2005 Honda Odyssey (Episode 6) The VCM Episode Fixing it Forward
In this episode of Fixing it Forward I fight with a pesky check engine light that just won’t go away. The code is for the VCM system not working properly, so I try a VCM muzzler to see if that can help. Watch the video to see how that all works out.
I also wrap up a couple of loose ends by fixing the radio reception and install a new glovebox assembly. All of this information can be used to fix your own vehicles.
I’m happy to report that this video wraps the mechanical work on this Odyssey. In the next episode we are going to give it away to someone in need. Don’t miss it!
Link to (Episode 5): https://youtu.be/YZwqUKpx2Ck
Link to (Episode 7)(Final in this Odyssey series): Link posted when available
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Honda Service Bulletin 05-019: http://www.urvi.net/forumfiles/SB/A05-019.PDF
ADS 525X Scan Tool: https://www.amazon.com/BOSCH-3945-Professional-Diagnostic-Wireless/dp/B08D3X6QBZ
LOCTITE Sticks: https://www.amazon.com/Loctite-38725-5PK-Thread-Treatment-Assortment/dp/B00BV42V3S/ref=sr_1_7
Brake Cleaner: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000M8PYRY/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title
Brake Cleaner Sprayer: https://www.jbtoolsales.com/titan-tools-tekz-19419-spot-spray-non-aerosol-sprayer#oid=1002_1
PSI Switch (Do Not Get!): https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B085PWRY76/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title
A good pressure switch will read: 10.2 ohms on outer pins 11.48 ohms on the middle and left outer pin.
VCM Gaskets: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07GNKGDR3/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title
O Ring Kit: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07GSKKHQM/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title
VCM Muzzler I used: https://www.ebay.com/itm/265031739235
Introducing Fixing it Forward: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfBnTwpEBu0&t=4s
Choosing an Automotive Scan Tool: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCxsdCtxvtE&t=4s
2005 Honda Odyssey Engine Work (Episode 3) Fixing it Forward (VCM Work): https://youtu.be/9Od9_K45N5w
Honda J Series Valve Adjustment (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnyqVg3nWRk&t=2s
Honda J Series Valve Adjustment (Part 2): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLdgivYwUiQ&t=26s
Honda Odyssey Sliding Door Repair (Easy): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwgL5Oo8rXw
Fixing it Forward Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfBnTwpEBu0&list=PLSzhQ6St-ov1b4BFvZbRMV4Xs_rZlBItj
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1:31 VCM assembly removal
6:44 First Test Drive
10:02 Checking pressure switch resistance
13:45 Glovebox latch replacement
15:52 Glovebox installation
16:34 Radio antena repair
22:18 VCM Muzzler Installation
24:36 VCM and Engine temp
25:53 First Test Drive with VCM Muzzler
27:50 More VCM Muzzler problems
30:56 Figuring out the oil pressure sensor for VCM
36:45 Second Test Drive and playback
41:49 Installing salvage yard VCM solenoid and switch
43:51 Final Test Drive
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