Brake Pedal And Linkage Problems of Honda Odyssey

Honda Odyssey owners have reported 8 problems related to brake pedal and linkage (under the service brakes category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Honda Odyssey based on all problems reported for the Odyssey.

car image   Brake Pedal And Linkage problem of the 2002 Honda Odyssey 1
Failure Date: 10/01/2016

The contact owns a 2002 Honda Odyssey. While driving approximately 10 mph and attempting to apply the brakes, the brake pedal seized in the depressed position and prevented the contact from depressing it any further. The vehicle failed to stop and rear ended the preceding vehicle. The air bags did not deploy because the speed did not warrant deployment. The bumper on the contact's vehicle fractured. The vehicle was not towed nor was a police report filed. There were no injuries. The contact stated that the brakes suddenly began to function correctly. The contact took the vehicle to a certified mechanic who was unable to identify the cause of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 199,000.

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car image   Brake Pedal And Linkage problem of the 2010 Honda Odyssey 2
Failure Date: 12/13/2011

The contact owns a 2010 Honda Odyssey. The contact stated when the brake pedal was engaged it extended and forced his foot to have contact with the accelerator pedal. The contact stated in order for the brakes to work he had apply pressure to the pedal and extend it to the floorboard which caused his foot to hit the accelerator pedal and the vehicle to surge. The contact stated the failure occurred at low speeds less than 10 mph. The failure was not diagnosed by the dealer. The failure mileage was unknown, but the current mileage was 8,000. Updated 03/14/lj the consumer stated when he applied the brake, it traveled lower than the accelerator pedal. When he pressed harder on the brake, he also made contact with the accelerator pedal, which caused the vehicle to accelerate. Updated 04/13/12.

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car image   Brake Pedal And Linkage problem of the 2008 Honda Odyssey 3
Failure Date: 06/12/2009

The contact owns a 2008 Honda Odyssey. The contact stated that while driving at speeds of 20 mph, the vehicle would accelerate without driver intent. When depressed, the brake pedal would fall 1-inch below the accelerator pedal, causing the contact to simultaneously depress both pedals without intent. The dealer stated that he could find no failures in the vehicle. There were no repairs made to the vehicle. The failure mileage was unknown and the current mileage was 11,457. Updated 05/07/10. The consumer stated when he applied the brake, it would go way beyond the accelerator pedal. Updated 07/13/10.

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car image   Brake Pedal And Linkage problem of the 2008 Honda Odyssey 4
Failure Date: 05/08/2009

2008 Honda Odyssey. Consumer states brake pedal depresses. The consumer stated when the brake pedal was depressed in an emergency condition or in a panic stop, the pedal would travel below the accelerator pedal which would cause both pedals to be depressed simultaneously which also caused the vehicle to lurch forward when the brake pedal was released. Also, there was a problem with the steering wheel indicator lighting. There was a very noticeable difference in the consumers vehicle illumination intensity of the steering wheel indicator lights and the rest of the vehicles lighted indicators on the doors and dash fixtures. In the dark of night, out on the open highway, the consumer could easily read the lighted door and dash indicator, but he could not read the faintly lit indicators on the steering wheel. The dealer stated the steering wheel light indicators were the same as all the other Odyssey's on the lot.

car image   Brake Pedal And Linkage problem of the 2007 Honda Odyssey 5
Failure Date: 03/20/2008

Brakes have a very soft and spongy feeling. Brakes have to be depressed almost to the floor to stop the vehicle. You have to allow extra distance in order to stop the vehicle. Once stopped with brakes applied, vehicle will lurch forward.

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car image   Brake Pedal And Linkage problem of the 2007 Honda Odyssey 6
Failure Date: 03/16/2008

My 2007 Honda Odyssey brakes are too soft, I'm not confident about the brakes from the day I bought the vehicle, I need to put extra pressure to bring the vehicle to a stop. Brakes have to be depressed all the way to the floor to stop and almost avoid rear ending couple of times. Took it to the dealer, they bleed the system and said it ok, but I don't see any difference, its really very unsafe with these kind of brakes. I see lot of owners are having the same problems , please act immediately. I bought this vehicle for my kids and I no longer feel safe to drive this vehicle with my kids.

car image   Brake Pedal And Linkage problem of the 2007 Honda Odyssey 7
Failure Date: 12/28/2007

Honda Odyssey 2007 exl: brake pedal is soft requiring pressing almost to the bottom to stop the car. Dealer did replace master cylinder but no difference, the same scary feeling especially on a highway. Couple times I even manage to press brake and accelerator pedals at the same time while trying to stop a car. The first time it happened (it was in canada and road was slippery) I had to use parking brake to stop a car.

car image   Brake Pedal And Linkage problem of the 2004 Honda Odyssey 8
Failure Date: 02/09/2005

: the contact stated the brake pedal of the vehicle started rocking left to right when depressed, even if the vehicle was immobile or at any speed. No warning light were illuminated prior to the incident. The vehicle was taken to the dealership who determined the brake pedal rocking movement was normal. The contact was concerned because it could be connected with other unnoticed safety problems. The manufacturer was not contacted. The sliding door actuator was replaced. The side door sepaker was replaced. Updated 12/01/06.

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