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Honda Odyssey Warped Front Brake Rotors May Cause Vibration When Braking

 
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Model Years Affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Average Mileage: 55,549 mi (5,800 mi - 257,000 mi)

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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.

  • Visitor, , 40,000 mi

    When travelling at 60 mph or over, the car vibrates when stepping on the break.

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  • Visitor, , 15,000 mi

    I started feeling vibrations when breaking an highway speeds, suspected brakes. Went to the honda dealer they had front brake pad special at $79.99 pads and instalation, I assumed it was a good deal. Left the car there, about 45 minutes later got a phone call from the dealer and he told me the rotors are "out of round" and needed to be resurfaced ( new car at 15000 miles!) for additional 250 BUCKS . I couldnt believe it. There should be a recall for those rotors, it is INSANE TO RESURFACE ROTORS with EVERY BRAKE PAD CHANGE. There should be a CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT to get HONDA responsible for LOUSY BRAKES AND ROTORS.

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  • Visitor, , 40,000 mi

    Noticed that when traveling on the highways that as I slowed the van from 65 to 55 or 70 to 65 that the steering wheel would shake. I took the car in and was told that my rotors were warped and that I needed to smooth them out. I asked how did this happen, since it has never happened to any other car I owned. Was told that if the brakes are hot and they get wet that the rotors will warp. I could not believe it. In 30 years of driving I had never heard of such nonsense. What are you supposed to stop driving in hot wet conditions....in North Carolina. Supposedly the dealer fixed them. Well, now the situation has just returned. I am fed up! Am calling Honda now.

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  •  Rookie

    Our trusted local repair shop just called to say the front brake rotors on our 2010 Honda Odessey are SEVERLY warped and that he has NEVER seen such bad warping at so low a mileage. He suggests that we call the Honda dealer to see if the rotors are under warranty. My wife and I are the only drivers and we are careful drivers and brake carefully at all stops and do NOT drive with two feet.

    I think that Honda brakes are lousy and that this is a serious defect with this car. None of our other cars have experienced anything like this with their brakes until at least 50,000 miles.

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  • Visitor, , 35,000 mi

    Warped front rotors by about 15,000 miles. Won't be using O.E.M. junk to replace.

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  • Visitor, , 67,000 mi

    problem with warped rotors 4 times now-going to have to replace rotors and pads again! Husband blaming my driving but it's not me-it's the rotors!!

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  • Visitor, , 46,000 mi

    I purchased a certified used car at 29,000 miles at Scott Robinson Honda. At 32,000 miles, I've noticed that braking at 55 or higher speeds causes vibrations on the steering wheel.

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  • Visitor, , 95,000 mi

    Have put at least three sets of rotors on the front along with pads because of warping.

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  • Visitor, , 12,500 mi

    I leave in Mexico.
    High vibration when braking at high speeds (over 50 miles/hr).
    Honda says I should learn braking with the engine.
    Never had something like this in other cars in 25 years.
    Honda says brakes are not inclulded on warrranty because are "waste parts"
    I will never buy or recomend Honda again.

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  • Visitor, , 100,000 mi

    Front brake vibration when braking, especially at higher speeds.

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