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2008 Honda Ridgeline Problems

Find the most common issues based on 2008 Honda Ridgeline owner complaints.

Most Common 2008 Honda Ridgeline Problems

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.
On some models a poor connection in the radio antenna harness and sub harness can cause static when going over bumps. Replacing the antenna harness and sub harness will commonly repair this problem.
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0 Known 2008 Honda Ridgeline Brakes Problems

3 Known 2008 Honda Ridgeline Drive Train Problems

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.
Noise and judder can develop from the rear axle due to differential fluid breakdown. Replacing the fluid will commonly correct this issue.
The 2006-2014 Honda Ridgeline may develop issues with the automatic transmission. Rough shifting may occur, and the “D4” light and check engine may begin to blink. The check engine lig...

0 Known 2008 Honda Ridgeline Electrical & Lights Problems

1 Known 2008 Honda Ridgeline Engine Problem

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.

3 Known 2008 Honda Ridgeline Exhaust & Emissions Problems

The Honda Ridgeline, from 2006-2014, commonly has problems with the EVAP canister vent solenoid. It stops responding to commands to open and close, and the following occurs: Illumination of the ch...
The exhaust recirculation valve (EGR) on the 2006-2014 Honda Ridgeline may fail, causing: Illumination of the check engine light OBD trouble codes P0401 and P1491 Illumination of the VTR-4 light...
The 2006-2014 Honda Ridgeline may have issues with the idle air control system, causing: Erratic/bouncing idle Poor fuel mileage Illumination of the check engine light OBD trouble code P05...

0 Known 2008 Honda Ridgeline Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2008 Honda Ridgeline Maintenance Problems

2 Known 2008 Honda Ridgeline Miscellaneous Problems

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.
On some models a poor connection in the radio antenna harness and sub harness can cause static when going over bumps. Replacing the antenna harness and sub harness will commonly repair this problem.

0 Known 2008 Honda Ridgeline Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2008 Honda Ridgeline Problems & Complaints

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.
The 2006-2014 Honda Ridgeline may develop issues with the automatic transmission. Rough shifting may occur, and the “D4” light and check engine may begin to blink. The check engine lig...
The Honda Ridgeline, from 2006-2014, commonly has problems with the EVAP canister vent solenoid. It stops responding to commands to open and close, and the following occurs: Illumination of the ch...
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.
The 2006-2014 Honda Ridgeline may have issues with the idle air control system, causing: Erratic/bouncing idle Poor fuel mileage Illumination of the check engine light OBD trouble code P05...
The exhaust recirculation valve (EGR) on the 2006-2014 Honda Ridgeline may fail, causing: Illumination of the check engine light OBD trouble codes P0401 and P1491 Illumination of the VTR-4 light...
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.
Noise and judder can develop from the rear axle due to differential fluid breakdown. Replacing the fluid will commonly correct this issue.
On some models a poor connection in the radio antenna harness and sub harness can cause static when going over bumps. Replacing the antenna harness and sub harness will commonly repair this problem.
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