2009 Honda Ridgeline Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Honda Ridgeline

2009 Honda Ridgeline Problems

Tailgate 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.

Software Update Will Fix Problem When Shifting into Fourth Gear

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.

Shim to Correct Chirping Timing Belt

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.

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2009 Honda Ridgeline Questions

With engine running, vapor/smoke emitting from lower left of engine compartment. (1 answer)

Accompanying noise is similar to a fire extinguisher and a kind of intermittent squeal. Truck has 100K this has not happened before today. A/C has been working fine.

HAVEING SEVERAL FUEL ISSUES CODES PO0171 AND PO0174 (1 answer)

BOTH HAVE TO DO WITH FUEL PUMP OR FUEL INJECTOR ALSO FRONT O2 SENSOR . THE 02 HAS BEEN REPLACED AND NEW NGK LASER PLUGS BY DEALER NOW THEY ARE TELLING ME IT HAS SHORTED INJECTORS AND OR FUEL PUMP PRESSURE PROBLEMS HAS 66K ON TRUCK TO DATE . NOW THEY WANT 1300 MORE TO (at least attemp) TO SOLVE TH...

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2009 Honda Ridgeline Recalls

Passenger 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.

Driver'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.

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2009 Honda Ridgeline Reviews

Excellent truck. A few fit and finish problems, but overall I love it. I drive it hard and put on a lot of miles, always reliable.

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