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2009 Honda Pilot Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

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TSB Date Problem Area TSB Text
02/05/18 NHTSA ID: 10127645
TSB ID: Service Bulletin

Service bulletin - american honda is announcing a powertrain warranty extension as a result of a settlement of a class action captioned, soto et al .v. amrican honda motor co., inc., case no. 3:12-cv-1377-si (n.d. cal.). the piston rings on
07/31/17 NHTSA ID: 10108858
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFV -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2009-2013 pilots with a complaint of vibration when braking, and the technician found the front lower control arm compliance bushings need to be replaced. to fully understand th
07/31/17 NHTSA ID: 10108786
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFV -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2009-2013 pilots with a complaint of vibration when braking, and the technician found the front lower control arm compliance bushings need to be replaced. to fully understand th
07/31/17 NHTSA ID: 10108821
TSB ID: DLR MSG - 2009-2

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2009-2013 pilots with a complaint of vibration when braking, and the technician found the front lower control arm compliance bushings need to be replaced. to fully understand th
07/31/17 NHTSA ID: 10108822
TSB ID: DLR MSG - 2009-2

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2009-2013 pilots with a complaint of vibration when braking, and the technician found the front lower control arm compliance bushings need to be replaced. to fully understand th
07/31/17 NHTSA ID: 10108857
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFV -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2009-2013 pilots with a complaint of vibration when braking, and the technician found the front lower control arm compliance bushings need to be replaced. to fully understand th
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06/21/17 NHTSA ID: 10107447
TSB ID: WE - A15-044

Service bulletin - this warranty extension will not apply to any vehicle that has ever been declared a total loss or sold for salvage by a financial institution or insurer, or has a branded or similar title under any state¿s law.
06/21/17 NHTSA ID: 10107448
TSB ID: WE - A15-045

Service bulletin - american honda is extending the warranty on the front suspension rear lower arm (compliance) bushings to 7 years from the original date of purchase or 100,000 miles, whichever comes first.
06/21/17 NHTSA ID: 10107367
TSB ID: DLR MSG - HONDA

Dealer message - today, june 30, 2015, american honda is announcing a warranty extension for some 2009-14pilot vehicles due to noisy or leaking front suspension rear lower arm (compliance) bushings. please checkvin status inquiry to determ
06/19/17 NHTSA ID: 10106925
TSB ID: ATS160715

Techline summary article - if the engine is overheating and there¿s engine oil mixed in the coolant reservoir, chances are the cylinder head may be cracked. a crack may form under the front and/or rear camshaft at the journals and is a rare
05/16/17 NHTSA ID: 10099310
TSB ID: WE - A13-082

Service bulletin - american honda is announcing a powertrain warranty extension as a result of a settlement of a class action captioned, soto et al.v. american honda motor co., inc., case no. 3:12-cv-1377-si (n.d. cal.). the piston rings
05/15/17 NHTSA ID: 10099105
TSB ID: WE - A13-082

Service bulletin - warranty extension: mil comes on with dtcs p0301 thru p0304 - the piston rings on certain cylinders may rotate and align, which can lead to spark plug fouling. this can set dtcs p0301 no. 1 cylinder misfire detected, p030
12/28/16 NHTSA ID: 10087402
TSB ID: ATS160715

Techline summary article - if the engine is overheating and there¿s engine oil mixed in the coolant reservoir, chances are the cylinder head may be cracked. a crack may form under the front and/or rear camshaft at the journals and is a rar
11/16/16 NHTSA ID: 10084330
TSB ID: A16060H

Service news article - while driving under steady cruise (between 30 and 65 mph) or light acceleration, does the engine intermittently rattle or runs rough with the mil blinking? since these driving conditions are likely to activate vcm ope
11/04/16 NHTSA ID: 10083965
TSB ID: A13-082

Service bulletin - the piston rings on certain cylinders may rotate and align which can lead to spark plug fouling. spark plug fouling may reuslt in rough engine idle and/or engine misfire.
12/29/15 NHTSA ID: 10058939
TSB ID: WE-15-044

Honda: warranty extension for certain vehicles regarding front suspension rear lower arm bushing that can crack and leak or because of heat exposure have suspension noise. model 2009-10 pilot.
09/08/15 NHTSA ID: 10058375
TSB ID: 15-044

This tsb contains an owners notification letter. select document search button below. honda: front suspension rear lower arm bushings warranty extended by honda updated 9/10/15
11/22/13 NHTSA ID: 10053786
TSB ID: SB-13-082

