The End of Honda Reliability

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  • Published: 01 November 2019
  • The End of Honda Reliability, DIY and car review with auto mechanic Scotty Kilmer. Worst cars Honda makes. 5 cars you should never buy. Cars not to buy. Bad cars Honda makes. Buying a Honda. Honda engine problems. Is the Honda worth it? Buying a new Honda. Buying a used Honda. Should I buy a Honda? Car advice. DIY car repair with Scotty Kilmer, an auto mechanic for the last 52 years.

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  • Scotty Kilmer
    Scotty Kilmer   2 weeks back

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    • Supreme Technical Services
      Supreme Technical Services  2 weeks back

      Agree with you also on the Blue Driver scan tool. Bought one about 5 years ago just to keep in the glove box in case I ran into someone needing a scan tool while traveling. Excellent choice for the price!

    • Devin Waggoner
      Devin Waggoner  2 weeks back

      So Scotty, I am a wheelchair user who has a Chrysler town and country that has 105k miles on it. It has a ramp system and hand controls. They don't make this model anymore and I was considering a Honda odyssey, but not after seeing your videos on the Hondas. What would you recommend? Are the pacificas any good?

    • drummerboy100jh
      drummerboy100jh  2 weeks back

      Scott what about my 2016 Honda Odyssey did they still have the good engines in them?

    • Alan H
      Alan H  2 weeks back

      Scotty Kilmer earth Nightmare engine love it so true man👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

    • Alan H
      Alan H  2 weeks back

      Scotty Kilmer very true Honda is going down and now with 1.5 sewing turbo engine not so sure...

      I’m done with Honda I’ll stick to Toyota as always had Love the 2.5 liter engine no wonder why taxis put half milion kilometres on them👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼
      Why change if it works little improvement yet not overhaul

  • Chris Cornelius
    Chris Cornelius  16 hours back

    2000s have not been kind to Honda. First the transmission issues with the vans, the designs of the Civic in 2010 and now this CRV issue is a concern. They will fix it, but it is a bit concerning

    • Greg Nickliss
      Greg Nickliss  22 hours back

      Thoughts about a 2006 TSX with 90,000 miles?

      • Alex Betancourt
        Alex Betancourt  1 days back

        Does this oil dilution problem include the 2016 civic ? I just bought mine 😔

        • Piero Sanchez
          Piero Sanchez  1 days back

          They had to put in a whole new engine in my wife's 2017 civic

          • Kuzey Eyliksever
            Kuzey Eyliksever  2 days back

            Welp, I've recently bought a 2018 Civic Sedan with a 1.6 Diesel engine and automatic transmission... Okay folks, I hate CVT just as much as the next guy, but living in Istanbul you end up having a pure hate for manual transmission. My left leg will never be the same

            • pleezoe
              pleezoe  2 days back

              Scotty’s got a lot of friends and customers.

              • Raj Dewan
                Raj Dewan  2 days back

                How about the V6 engine in the Honda odyssey? It is a earth dreams engine also. Does it have any issues like the CR-V?

                • Chuck Camarce Films
                  Chuck Camarce Films  3 days back

                  I never liked Honda’s except for the Civix Si, Type R and SE. The Prelude, Odyssey and the Passport. Nothing else. But mainly I’d rather pick Toyota, Subaru, or Mazda

                  • Cris John Dumalag
                    Cris John Dumalag  3 days back

                    This guy uses pictures not actual cars.
                    Scotty: it is time to criticize cars but wait let me drink my whiskey....

                    • H. Tawfiq
                      H. Tawfiq  3 days back

                      please tell us which new car is the best to buy? We always hear which one is bad and we should not buy! Thank you...

                      • acar1994
                        acar1994  3 days back

                        Why does Scotty move around like Jack Sparrow?

