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The power steering is making a grinding noise?
Hi there. If the power steering fluid is aerated, I would look to the power steering fluid supply hose fitting at the power steering pump. The inlet fitting o-ring is a fairly common failure and allows air to be drawn...
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I need help with my fuel tank.
Replacement of the fuel tank involves more than just the tank as the fuel pump has to be carried over from the old tank to the new and there are high pressure and EVAP system connections that must be made....
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Key stays in cranking position until it starts - 2012 Honda Odyssey
Hello. If the key stays in cranking position until it starts, the issue may be related to the ignition switch or lock cylinder. These are the components that control the starting circuit. If the key is physically remaining in the...
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Engine coolant temperature guage at the red mark and no heat inside
Hi there: Overheating problems can be caused by multiple component failures ranging from a heater core that is clogged (as the mechanic suggested), a bad thermostat or coolant leaks and water pump failure. However, one item often overlooked is the...
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Engine coolant temperature on high and no heat inside
Hi there: Overheating problems can be caused by multiple component failures ranging from a heater core that is clogged (as the mechanic suggested), a bad thermostat or coolant leaks and water pump failure. However, one item often overlooked is the...
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I had my timing belt and water pump replaced 45000 miles ago. Now I am told I need to replace water pump. Is this normal?
Hello there, 45,000 miles is a short lifespan for a water pump on your 2000 Honda Odyssey. There are a few reasons the water pump will need to be replaced, such as a pump bearing failure, water pump seal leak,...
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My van will not start, what should I check?
Typically when I troubleshoot a starting issue, I'll begin by testing the battery for cranking amps, inspect the battery terminals for damage or corrosion, then proceed to the starter solenoid if the vehicle is not cranking over. If you've inspected...
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All dash lights were on for two days and now there is no power, no crank, and shorts when jumping.
If you were able to start and drive the vehicle for two days with all the warning lights on before this, did you notice any other issues during this time? You are going to want to start by replacing the...
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Brake system issues due to emergency brake driving
Hi there. As a single parent, I can understand the frustration that comes with a mechanical problem and a sick child. Here are a few facts for you to consider in regards to your Honda Odyssey. When the emergency brake...
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My steering wheel got locked but I'm able to turn my key - what should I do?
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. You will have to remove the steering wheel and check the steering hub for the steering wheel lock. Check to see if the lock is broken or lodged. If the lock is not broken,...
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The camshaft in our Honda Odyssey 2006 is worn out and the car has been making a ticking noise
If I were you I would get a second opinion for the engine noise. The engine may have a need to have the valves adjusted to reduce or get rid of the noise. This engine does require a regular valve...
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My 2002 Honda Odyssey has a Check Engine light. It's supposed to be a misfire. The mechanic adjusted valves and changed coils but the issue remains
Hello. What problem code is stored for the Check Engine light? Hopefully all the plugs and all the coils were changed. If there was oil leaking (from the valve cover gasket) onto the plugs or rubber coil boots, this can...
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We just putting in a brand new battery and alternator and last for the week battery now it won't hold a charge
Several issue may be causing the battery to not charge or not hold a charge. The first and easiest step is to trace the wiring circuit involved with the starting system, and visually inspect it for any physical damage. ...
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My car is level in the rear when empty, but when people get in the rear drops down
The rear suspension is low, most likely due to weak rear struts. The struts are gas charged and support the rear end. The struts may be low on gas charge and will not support as much weight as when new...
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I think my alternator needs to be replaced
Hi there. What you're describing is commonly associated with a bad or failing alternator or a bad alternator relay. If you would like a professional to assist you with this repair, contact a professional mobile technician, such as one from...
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Possible transmission problem
Hello. The black transmission fluid is a big issue. The fluid is burning due to excessive heat being generated. You will need to change the filter and the fluid. Keep in mind this is completely different then having the entire...
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Hesitation
Hi there: In most cases, engine hesitation or stumbling is caused by fuel system or ignition system component failures; such as mass air flow sensors, O2 sensors or problems with ignition control modules. However, in some rare cases, oil lubrication...
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My engine makes a humming noise that sounds sort of computerized, and may be power steering or transmission related.
Hi there. The noise that you are hearing could be the power steering pump whining, the alternator bearing failing, or the transmission gear train has too much gear lash. Check the engine to see if there are any noises when...
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When I step on the gas pedal the car doesn't move right away and there's a loud noise coming from the hood. What's wrong with the car?
Hi there. There could be lots of things that would make noises as the vehicle is trying to move. The most common could be the transmission making a noise. If the transmission is making the noise, then it could be...

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