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Honda Ridgeline repairs by problem area

Engine (19%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (14%)

Suspension and Steering (16%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (22%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (10%)

Other (12%)

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Honda Ridgeline brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (25%)

< $100 (46%)

Chart based on 59 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2009 Honda Ridgeline 4dr SUT

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

67000 mi

US $700
Replaced rear rotors and pads 
54000 mi

US $40
Calipers stuck in rear. all removed and lubricated 
22000 mi Parking brake release light comes on after parking brake released and vehicle is in motion. 
22000 mi Parking brake release light comes on after parking brake released and vehicle is in motion. Dealer has replaced several parts without resolving issue. Scheduled to return truck to shop this month. 
23000 mi Parking brake release light problem resolved after adjusting parking brake travel. 

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2008 Honda Ridgeline 4dr SUT

247-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

61000 mi

US $200
Rear brake rotor severely scored. Replaced 4 rotors, all pads 
110000 mi

US $900
Right rear caliper froze up. Replaced both rear calipers and rotors. 
120700 mi

US $350
Left rear caliper was not releasing properly, causing wear on pads and rotor. Replaced both rear calipers and brake lines. 
84000 mi

US $240
Pads and rotors, one tire 
45540 mi Right rear inner brake pad seized causing outer pad to wear faster. Replacement of all rear pads necessary. 
83000 mi

US $950
Replace front and back rotors and drums 
101000 mi

US $650
Rotors and pads 
82000 mi

US $200
Rear brake pads were replaced. 
94700 mi

US $200
Rear, drivers side brake caliper was locking and had to be replaced. 
52000 mi

US $272
Rear brakes worn out. Rear caliper partially stuck. Dealer cut rotors and replaced brakes. 
134000 mi

US $1700
frozen caliper. Complete brake replacement 
189300 mi

US $945
Replaced front rotors, pads and calipers 
32000 mi

US $302
118000 mi

US $389
Pads and rotors. Ridgeline has always gone through them pretty quickly. 
86180 mi

C $712
B1 Service $200 (Oil and filter change and multiple checks, plus tire rotation). Brake inspection showed scored rear brake rotors. New rotors and pads installed. ($512) 
36000 mi Replaced rear calipers. 

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2008 Honda Ridgeline 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 4WD

62000 mi

US $133
renew rear brakes 

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2007 Honda Ridgeline 4dr SUT

247-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

143000 mi

US $518
Replacement of front pads and break fluid flush (first time). Also turned rotors. 
105000 mi

US $350
Front brake pads and rotors replaced. 
109780 mi

C $300
Replaced rear pads and rotors 
86700 mi

US $104
new cermic rear pads 
31000 mi Brake rotors needed to be machined. 
91000 mi

US $25
Catalytic converter heat shield broke due to rust. Terrible rattle at first. Replaced heat shield. Cheap repair. 
99300 mi

US $250
Replaced the brake pads and rotors about 1,5 years ago. Rotors are shot again. Terrible warping. The salt probably killed them 
91000 mi

US $55
replaced rear brake pads 
62000 mi

US $158
Replace real brake pads. 
90000 mi

US $122
Replaced front brake pads. 
52000 mi

US $400
Rear caliper locked up and ruined rotor. Could not turn down rotor so replaced rotors and pads for rear wheels 
58000 mi

US $300
Regular wear of brakes. Rear brakes fixed at 58,000 miles. 
128300 mi

US $450
Worn rear brakes, replaced. 
164000 mi

US $306
Brake pedal was making a groaning noise when released. Also braking power had degraded over time. Brake pads were seized in brackets, pins were frozen. Brakes were serviced. 
52000 mi Front brakes and rotors 
85000 mi replace rear brakes 
92700 mi

US $1300
Four brakes. 
63000 mi

US $250
Replaced front brake pads. 
93700 mi

US $325
Rear brake rotor and pad replacement 
120000 mi

US $150
Replaced all pads - rotors were fine. 
106000 mi

US $380
Simple repair, just new pads and rotors on rear axle. On the Honda Ridgeline, the rear pads are smaller than the fronts and thus wear at a faster rate. Still, I got 106,000 miles on super reliable Ridgeline. 
101000 mi

US $85
Changed all brake pads 

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2006 Honda Ridgeline 4dr SUT

247-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

69000 mi

US $300
Replaced front pads & rotors, rear pads, turned rear rotors 
200020 mi

C $1200
Rotors and pads replaced, calipers repaired and brake line replaced due to leak. 
89000 mi

US $300
121000 mi

US $125
replaced rear brake pads and turned rotors 
54000 mi

US $531
During an oil change MM They were rotating the wheels and noticed that the back brake pads were completely worn, paper thin. They were able to rotate the rotors but the pads all had to be replaced in the rear. Front brakes were in good shape. 
39000 mi

US $262
Pulsing in brake rotors. Common with the Ridgeline according to some of the forums.  
64000 mi

US $100
New rear pads and filed down rust at pad contacts. rusting and binding rear pads seems to be common to the Ridgeline.  
108000 mi

US $250
Rear brakes -pad and rotor replaced. pad seized due to rust, causing rotor damage. Common issue according to forums. Front pads and rotors replaced due to wear 
31000 mi

US $250
Left Front brake hose was damaged. Nylon cords were frayed. 
92000 mi

US $671
VSA/Traction control fault light on. There's about 15 codes to sort out to find the problem. Owner is sorting through them. 
108000 mi

US $5389
Repaired VSA issue. 
126000 mi

US $2955
VSA lights on. Yaw angle sensor replaced. 
54000 mi

US $95
Rear calipers sticking- removed and lubricated all parts. 
28000 mi VSA indicator light came on, fixed after ordered part installed 
120900 mi

C $1300
remove winter tires, replace brakes 
102920 mi Leaking brake master cylinder. 
75700 mi

US $200
Rotors needed turning 
39000 mi

US $500
Replaced front and rear brake pads. Turned front rotors, replaced rear rotors. 
55300 mi

US $400
Replaced front brake discs; used old brake pads 
71000 mi

US $400
replaced front brake pads and turned rotors. 
50000 mi

US $350
Replaced rear brake pads due to wear. 

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