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.
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.
A chirp noise from the timing belt area can be caused by a tilted idler pulley. Installing a corrective shim from Honda will commonly correct this issue.
2008 Honda Ridgeline QuestionsOur 2008 Honda Ridgeline engine light & VTM4, lights are on. replaced the spark plugs, EGR valve, and now codes read all 6 cylinders are not firing (according to the tech) what to do next? thought about replacing the oxygen sensor... (1 answer)
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.
My Ridgeline has been driven very gently and been maintained very well. Took it to Honda dealer today for trans fuid flush(exchange). My Ridgeline has 74509 miles on it. I was told the enigine mounts front in particular needed to be replaced. I must admit I was shocked!
2008 Honda Ridgeline RecallsDriver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments
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.