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2011 Honda Pilot repairs by problem area

Engine (15%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (24%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (23%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (20%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 164 repairs.
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2011 Honda Pilot repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (3%)

$500 - $999 (6%)

$100 - $499 (18%)

< $100 (73%)

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Chart based on 120 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2011 Honda Pilot

Engine not specified

Honda Pilot in South Carolina, United States
Sep 2012 - Jul 2014
Nov 2012

27100 mi

US $45
This was for an oil change and to change out an exterior trim piece that fit over the hinges on the rear hatch door. They were poorly aligned when the car was purchased, replaced under warranty. 
Jul 2014

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

Honda Pilot in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2013 - Jun 2014
May 2013

20000 mi
Front and Rear engine mounts cracked and leaking oil 
Jun 2013

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. 
Aug 2013

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. 
Sep 2013

25000 mi

US $679
Drained and changed oil to new Honda DW1 Auto Transmission Fluid and performed 30,000 mile tune up. 
Jan 2014

34000 mi

US $500
Passenger heater fan making noise replaced fan 
Jun 2014

37000 mi
Needed total brake replacement, including calipers. Needed struts. 
Honda Pilot in Georgia, United States
Jan 2013 - Nov 2013
Apr 2013

38000 mi

US $400
An intermittent popping sound from speakers, only when air is on. Doesn't matter if radio is on or off. 
Nov 2013

53000 mi

US $1952
Alternator was making a noise, but still charging. Alternator was replaced. Power steering pump was making a whining sound. An intermittent popping sounds comes from speakers ONLY when air is on. It doesn't matter if the radio is on or off. 2nd time for same repair. Clock runs faster and faster when there is popping sound. 
Honda Pilot in Texas, United States
Aug 2013 - Dec 2013
Dec 2013

75000 mi
The battery light came on in my wife's Pilot yesterday. This was after hearing an intermittent whining noise that matched engine RPM. We took it out last night, and on the way home, several other lights (ABS, ECM, VSM, et. al) came on, and the radi 
Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
Mar 2014 - Jun 2017
Nov 2015

85100 mi
Fouled spark plugs, caused by oil blow by, no cost to owner as it was a tsb 
Nov 2016

95600 mi
Same issue as before, fouled three plugs. Was covered under warranty, three cylinders had piston rings replaced. 
Honda Pilot in Texas, United States
Sep 2010 - Jul 2015
Oct 2013

39000 mi
Ongoing problem with creaky/noisy right rear suspension when going over bumps. Dealer lubricated suspension parts. Noise gone for now. 
Jul 2015

57000 mi

US $200
Expansion valve was making a "squeaking" sound when compressor would cycle. Dealer diagnosed as possible moisture contamination in refrigerant. System evacuated and recharged. Noise seems to be gone. 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
Sep 2012 - May 2013
Oct 2012

35700 mi
Steering has slight shudder/vibration when the steering is turned while moving slowly e.g. backing out of a parking spot while turning. Dealer replaced power steering pump and reservoir. Problem not fixed but not serious enough to return. 
Honda Pilot in North Carolina, United States
Jul 2015 - May 2016
Aug 2015

71000 mi

US $35
3rd clutch sensor failed code p0348 ($35). Replaced sensor at home along with transmission flush. Caused stutter between 25-30 mph. These steps corrected the problem. Recommend changing fluid more frequently than suggested. 
Nov 2015

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. 
May 2016

81000 mi
Engine was burning about 1qt of oil every 1,000 miles. 
Honda Pilot in Texas, United States
Sep 2011 - Jun 2013
Oct 2011

16000 mi
rubbing or clicking noise that come from the rear of the car...maybe wheels but goes away as soon as the car warms or moves forward or backwards. When the car has been driven the noise is not detectable...need to leave car overnight. 
Apr 2013

54500 mi

US $300
Drivers door locks stopped working...needed new motor. 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
Jan 2011 - Dec 2013
Aug 2012

21000 mi
Replaced weather stripping at front of the sun roof as it started falling off. 
Oct 2012

22800 mi
Passenger side automatic window got stuck on faulty part inside the door and would not roll up all the way. 
Honda Pilot in Alabama, United States
Feb 2012 - Feb 2012
Honda Pilot in Kentucky, United States
Mar 2012 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

8000 mi
Gauges don't work 
Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
Apr 2011 - Sep 2012
Nov 2011

7000 mi
Drivers side sun visor would not stay up. 
Honda Pilot in Georgia, United States
Apr 2015 - Mar 2018
Jul 2016

