2008 Honda Ridgeline Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Honda Ridgeline
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2008 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.
2008 Honda Ridgeline QuestionsOil leaks after timing belt replacement (1 answer)
Notice oil leaking between engine and transmission after replacement.
Had a impact on Damper bolt for a long time.
Wound up using breaker and a 3ft pipe to bust bolt!
The car idles rough & a little sluggish to drive. Is it recommended to drive the car at this time? Tech cleared the codes & said to drive it as much as I can before bringing it in so the codes come up for diagnosis. Please advise.
2008 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.
The driver's frontal air bag inflator may be susceptible to moisture intrusion, which over time could cause the inflator to rupture. If this happens, it would spray metal fragments upon deployment. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
The hood support rod may not be strong enough to support the hood, and could fail. Dealers will inspect the prop rod base hole and install reinforcement parts as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.