2006 Honda Ridgeline Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Honda Ridgeline
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2006 Honda Ridgeline ProblemsTailgate Will Not Open Because Sensor Rod is Too Long
A sensor rod that is too long can cause the tailgate not to open in the swing mode. Replacing the sensor rod will commonly correct this issue.
Noise and judder can develop from the rear axle due to differential fluid breakdown. Replacing the fluid will commonly correct this issue.
Some models have a problem were the transmission won't shift into fourth gear intermittently. This problem can commonly be repaired with a software update from Honda.
2006 Honda Ridgeline QuestionsWhy does the power door lock fuse blow when I open the in bed trunk? (1 answer)
Every time I unlock the in bed trunk it blows the power door lock fuse. I hope there is a way to bypass this so I won't have to do any rewiring.
If I engage VTM-4 lock before light is on then disengage, the AWD works fine and warning light remains off. VTM-4 lock will only work if engaged while warning light is off.
2006 Honda Ridgeline RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.