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Electric Sliding Door Issues on Honda Odyssey

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

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Average mileage: 110,887 (3,000–230,000)
17 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016
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Drivers side sliding door will not close with dash button and will not close automatically with handle. Door will manually close though. There is a sliding door light illuminated on dash.
Passenger power sliding door would close tight and 5 seconds later slightly open. Dealer replaced motor, telling me it was weak and would no longer hold door tight. Cost to replace motor and door rollers $800. Then 2 weeks later driver side has same issue. Looks like another trip to dealer and anothe $800. I did try the "fuse pull" repair trick, no luck with that. I can't believe I'm the only one with this issue! I have been in love with my van until this month... 2 power door repairs, timing belt, 4 new brake rotors & pads, PAX tires. Spending $4,000+ isn't what I had in mind.
When trying to open the door, it will start back closing; also, if the door does open, when I try to close it, it will start closing and then stop and open back up. Both doors are doing this now.
Drivers side sliding door won't open. Passengers side is fine. Can't open it manually, with dash control, with door panel control, or with remote. It beeps when we try manually or by power means.
Both sliding doors close tight and then after 5 seconds they pop back open. Also I have constant dead battery issue
Passenger side sliding door will open using switch, handle and FOB but beeps when trying to close. Will not close. Must close it manually.........
Hanger assembly on the slide doors has a single pin with a nylon roller. The pin gets bent and the roller breaks causing resistance which triggers the sensors to not allow the door to close. Eventually the door will even stick with manual closure. Can be fixed in 20 minutes with the right part (about 50.00. Dealer wants 285.00 per door!
I have had problems with both doors not latching all the way and only one door will work at a time, so for one month or so one door will open only and then it will switch and only the other door will open. The kids are always running around the car trying to get it. And there is a loud beeping to tell to that the door isn't latched all the way. I will never have automatic doors on my van again.
My 2011 Honda Odyssey driver side sliding door's cable to motor was loose so the auto door wouldn't work, I had to manually open and close and somehow now it's too tight and doesn't open at all. took it to dealer this morning saying for oil change and that my key remote doesn't always open the door... and now my door completely doesn't work and they want me to replace the cable and motor for $900! I would think that the cable and tension of the cable to the motor is fixable and doesn't need full replacement. Any ideas?
Both sliding glass doors do not activate to open or close, however if manually closed all the way it will activate to pull the door in to fully close.
Passenger door has a constant alarm like it is still open when transmission is put in the drive position. Opened right rear passenger door and closed it and it cleared. The 2nd time the door was open, the alarm will not clear no matter what I do. Has anyone had this problem and if so, what did you do to fix it. I have not yet tried re-setting the door but that is next on the list.
both doors were working but my son was trying to open them after a rainy cold night they were froze stuck but then they qiut working all together
Driver side power door sticks irregularly when opening and closing. The passenger side power door will not open all the way and we have to forcefully close it to latch.
Passenger side power sliding door would close tightly initially, but it would be slightly open shortly after I start driving. The repair costs about $800 by replacing door roller and other parts.