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Honda Pilot repairs by problem area

Engine (23%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (19%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (28%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (12%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 1944 repairs.
See TSBs and recalls for the Honda Pilot.

Honda Pilot engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (15%)

$500 - $999 (21%)

$100 - $499 (32%)

< $100 (30%)

Chart based on 389 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2016 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

280-horsepower 3.5L V6 9-speed shiftable automatic AWD

2480 mi Auto Engine Idle Stop stopped working for two months.Reset & now works. However all Honda Sensing features were inadvertently disabled (Cruise, LKAS,CBMS,LDW,FCW,RDM). Awaiting calibration kit from Honda USA (none in Canada). 
145000 mi Engine light on, gas cap code. Replaced a couple of gas caps and shop replaced a sensor and the gas fill tube where the gas goes in, nothing fixed it - ignored the las 6 months 

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2016 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

280-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

19250 mi Oil leak, bottom of oil pan is wet. Tech sprayed area around oil pan with leak detecting spray, told us to return in 500-1000 miles. 
24000 mi Over the course of 5 visits to the dealership, the service techs searched for the source of an oil leak. After re-sealing the oil pan and re-sealing the oil pump, the leak was found to be at the side main bolts. The bolts were removed, cleaned, and the threads were coated with Honda Bond before re-installing. 1K miles later and no leak has been detected. 

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2016 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

280-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

19840 mi Check Engine light was on. Message said "Emissions Systems Problem". They thought it was a cat converter problem, but after diagnosis, turned out the injector block needed replacement because it was injecting too much fuel. 

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2014 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

6500 mi PCM Flash to resolve VCM Vibration at light throttle. This improved the problem, but VCM overall has a design flaw in that it creates vibration at light throttle between 60 and 70 MPH once engine is warm. 

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2014 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

19000 mi Exhaust pipe covering fell off. Was covered under warranty. 

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2013 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

50000 mi Check engine light came on. Dealer mechanic read ECU trouble codes and determined the issue to be thermostat failure. (Opening / closing too slowly) 

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2013 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

26800 mi Check Engine Light - EGR valve. Dealer replaced the EGR valve under warranty and reflashed the PCM per an existing TSB on the issue. Groaning noise from engine. Dealer stated it was due to a defective PS pump bracket. Replaced the bracket and the PS pump under warranty per an existing TSB on the issue. 
21400 mi Car shudders and shakes when shifting into eco mode 
68000 mi

US $104
Oil pressures sensor(s) were replaced due to causing CEL code P3400 Bank 1 cylinder deactivation. 
60000 mi Car threw an obd fault that indicated faulty oil pressure or oil pressure switch. Code reset itself before taken to shop, shop couldn't find a problem, sent home. 
41000 mi

US $70
CEL was set after gas cap wasn't screwed on after a filling. Owners ODBII tool would read, but would not clear the CEL. Dealer had to clear the code. 
28900 mi Belt was squeaking, so they replaced the belt 

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2012 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

88000 mi Engine was misfiring, and eventually showed Check Engine light and VSA light. Covered by extended warranty which was a result of the engine misfire class action suit. 
43000 mi

US $300
Thermostat caused engine light to illuminate. Mechanic found a nut lodged in the thermostat causing it to stay open constantly. Thermostat was replaced. Mechanic believes manufacture error is cause. Second manufacturing error found. 
60000 mi

US $450
Replaced left rear hydraulic electric engine mount. Original part began to separate from base unit. 
77000 mi Misfire due to piston ring oil blow by. Covered by 8 year extended warranty as a result of a class action settlement in 2013. Replaced oil, coolant, piston rings 1-3, head gaskets, o-rings, oil filter, etc... 
43000 mi Vehicle had an oil leak - oil was seaping from the rear main bearing cap side bolts. 4 main engine bearing bolts were removed and coated with Honda bond, then re-installed. 
2000 mi Ignition seems to hesitate before turning over, will also turn over at very low rpm and then rev up. 
127000 mi

US $1000
Replaced water pump & timing belt 

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2012 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

29000 mi Fouled spark plugs replaced and computer software updated. 
70000 mi

US $20
Check Engine light came on. Used code checker and researched that it could be problem with failing sensor with suggestion to make sure oil level is at top level since this sensor is sensitive to that when it gets older. Added oil and reset the code. The problem hasn't returned so far. If it does then it's time to take it to a dealer. 
31000 mi Undetectable weeping of oil in oil pan. Needed to remove, clean and reseal the pan. Took all day for repair to be done. 
7000 mi Belt tensioner making noise, replaced 
61000 mi

US $100
EGR valve was replaced. Actual cost was $320, but my extended warranty covered all but the deductible. 
127000 mi Recall covered engine for additional 8 years. 
91000 mi

US $20
Coolant Pipe under the car failed 
96000 mi

US $500
Both of the oil sending sensors failed. Engine check light was on and car was in "limping mode" running at 8mpg not using 5th gear and shaking on the up-shift. Error code was related to the ECO mode 
65000 mi Check engine light, vtm4 light and traction control lights all on. Dealer said there was a recall that extended my power train warranty and covered the $2,225.08 bill. Spark plugs and piston rings replaced per bulletin 13-082. 
61200 mi

US $825
Check Engine light on - showed code P0404 - Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) valve. Valve failed and had to be replaced. Repairs not covered by warranty. 
11500 mi

US $129
DEALER OVERFILLED OIL AND HAD TO RETURN TO DIFFERENT DEALER FOR REPAIR. WHEEL ALIGNMENT DONE AT SAME TIME 
22200 mi

US $130
warning light 

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2011 Honda Pilot

Engine not specified

88000 mi

US $91
CEL, Check emissions system, Check VSA, Check VTM-4 lights all on -> misfire in cyl 2, covered by TSB 13-082 extended warranty: dealer replaced spark plugs in cyls 1-4 and updated software. Not covered plugs in cyls 5-6, so paid for these plugs to be installed (near 100k mile service when plugs should be replaced anyway). 
60000 mi Pilot has had VCM problems since the beginning and they have gotten progressively worse. Rough, clunky transition between cylinders and occasional vibration when cylinders drop. 

