2005 Honda Pilot Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Honda Pilot
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2005 Honda Pilot ProblemsNoise and Judder on Turns Due to Differential Fluid Breakdown
Noise and judder can develop from the rear axle due to differential fluid breakdown. Replacing the fluid will commonly correct this issue.
The front brake rotors can warp and cause a vibration when braking. The rotors will need to be machined or in cases where they are worn to thin, replaced to correct this issue.
An overheated wire in the head light harness can cause the low beams not to work. Replacing combination light/turn signal switch switch, the wire for the low beams, and the combination switch connector (if damaged) should repair this issue.
2005 Honda Pilot QuestionsWhy would my 2005 Honda Pilot loose power while at a red light. When battery light came on I pulled into a parking lot it would not pull while in drive and dash board lights went off and windows wouldn't roll up. (1 answer)
I had the car towed and added water to my battery and cleaned it. Got a jump from someone and the car ran fine. Later that day it did the same thing again. Went and had battery and alternator tested and both test good. So what do I need to do to find out whats wrong. It doesn't do it all the ...
This is an intermittent problem which makes it very hard to get fixed. There is a loud knocking sound coming from the front right. It only happens when you accelerate (immediately). When it's "bad" it sounds like hitting the frame with a hammer - a loud clunking noise.
Airbag recall performed 2 weeks ago and SRS light on ever since. Took it in today and they state that the front impact sensor needs to be replaced and it is not related to the recall service performed. SRS light was not on before the recall service.
2005 Honda Pilot RecallsDriver's Front Air Bag Defective
In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.
This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in southern Florida, along the Gulf Coast, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan and American Samoa. Upon deployment the passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the passenger side air bag inflator to correct this concern.
This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.