2001 Honda Odyssey Consumer Review: Not the Honda fan I once was
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2001 Honda Odyssey - Consumer Review

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EX Passenger Minivan (3.5L V6 4-speed Automatic)

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Not the Honda fan I once was
By familyofsix on

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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 4dr Minivan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)

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As a family of six we need the third row, so it's either SUV or minivan. Bought this used in 2010 to replace a totaled SUV (rollover accident). 92 Accord had been great. Bought this despite knowing possible transmission problem because (a) Consumer Reports still called it a Best Bet, (b) thought Honda would stand behind it. Transmission went out around 105K (apparently typical), Honda dealer wanted $5200 for a new one. I went to my mechanic and got a rebuilt with two-year warranty for $2800. Wrote to Honda, but they offered no help with the bill, saying they knew about other years with bad transmission but not 2001 (despite a recall on 2001 tranny & many net stories similar to mine).

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Stand behind your product. I will not buy another Honda.
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