Honda Odyssey Transmission Malfunction Lawsuit
Berger Montague has filed a claim against American Honda Motor Company, Inc. for the malfunction of the transmission in model-year 2014 or later Honda Odyssey vehicles. The malfunction involves a “judder” or extreme vibration when driving the vehicle.
If you own or lease a model-year 2014 or later Honda Odyssey and have experienced this judder malfunction while operating your vehicle, please contact Jeffrey Osterwise at firstname.lastname@example.org or (215) 875-4642 to discuss the matter.
Berger Montague’s team consists of Lawrence Deutsch and Jeffrey Osterwise. The case is MacDougall et al. v. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. et al. A copy of the complaint is available here.
Honda Odyssey Transmission Complaints
Problems with Honda Odyssey transmissions started with the 1999 model. In December 2006, a class action settlement gave Odyssey owners of 1999-2001 model years an extended warranty on the transmission until 109,000 miles or 7 years and 9 months.
Later, in conjunction with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Honda issued a recall meant to fix transmission problems for 2002-2004 model year vehicles. Unfortunately, problems persisted.
In addition to “juddering,” Odyssey owners report experiencing erratic shifting, a flashing “D” light in the gauge cluster, and illumination of the traction control light and/or the check engine light.