Honda: on certain vehicles, piston rings for certain cylinders rotate and align and can lead to fouling spark plug and a powertrain warranty extension has been issued. model 2009-2013 pilot.
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11/21/13 NHTSA ID: 10053762
TSB ID: SB-102213

Honda: vehicles with multimodel vcm2 would experience misfire due to engine misfire of a fouled plug and a warranty extension has been issued to cover repairs. model 2008-2013 accord v6, crosstour v6, odyssey, pilot.
11/21/13 NHTSA ID: 10053749
TSB ID: SB-102213

Honda: on certain vehicles, an investigation into the front wheel bearing making noises like a droning, moaning, or humming sound, along with vibration. model 2009-2014 pilot.
08/05/13 NHTSA ID: 10052477
TSB ID: HSN-1305

Honda: the engine shuts off, power on, but in accessory; never use conventional wheel & tire assemblies on pax vehicles; mil on after throttle body cleaning or replacement; s/m fix brake system bleeding, dialogue for dvd surround sound fr
08/31/11 NHTSA ID: 10040485
TSB ID: SB-11-033

Honda: the engine oil level is low on the dipstick, and the malfunction light may be on with stored trouble codes due to a software problem.
04/25/11 NHTSA ID: 10036976
TSB ID: SB-10-029

Honda: with some 2009 and 2010 honda pilots, the vehicle pulls to the right while driving on a straight road. updated 7/27/12.
05/14/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10136437
TSB ID: A13-082

Service bulletin - the piston rings on certain cylinders may rotate and align, which can lead to spark plug fouling. this can set dtcs p0301 no. 1 cylinder misfire detected, p0302 no. 2 cylinder misfire detected, p0303 no. 3 cylinder misfir
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03/05/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10129412
TSB ID: A13-082

Service bulletin - american honda is announcing a powertrain warranty extension as a result of a settlement of a class action captioned, soto et al.v. american honda motor co., inc., case no. 3:12-cv-1377-si (n.d. cal.). the piston rings on
03/05/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10129532
TSB ID: Service Bulletin

Service bulletin - the piston rings on certain cylinders may rotate and align which can lead to spark plug fouling. this can set dtcs p0301 through p0304 and cause the mil to come on.
02/12/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10128544
TSB ID: Service Bulletin

Service bulletin - american honda is announcing a powertrain warranty extension as a result of a settlement of a class action captioned, soto et al .v. american honda motor co., inc., case no. 3:12-cv-1377-si (n.d. cal.). the piston rings
02/12/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10128559
TSB ID: DLR MSG - Stop S

Dealer message - on monday, june 23, 2014, american honda announced three recalls for various 2001-11 honda models. as of july 23, 2014, affected vins have been identified, and service bulletins 14-040, safety recall: accord, civic, and oth
02/12/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10128573
TSB ID: Service Bulletin

Service bulletin - american honda is announcing a powertrain warranty extension as a result of a settlement of a class action captioned, soto et al .v. american honda motor co., inc., case no. 3:12-cv-1377-si (n.d. cal.). the piston rings
02/12/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10128531
TSB ID: DLR MSG - Honda

Dealer message - on monday, june 23, 2014, american honda announced three recalls for various 2001-11 honda models. as of august 4, 2014, affected vins have been identified, and vin status inquiry has been updated.
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07/31/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10108722
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFI -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2009-2015 pilots with a customer reporting a window run channel deformation. the deformation can cause a squeak, rattle or wind noise and cause the window not to auto close or r
07/31/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10108716
TSB ID: ENG REQ - AER150

Engineering request for investigation - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2009-2015 pilots with a customer reporting a window run channel deformation. the deformation can cause a squeak, rattle or wind noise and cause the window
07/28/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10108652
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFI -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2009-2015 pilots with a customer reporting a window run channel deformation. the deformation can cause a squeak, rattle or wind noise and cause the window not to auto close or r
07/17/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10108569
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFI -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2009-2015 pilots with a customer reporting a window run channel deformation. the deformation can cause a squeak, rattle or wind noise and cause the window not to auto close or r
05/23/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10100421
TSB ID: A05-032

Service bulletin - navigation system information.
12/21/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10086887
TSB ID: AMV161001

Tech2tech video - airbag inflator installation tips. please advise if you would like a copy of the video sent to you on a thumb drive or dvd.
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12/19/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10086563
TSB ID: AMV161002

