I closed it manually and reopened it and the door fell off smashing into my knees pinning me against the adjacent car, and I required assistance to remove the door from my body. The failure mileage was 48,000. I was all wet on my diagnosis! It shouldn't be hard to verify my claim!. The metal hinges on the driver and passenger door do a terrible job at keeping the doors open. Turn on the Main switch. A week later, it too was refusing to shut.
Use button to close the doors. Well now, that's confusing isn't it? Have you tried any of these suggestions before? At times, they are stuck closed or stuck open. I doubt the regular non-Honda scan tools could though. I think there is something else wrong and I don't think they have identify a root cause. If doors still fail to respond, try repeating steps 1-3.
When I manually unlock it, it locks again. This leads me to believe that the motor in the rear or whatever the cable is connected to inside is stuck and will not let the cable unwind. Before taking the gas tank door apart I opened it, took the cap off and retightened it and shut the gas tank door giving it an extra push. I'm not talking hurricanes or even gale force winds; I'm talking the wind blowing harder than normal. I tried this on a 2007 Odyssey, and now the driver's side sliding door won't open or close automatically at all. I have a 2006 ex-l. How much money has he saved me, and any others who have the same problem! I had the same problem, but was able to play with the gas door sensor from the outside, and that made it work.
However, it's not closed all the way and does randomly openot while driving down the highway. I was outside the vehicle and opening the passenger door, which is automatic. But found another suggestion on the net to disconnect the negative terminal of the battery and reconnect after 5 mins. In any case I think my problem is not a failure to suck closed, or any confusion in the car's brain about door position, but rather a failure of a latch in the door itself to catch closed when it should be in the position to do so. Case in point - the power sliding doors on either side of the vehicle.
This happened several times before it just stopped working altogether. Also be sure door is completely open before unbolting the center bracket. In the latest incident, my son's hand was bruised. Both doors working now like a champ now!! I brought it in to the dealer and the automatic door motor was replaced as well as the roller. Sometimes if the fuse trick doesn't work it means the internal door hardware is worn and needs to be replaced subject of future post. This failure occurred more in cold weather. I almost had a crushed hand from unexpected failure of the detent to hold the door open.
I used the info to remove the panel - disconnected the sensor, and door works now. It slammed close on my shins before that many times. I was able to unhook cables, remove bearing bracket, slip washers on and replace. I make sure that the door is in the detente position. Thanks for sharing the info. Try the following: Remove fuse 13 for 30 seconds or more from the passenger side fusebox. The metal hinges on the driver and passenger door do a terrible job at keeping the doors open.
First repair 2009 39000 miles. It was not the actuator in the door. They attempted to solve the problem with additional lubrication, but the problems still persisted. . I had it looked at several times when I first bought the vehicle and it continues to be a problem in hot or cold, wet or dry weather. A slight gust of wind or if the car is on an incline, the doors will slam shut on their own. The metal hinges on the driver and passenger door do a terrible job at keeping the doors open.
Or the motor may be bad. It is right next to the door handle and is what you use to lock the door manually. The back of the door sticks out a bit and makes it so it won't lock. He said that one Odyssey a week comes to the dealership with this problem of the door not being able to close due to the center roller. I have a 2006 odyssey. The vehicle was taken to a dealer who stated that the door was not covered under the warranty and that the contact is responsible for the repair cost. The problem returned and the dealership replaced the motor, but the problem persisted.
The signal did not work. Manually open and close both sliding doors. The failure mileage was unknown and the current mileage was approximately 100,000. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for repairs. Check back here for more details if you want to try it, otherwise get a competent mechanic or the Honda dealership to do it. He said that one Odyssey a week comes to the dealership with this problem of the door not being able to close due to the center roller. If you know someone who is great on honda's they would know for sure then you just cut that wire because the door wont know if its either closed or open the fuel cap so it will allow you to open and close the left sliding door.