                        • Leak Le
                          Leak Le  3 days back

                          watching this after buying a honda 4-cyl and turbo >.>

                          • Ken Rutigliano
                            Ken Rutigliano  3 days back

                            such a shame, my 2007 accord v6 has over 100,000 miles and still runs great

                            • 792bnz
                              792bnz  3 days back

                              Change your oil every 3,000 miles. I don't care what car you drive or what oil you use

                              • Black Swan
                                Black Swan  4 days back

                                Even Toyota blew it some years back when they decided to overtake VW by volume, worldwide. They cut quite a few corners. After many new vehicle owners complained about quality, saner voices prevailed and they waited for volumes to go up at a more measured pace

                                • ToroRossoAcura
                                  ToroRossoAcura  4 days back

                                  Honda first mistake was turbo charging the engine. Who in the hell keeps poking Honda of this whole Turbo Chargers is the way to go? My guy... What's wrong with N/A Engines?
                                  Does anyone tell you that adding turbo or super chargers will make any engine more fragile.


                                  Looking for a Civic this year? I suggest getting a Acura ILX. otherwise buy Type R, Si are ok. Avoid 1.5T like a plague. 2.0L will have a higher chance of survival. A/C is a huge problem for current gen civics.

                                  • Earl of Sandwich
                                    Earl of Sandwich  4 days back

                                    Best car to buy is obviously a lease, or something pre 2005 maybe.

                                    • M Yaz
                                      M Yaz  4 days back

                                      Scotty's and animal

                                      • John G.
                                        John G.  5 days back

                                        Throw away cars... Good under warranty and then..... People don't care, it's always the next "new shiny object"...

                                        • TheAdventure
                                          TheAdventure  5 days back

                                          Cries in Honda

                                          • Julius B
                                            Julius B  6 days back

                                            Scottie talk about Honda intake valves carboning up please because of the direct injection.

                                            • Jon Durrett
                                              Jon Durrett  6 days back

                                              I'm curious what you think about Subaru's boxer motor

                                              • Dacos127
                                                Dacos127  6 days back

                                                Talk about the CRV but shows a Honda Accord Coupe on the header page. Fourth time I’ve seen this similar mistake. What gives?

                                                • event3horizon
                                                  event3horizon  6 days back

                                                  The VW 1.8T is legendary. I have 2016 passat, the engine is a dream.

                                                  • A. Randolph
                                                    A. Randolph  6 days back

                                                    Bought 2019 Civic 6sp manual sport with the last 4cyl v-tech they're offering. Avoided the turbo like the plague. Mechanic at my Honda dealership (who owns a new Si) said I made a really good choice not getting the turbo.

                                                    • Daisy Giesbrecht
                                                      Daisy Giesbrecht  4 days back

                                                      I bought the 6spd LX model and am feeling pretty good about avoiding the turbo. Would have been fun initially but long term not worth it.

                                                  • Texas_Raised_ Texas _Made

                                                    I stand by my 2015 honda accord sport😎

                                                    • undecided
                                                      undecided  6 days back

                                                      Where do you live Scotty? We have the snow in Toronto already! And there is no emission test in Ontario any longer!

                                                      • olivier D
                                                        olivier D  7 days back

                                                        Just for info it does not apply to the 2l I-VTEC 158HP K20c2 on the civic 2016-19. It''s still port injected and pretty robust design as a K20.

                                                        • Frederick Vaatz
                                                          Frederick Vaatz  1 weeks back

                                                          Scotty’s engine sounds are unparalleled

                                                          • CurbsideUnderwood
                                                            CurbsideUnderwood  1 weeks back

                                                            New Honda's have some really scary problems, just read buyer reviews on Edmunds. It's sad :(

                                                            • Mary Reed
                                                              Mary Reed  1 weeks back

                                                              Extreme fuel efficiency and emissions standards are fine with car makers since they get to sell you a new car when the old one beats itself to death.

                                                              • kevinvvn
                                                                kevinvvn  1 weeks back

                                                                Most mechanics including scotty and Honda do not understand what really causes the dilution issue in any DI engine. high pressure Fuel pump which is operated by a cam shaft leaks gasoline right there. The high pressure pump is reciprocating type that's why i leaks gasoline.