78000 mi
Broken left cv axle. Repaired under certified warranty 
Jun 2017

91000 mi

US $380
Intermittently working ac. Compressor clutch replaced 
Honda Pilot in Georgia, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2018
Apr 2014

62500 mi

US $1200
Strut assembly went bad. Loud knocking when traveling over any uneven pavement 
Nov 2017

115000 mi

US $120
Replaced original Honda rear shocks with KYB brand. Both shocks leaking. Noticeable difference in ride after replacement. 
Dec 2017

117000 mi

US $100
Replace sway bar links. One ball / socket slightly loose. Replaced with MOOG greaseable. 
Apr 2018

123000 mi

US $50
Sway bar link (one) failed again. Same side, driver side. 
Honda Pilot in Virginia, United States
Apr 2010 - Mar 2018
May 2010

1000 mi
Sunroof was improperly trained so it would not close automatically - you had to hold the button the entire time. It was repaired by retraining the computer to know that correct force required to operate the sunroof. The front bumper was missaligned and had scratched paint of of the bumper and the front fender... 
Aug 2010

2000 mi
Sunroof draining battery, and not functioning correctly. windshield washer pump not working well. replaced now working. The wipers that came on the car are horrible and would not be replaced under warrenty. 
Jun 2013

15000 mi

US $100
Rear Shock replacement, the pilot would bounce all over the place on the road, especially when loaded. Oil leaking from one of the shocks. Replaced with aftermarket Excel G. 
Jan 2014

18300 mi
Rear clunking sound had developed. Turned out it was the bolt securing the rear shock. It had rusted and although it had been tightened per spec the shock started clunking. Sounded horrible. Cleaned lubed and retightened all is quiet 
Jan 2015

19300 mi

US $142
Battery died. I think it was weak from all the times it died with the sunroof issue from when it was new. 
Sep 2016

32000 mi
Replaced front lower control arm rear bushings under recall - they had broken and leaked out all of their oil. 
Oct 2016

32000 mi

US $120
Wheel Bearing droning on highway - replaced 
Honda Pilot in Texas, United States
Apr 2018 - Apr 2018
Apr 2018

57000 mi

US $800
Regular oil change, Front and Rear Brake Pads and Rotors replaced. Brake fluid flush. 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
Jul 2010 - Jan 2017
May 2013

39200 mi
Driver's side running board was loose. Both running boards were replaced since the style was changed under warranty. 
Honda Pilot in Alabama, United States
Apr 2015 - Jan 2019
Mar 2017

160175 mi

US $71
4 Wheel Alignment 
Feb 2018

181000 mi
P304 Error - Misfire on cylinder #4. This problem was never fixed. It went away on its own. 
Jun 2018

188000 mi
Tires out of balance. Rebalanced tires and rotated them. 

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2011 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Honda Pilot in Nebraska, United States
Mar 2011 - Dec 2017
May 2016

53900 mi
It was covered by the recall. Engine misfire, engine light. VCM. Spark plugs malfunctioning. Spark plugs replaced and VCM reprogrammed. 
Honda Pilot in Ohio, United States
Dec 2010 - Jun 2018
Nov 2011

19100 mi
coating on rear view mirror coming off. Dealership replaced under warranty 
Mar 2013

61000 mi
misfire on cyl 2. Replaced plugs and reprogrammed ECU rust through on rear lift gate due to improperly installed trim 
Oct 2014

95800 mi

US $360
Oil pressure sensor failed and was replaced. Towed. 
May 2015

110000 mi

US $500
Replaced shocks, struts, end links and front sway bar bushings 
Dec 2016

146000 mi
p0304 error. Honda replaced rings in cyl 1-4 
Jun 2017

157000 mi

US $37
4th gear clutch pressure sensor failed. Replaced sensor and crush washer 
Feb 2018

165000 mi

US $50
Accessory drive belt tensioner bearing failed. Replaced accessory belt and belt tensioner Rear brake slides rusted to pads causing pads to wear and fail. Replaced pads, slides and lubes rear brake system 
Honda Pilot in Wisconsin, United States
Oct 2010 - Mar 2011
Dec 2010

5000 mi
The sunroof didn't operate properly. I reflashed the software using instructions I found online and the problem was resolved. 
Honda Pilot in Delaware, United States
Feb 2011 - Dec 2014
Apr 2011

2000 mi
A-pillar cover was rattling. Basically the plastic cover that attaches to the front right roof support post was vibrating and rattling. Dealer removed and installed insulation behind it. 
May 2011