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2011 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

20000 mi Front and Rear engine mounts cracked and leaking oil 
21000 mi Constant issues with ECO mode and Variable Cylinder Management. Vibration and shuttering when in and out of ECO modes. Two updates dealership performed did not solve the issues. Reported to American Honda with no solutions. 
25000 mi District Manager test drove to sense vibration issues in VCM mode and found nothing. So far vehicle still shutters and vibrates at 65MPH. 
85100 mi Fouled spark plugs, caused by oil blow by, no cost to owner as it was a tsb 
95600 mi Same issue as before, fouled three plugs. Was covered under warranty, three cylinders had piston rings replaced. 
75000 mi

US $8
Engine burns about 1qt of oil every 1,000 miles. Wife drives it, so worried that it will get low if I need to travel for extended periods. 
81000 mi Engine was burning about 1qt of oil every 1,000 miles. 

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2011 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

61000 mi misfire on cyl 2. Replaced plugs and reprogrammed ECU 
146000 mi p0304 error. Honda replaced rings in cyl 1-4 
53900 mi It was covered by the recall. Engine misfire, engine light. VCM. Spark plugs malfunctioning. Spark plugs replaced and VCM reprogrammed. 
90000 mi

US $115
Plugs fouled due to VCM. This first round they said was only software - they did replace plugs 1-4, i paid to have the remaining two plugs replaced at my expense. It sounds like if this happens again, they dismantle the engine and put different piston rings on etc. There's an extended Honda warranty for this issue for 8 years and unlimited mileage if I'm not mistaken. 
89000 mi Eco Mode Vibration. Repair attempted but not successful 
58000 mi TSB, cylinders/ excessive oil usage...fixed under known manufactured problem 
9000 mi Rough starting. Dealer unable to duplicate Shudder in ECO mode. 
88000 mi

US $50
All three spark plugs in rear bank oil fouled. Replaced all 6 plugs. 

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2010 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

115000 mi

US $1700
Timing belt tension arm etc 
101400 mi

US $500
timing belt and water pump replaced as part of general maintenance 
58000 mi The engine cylinder management system was malfunctioning causing the vehicle to jerk strongly when accelerating moderately. 

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2010 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

102000 mi A dealer replaced pistons and rings after problems with excessive oil consumption and misfires persisted following spark plugs replacement and software update 
112200 mi Had to replace radiator fan relay a few days after as well. 
84000 mi Replace all spark plugs because of concern with cylinder design issues. 
52700 mi Check Engine, VSA, and VTM-4 warning lights on. Did not notice any issues other than the warning lights. Dealer checked for error code and found it was a misfire on one of the cylinders. Dealer replaced spark Plugs. Work done on warranty. 
96100 mi Vehicle had a vibration/shudder and a ticking/clicking sound just before the ECO function triggered. Dealer claimed that was normal (this was not normal)and there was nothing that could be done. After the visit the problem is gone. 
102300 mi Check Engine , VSA, VTM-4 warnings lights. Dealer pulled code PO303-misfire on cylinder. Dealer replace piston rings on cylinders 1, 2, 3. 
85000 mi

US $1200
Something associated with oil circulator 

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2009 Honda Pilot

Engine not specified

206600 mi

US $50
Oil change shop noted that car was down close to two quarts of oil and it should be monitored. This is being noted by other Honda Pilot owners online. Car is burning oil and some class action suit about such is noted online. Please read up!! 

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2009 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

9500 mi Car was burning 1 qt of oil every 2,500 mi. Honda tech line said not problem. Honda regional service rep overruled, did a leakdown test and found fouled plug..all seals rebuilt, and short block replaced. Honda will analyze my old block for problem. Engine using 1 qt oil every 2,500 miles. Dealer did testing including leak down test. Valves sent out to mach shop for redo and engine short block replaced (ie essentially new engine). 15 days at dealer. Under warranty. Told cost approx "$10,000". 
110000 mi

US $158
There was a oil injection problem that caused spark plugs in 2 cylinders to fail prematurely. There's a class action lawsuit on this and after a lot of back and forth with American Honda I was reimbursed. Hi 
60400 mi

US $240
An internal pressure sensor went bad. It had to be replaced. 
19000 mi Pipt has been back to the dealer several times for a shuddering problem when going into ECO mode. I was told several times that "they all do that" but I persisted and finally they changed the "A" pipe of the exhaust system. That probably fixed it. 
29000 mi This time they cleaned the EGR. Didn't fix the problem. 
114200 mi

US $600
Radiator transmission cooler failed allowing transmission fluid into cooling system. Lucky, no coolant into transmission or transmission would need replacement at about $3400. Dealer estimate for radiator and flush only was $1800. 
130000 mi

US $310
Excessive engine oil consumption. Oil level dropping below "add" before change due. Added "5 minute flush" to oil and idled (only) for 5 minutes per instructions. Changed oil and filter. Apparently an increasing problem for Honda even with specified oil change intervals. 
133000 mi

US $1750
Slight noise heard. Dealer took apart engine found scarring on cylinders, replaced entire engine. 
71200 mi

US $300
One of the six ignition wires failed, cause lack of power, RPM flucuations. It did not show in a code right away but finally it did after a month of symptoms occurring randomly. One ignition wire and six sparks plugs were replaced. 
75000 mi

US $1075
Engine and VSA light on. Ran fine but took it in. Read about TSB's regarding regarding random misfire. Diagnosis was PO302 misfire #2 cylinder. Fix: Replaced all sparkplugs. Also had fuel injection and throttle cleaning done plus alignment. Engine and VSA light on. Ran fine but took it in. Read about TSB's regarding regarding random misfire. Diagnosis was PO302 misfire #2 cylinder. Fix: Replaced all sparkplugs. Also had fuel injection and throttle cleaning done plus alignment. 
103000 mi

US $731
VSA / Engine error display. 3 coils replaced, air filter and spark plugs 
127000 mi THE ENGINE BLEW BENT ALL VALVES AND BROKE A PISTON AND A ROD 

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2009 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

43700 mi CEL, throttle cleaned. 
99000 mi

US $230
The ignition coils were replaced. dealer dtc 84-71 vsa sensor neutral position not writing 
75000 mi Spark plugs fouled due to the VCM system shutting down three cylinders in ECO mode. Eventually this causes fouling of the spark plugs and the CEL illuminates for misfires. 
100000 mi Piston rings replaced. Honda VCM system causes sludge buildup in cylinders leading to engine failure. 
5000 mi Harness connecting the throttle sensor was improperly connected giving off false signals. Problem prevented car from down-shifting. Many indicator lights came on (Engine, VTS, etc.) 
86000 mi

