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2005 Odyssey Online Reference Owner's Manual Use these links (and links throughout this manual) to navigate through this reference. For a printed owner's manual, click on authorized manuals or go to www.helminc.com.



Contents

Owner's Identification Form Introduction ..................................................................................................................................................... i A Few Words About Safety .......................................................................................................................... ii Your Vehicle at a Glance...............................................................................................................................4 Driver and Passenger Safety .......................................................................................................................7 Proper use and care of your vehicle's seat belts, and Supplemental Restraint System. Instruments and Controls...........................................................................................................................59 Instrument panel indicator and gauge, and how to use dashboard and steering column controls. Features.........................................................................................................................................................187 How to operate the climate control system, the audio system, and other convenience features. Before Driving .............................................................................................................................................277 What gasoline to use, how to break-in your new vehicle, and how to load luggage and other cargo. Driving...........................................................................................................................................................291 The proper way to start the engine, shift the transmission, and park, plus towing a trailer. Maintenance.................................................................................................................................................313 The Maintenance Schedule shows you when you need to take your vehicle to the dealer. Taking Care of the Unexpected...............................................................................................................355 This section covers several problems motorists sometimes experience, and how to handle them. Technical Information...............................................................................................................................383 ID numbers, dimensions, capacities, and technical information. Warranty and Customer Relations (U.S. and Canada)......................................................................397 A summary of the warranties covering your new Honda, and how to contact us. Authorized Manuals (U.S. only)...............................................................................................................401 How to order manuals and other technical literature. Index ................................................................................................................................................................. I Service Information Summary A summary of information you need when you pull up to the fuel pump.

Information Provided by: Owner’s Identification

OWNER

ADDRESS

STREET

CITY

STATE/PROVINCE

V. I. N.

DELIVERY DATE

DEALER NAME

ADDRESS

(Date sold to original retail purchaser)

DEALER NO.

STREET

ZIP CODE/

POSTAL CODE

CITY

STATE/PROVINCE

OWNER’S SIGNATURE

DEALER’S SIGNATURE

ZIP CODE/

POSTAL CODE

This Owner’s Manual should be considered a permanent part of the vehicle and should remain with the vehicle when it is sold.

This Owner’s Manual covers all models of the Odyssey. You may find descriptions of equipment and features that are not on your particular model.

The information and specifications included in this publication were in effect at the time of approval for printing. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. reserves the right, however, to discontinue or change specifications or design at any time without notice and without incurring any obligation whatsoever.

POUR CLIENTS CANADIEN AVIS IMPORTANT: Si vous avez besoin d’un Manuel du Conducteur en français, veuillez demander à votre concessionnaire de commander le numéro de pièce 33SHJC00

Information Provided by: Congratulations! Your selection of a 2005 Honda Odyssey was a wise investment. It will give you years of driving pleasure.

One of the best ways to enhance the enjoyment of your new Honda is to read this manual. In it, you will learn how to operate its driving controls and convenience items. Afterwards, keep this owner’s manual in your vehicle so you can refer to it at any time.

Several warranties protect your new Honda. Read the warranty booklet thoroughly so you understand the coverages and are aware of your rights and responsibilities.

Maintaining your vehicle according to the schedules given in this manual helps to keep your driving trouble-free while it preserves your investment. When your vehicle needs maintenance, keep in mind that your Honda dealer’s staff is specially trained in servicing the many systems unique to your Honda. Your Honda dealer is dedicated to your satisfaction and will be pleased to answer any questions and concerns.

California Proposition 65 Warning

WARNING: California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

This product contains or emits chemicals known to the State of

Introduction

As you read this manual, you will find information that is preceded by a information is intended to help you avoid damage to your Honda, other property, or the environment.

symbol. This

Event Data Recorders

This vehicle is equipped with one or more recording devices commonly referred to as ‘‘event data recorders’’ or ‘‘sensing and diagnostic modules.’’

i

Information Provided by: A Few Words About Safety

Your safety, and the safety of others, is very important. And operating this vehicle safely is an important responsibility.

