Honda Pilot Repair and Maintenance

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

Honda Pilot Problems

Failed power resistor will cause rear blower not to work

On certain models, the rear blower won't work due to a failed power transistor. Replacing the power transistor will fix this problem.

Overheated Wire Harness May Cause Low Beams to Fail

An overheated wire in the head light harness can cause the low beams not to work. Replacing combination light/turn signal switch switch, the wire for the low beams, and the combination switch connector (if damaged) should repair this issue.

Porous Engine Block Casting May Cause Engine Oil Leaks

The engine may develop and oil leak due to a porous engine block casting. The repair procedure is dependent on where the leak is located. Honda has released a service bulletin covering model year 2003. Honda may offer assistance with repairs, determined on a case by case basis.

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Honda Pilot Questions

VTM4, Check Engine & VCM lights illuminated. manual suggestions aren't working (1 answer)

The car is driving a bit clunky too, this just happened yesterday. It is always maintenance by Honda, and has approximately 92K miles.

air condition air odor Honda Pilot (1 answer)

2011 Honda Pilot has an odor coming from the air conditioner air . Smells like stale air or tar ?

Why would my 2005 Honda Pilot loose power while at a red light. When battery light came on I pulled into a parking lot it would not pull while in drive and dash board lights went off and windows wouldn't roll up. (1 answer)

I had the car towed and added water to my battery and cleaned it. Got a jump from someone and the car ran fine. Later that day it did the same thing again. Went and had battery and alternator tested and both test good. So what do I need to do to find out whats wrong. It doesn't do it all the ...

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Honda Pilot 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.

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.

Warning Lights For Various Systems May Not Illuminate

Warning lights that notify the driver of the malfunction of certain systems, such as tire air pressure, anti-lock braking and electronic stability control, may not illuminate as needed. Dealers will update the instrument cluster software free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Honda Pilot Reviews

I bought my 2005 Pilot brand new and have had routine maintenance on it as suggested by the owners book. Just had the knock sensor harness replaced because some critter got to it and chewed it into two. Right now it has 215,000 miles on it, and still runs well. We like the car so much that we just bought the 2015 model. Gas mileage around town is crummy at 18 MPG, but we bought it because of it...
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Honda pilot tourning model, drivers side not getting warm air. Was told heater core stopped up, even though I have had all required maintenance done ever since have had it . Bought new,extended warranty will not cover cost unless is defective. $ 1000 to fix + out over $2000 for a extended warranty.

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