                                                                • Not The Technician
                                                                  Not The Technician  1 weeks back

                                                                  I do wonder about what inherent flaw is causing oil dilution. Is it the pressure at the injector inside the combustion chamber in proximity to the cylinder bore actually spraying atomized fuel by the oil control piston rings because cold engine tolerances?

                                                                  • Truly Canehdian
                                                                    Truly Canehdian  1 weeks back

                                                                    Hello from Canada...🍁

                                                                    • Larry McCann
                                                                      Larry McCann  1 weeks back

                                                                      The pinnacle of Japanese car manufacturing was in the early 1990s to early 2000s, when they were engineering cars that could beat the Germans at their own game (and they DID!). Since then, it's been on a gradual downward slide. CVTs? Direct injection? Small-displacement, highly-stressed turbo engines? Not for me.

                                                                      • MLC Rider
                                                                        MLC Rider  1 weeks back

                                                                        I’ve only been watching your videos for a short time now. This sucks! I recently purchased one of these cars. I absolutely love it! But after watching this video I want to run to Toyota to trade it in. Thanks for keeping us informed. I gotta check on that extra year on the warranty too. I bought mine as a pre-owned certified warranty vehicle. Not sure I got that offered. At any rate I’m going to start looking to trade it in I guess.

                                                                        • Lalalalalala Lalalalalala

                                                                          My moms 2016 Pilot touring had transmission problems

                                                                          • ANIMALFRIES
                                                                            ANIMALFRIES  1 weeks back

                                                                            capitalism babbyyyyyyy , make the product with as shitty of parts as possible as long as the customers keep buying em. honda is propped up on their 30+ year reliability foundation. now they can take some short cuts and increase their margins without loyalty really taking any dip. we'll see in the next 5-7 years how many and how big of shortcuts that honda took during the 2015-20xx production cars.

                                                                            • elusivellama
                                                                              elusivellama  1 weeks back

                                                                              Honda going to CVTs and 1.5L turbo engines was a big mistake on their part.

                                                                              • Janie Thomas
                                                                                Janie Thomas  1 weeks back

                                                                                Can I get your email.. I have learned sooo much watching these videos I’m in the process of looking for a car watching your videos helps me narrow my selection.. my Lexus ES was totaled buying a new one right now not cost effective. My Lexus never cause my any problems it was bought new in 2007..what is your take on buying used rental cars. Thank you

                                                                                • joshua2585
                                                                                  joshua2585  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Scotty not mentioning toyota killing people because the gas peddles would press themselves to the floor. or the trucks whos frames rotted out in 6 years, or the air bags that exploded and decapitated people. Toyota is the best if you ignore every bad thing that they have ever done, and the murder lol.

                                                                                  • Isaac Lara
                                                                                    Isaac Lara  1 weeks back

                                                                                    I would think manufactures are purposely not building cars that can last a long time anymore for reasons being that well they want people to keep buying, buy, and buying cars.


                                                                                    damn blood suckers. Lets just start building are own cars

                                                                                    • David Well
                                                                                      David Well  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Honda Accord seems very light...just to keep mileage rates up...but does not feel safe

                                                                                      • tbagjag
                                                                                        tbagjag  1 weeks back

                                                                                        I’m sticking with my EG6 95 civic

                                                                                        • riverice7
                                                                                          riverice7  1 weeks back

                                                                                          2002 Honda Accord is a 🍋.Transmission went at 80,000 little engine (civic) for an ACCORD Swore off Honda.

                                                                                          • Thomas Moore
                                                                                            Thomas Moore  1 weeks back

                                                                                            Scotty......if the car is running too rich at startup then that is a tuning (software) problem........

                                                                                            • R. F.
                                                                                              R. F.  1 weeks back

                                                                                              So should I not buy a 2016 Honda crv