To help you make informed decisions about safety, we have provided operating procedures and other information on labels and in this manual. This information alerts you to potential hazards that could hurt you or others.

Of course, it is not practical or possible to warn you about all the hazards associated with operating or maintaining your vehicle. You must use your own good judgement.

ii

You will find this important safety information in a variety of forms, including:

Safety Labels − Safety Messages

on the vehicle. − three signal words: These signal words mean:

,

preceded by a safety alert symbol DANGER WARNING

, or

. CAUTION

and one of

You WILL be KILLED or SERIOUSLY HURT if you don’t follow instructions.

You CAN be KILLED or SERIOUSLY HURT if you don’t follow instructions.

You CAN be HURT if you don’t follow instructions.

Safety Headings

− Safety Precautions.

such as Important Safety Reminders or Important

Safety Section Instructions −

such as Driver and Passenger Safety.

− how to use this vehicle correctly and safely.

This entire book is filled with important safety information carefully.



please read it

Information Provided by: Your Vehicle at a Glance

INSTRUMENT PANEL INDICATORS GAUGES

(P.71)

(P.61, 62)

MIRROR CONTROLS (P.168) Seat Memory Switches (P.161)

POWER DOOR LOCK SWITCHES (P.137) POWER WINDOW SWITCHES (P.163)

FUEL FILL DOOR RELEASE (P.279)

SHIFT LEVER (P.294)

HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEM/ CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM

(P.188)

SEAT HEATER SWITCHES (P.160)

GLOVE BOXES (P.180)

AUDIO SYSTEM/ REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (P.199, 230)

HOOD RELEASE HANDLE (P.280)

PARKING BRAKE PEDAL (P.169)

ACCESSORY POWER SOCKETS (P.182)

CENTER TRAY (P.171)

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Information Provided by: DRIVER’S PEDAL ADJUSTMENT SWITCH (P.169)

HEADLIGHTS/ TURN SIGNALS (P.122)

MULTI-INFORMATION DISPLAY SWITCHES (P.75)

CRUISE CONTROL (P.264)

HAZARD WARNING BUTTON (P.126)

CLOCK (P.227)

Your Vehicle at a Glance

POWER SLIDING DOOR SWITCHES (P.142)

MOONROOF (P.166)

POWER TAILGATE / SWITCH VSA OFF SWITCH (P.302)

(P.139)

PARKING SENSOR SYSTEM SWITCH (P.271)

VSA OFF SWITCH (P.302)

HORN



STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS (P.228)

STEERING WHEEL ADJUSTMENT (P.127)

WINDSHIELD WIPERS/WASHERS (P.121)



:

To use the horn, press the pad around the ‘‘H’’ logo.

PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF INDICATOR (P.33)

REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER (P.126)

AUDIO SYSTEM/ REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (P.199, 230)

LIGHT CONTROL SWITCH (P.183)

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Y o u r V e h i c l e a t

a G l a n c e

Information Provided by: 6

Information Provided by: This section gives you important information about how to protect yourself and your passengers. It shows you how to use seat belts. It explains how your airbags work. And it tells you how to properly restrain infants and children in your vehicle.

Important Safety Precautions Your Vehicle’s Safety Features Protecting Adults and Teens

......... ....... ......... 1. Close and Lock the Doors ..... 2. Adjust the Front Seats ........... 3. Adjust the Seat-Backs ............ 4. Adjust the Head Restraints ... 5. Fasten and Position the Seat .....................................

Belts

. 8 . 9 . 13 . 13 . 13 . 14 . 15

. 16

6. Maintain a Proper Sitting

Position

. 19 Advice for Pregnant Women . 20 Additional Safety Precautions . 20

................................ ..... ... Additional Information About Your . 22 ................................. Seat Belt System Components . 22 ..

Seat Belts

. 23 . 23

. 25 . 25

. 27 . 29

Lap/Shoulder Belt Automatic Seat Belt

......................

. 22

Tensionners

Seat Belt Maintenance

............................. ............... Additional Information About Your ..................................... ......

Airbag System Components How Your Front Airbags

Airbags

Work

......................................... ........................

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