US $100
Bolts holding the exhaust pipe broke, needed to replace them + some $20 metal part. 
42000 mi

US $75
warning light on....dealer says it was a vacuum system fault code, however because the part was not currently broken, it was only a stored code, that they would not cover the repair 
52000 mi

US $75
Check engine light was on, code revealed that there was a brief error code with an emission sensor. Code was cleared, however because nothing was currently malfunctioning I was responsible for repair. 
205840 mi

$120
Throttle body was not working properly. It was cleaned, re-programmed,by Honda Dealer. 
213280 mi

$110
excessive oil consumption. add oil every 2,000 km. 
111000 mi Water pump found to be leaking during timing belt change. Pump replaced. Timing belt tensioner found to be failing, part replaced. 
113000 mi Tensioner for serpentine belt making noise. 
95000 mi

US $70
Front and back motor mounts worn causing shudder when transitioning from acceleration to deceleration. Started random misfire codes. Dealer replaced all the plugs and updated software due to a tsb. I only paid for two plugs because those cylinders had no trouble codes. It was time to replace plugs anyway 
135000 mi

US $1438
Developed a loud ticking audible above 2500 rpms. Intake lob for cylinder #5 found to be worn down. Camshaft and Rocker etc replaced. 
64000 mi

US $303
Replace spark plugs due to misfire - P0301, P0305, P0306 (potentially related to class-action lawsuit) 
71000 mi

US $750
Extracted oil dipstick (handle was missing; broke at some point). Check engine light was coming on intermittently. Cleaned the fuel injectors. Lights came back after a day or two. Cleaned and adjusted all intake valves. After a few days, the lights returned. Throughout January, lights would come on every week or so. 
72700 mi Check engine light due to two cylinders not working correctly. This is an ongoing intake valve issue which started in December 2014. Lights came on again the following week. 
74300 mi Check engine lights keep coming on due to issue with the intake valves. They were cleaned one more time and appear to be working correctly now. Although, the engine does not sound as smooth as it did before. 
90000 mi Had a progressively louder noise at idle to 2000rpm and performance was down. Replaced the front bank camshaft via Honda Care warranty. 
14260 mi Fuel tank replaced at no cost, due technical bulletin 
17360 mi

$700
Poor acceleration. Fuel sytem flushed, filters replaced but problem persists. Car works only at gentle acceleration 
19100 mi

$1000
Rear CAT blockage led to poor acceleration. Fuel pump, spark plugs aand CAT replaced. 
27060 mi Emission light on, VTM-4 light on. Dealer BS'ed me that fuel injectors are gone and repair estimate is 1000. I went to local mechanic and he fixed a pipe for free. 
39800 mi Code U0122, problem with ECU. Many warning lights on: VSA, flashing D in transmission, etc. Car locked transmission shifter at one point and had to be overrode in downtown Toronto! Repeated 2x after dealer initially cleared but now ok. 
47300 mi

US $750
VSA, VTM-4 warning lights returned along with flashing D from transmission. Dealer diagnosed failure of wring harness requiring dash removal, a time consuming repair. Honda good willed approx. $1200 worth of this repair. 
69000 mi Check Engine Light on. Codes show multiple misfire. Plugs fouled and replaced. Computer ref lashed. This falls under the extended warranty provided by the class action suit due to Variable Cylinder Mgmt. problems. 
129000 mi

US $450
Tighten Fuel Cap warning kept coming on. Replaced (myself) the fuel cap and it didn't work. Dealer diagnosed the Purge Valve solenoid was failing. Expensive part replaced by the dealer. 
10000 mi "D" light flashing Dealer replace powertrain control module 
114000 mi

US $170
Exhaust flange needed replacement. 

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2008 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

244-horsepower 3.5L V6 w/DoD 5-speed automatic FWD

138000 mi

US $95
Engine light on. Codes indicated catalytic converter sensor was bad. Shop recommended trying some cats clean, which ended up working. 
89900 mi

C $330
O2 Sensor Bank 1 Sensor 1 

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2008 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

244-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

34000 mi

US $450
Replace oil pan. 
22000 mi Check engine light, O2 sensor defective 
14000 mi Replaced O2 Sensor 
115000 mi

US $25
Coolant temperature gauge fluctuating between normal and hot. Radiator fan remaining on for several minutes after turning off the engine 
121700 mi

US $950
Replaced water pump and timing belt 
82000 mi

US $800
Radiator began leaking at 82k miles, and 10 years old. Repair cost included all new hoses as well as radiator and coolant. 
76000 mi rattling sound on acceleration 
195000 mi

US $160
Radiator leaking (very small) 
143500 mi

US $800
this vehicle has to catalytic converters the the symptom was a check engine light the converter closest to the engine 
198000 mi

US $350
Bank 1 O2 Sensor 
237000 mi

US $600
Radiator leak Radiator leak 
121000 mi

US $320
3th 4th clutch pressure switch on transmission was failing. 
228600 mi

US $2800
the water pump and a radiator oooling fan was replaced 
110000 mi

US $317
Valve train noise. Dealer did a valve clearance adjustment, noise still remains. Dealer evaluated cams for damage none found. No further work done at this time as the problem could be something like a rocker arm bearing, hard to pinpoint. 
82000 mi

US $600
Idler bearing replacement required. Did timing belt too as it was easy to do at the time. 
54000 mi

US $600
Brakes and seals repaired. 
120000 mi

US $40
Over heating. Relaced thermastat. 
120000 mi

US $300
Radiator leak 
54560 mi

C $1400
Also leaking radiator. 
104000 mi

US $1418
Replaced Rear Manifold Catalytic Converter 
137000 mi

US $291
Replaced air box hose. 
168000 mi

US $1300
Radiator leaked. Replaced. 
175000 mi Replaced front and side motor mounts 

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2007 Honda Pilot

Engine not specified

36000 mi Took my Pilot in for warranty work. Belt tensioner replaced.  
241000 mi

