Automatic Transmission problems of the 2005 Honda Odyssey

14 problems related to automatic transmission have been reported for the 2005 Honda Odyssey. The most recently reported issues are listed below. Please also check out the statistics and reliability analysis of the 2005 Honda Odyssey based on all problems reported for the 2005 Odyssey.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 1
Failure Date: 03/07/2011

The car shutters around 30-40 mph. I can feel the vibration for 3-5 seconds. I am very disappointed by Honda vehicle's quality. How many complaints do Honda and the government need for a recall? 05 oddessey's are notorious for this problem.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 2
Failure Date: 11/11/2010

Honda Odyssey 2005 just as the extended warrenty expired, the transmission started to hesitate when slowly accelerating from 3rd to 4th gear. Honda dealer said replacement for rebuilt (2 years garanti) for $3000.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 3
Failure Date: 06/25/2010

Our 2005 Honda Odyssey ex-l dvd nav is experiencing the same "shutter" issues being reported by numerous other owners. As speeds between 20-40 mph, the vehicle will stutter or shutter, specifically on inclines. This appears to be a very common, and expensive problem with Honda. We took it to the local dealership and they charged $50 for a transmission update. Same issue, so now they have advised that we need a new transmission at $3,000-$4,000. Are you kidding me? I placed a call to a friend that owns a transmission shop 3 hours away and was stunned to find that they have to rebuild the transmission on this style Honda Odyssey 3-4 times a month. Pay a premium price and get ripped off by a company you think you can trust. This can cause serious accidents on our highways.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 4
Failure Date: 05/05/2010

Honda Odyssey 2005 transmission gear & bearing failure whistle sound recommended by dealer to replace transmission. Consult transmission specialist aaa approved also confirmed transmission problem. Dealer offered $3,000. 00 on 20/80 split 20% american Honda share. Have the same problem with my 2002 Honda Odyssey transmission have to pay 50% of cost. Around $ 1,500. 00. No decision yet on this 2005 Odyssey because of cost.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 5
Failure Date: 03/15/2010

Judder in transmission, going up incline at about 32mph, 1500rpm, especially when cold. Vehicle at 65,000 miles.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 6
Failure Date: 07/15/2009

2005 Honda Odyssey touring model, purchased new from dealer, original owner, strictly maintained. When driving in 5th gear, 40-45mph, 1100-1200 rpm if I start up an incline where transmission should downshift, severe vibration begins. Like driving over rumble strips. Ease off accelerator or increase acceleration to increase rpm and vibration stops. Started at approximately 40k very infrequently. Now at 53k happens more frequently. Dealer has looked at car on 2 different occasions but can not find problem.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 7
Failure Date: 06/30/2008

Whining sound and shuddering at certain speeds, generally 30-40 mph. Believe it is transmission related.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 8
Failure Date: 02/01/2008

Honda Odyssey shudders when shifting gears between 20 and 40 mph. This has been happening for 2+ years and am now told that transmission is in danger.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 9
Failure Date: 08/07/2007

I drove my van up to the goat pen. Put the van in park, left it running walked in front of the van and crossed over to the gate. I stood in front of the goat pen for a couple of minutes. Van started moving forward- hit a tree. Thank god I was not in front of it.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 10
Failure Date: 06/09/2007

While the car was idling and the transmission was in park, the van rolled down the street with my kids still inside the van. Eventually, the van hit a parked car and the van stopped. The parking brake was not on. I took the vehicle to the Honda dealership and they could not replicate the failure.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 11
Failure Date: 05/12/2007

2005 Odyssey Mini van. Oil leak at under 24000 miles. Transmission replaced. Then 7/08 had another oil leak just after it had express service at Honda dealership. Took back they said that something did not get put on tight enough. Took back two weeks or so later, around 32000 miles now still leaking. Replaced oil pan and gasket. Still leaking. Took back told it was transmission. They started to order one. Honda had me come back in to take pictures. My service rep was not there at that time. At this time said it was engine oil not trans. Went back when my service rep was in. She found leak and it was the transmission. Another trans was put in around Jan 6th 2009 at around 38,500 miles. I was told this is not normal. But there seems to many complaints on transmissions on the Honda vans.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 12
Failure Date: 11/01/2005

2005 Honda Odyssey ex - driving around 45 - 55 mph, there is a loud vibration/grinding is felt. Report problem to dealer - they have heard about this complain from other van owners but no solution.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 13
Failure Date: 01/24/2005

The consumer is experiencing problems with the transmission. When the vehicle is going 45 mph or greater the rpm's drops down to about 1400 rpm's. When shifting into over drive. The engine begins to vibrates and will continue up to 55 mph. When accelerating above 55 mph the problem disappears. Owner has taken the vehicle to the dealer and has also contacted the manufacturer. Neither has a solution to this problem. Provide further details.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 14
Failure Date: 01/01/1901

2005 Odyssey had a increase in braking distance. ***** the vehicle would stop far short of the consumers intended stop. While driving 70 mph, the vehicle would produce a low frequency noise while in low gear.

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