This guy helped a lot! I added some notes that will also help for those attempting to do this big jobDoes anyone has a step by step for a 2006 Odyssey Timing Belt replacement (with photos)?
I am at 102,000+ and will be doing the belt this weekend. So far no luck finding a rapair manual.
Use the starter bump start method. No help needed, takes two seconds and much heartache.An extra hand to pop that bolt off the crank pulley! It was a bitch to take off.
Drain only from the block. You lose only a few cups of coolant.Draining the reservoir was not enough. Since I didn't know all the details, I got a flood of coolant that drained onto my work area.
Yes, as I was taking everything apart I asked myself, "What the hell am I doing!" Then putting everything together, I though, "I'm so glad I'm doing this myself." I remember the feeling when I started it up and it started purring. "Yeeessss!"It was a very cathartic experience to do the whole job.