Honda Pilot Repair and Maintenance

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

Honda Pilot Problems

Warped Front Brake Rotors May Cause Vibration When Braking

The front brake rotors can warp and cause a vibration when braking. The rotors will need to be machined or in cases where they are worn to thin, replaced to correct this issue.

Noise and Judder on Turns Due to Differential Fluid Breakdown

Noise and judder can develop from the rear axle due to differential fluid breakdown. Replacing the fluid will commonly correct this issue.

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.

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Honda Pilot Recalls

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.

Third Row Seat Belt Gets Trapped

The third row seat belt may be trapped between the rear seat and rear sideliner. Dealers will inspect and repair the third row seat belt free of charge to resolve the concern.

Driver's Front Air Bag Defective

In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct 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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