2000 mi
I put a folded piece of paper between the headliner and the windshield. The noise stopped. Back to the dealer, worked with the mechanic. He removed the sun visor and put some soft foam strips between the metal roof and the headliner. Seems fixed. 
Honda Pilot in Michigan, United States
Oct 2010 - Nov 2013
Nov 2012

45000 mi
Large chrome trim piece on tailgate rusting around both edges & above license plate. Rust forming where trim came in contact with painted tailgate, trim seemed to be "wearing through" paint. Rust 1st showed up after 1st winter. 
Apr 2013

50700 mi
Tailgate/hatch was rusting YET AGAIN around chrome trim above license plate. Problem is same as Nov. 2012, chrome trim rubbing and wearing through paint and causing very obvious rust at both ends of trim, which then stained tailgate slighty. 
Honda Pilot in Texas, United States
Mar 2010 - Apr 2016
Apr 2010

3000 mi
Weak spring in moon-roof air deflector. Replaced deflector unit, problem resolved. 
Sep 2010

8000 mi
Sunroof not automatically closing. Recall. Recirculate/fresh air blend door stuck on recirculate Bad weld/frame creak in passenger side front door frame. 
Mar 2011

16000 mi
Loud tinging rattle from passenger side airbag area. They tore the dash apart and sound deadened until they got it. 
Apr 2011

17000 mi
Fresh air blend door was sticking as a result of a botched re-installation of the AC blower assembly after failed attempt at frame creak repair. They replaced the whole blower/filter/blend door assembly. 
Jul 2011

20000 mi
Replaced the radio headunit to fix intermittent LCD issue Electrically noisy AC clutch and fan relays causing popping from power amplifier 
Jul 2012

35700 mi
Front passenger side strut started thunking. Strut was repaired easily enough but we're on our third attempt to get the alignment right and the steering wheel centered. 
Sep 2012

39000 mi
3rd gear pressure sensor/sender failed and was replaced under extended warranty 
Oct 2012

40000 mi
Turn signal stalk would no longer stay clicked into the 'turning right' position and would return to off when you took your finger off the stalk. Repaired under extended warranty 
Jun 2014

66000 mi
Suspension bushings worn out. 
Dec 2014

78000 mi
Fluid filled compliance bushings replaced, both front. 
Oct 2015

88000 mi

US $50
All three spark plugs in rear bank oil fouled. Replaced all 6 plugs. 
Dec 2015

92000 mi

US $60
Both rear view mirror motors replaced due to sticking and inconsistent positioning. 
Honda Pilot in Maine, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2018
Oct 2014

41500 mi

US $100
Chirping from left rear, thought it was a bearing, but the caliper was totally covered in rust, and one brake pad was worn almost to metal, but not the other one 
Jun 2018

74000 mi

US $300
Brakes and rotors 
Honda Pilot in Texas, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2017
May 2014

59400 mi

US $1343
Battery acid leaked and ate through the battery cable. Had to get a new battery installed and new cable. Rear right shock absorber was leaking and has to be replaced. Power steering fluid had to be replaced. 
Honda Pilot in Iowa, United States
Apr 2010 - Apr 2013
Sep 2012

22000 mi
Makes a creaking noise over bumps at slow speeds. Can only hear it when windows are down. Dealer says they could not hear noise. Update: new 2013 makes same noise, might be "normal." 
Honda Pilot in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2018
Nov 2014

38000 mi
Replaced LF wheel-bearing under warranty. 
Honda Pilot in Texas, United States
Apr 2011 - Jun 2018
Jun 2011

4000 mi
Freon added 
Honda Pilot in North Carolina, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2019
Dec 2012

20000 mi
Battery tested poorly in inspection, replaced. 
Nov 2013

29800 mi
Replaced compliance bushings which were cracked and leaking 
Honda Pilot in Wisconsin, United States
Sep 2010 - Jun 2018
Dec 2016

88000 mi

US $50
Transmission pressure sensor failure. 
Honda Pilot in British Columbia, Canada
Sep 2010 - Dec 2011
Nov 2010

920 mi
Memory Seats did not activate or work. Electrical problem from factory, power cord plug prongs were bent from factory, made new plug. Memory seats work after repair. 
Dec 2010

1240 mi
Back Tail Gate strut was replaced, Door sqeeked when opening or closing. 
Aug 2011

4820 mi
Replaced key fob. 
Nov 2011

6820 mi
Glove Box rattle. Honda said there may have been a TSB. Repaired at dealership. 
Honda Pilot in Minnesota, United States
Sep 2010 - Jan 2018
Oct 2011

