my own or shop repair it (2 answers)

It's been on for about 3 days now. Is this a major problem.and about how much will it cost to take it to a shop

High RPM, low speed with CEL? (1 answer)

Just got this car about a month ago. When idle & driving my RPMs are high
but low speed & I have a CEL. When accelerating the car hesitates and
then "catches up". I'm assuming it's a vacuum leak or maybe a shift
solenoid. When I bought this car I had an oil change,...

My mechanic just change my coolant sensor it failed inspection but he said I have to drive it for eczema on of miles for it to reset is this true thank you very much (1 answer)

My car failed inspection I needed a coolant sensor he replaced it and he said I'd come back in a few days so we can check it to reset is this true

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Honda Recalls

Electric Parking Brake Does Not Engage As Commanded

The electric parking brake (EPB) may not engage as commanded if it is applied immediately after turning the ignition off. Dealers will update the vehicle's software to allow the EPB to engage immediately after the ignition is turned off free of charge to resolve the concern.

Tail Light Side Marker Lamp Inoperative

A side marker light inside the rear tail light assembly may be inoperative due to a damaged circuit board. Dealers will inspect both the tail light assemblies and replace them as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Fuel Leaks From Fuel Tank

The fuel tank may have insufficient welds, and may leak. Dealers will replace the fuel tank free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Honda Reviews

I love my 2000 Honda odyssey. It has 292,754 miles and still running. Only have one issue and it's with the dash lights staying on followed by total loss of power. Hoping it's just the alternator. My odyssey has been a life saver and for it being 16 years old with high mileage and only having this one issue IM SOLD ON THE HONDA ODYSSEY!! My family wont own any other mini van.
I purchased the 2005 Honda Odyssey Touring in 2005 and have averaged $12,00.00 per year for maintenance. I have 153,400 miles and I have replaced the PAX tires three times at $1,300.00 each time. I think I am about to replace the tires again. I just finished doing a maintenance summary with Excel and I was surprised how much money I have spent on the Honda van.
Great, tough, car! Have wrecked it twice once in back and once in front and you can hardly tell if at all. Great gas mileage, about 25-30 mpg. Cheap to work on, rarely ever has problems and when and if it does it's usually minor, or just a little kink. Very reliable transportation. Fun to drive, great for learning stick shift if you're a beginner (car I learned on, had no idea how to drive 5 sp...

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