2007 Honda Odyssey Problems (update 2021)

By Max Anthony •  Updated: 12/04/20 •  5 min read

The 2007 Honda Odyssey is an award-winning minivan equipped with outstanding safety features and  performs amazing during crash tests. Greater fuel efficiency and smooth performance insists buyers to  choose the 2007 Honda odyssey.

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It also has a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) that makes driver  tension free when it comes to the pressure issues of tires. Aesthetic color scheme of the 2007 Honda  Odyssey further enhances its look. It has 3471 displacement (cc) with the speed of 5750 rpm. The 2007  Honda Odyssey offers you 244 horsepower.

 Besides being very famous among the  automotive industry, 2007 Honda odyssey problems are figured out by some of its buyers.

2007 Honda odyssey problems

Passengers of 2007 Honda Odyssey face some problems while using it. It was reported as the third worst  model according to the complaints registered to carcomplaints.com. Most commonly accruing problems  include vibrations when the brake pad is pressed, issues regarding power doors. It also has transmission  system problems, rear engine failure, problems in starting the engine and catalytic converter matters.

Vibrations when brake pads are pressed 

On pressing the brake pads, sometimes the 2007 Honda odyssey starts shaking and grinding noise is heard.  This might put you in a dangerous situation. If you are travelling on highway at high speed and push the  brake to lower your speed.

Your vehicle starts making squeaky noise and uneven vibrations of the car.  This will divert your attention from driving and you might lose control. Bad CV joints, loose lug nuts and  bent rims are the reason why vibrations are felt on applying brakes.

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The biggest factor that affects your vehicle’s brakes is the rotor. There is a rotor attached with the pedal.  As the brake is pressed and the pedal moves downwards, it clamps on the rotor (brake disc).

If the motor  is uneven due to aging or wear and tear of the car, its steering wheel is more likely to vibrate on the  application of brakes. This is the common issue notice in the 2007 Honda odyssey. 

Sliding issues of power doors

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There are nearly 19 complaints recorded related to 2007 Honda odyssey power doors sliding. The door of  the car is not properly closed when the button is pressed. Some customers try to fix it themselves and  others approach auto repairs for the issue. Users pull the door manually many times to get the problem  fixed temporarily.

Repairing the cost of the power doors is quite heavy on your pocket. It almost cost $120  to repair your power doors. They can be fixed by replacing its latch and rollers and putting fresh rolling  balls so that the door will slide smoothly. Replacing the burned motors and in some cases the door  actuator replacement also fixes the issue. 

Transmission system failure

Transmission system of an automobile is the complicated arrangement and connections of gear trains and  gears in the gearbox which link the engine to the wheels of the car. It has transmission fluids to prevent  dryness within the system. Some problems are reported related to the transmission system of the 2007  Honda odyssey.

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Although these problems are not much in number but they are very expensive to repair. Due to the failure of the torque converter it needs to be replaced which takes a lot of time and is not  reasonable for the user at all. 

Paint and body problems

Total number of problems reported from the 2007 Honda odyssey are 274. Among which 73 were about  its paint and body. Paint of the car starts peeling pretty early from multiple places of the car. The spots of  paint peeling are short initially but spread gradually and become noticeable.

This affects the look of your  car and sometimes it puts you in an embarrassing situation. Owners need to spend around $1,500 to fix  the paint of the car. Which is again not reasonable. The body of the car is also not very appreciating. 

Problems related to the car’s body were also reported. Its body starts leaking water. There might be some  punctured junction due to which water constantly leaks out of the car’s body. This is really a serious  problem and needs to be fixed immediately since it disturbs the passenger awfully.

2007 Honda odyssey Steering problems

Steering problems were also noticed in the 2007 Honda odyssey. The most common steering problem as  reported are some issues with steering pump, loss of power and leaks.

Moreover, the car starts to pull  itself on one side while driving. The loud, whining sounds generated by the steering pump were heard by  the owners of 2007 Honda odyssey. This was declared as one of the most significant problems which was  fixed by investing $510 on the steering pump.

The reviews also report the loss in steering power when  the car was at 66,000mi. This problem, like the previous one, was also fixed by repair. This repair, however,  was from their own pocket as the company didn’t have any warranty regarding it. The leaking problem  was also observed under some circumstances. Lastly, the drifting of vehicles towards either left or right  makes it unsafe for the passengers. 

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The stated significant problems were most commonly experienced in the 2007 Honda odyssey. Majority  of these were related to paint, brakes, leaks, steering and power door. Although, a lot of problems and  issues are reported in this model, most of them could be fixed somehow. Despite all these issues prevalent in the 2007 Honda odyssey, the vehicle is certainly one of the  sophisticated and efficient performing in the market.

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Max Anthony

Max is a gizmo-savvy guy, who has a tendency to get pulled into the nitty gritty details of technology and cars. He attended UT Austin, where he studied Information Science. He’s married and has three kids, one dog and a GMC truck and a Porsche 911. With a large family, he still finds time to share tips and tricks on cars, trucks and more.