Transmission May not Shift into Fourth Gear at Times on Honda Ridgeline

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.

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Average mileage: 97,535 (40,000–212,000)
5 model years affected: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, more2010
22 people reported this problem
11 people shared problem details
2006 Honda Ridgeline120,000
Strange vibration for about a second when traveling at about 40mph.
Vibration noise at 45mph shifting into fourth
humming noise at 40-40mph before shifting into 4th gear
2008 Honda Ridgeline107,000
RPM doesn't move past 4, great switch between reverse and drive are difficult, and picking up speed is difficult.
2006 Honda Ridgeline212,000
Just had airbag serviced. Next day it started shifting funny. Had problem driving up car ramps
Between 40 and 45 mph the truck hesitates to shift to the next gear.
Early shifting into 4th gear
Got software update and no more issues.
problem shifting into 4th gear at 40-45 mph
Between 40 and 45 mph the truck hesitates to shift to the next gear.
Sometimes wont shift to fourth without further exceleration.Costing higher fuel use.
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