How do you reset a sliding power door in a 1999 Honda Odyssey minivan?
I had the same question for my 1999 Odyssey and found a surprising answer on other pages. My symptoms were that the driver side sliding door would not function either by the door handles or by the switch on the dash. The passenger side door worked fine. I had checked all the fuses that were obviously related to the power doors; they were all OK. The solution was to remove fuse #13 from the interior fuse panel on the passenger side. Fuse #13 is a 7.5 amp fuse that is also labeled "clock backup". Apparently this causes the door to reset because as soon as I put the fuse back in, the door was immediately functional. In my case, when I removed the fuse, both power doors were closed and the main door switch on the dash was in the "on" position. When I read about this solution on other pages they indicated that the fuse should remain out for 30 seconds. I did wait 30 seconds before replacing the fuse but I am not sure it made any difference. The only side effect is that the clock has to be reset to the correct time. One other time I had a problem in that the doors would not close completely. At the dealership I learned that by holding the dash swith down in the "close" position it will cause the door to adjust the point at which it considers the door completely closed. Also: I have a 2001 Honda Odyssey and have taken the van to the dealer to get the power door reset.... $50. There is apparently a breaker of some sort (not the electrical fuse) that causes the door to stop functioning if it has a problem opening or something causes it to stick when you try to open it. AVOID THE $50 CHARGE and the wasted time of having this "repaired". To reset, I tried both of these suggestions below at the same time. I found these elsewhere online... not sure which worked, but the door is working again without a trip to the mechanic. Posts elsewhere indicated that this worked on both 2000 and 2001 Honda Odyssey vans.
1.) Disable the power door switch on the left dashboard.
2.) Remove the power door fuses located under the front passenger leg area.
3.) Manually open and close both sliding doors.
4.) Restore the power door fuses located under the front passenger leg area.
5.) Enable the power door switch on the left dashboard.
6.) Try opening the sliding doors.
Remove fuse #13 (clock) for 30 seconds or more from the passenger side fusebox. This will reset the door and the clock. Not an edit, but a money-saving thanks from a soccer mom who doesn't have the $$ to have the dealership fix my door. This was an easy fix that worked! I gently used pliers to remove fuse #13, counted to 30, replaced and my door worked! Thank you!
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This happened to me - you need to reset the door. Just disconnect the battery for 10 seconds, and then reconnect. (make sure you know your radio code first - you are going to have to re-enter it) If your Honda odyssey is equipped with power sliding door. the driver side sliding door will not open because the gas tank is open and the sensor was activated. this is to prevent the door from hitting the hose while pumping gas.
In searching for a new mini van ourselves, we researched Toyota, Honda and Chrysler. After test driving and comparing all three, we felt that the Honda Odyssey was the best value in relation to cost, safety, comfort and class. We were looking for a basic mini van with a budget around $26,000 dollars. In the Odyssey we were able to get EX-L that includes leather seats, seating for 8, all power, sunroof, CD stereo system and a V-6 engine with power and economical as well. Check it out and get a feel of it yourself!
How do you know if your 05 town and country lx minivan has both power doors vs only one that works with the switch?
It is normal for a vehicle, including the Honda Odyssey, to lose some power when the air conditioning is running. This is because there are more devices running off the operation of the serpentine belt. If the vehicle stalls or shuts off, it might be a problem with the alternator or the air conditioning unit.