US $1701
Internal failure of the catalytic converter. Honda used part #18290-RGL-A00 Converter AND 18115-RCA-A01 Gasket E AND 18212-SA7-003 Gasket E AND 44306-S9V-A71 Driveshaft 

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2007 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

244-horsepower 3.5L V6 w/DoD 5-speed automatic FWD

100000 mi

US $450
radiator was cracked and had a small leak. Replaced radiator. 
103000 mi

US $1500
Timing belt 
58000 mi

US $390
TSB 09-090 was indicated by Check engine light. 
130000 mi

US $145
Burns oil like a bitch. Going to just keep changing oil more frequently. Very disappointed a car that's received regular work is burning oil this early! 
136000 mi

US $4000
Oil sensor issue 
140600 mi

US $1000
Timing belt not replaced correctly by dealership at 90K mileage checkup. Needed redone. Hate that particular dealership. Work done by shop. All sorts of the pulleys, etc. were replaced. 
189000 mi

US $900
Timing belt, waterpump, serpentine tensioner, serpentine tensioner pulley 
191000 mi As a result of changing serpentine belt components, manufacturer parts were severely defective from Honda. Those failed Honda parts caused the starter to fail which was contingently replaced. 
64000 mi

US $300
Engine light on, 4 wheel drive icon illuminated, cannot engage 4 wheel drive. Replaced oxygen sensor; problem solved. 
62000 mi

US $122
Check engine light, misfire code. Set valve clearance. clean EGR system. New spark plugs. Repair cover under dealer warranty except spark plugs and misc supplies 
141000 mi

US $200
The intake boot was torn and needed to be replaced 
95000 mi

US $200
Replaced serpentine belt and tensioner pully 
78000 mi

US $850
Needed to replace the serpentine belt and all things that it touched for routine maintenance.. The belt was worn and needed replacing as per mechanic and I also inspected the part and it was well worn. 
134200 mi

US $1000
Engine lower mount broken 
141000 mi

US $3700
Valve adjustment, timing belt service. Bad spark plug and damage to threads to cylinder #2. Remachined the head. 
46000 mi Oil leaking after routine oil change. Returned to shop and had oil (drip) pan fixed. No cost. 
62800 mi

US $1000
Leaking timing belt. Replaced timing belt/tensioner. 
118000 mi

US $1100
Coolant leaks. 
25000 mi oil leak near flywheel housing. turns out to be defective engine block casting, Honda installed new motor. 
56000 mi MIL on dash. Hooked up OBDII scanner and all cylinders misfired. Erased codes and seems to be OK. Not sure what caused the MIL. Wife said that she didn't notice anything odd before the MIL came on. 

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2007 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

244-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

118000 mi

US $255
Radiator hole/ leak. replaced radiator 
US $650 radiator failure 
139000 mi Knock at low idle. Goes away at higher idle or AC load. Dealer adjusted valve. Slightly out of spec. Appears to be bottom end. Will check today. Possible need a short block. 
141400 mi

US $3000
Bottom end knock. Honda provided block. I payed labor. I chose to replace transmission as a PM (no issues but it was out and R&R was minimal labor. 
132000 mi

US $1300
Air intake hose broken 
39680 mi Swishing sound from engine when idling. Service Bulletin for timing belt and pulley tensioner defect. 
95000 mi

US $2350
New radiator required - leak in current one. 
182000 mi

US $3000
new timing belt/water pump/etc. 
126000 mi

US $2700
Overheating. Dealer said the radiator was leaking and the thermostat was bad, wanted $1200. Trusted mechanic said that it failed NAPA test - exhaust in coolant and head was cracked. Replaced Engine, Radiator, Thermostat, Waterpump for $2500 
85000 mi

US $1800
Timing belt, water pump, rear breaks and rotors needed replacement. 
153000 mi

US $699
small crack in radiator. replaced radiator. 
79000 mi Removed and cleaned EGR valve 
70060 mi

C $250
Radiator (transmission cavity failed beneath fitting) and pumped ATF into the Coolant. Causing pink foamy fluid into the overflow bottle and dripped on to street. Fortunately the transmission did not get ruined and drained fluid was red 
111000 mi

US $800
Radiator leak and replacement 
65000 mi

US $125
Coolant Temp sensor was bad. 
81900 mi

US $45
Broken air filter bolts had to be drilled out and replaced. 
81500 mi

US $300
Radiator replaced do to leak. 
120000 mi

US $500
Coolant leaking from cooling system. Dealer did not discover the source of the leak. 
120200 mi

US $420
Cracked radiator replaced. 
12000 mi Knocking in engine that sounds like low octane gas. 
15000 mi Shop said that it is due to the 10% ethanol gas that is at the pumps. 
114300 mi

US $425
Replaced a cracked radiator 
94800 mi

US $350
Radiator leaking from bottom onto drip pan 
62480 mi Diagnosis - Heat shield rattle 

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2007 Honda Pilot 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

90000 mi

US $500
The engine light came on and it was something to do with the engine. 
160000 mi

US $720
Updated maintenance including had to do brakes and radiator repair. 

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2006 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

244-horsepower 3.5L V6 w/DoD 5-speed automatic FWD

155000 mi

US $135
weird chirping noise, cracked cylinder head. best conclusion the techs. cost more than car is worth. 
96000 mi

US $1631
alternator went out 
67000 mi

US $110
Engine light came on, codes PO 300-306 valves need adjustment 
85100 mi

US $958
Replaced entired radiator(leaking),thermostat and serpentine belt. 
124300 mi

US $600
Replaced catalytic converter Adjust engine valves Replaced spark plugs 
163000 mi

US $660
Replaced timing belt tensioner. 
180000 mi

US $500
engine misfire. replaced convertor 
85000 mi

US $250
Replace belt tensioner 
144000 mi

US $310
Honda Dealer Repair. Radiator Leak, Had to replace radiator. My outside Honda mechanic did not catch this problem. Told me I needed new water pump/timing belt/tension assembly. 
173000 mi

US $515
Squealing serpentine belt. Was told tensioner assembly was stripped and broke when trying to remove. Live in Atlanta but was in Clearwater Florida headed home the following day. Sunday service. Highly suspect overcharged. Why remove? 
182000 mi

