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2006 Honda Pilot

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2006 Honda Pilot Problems

Brakes -- Verified

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.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

On certain models a leaking side marker light wire harness can cause a water leak inside the vehicle. Resealing the wire harness where it goes through the body into the cabin area should stop the leak.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

Drive Train -- Verified

Noise and judder can develop from the rear axle due to differential fluid breakdown. Replacing the fluid will commonly correct this issue.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

Map light will not turn on when opening drivers or passengers door. Caused by a faulty door switch. Requires replacement of door switch on side of non operation.

2006 Honda Pilot Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc.

Summary: HONDA IS RECALLING 2,032 HITCH STYLE BIKE RACKS SOLD AS AFTERMARKET FOR USE ON MY 2003-2007 AND SOME MY 2008 HONDA PILOT, RIDGELINE, AND ACURA MDX VEHICLES. A PINCH BOLT EXISTS BETWEEN THE BIKE ARM BRACKET AND THE UPRIGHT ASSEMBLY OF THE "HITCH" STYLE BICYCLE RACK.

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Body, Interior & Misc., August 2, 2006

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Honda has recalled 2006 Accord, Civic, CR-V, Element, Insight, Odyssey, Pilot, Ridgeline, Acura MDX, RL, RSX, TL, TSX, and 2007 Honda Fit vehicles because the contact information for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is listed incorrectly in the owner's manual. Honda is contacting dealers and customers to provide them with a postcard containing the correct information.

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2006 Honda Pilot Questions and Answers

lindaspilot, 2006 Honda Pilot, Rochester, NY

My spray won't work when I press the lever on my front or rear windshield. The fluid resevoir is full. I don't hear any motor/pump sound when I press the lever. Any ideas of what the p...

zebedee, 2006 Honda Pilot, Alexandria, VA

Most of the time the radio cd player works fine, but every so often, the audio just cuts out and may stay off for 30 to 60 minutes. Then it just comes on again. Difficult to pin point why it is d...

SOJ, 2006 Honda Pilot, Amelia Court House, VA

Knocking Noise from the Front Passenger Tyre. Can the cause be from Shaft or is there any thing like shaft bracket around there that could be broken

nerraw00, 2006 Honda Pilot, Mount Airy, MD

Recently purchased a 06 Pilot and it has am oval shaped recess in the overhead at the rear drivers side. There is a seatbelt behind it and an overhead light in the center. Was wondering what its fo...

catquigley, 2006 Honda Pilot, Whitestown, IN

where do i find the navigator serial number? I looked under the seat and I see a number but it is NOT to the navigator, is the navigator system in the trunk maybe?

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2006 Honda Pilot Reviews

Hey... Anonymous from Seneca, SC with the 2007 Pilot:

If your Pilot is a 2WD – From VIN 5FNYF2...7B000001 thru 5FNYF2...7B040535, this is a known problem. Look for Honda TSB 07-070 on the web or, better yet, go to your dealer and have them bring it up on the service computer... they should have known about this and saved you some your cash if your VIN falls in that group because, even out of warranty, the bulletin says,

"Any repair performed after warranty
expiration may be eligible for goodwill consideration by
the District Parts and Service Manager or your Zone
Office. You must request consideration, and get a
decision, before starting work."

According to the bulletin, it's a 5 hour job plus the dealer's retail parts charge (9 rocker arms and 3 gaskets at around a grand).

Bought Pilot new in 06. The greatest purchase ever. Did have a squeaking sound at 33000 miles but Honda replaced the timing belt, tensioner, and water pump at no cost to me. It has been wonderful every since. This is the car for me and my family. Need auto seat and mirror ajustment.

works perfect, everything in order however Electrical console on passenger side keeps coming out, vibration as door opens and closes pushes it out all the time.

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