Consumer Review Video - 2011 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L V6

Car Displayed: 2011 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L V6

The 2011 Honda Odyssey EX-L is a relatively difficult minivan to maintain, but shouldn’t be too hard for someone experienced in van maintenance. To access the headlight on one side, you will have to move an air filter intake out of the way first. This will require a few tools to complete, and is much easier to do on other models. While the components of the spare tire are kept safe on this vehicle, they are located in a more difficult to access spot than usual. This can cause problems, as a quick tire change will be impossible. Similar to the headlight access, you will have to move an air filter intake out of the way to access and work with the battery on this vehicle. This extra step makes this more of a problem than it is on other vehicles.

Some things are easier to maintain on the 2011 Honda Odyssey EX-L. Accessing the engine air filter is easy to do, as you only have to disengage a few fasteners to lift the cover. These fasteners are easy to disengage, allowing for reliable access. Both the front and rear wiper blades are easy to replace on this vehicle. Other models will require the use of tools to complete, so it’s a nice touch to be able to change these blades with just your hands. The brake fluid reservoir is easy to check and replenish on this vehicle. The reservoir is very visible in the engine bay.

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