US $525
Valve adjustment and spark plugs 
185100 mi

US $300
also new radiator. the radiator had a small pinhole and it was leaking. 
215000 mi

US $15
oil change 
42000 mi So far the only problem we have had is the gas cap was not tight and caused the check engine lite to come on. Put cap on correctly and solved problem. 
169000 mi

US $400
Valve Adjustment. These are notorious for the valves going tight after about 60k miles. I have had to have them done at 100k miles and again at 169k miles. My symptoms were multi-cylinder misfires. 
185000 mi

US $1600
one of the lobes on my rear cam was rounded off; this caused a very loud ticking sound during operation. 
66000 mi

US $1000
coolant loss, slight overheating resulting in radiator replacement 
18200 mi

US $334
Evap Purge Valve Solenoid leak-not holding pressure. Solenoid replaced (Polution control item). 
77000 mi

US $240
Check engine light came on. Checked it with my own code reader: knock sensor dead. Took it to mechanic and had it replaced. Pain in the rear to get to the knock sensor. About 2,5 hrs labor. 
132000 mi

US $250
Antiknock sensor went bad the second time. 
147000 mi

US $65
Issue related to variable cylinder management. Causing misfires. Honda TSB requires reflash of ECM. 
121300 mi

US $693
Check engine light came on, dealer diagnosed.Bad catalyst converter in the rear. They replaced the RR Converter,the Ex -chamber Gasket and the EX-pipe Gasket. 
160368 mi

US $85
Replaced Honda Pilot Cold Intake Air Tube/Hose which was cracked and broken. and also replaced the Air Filter. 
56000 mi

US $650
Catalytic converter had to be replaced. 
125600 mi

US $1100
Replaced catalytic converter. 

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2006 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

244-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

154340 mi

C $220
Front motor mount worn and replaced. 
164300 mi

C $381
Both upstream o2 sensors replaced. Factory original. No overt sign of trouble other than sensor being over factory recommended interval of 160,000 km. Mileage and engine responsiveness were down, prompting replacement. O2 sensors degrade gradually until point of complete failure (emitted voltage is at low frequency and amplitude) at which point the CEL lights up. We used an obd scanner with the real time logging functionality to observe the signal coming from my sensors. They weren't far off failure. Fuel economy has improved 15-20 percent. 
133044 mi

US $1885
Front, side, and rear engine mounts replaced. 
95500 mi Dealer finally replaced front hydraulic motor mount. 
120300 mi

US $600
Radiator and some lines replaced. Appeared to be leaking at the fitting. Likely one of Honda's non-brass fitting radiators! 
98000 mi

US $500
Intermittent check engine light showed P420 code. Dealer tested and indicated need to replace rear catalytic converter. Ended up going to independent shop for significant repair cost savings. 
59520 mi

C $421
catalytic heat shield replaced 
63860 mi

C $450
radiator replaced 
59000 mi

US $650
During oil change and inspection, mechanic noted low coolant. Found small leak in radiator. I had them go ahead and order/replace radiator (not repairable) due to upcoming long roadtrip. 
88500 mi Heat shield loose and rattling. Had it reattached. 
193000 mi

US $1108
Exhaust leak manifold bolts rusted out and as a result the gasket was not sealing. Replaced the thermostat and o ring. There was a slow leak coming from the housing bolts. Replaced the timing belt valve noise on cold start that went away as the engine warmed up. 
236000 mi Replaced the radiator . The original was leaking in three different Sections 
276000 mi

US $1550
Replaced both catalytic converters and complete exhaust system engine to resonators. 
72000 mi

US $600
engine light read check 
140000 mi

US $600
steering comum key 
143000 mi valve guides leaking badly, car traded. pilot engine needed major overhaul. 
148000 mi valve guides leaking oil 
87000 mi

US $500
Replaced leaking radiator. 
99000 mi

US $200
passenger motor mount failed. noticed during maintenance visit. parts only no labor 
130200 mi

C $560
Radiator was leaking and had to be replaced. 
73160 mi

C $650
Spark plug breakdown. Parts sucked into intake manifold, destroyed piston and cylinder wall. Honda Canada paid for a new block, head and 1 spark plug. I did timing belt and other plugs. Honda cost $8,200. My cost $650. 
115000 mi

US $159
Front oxygen sensor replaced P0157 obd code 
116000 mi

US $75
oxygen sensor replaced 
225200 mi

US $160
Intake & exhaust valves adjustment 
234000 mi

US $60
Air intake boot had a hole in it Spark plugs were incorrect type, discovered by mechanic performing other work 
262000 mi

US $1500
Car was throwing P0420 code. Replaced all 4 O2 sensors, then the car threw P0420 and P0430. Had both catalytic converters replaced, and all codes cleared and did not come back on. Passed NC emissions inspection. Radiator was damaged while replacing the front catalytic converter. When the radiator was removed, it had signs of leaking at the top on both driver and passenger sides, so it was going bad and would need replaced soon anyway. 
171776 mi

US $750
EGR failed. 
127000 mi

US $1137
Water pump leaked onto timing belt, replaced water pump, timing belt, tensioner 
51000 mi

US $700
Replace radiator 
125000 mi

US $55
Thermostat seeping ever so slightly creating a crust like around the shell. This was due to very low anti-freeze which the dealer had flushed from a Timing Belt / Water pump replacement 2 years prior. 
80000 mi

US $1050
Timing Belt and water pump replacement 
120000 mi

US $200
replaced weeping radiator 
113300 mi

US $30
bolts holding rear exhaust to cat. convertor corroded. replaced bolts. 
79000 mi

US $980
The Timing Belt Tensioner was making a rattle on cold starts. The tensioner was replaced. It also had the timing belt service done at the same time (timing belt + water pump + seals etc). 
164000 mi

US $40
Replaced cracked air intake tube. 
114300 mi

US $2000
Radiator replaced. 
155300 mi

US $1000
Replaced catalytic converters and relate exhaust parts to pass inspection. 
110500 mi

US $50
coolant sensor failed. sensor replaced. 
93300 mi

US $700
Radiator leak 
90000 mi

US $775
catalytic converter failure, needed replacement 
110000 mi

US $30
Engine overheating. Refilled coolant, issue was resolved. 
80000 mi

US $650
radiator leak; radiator replaced. cooling system flushed, new coolant. 
124000 mi

