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Honda Odyssey Vibration Caused By Failed Rear Engine Mount

Honda Odyssey Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1995, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Engine Affected: 3.5L V6

Average Mileage: 61,186 mi (10,100 mi - 110,000 mi)


A rear engine mount that is broken can cause an engine vibration felt in the vehicle. Replacing the failed mount will repair this problem.

  • Visitor, , 3.5L V6, 85,400 mi

    failed rear engine mount

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  • Visitor, , 3.5L V6, 55,000 mi

    Excessive vibration when driving and accelerating. At regular maintenance/service visit informed Dealer, and they confirmed and fixed

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  • Visitor, , 3.5L V6, 53,000 mi

    No problem when accelerating from a stop but once the ECO comes on any acceleration causes extreme engine shake. Most pronounced at 65 mph and up accelerating after running in ECO mode.

    Active motor mount failure at 50,000 miles is a known Honda problem since at least 2005 when my previous Odyssey had the same issue, at least the replacement part has lasted over a 100,000 miles. 2012 Model motor mounts are no better 7 years later.

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  • Visitor, , 3.5L V6, 66,000 mi

    replace both front and rear motor mounts

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  • Visitor, , 3.5L V6, 72,000 mi

    front and rear electronic motor mounts failed. Replaced

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  • Visitor, , 3.5L V6, 66,282 mi

    Shaking at 75 mph only under acceleration

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  • Visitor, , 3.5L V6, 86,694 mi

    Same issue described here by many other owners. Apparently, both mounts are now broken, although one appears to have just recently become so, as the vibration just suddenly began. At 86,694, and a 2006 model, seems I have gotten away with what is a unacknowledged "design defect" in Honda Odyssey minivans, what with the SAME costly repair afflicting so many owners. I mean, c'mon: "Broken Engine Mounts"? Really?

    Dealer service center is giving me a "break", but it's still a $1,700 repair. What with the PAX run-flat tires, the Odyssey Touring Edition has been a MAINTENANCE DISASTER for me ... THOUSANDS in repairs that non Odyssey owners just never have to contemplate, much less pay for. But aside from that, the car has been a dream ... and paid off years ago, I just can't bring myself to invest in another new or used car, each with its own PANDORA'S BOX of unknown problems and issues and headaches. So, here I am on a Monday morning now investing 4 hours into waiting at my dealership to get this and a recalled fuel pump all fixed.

    Anyone else feel this kind of pain?

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  • Visitor, , 3.5L V6

    Me too. Was just told that both rear and side mounts need to be replaced

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  • Visitor, , 3.5L V6, 10,100 mi

    Engine mount cracks detected during oil change at dealership... Before we noticed engine jerks going from Park to Drive and vice versa also noticed steering wheel vibrates a lot breaking at 30-55mph.

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  • danielelee, , 3.5L V6, 88,000 mi

    I brought my Odyssey to a dealer for recall service a couple of months ago. The dealer inspected my vehicle and a motor mount was broken and it needs to be replaced. I didn't notice vibration at that time, but a couple of months later my minivan started to vibrate and shake badly. I have had no accident whatsoever. How come is the vehicle so fragile?

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