2009 Honda Pilot Q&A
2009 Honda Pilot Question: Is it common for the front lower compliance bushings to go out after 43k miles?
Took in my Honda Pilot for a recall on the seatbelt stitching and was notified that the front lower compliance bushings were torn and leaking. They needed to be replaced and since our warranty just ended in October of last year, it was going to cost us $1200.00. Our Pilot has 43,000 miles on it. - rosemary07
Get a second opinion price sounds high. I do see the bushings fail but mileage seems low. Ask are the bushings just showing fatigue or are they actually to the point were they must be replaced. - patrick mannion
My 2009 pilot with exactly also 43,000 miles has the same issue. I remember my wife saying something that the shop told her in warranty that they needed to be done but they were out of stock now past 3 year 36,000 miles they want like 700 bucks for the repair. I am going to try to find the old paperwork of when it was in warranty but this first generation pilot is starting to piss me off with inadequate brakes and I just had a transmission pressure sensor go out.... 200 dollar repair. Honda needs to retrofit the 2009 model with improved brakes and other modifications for things they obviously know or will become common knowledge that it was lacking in quality and design. Car looks grrreat though! : ). - andrewv
Yeah, I got the same story after 48K. $700 for us. But we have and extended warranty that will cover the repair. But also have to pay $90 for the 4-wheel alignment. - pvman