US $120
heat shield rattle 
130000 mi

US $1600
front catalytic converter replaced with o2 sensors 
107300 mi

US $650
Heavily leaking radiator replaced immediately upon discovery by and recommendation of dealer service dept. 
120000 mi

US $1200
Main seal replacement, $1000. Timing belt pretensioner replacement, $200. 
124500 mi Bad catalytic converter. Replaced by Carmax at no charge. 
110360 mi

C $545
Rear main oil seal leaking, had insurance of life time warranty, but had to pay for Transmission torque convertor seal and alignment, for subframe was removed for the job. Noted on work order that timing belt tensioner was leaking. 
116560 mi Engine rear main oil seal was replaced back in Sept 2016. Inspection cover and area is wet with oil again, not dripping oil. Dealer confirmed that there is oil residue around the area of the rear main seal, faulty repair, will not replace. 
186000 mi

US $1400
Engine mount bad. 

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2006 Honda Pilot 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

18000 mi Loose and noisy exhaust bracket that squeals when under accleration. There is a factory Honda Service bullentin out re # 07-028 dated October 30, 2007. Title: Pinging,or Squealing During Light Acceleration. 

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2005 Honda Pilot

Engine not specified

187800 mi

US $900
catalytic converter 
69000 mi Catalytic converter bad but still under warranty of 80K 
100000 mi

US $126
radiator fan relay 
176000 mi

US $1200
replaced catalytic converters 

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2005 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

255-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

130000 mi

US $400
Radiator replacement. It's been a great car, first thing that ever broke on it. 
280000 mi

US $3500
Timing belt broke. Replaced with a used engine. 
64000 mi

US $1800
exhaust system 
148700 mi

US $6000
Number 5 cylinder misfire causing the engine to fail. Engine had to be replaced 
159000 mi

US $1200
Radiator corroded internally. Antifreeze and tranny fluid mixed, went into tranny. Radiator replaced. Tranny fluid flushed 3 times. New tranny needed when I can. Slips from 1 to 2 and 2 to 3. 
91000 mi

US $800
Catalytic convertor and O2 sensor replaced. 
170000 mi

US $480
Valve adjustment rear bank. Codes indicated some valves were too tight. Honda master tech suggested this repair. 
71300 mi

C $1900
Idler pulley replaced. 
75300 mi

US $1014
Cracked engine mounts (possibly due to recent accident), replaced under extended warranty 
75800 mi

US $800
Needed front motor mount. 
95000 mi

US $700
transmisssion cooler line fitting blew out of radiator, losing all transmission fluid and engine coolant. Required a new radiator 
147600 mi

US $700
radiator blew out transmission cooler fitting,dumped out all fluid in a block or so. very odd thing to happan. fortunately no tranny damage 
164400 mi

US $530
Broken engine mount replaced 
115000 mi

US $200
Aftermarket radiator failure. Radiator replaced under warranty. Crimp seal failure. 
181000 mi

US $100
Engine misfire, due to loose spark plugs. Cylinder 6 - ignition coil melted onto spark plug. Local shop used a Perma Kit to re-thread spark plug. (Note replaced all ignition coils, along with spark plugs) 
160000 mi

US $50
Bad thermostat Replaced Radiator fan relay 
118000 mi

US $43
Went in for recall and oil change. I was notified that the Rear Main Seal and axle joint need replacing. I have not had the work done yet. 
150000 mi

US $110
PCV Valve blocked. 
149000 mi

US $149
Check engine light w/error codes showing multiple cylinders misfiring. Removed and replaced the egr valve, front brake pads, engine oil and filter. The misfire issue improved but did not fully go away. 
87700 mi

US $1900
The starter went out, the extended warranty did not cover the cost.  
110000 mi

US $600
Tranny issues, would not shift, flush, sensor replaced, re flashed. 
138800 mi

US $300
Transmission mount was cracked 
101000 mi

US $200
Replaced motor mounts 
84000 mi bad egr valve. 
143600 mi

US $550
O2 sensor replacements 
151000 mi

US $2000
Main rear seal, timing belt & water pump replacement. 
217000 mi

US $1700
Rear bank CAT went bad. Had to be replaced. 
225000 mi

US $1200
Front bank O2 sensor and catalytic converter. 
175000 mi

US $200
Catalytic Converter sensor 
127720 mi Radiator replaced due to transmission cooler lines leaking. 
52000 mi Heat shield broke free from mounting bolt near catalytic converter. The bolt was removed and reinstalled with a large washer, giving the bolt a way to grab onto the heat shield. Was so simple they didn't even charge me for the repair. 
54300 mi

US $85
Car started and had VTM-4, VSA, and MIL lights turn on. Shutting off and restarting cleared all but MIL. Dealer ran a series of tests and reflashed the engine control module. 
134000 mi noted the oil pan will need replacing in the future based on bolt having oil around it but not at an active leak stage. 
185000 mi Failure of O2 sensor. Haven't replaced it yet. 
50000 mi Front and side motor mounts 
48000 mi The D light (to signify drive) was blinking so we took it in. The owners manual said it's a transmission problem when it blinks. The dealer couldn't replicate the problem when they took it out, so it wasn't fixed, but it's no longer blinking. Go figure. 
122000 mi

US $900
Broken exhaust shield rattling. Replaced one shield. Re clamped another. 
140900 mi

US $300
Bearing failed in a pulley for the serpentine belt. 
89000 mi

US $70
Rear Main Seal leaking. Used "Bars" Rear Main Seal fluids to tried to re-seal the unit. Worked for 2 weeks & started leaking again. 
90000 mi

US $825
Rear Main Seal continued to leak, went into dealer for repairs. Cost over $800 labour for a $14 seal ring part. 
70000 mi

US $381
When driving app. 30-35 MPH, you could feel a vibration coming from the transmission. It would not happen all the time, usually would happen when cold or just warmed up. Dlr replaced the EGR valve. Seemed to get batter but vibration returned. 
171000 mi

US $350
Had been smelling coolant for years with little loss of coolant. Started losing more rapidly so had Radiator, Hoses and Cap replaced. Mechanic thought thermostat would be fine w/o changing. Lower drivers side of radiator is where it leaked. 

