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1998 Honda Passport Problems

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Most Common 1998 Honda Passport Problems

On automatic transmissions the accumulator cover can leak due to failed o-rings. Replacing the o-rings and cover will address this issue.
The fuel level sensor may fail resulting in erratic fuel gauge operation and illumination of the Check Engine Light. Replacement of the fuel sender assembly is recommended to correct this concern. ...
A broken hatch button can cause the rear hatch not to open when you push the release button. Replacing the button should repair this issue.
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2 Known 1998 Honda Passport Brakes Problems

On some models the rear wire harness for the ABS system can fatigue and break causing the ABS light to come on. Replacing the harness with a new updated harness from Honda repairs this problem.
Certain models can get a brake squeal at the end of a stop due to the front brake pads leaving a film on the brake rotors. Replacing the brake pads and turning the rotors will fix this issue.

4 Known 1998 Honda Passport Drive Train Problems

On automatic transmissions the accumulator cover can leak due to failed o-rings. Replacing the o-rings and cover will address this issue.
A worn vehicle speed sensor driven gear can cause the speedometer not to work. Replacing the worn out speed sensor should correct this concern.
Chattering when cornering can occur when the limited slip differential fluid breaks down. Replacing the fluid will repair this issue.

1 Known 1998 Honda Passport Electrical & Lights Problem

The fuel level sensor may fail resulting in erratic fuel gauge operation and illumination of the Check Engine Light. Replacement of the fuel sender assembly is recommended to correct this concern. ...

1 Known 1998 Honda Passport Engine Problem

On some models, the right motor mount cover can hit the chassis and cause a vibration at idle. Replacing the motor mount will repair this issue.

1 Known 1998 Honda Passport Exhaust & Emissions Problem

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.

0 Known 1998 Honda Passport Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1998 Honda Passport Maintenance Problems

1 Known 1998 Honda Passport Miscellaneous Problem

A broken hatch button can cause the rear hatch not to open when you push the release button. Replacing the button should repair this issue.

1 Known 1998 Honda Passport Suspension & Steering Problem

Certain models may have a vibration issue at highway speeds that could be due to uneven tire pressures, tire rim out of specs, wheels out of balance, AC compressor bracket bolts not torqued co...

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Known 1998 Honda Passport Problems & Complaints

The fuel level sensor may fail resulting in erratic fuel gauge operation and illumination of the Check Engine Light. Replacement of the fuel sender assembly is recommended to correct this concern. ...
On some models the rear wire harness for the ABS system can fatigue and break causing the ABS light to come on. Replacing the harness with a new updated harness from Honda repairs this problem.
On automatic transmissions the accumulator cover can leak due to failed o-rings. Replacing the o-rings and cover will address this issue.
A broken hatch button can cause the rear hatch not to open when you push the release button. Replacing the button should repair this issue.
A worn vehicle speed sensor driven gear can cause the speedometer not to work. Replacing the worn out speed sensor should correct this concern.
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.
Certain models may have a vibration issue at highway speeds that could be due to uneven tire pressures, tire rim out of specs, wheels out of balance, AC compressor bracket bolts not torqued co...
Certain models can get a brake squeal at the end of a stop due to the front brake pads leaving a film on the brake rotors. Replacing the brake pads and turning the rotors will fix this issue.
On some models, the right motor mount cover can hit the chassis and cause a vibration at idle. Replacing the motor mount will repair this issue.
Rear axle seal leaks can be cause by a plugged rear differential vent. Replacing the leaking seal and clearing out the vent will fix this problem.
Chattering when cornering can occur when the limited slip differential fluid breaks down. Replacing the fluid will repair this issue.
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