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Fix Honda Odyssey Crosswind Rattle TSB 08-080

June 12th, 2011
  • Posted By: Nick Shertzer
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How to DIY fix the crosswind rattle in the Honda Odyssey as outlined in Honda TSB 80-080

captureThe TSB claims that it applies to 2008 Odyssey – From VIN 5FNRL38..8B000001 thru VIN 5FNRL38..8B093699 & 2008 Odyssey – From VIN 5FNRL38..8B400001 thru VIN 5FNRL38..8B419525.  However, the OdyClub.com forum claims that other owners have experienced similar problems.  There is a three inch plastic garnish molding rising vertically along both front doors that is secured by a single screw.  When driving at highway speeds, crosswind will cause this trim piece to rattle against the metal door frame.  TSB 80-080 is old and some dealerships may not perform work under warranty.  The following is a how to do it yourself quick guide to securing the trim and removing the noise.

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Pictured: All the tools needed to DIY fix

First, remove the single screw holding the trim piece in place.  Set aside.  Use any kind of weather proof adhesive.  I used “Super Weatherstrip Adhesive”, but the OdyClub.com forum suggests that all purpose caulk or even gel super glue will do the trick.

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The problem piece of trim.

Remove the trim by pushing gently up and pulling out.  I applied the weather stripping along the entire edge of the trim rib. Reattach and secure screw. Repeat for both driver and passenger doors.

Thanks to:  OdyClub.com Forum

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