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2004 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

240-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

46226 mi

US $245
Replaced leaking coolant passage gasket Replace coolant passage gasket to stop anti-freeze leak 
85000 mi

US $27
Check Engine light on. AutoZone read code P1457. Replaced gas cap. Light off for a while, then came back on. Suspect failed vent solenoid. 
77000 mi

US $205
The "D" on the transmission would blink to indicate a problem. The issue was a bad pressure switch and a bad connection at a crank sensor (poor pin fitment). 
124000 mi

US $150
One Motor mount the dealer replaced,  
134200 mi One motor mount I replaced a month later when it too showed it was leaking. 
88400 mi

US $1100
Timing belt replacement @ 8.5 yrs 
84000 mi replaced front and passenger side motor mounts 
119000 mi

US $40
MIL with idle control code stored. Throttle body and idle air valve was cleaned, and idle relearn performed. 
62000 mi

US $350
Replaced hydraulic engine mount. 
63000 mi

US $500
Engine mount replaced. 
51900 mi

US $65
O-Rings for coolant crossover pipe. Honda covered all but the $65.00 cost to me. 
52000 mi

US $65
crossover pipe O-Rings developed a slow coolant leak 
128700 mi

US $800
Oil pan screws got stripped and was leaking. Had to replace oil pan and to do so, take off muffler where a bolt was frozen on. Unclear how much dealer at fault. Aluminum pan easily stripped. 
167000 mi

US $2750
Timing belt and tensioner replaced Replaced external drive belt 
171000 mi

US $425
Replaced two ignition coils. 
110000 mi

US $870
Replace two engine mounts. 
161000 mi

US $1100
Oil seals leaking; timing belt deemed worth doing at same time as oil seal replacement given labor costs 
120000 mi Throttle Body replaced under warranty 
138500 mi Replaced front motor mount 
114500 mi

US $2150
At 114000 miles the engine developed a knock in the bottom end and the engine was replaced with a slightly younger one from a 2005 Pilot with only 82000 miles on it and a 12 month warranty covering parts and labor. 
245200 mi

US $2200
Timing Belts, waterpump, oil change, front and side engine mounts, brakes and rotors, alignment. 
106400 mi

US $400
Needed a new heater core when we replaced the timing belt and water pump. 
127000 mi

US $1600
Car jerks intermittently while driving, VTM-4 light and engine light come on and car feels as though it has less power. Diagnosed as a throttle problem, not a transmission problem by dealer. 
215000 mi

US $400
Ignitiion lock tumbler replaced 
137000 mi

US $400
2 broken engine mounts 
138000 mi

US $400
Needed to replace the muffler. 
14 mi sluggish acceleration. dealer replaced egr valve. 
177940 mi ignition switch siezed, $500 to tow in & repair. I pulled the cylinder & offending tumblers myself. 4hrs $0 
198400 mi fuel return line rotted out at the coupling under rear passenger seat, after it was replaced, min line leaked as well. replaced line with high pressure noprean to tank under rear seat 
87343 mi

C $732
water pump replaced 
89140 mi

C $545
oil pressure sensor 
96238 mi

C $105
check engine light, vtm4 flashing 
113387 mi

C $100
fluids, radiator 
116560 mi Air cleaner box broke and had to be replaced. 
158000 mi

US $3500
Replace Engine 
26040 mi

C $360
small leak at oil pressure switch, replaced switch, no more leak 
147200 mi

US $500
Valve adjustment 
169200 mi

US $2000
Timing belt either broke or skipped; major valve damage, bent rods, engine is completely AFU. No repair due to cost ~$4500. Update: turned out cost was $2,000, repaired. 
170500 mi

US $114
Alternator bracket broke causing battery not to charge and A/C not to function; local mechanic replaced bracket and reset serpentine belt. 
89400 mi

US $200
Engine motor mounts have failed and I will be replacing them myself due to the cost. 
106000 mi

US $800
passenger side engine mount 
125000 mi

US $530
Idle air control defective. Replaced and intake cleaned. 
128100 mi

US $525
Front engine mount broken and replaced with new. 
192000 mi

US $160
replaced engine mount 
178000 mi

US $600
Replaced all motor mounts 
197300 mi

US $150
Leak on fitting in EVAP system. Smoke tested and replaced fitting. 
120000 mi

US $689
Valves were adjusted to eliminate clicking. Still clicking. 
149000 mi

US $391
replaced front engine mount 
238000 mi

US $350
Accelerator cable sticking 
110000 mi

US $300
engine mount replaced and labor ignition control switch, the car won't start with the key, need to replace/reprogram the key and the replace the switch 
102000 mi

US $500
Need front and passenger side engine mounts replaced. 
111000 mi

US $700
Replaced timing belt, water pump, hydraulic tensioner, idler pulley, dry belts, spark plugs as part of 105k mile service. Tensioner was leaking, water pump was not. Idler pulley had significant wear marks. Replaced coolant as part of service 
172000 mi

US $350
Key cylinder replaced 
199400 mi

US $250
Gas mileage low, spark plugs 

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2004 Honda Pilot 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

97700 mi

US $50
2 Broken Engine Mounts 

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2003 Honda Pilot

Engine not specified

71000 mi surging idle from 0 to 3000 rpms continually. Mechanic banged on top of housing and sprayed carb cleaner into the inside and it hasn't happened since 
110600 mi Ignition switch replaced - second time had problems. First time switch was repaired. 