Tech2tech video - airbag inflator installation tips. please advise if you would like a copy of the video sent to you on a thumb drive or dvd.
12/14/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10086302
TSB ID: TAKATA_HAWAII NE

Advertisement in hawaiian newspapers to remind owners of the takata recall and to schedule an appointment at their earliest convenience.
03/06/12 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10043248
TSB ID: SB-12-002

Honda: on some model vehicles, there is an alternator/starter tester (ast) module capable of testing alternators, installed on gr8 diagnostic battery station.
08/02/11 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10039530
TSB ID: SB-09-040

Honda: the malfunction light is on with a stored fault due to a software problem. 2009 pilot.
04/27/11 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10037017
TSB ID: SB-10-030

Honda service bulletin: see document search button for owner letter. includes 2009-2011 models of the pilot. the moonroof is drawing electricity from the battery even when the vehicle is off. the battery could die within a couple weeks. th
02/02/11 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10034973
TSB ID: SB-10-063

Honda: mil comes on with dtc p0300 thru p0304. one or more spark plugs may be fouled, and the mil comes on with at least one of these dtcs, p0300 (random cylinder misfire detected), p0301, p0302, p0303, or p0304 (no. 1 thru no. 4 cylinder
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03/05/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10129516
TSB ID: Service Bulletin

Service bulletin - mil comes on with dtc p0301 thru p0304
08/25/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10115747
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFV -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2009-2013 pilots with a complaint of vibration when braking, and the technician found the front lower control arm compliance bushings need to be replaced. to fully understand th
08/25/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10115746
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFV -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2009-2013 pilots with a complaint of vibration when braking, and the technician found the front lower control arm compliance bushings need to be replaced. to fully understand th
08/25/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10115707
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFV -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2009-2013 pilots with a complaint of vibration, and the technician found the front lower control arm compliance bushings need to be replaced. to fully understand the cause of th
08/15/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10115219
TSB ID: Service Bulletin

Service bulletin - for any tpms-related warranty repairs, all recorded dtcs must now be entered into the warranty claim. make sure your repair order includes those dtcs.
12/16/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10086381
TSB ID: TAKATA_TEXT MESS

Us virgin islands newspaper advertisements to remind owners of the takata recall and to schedule an appointment at their earliest convenience.
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12/14/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10086306
TSB ID: TAKATA_HAWAII PO

Posters sent to hawaiian independent repair facilities, automotive part stores, car washes, and gas stations to remind owners of the takata recall and to schedule an appointment at their earliest convenience.
12/14/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10086308
TSB ID: TAKATA_TEXT MESS

Text messages sent to remind owners of the takata recall and to schedule an appointment at their earliest convenience.
12/14/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10086288
TSB ID: TAKATA_FLORIDA D

Letter sent in conjunction with the florida highway safety and motor vehicles department to remind florida owners of the takata recall and to schedule an appointment at their earliest convenience.
08/08/14 Other NHTSA ID: 10055994
TSB ID: SVC-13-003

Honda: see document search button for owner letter. an extended warranty has been issued regarding the tailgate and chrome trim corrosion, rust spots or stains. model 2009-2011 pilot.

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Honda Pilot TSBs (Technical Service Bulletins)

Some things are often misunderstood about recalls and technical service bulletins (TSBs). Plus a disclaimer.

  1. Recalls do not have to be issued only because something is prone to failure. NHTSA (a government agency) can only require a recall if a failure will affect safety, emissions, fuel economy, or compliance with some other regulation or law. Manufacturers can voluntarily recall cars for problems that do not affect these, though.
  2. Recalls often apply to only some cars of a specific model year, rather than all of them. You should receive a letter from the manufacturer if your car has been recalled. You can also check with the dealer, which will know which (if any) recalls pertain to your car.
  3. The primary purpose of TSBs is to inform dealers about known problems with a car and how to fix them. They are not the same as recalls. As with recalls, TSBs often only apply to some cars, not the entire model year.
  4. Dealers often will not provide a preventive repair just because a problem described in a TSB might happen to your car. They'll usually want to observe symptoms that the problem is already affecting your car.
  5. Even if there are symptoms, a manufacturer doesn't have to pick up the cost of a TSB repair if the car is out of warranty, though sometimes they do.

We provide the text of recalls and TSBs as provided by NHTSA. There can be errors in the text. If you sign up for notifications in My Garage, we will try to get these to do, but for various reasons (some beyond our control) cannot guarantee you will receive them. When in doubt about a recall or TSB, contact the dealer.