really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
900 miles

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problem #2

Oct 172010

Pilot 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 800 miles
The contact owns a 2011 Honda Pilot. The contact stated that while attempting to accelerate over 50 mph, the vehicle released a burning odor through the vents. The vehicle was taken to the dealer several times for the failure and the dealer stated that the burning odor was due to engaging the on and off switch for the air conditioning compressor. The contact also stated that the vehicle rear air conditioning unit would activate independently. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure but the vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 800 and the current mileage was 20,000. Updated 07/19/12

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #1

Apr 122010


  • 1,000 miles
The contact owns a 2011 Honda Pilot. The contact stated that the rear air conditioning system (A/C) would not shut off from the front control panel. The contact had to reach behind her and feel around the console to shut off the air conditioner. In addition, the contact stated that sporadically when starting the vehicle, the rear A/C would engage independently but would not register on the front control panel. The manufacturer and dealer were both contacted who could not provide a resolution to the failure. The contact had concerns with having to remove her eyes from the roadway to disengage the rear A/C system. The VIN was unavailable. The failure mileage was approximately 1,000 and the current mileage was approximately 10,600.

- Stephens City, VA, USA