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2003 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

240-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

203000 mi

US $400
replaced EGR system. 
180000 mi Airbag recalls and ignition switch replacement. 
66000 mi

US $217
Dealer found cracked front and side(?) engine mounts. Given estimates for about $390, and $160 to repair. Decided to postpone and check with other shops. 
117800 mi

C $550
Timing belt replacement. Replaced water pump and auto tensioner while at it. 
124200 mi Spark plug oil seals 
122000 mi

US $280
Accessory belt and idler pulley 
125000 mi

US $177
Warning light for thermostat malfunction. Felt to be an error and thermostat believed to be functioning normally. Thermostat replaced. Stuck open. 
172000 mi

US $200
Fuel line leak. First replaced fuel cap. No change. Second appointment-work not completed due to failure of shop test equipment. I have decided to ignore the check engine light for at least six months.  
173000 mi Fuel leak from filler tube. 
107000 mi

US $400
Transmission light went on - bad sensor in 4th gear or something. 
117000 mi

US $1200
Ignition key not working. Had locksmith repair full ignition and provide new keys. 
148000 mi

US $484
Ignition key very difficult to insert, then difficult to turn. Required cylinder disassembly/reassembly and new transponder key. 
36000 mi

US $2000
Two engine mounts were bad, front was leaking oil. They were replaced. 
73000 mi

US $500
Replaced motor mounts 
110900 mi

US $270
Ignition switch would not turn. The ignition switch tumbler was rekeyed. 
130982 mi

US $690
replaced ignition switch 
175000 mi

US $750
EGR clogged, causing "check engine" light to come on. Tie rod end needed replacing. 
190000 mi

US $525
Two of three motor mounts were replaced 
95000 mi exhaust rusted out 
105800 mi

US $1275
Small oil leak in oil pump. Replaced gasket. 
185700 mi

US $384
Coolant crossover tube had a small leak. Installed new O-ring and gaskets and bled out the cooling system. 
102200 mi

US $45
Evap system leak loose hose tightened 
105300 mi

US $800
Replaced all Engine Seals and oil pan seals, sue to leakage, and due to maintenance work already in the same area. 
109430 mi

C $1987
Ignition key could not be inserted. Replaced ignition switch and 2 new keys. Replaced water pump, timing belt, alternator belt Ignition key could not be inserted. Replaced ignition switch and 2 new keys. Replaced water pump, timing belt, alternator belt 
117335 mi

C $1234
Replaced front flex pipe Replaced front flex pipe 
12500 mi

US $40
Had oil pressure sensor replaced. Not under warranty, cost $38.00 at local repair shop. Oil light would flash when vehicle first (cold) started, would stay out when restarted. Replace oil pressure sensor. Light would flash when SUV was first started, then go out if SUV was restarted. Honda had TSB on problem. 
38000 mi

US $200
Check engine light came on. Was diagnosed as a problem with a fuel vapor sensor. Replacement part had to ordered from Honda. 
130000 mi

US $350
Ignition cylinder locked and key would not turn. Needed to replace cylinder. 
132000 mi

US $175
Front and side motor mounts were broken. Honda tech said this was a common problem for Pilot, odessey, and others with the 6cyl. Ordered parts and replaced by owner. 
140000 mi

US $100
Removed and cleaned intake manifold due to check engine light reporting EGR low flow. 
110000 mi

US $52
Surging at 45 MPH, torque converter lock/unlock cycle. EGR valve known to cause this symptom. EGR valve replaced (very easy access). 
122000 mi

US $100
I successfully diagnosed and replaced a faulty idle air control valve.  
107000 mi

US $400
Had Timing Belt and Water Pump replaced per scheduled maintenance. Shop broke motor mount which also had to be replaced. 
114000 mi

US $100
EVG Replacement 
132000 mi

US $750
Timing Belt and Oxygen sensors replaced. 
135780 mi

C $200
Ignition key failure - re-keyed ignition 
137020 mi

C $300
Replaced EGR valve - may be source of recent transmission issues 
140740 mi

C $200
Vehicle was not shifting properly. Replaced faulty oxygen sensor - that problem has resolved. 
149700 mi

C $332
Failed fuel pump Alternator bracket broke - had to replace belt and weld bracket back together 
175460 mi

C $150
Exhaust Flex hose cracked - repaired 
184140 mi

C $150
minor oil leak 
190340 mi

C $100
Shield rubbing 
202000 mi

C $300
Rusted through exhaust pipe - replaced pipe 
125800 mi

US $1000
Engine mount replacement 
81000 mi

US $13
new gas cap 
165000 mi

US $550
Compressor belt replaced when rebuilt alternator installed 
181000 mi

US $409
Took car in for 180,000 maintenance service and for unusual tapping noise in engine until engine reaches normal operating temperature. Schedule includes valve adjustment. Not performed because I thought this was included. Instead another $400. 
5000 mi Dealer oil change stripped the oil drain plug. Constant oil drip from plug. I was told it was normal. 
6000 mi Major warranty work. Malfunction light led to complete replacement of fuel system since there was a bad evaporator cannister. Entire rear end had to be dropped and tank removed to replace the canister. Car out of service for 4 days. Loaner was a compact. 
35500 mi After continued complaints about oil leak from oil drain plug, dealer said only repair was to replace oil pan. Major repair; must drop front suspension first. Despite leak history since day one, they said it was due to me. Had to threaten them legally. 
104000 mi

US $250
Leaking water passage gasket. Had to spend 4 hours removing thermostat/water passage to replace $35 gasket. Coolant was leaking onto transmission from engine block. Dealer said his cost would be $250 for this. 
106000 mi

US $900
Oil leak from rear main oil seal. 1 quart per 1,000 miles. Told this is when it usually occurs. Had to drop front suspension and remove transmission to replace the $20.00 seal. 
158300 mi

C $1300
Fuel canister system. Almost everything was replaced. 
188800 mi

US $240
Ignition key stuck in the ignition. Recall. 
189000 mi Check engine light, cylinder 6 misfire. This issue is still being diagnosed. 
145000 mi

US $750
All motor mounts replaced 
170000 mi

US $90
Code saying EGR valve bad. Replaced valve and still had code. Took off the top of EGR ports and cleaned them (they were totally clogged). Cleared code and problem fixed. 
191200 mi

US $120
replaced front and passenger side motor mount 
206300 mi

US $10
Exhaust separated between catalytic converter and pipe. 
218600 mi

US $60
Alternator Bracket Broke. Replaced bracket and belt. 
227600 mi

US $170
Exhaust leak. Shop replaced the flex joint. 
234000 mi

US $12
Long heat shield came loose. Put some hose clamps around it to keep it in place. 
184000 mi

US $150
Check engine light came on. 1st trip to dealer light had suddenly turned off, no fault discovered. Light came on again a week later, returned to dealer. They suspect the IAC valve or the PCM. Waiting to do that repair until next week. 
192000 mi

US $650
Engine mount was torn/broken. The one that mounts to the passenger side inner fender. 
150000 mi

US $1300
Exhaust issue. Loud noise coming from under the hood from bad exhaust line. 

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