4.9

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
20,925 miles

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problem #6

Jul 282019

Ridgeline

  • 37,800 miles
Transmission is shifting violently when vehicle is in motion, sticking in gears under very light or normal acceleration, holding rpms to 4000 before shifting up then slamming into gear, sluggish to start off the line.

- Canonsburg, PA, USA

problem #5

Apr 252019

Ridgeline

  • 19,035 miles
Correction to last report. Please ignore the April 26th post. Sorry for the typos and wrong words.. this is the second occurrence of this dangerous problem. Traveling on the freeway the vehicle suddenly lost all power, warning lights and alerts flashinf. Was able to drift vehicle to shoulder (barely avoiding a collision, this was during rush hour). Took a pic of dashboard, then turned vehicle off. Tried restarting a couple of times and power loss was still there. Waited 10 minutes restarted power back, but warning lights still flashing. Made it off freeway, took a video, called Honda roadside assistance and reported issue. Declined tow, made my appt. And was able to return home. I am now at the dealer. Again this it's the second time this has happened, the first was 6 months and 7000 miles ago. In fact it exactly 6 months to the minute it occurred. Too many coincidences with this dangerous problem. Dealer has said it was a problem with the vehicle was an "accelerator pedal position connector". I'll wait and see if it happens again. Please ignore the April 26th post

- Camarillo, CA, USA

problem #4

Apr 252019

Ridgeline

  • 19,035 miles
This is the second occurrence of this dangerous problem. Traveling on the freeway the vehicle suddenly lost all power, wasting lights and alleys flagging. Was able to drift vehicle to shoulder (barely avoiding a collision, this was during rush hour). Took a pic of dashboard, then turned vehicle off. Tried restarting a couple of times and power loss was still there. Waited 10 minutes restarted power back, but eating lights still flashing. Made it off freeway, took a video, called jobs roadside assistance and trotted issue. Declined tow, made my appt. And was able to return home. I am now at the dealer. Again this it's the second time this has happened, the first was 6 months and 7000 miles ago.

- Camarillo, CA, USA

problem #3

Oct 052018

Ridgeline

  • 44,000 miles
Juddering while going 32-39mph. Most obvious while taking a looping exit ramp going uphil and trying to maintain 35mph. It also appeared on and off while going uphill anywhere from 20-50mph. During this time it was also having shifting issues, not being able to find the correct gear, along with juddering. I had previously gone in for a noisy transmission, and they did the transmission computer update. Then after this issue arose, they did a transmission fluid flush. This appears to have fixed the issue.

- Odenton, MD, USA

problem #2

Dec 192017

Ridgeline

  • 1,500 miles
New 2017 Honda Ridgeline truck when put in reverse from drive (stop position) the vehicle would go forward not backwards. After one month the transmission failure light came on and Honda dealership replaced the entire transmission. They replaced the entire transmission with a remanufactured transmission. The day after transmission replacement the shift position shifter on the remanufactured transmission switch went bad and was replaced. The vehicle continues to downshift oddly when foot is taken off accelerator. This is with the replaced remanufactured transmission on my 4 month old vehicle. This vehicle does not drive like a normal new car. The vehicle also has a very loud wind noise coming from both driver and passenger door when driving at a high rate/freeway. Dealership says no problems exist if a light does not come on to say failure then everything is ok. The dealerships do not completely document what the problems are when you take it in for repairs. No consolidation of information from Honda to report problems from multiple consumers. I have spent hours/days at the dealership regarding this new vehicle and the problems have not been resolved. I have numerous repair orders, E-mails, letters available upon request. Thank you.

- Fullerton, CA, USA

problem #1

Aug 222017

Ridgeline

  • 4,181 miles
On 8/22/17 I brought my Ridgeline to apple Honda in riverhead NY due several warning lights being activated. The activated warning lights are as follows: Collision mitigation, road departure mitigation, blind spot info system, adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, power steering system, vehicle stability assist, hill start assist, trailer stability assist. After a query of your database I found that similar problems have been reported and as a result of this the following NHTSA campaign number 16V888000 was generated. My concern is apple Honda is under reporting and or not report these incident as required. In my situation I was told my problem was a direct result of a missing fuse C-28. When researched this fuse is referenced to option. My problem lays at the missing fuse. Fuses just dont go missing. And as per my conversation with the Honda service rep alex costa tag # 765 if this fuse was missing the vehicle wouldn't operate. Again my primary concern is the mislabling of this recall as a missing fuse.

- Elmont, NY, USA