19000 mi
Noise in steering when moving vehicle after parked. Dealer said they could not dupliacte noise. Noted in file and will return when noise becomes more consistant. 
Feb 2012

26000 mi
Replaced steering rack 
Jun 2015

78000 mi

US $20
Replaced sway bar bushings 
Aug 2015

80600 mi

US $150
Rear upper control arms replaced with adjustable arms to bring camber back into spec 
Dec 2016

106000 mi

US $40
Replace turn signal/multifunction switch 
Mar 2017

109000 mi

US $120
Replaced rotors and pads 
Honda Pilot in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2010 - Apr 2015
Sep 2011

15000 mi
Front wheel bearing replaced also replaced 1 seatbelt per TSB 
Mar 2014

58000 mi
Replaced gear 3 and 4 pressure sensors 
Honda Pilot in Nevada, United States
Jun 2010 - Feb 2012
Oct 2011

33000 mi
Rear Lift Gate Shocks worn, dealer replaced shocks 
Feb 2012

38000 mi
Replaced Bushings 
Honda Pilot in Rhode Island, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2013
Jun 2011

6000 mi
Steering wheel had a clicking sound when turning right-left. Parts ordered. Squeaking noise coming from pass side dash area. Tried to locate noise myself. Dealer kept vehicle all day and stated that improper welds from fractory were chafing against dash when accelerating-stopping. Problem appears to have been fixed 
Jul 2011

8000 mi
Clicking noise when stopping car coming from brake pedal. Noise from dash back again! "spot welds?" Took Honda rep for ride and noticed they all do "it" Not happy with Pilot.  
Jun 2012

23000 mi
Steering wheel making clicking sound when turning. Dlr replaced steering cable for second time! 
Jul 2012

23700 mi
Paint bubbling around chrome trim above licence plate.Dealer repainted hatch,replaced chrome molding. Still need to have creaking dash repaired. Also replaced for second time, steering cable! This truck is a POS. Never buy another Honda! 
Sep 2012

27000 mi
Problem with clicking from steering wheel is back for third time. Also complained to service manager about creaking noises coming from pass side dash when braking or taking off from stop. Waiting for area service manager from corp. Honda! 
Oct 2012

27700 mi
Area rep for Honda authorised repair to squeaking dash and steering clicking. Repair appears to be successful at this time. Gave me rental during repairs. Dealer was great to work with. Majestic Honda, Lincoln RI 
Honda Pilot in Indiana, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2011
Aug 2010 Hood release didn't work when we took delivery. Didn't know it until two days after we picked up the car. They had to cut a hole in the grill to open the hood to fix the release cable and replace the grill. 
Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
May 2010 - Jul 2014
Nov 2010

2300 mi
The motor that drives the forward and backward movement of the front passenget seat is becoming non functional. It moves the seat very slowly, and makes a really loud whining sound. Definitely on its way out. Parts ordered. 
Honda Pilot in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2010 - Dec 2016
Dec 2010

930 mi

C $25
Fix flat tire. Grrrr. Vehicle delivered with a slow leak in tire. Dealership says unrepairable & not their problem. Michelin warranty covered with $25 deductible. Imagine, I pay extra to swap OEM tires with Michelins. Doh! 
Jul 2014

46900 mi
This was a 2nd attempt at a repair that was originally a recall notice. Initial repair was preventive. But then within 3 - 6 months I could see rust marks originating from under the center trim piece of the tailgate. 
Honda Pilot in Alabama, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2019
Mar 2017

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. 
Jul 2017

93000 mi

US $900
Passenger side radiator fan (condensor fan) needed to be replaced after bearings went. Noticed noise first, and wobbling after inspecting. Fan replacement was close to $600.  Replaced both rear struts on this trip as well. 
Apr 2018

101000 mi
Back in for tailgate rust for the 3rd time, hopefully the last. They doubled up the gasket this time... time will tell. 
Jun 2019

110000 mi

US $250
Sway bar links replaced. 
Honda Pilot in Maryland, United States
Jul 2016 - Jan 2018
Jul 2017

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). 
Dec 2017

95500 mi
Dealer performed oil change, oil dipstick seized in spool valve and handle broke off, cannot remove dipstick, requires $560 repair to replace spool valve. We tried to get the dealership to accept partial responsibility (it wasn’t broken before the oil change), but the service manager got defensive and his boss never called us back. They lost all our future business (maintenance and car purchases). 
Honda Pilot in Minnesota, United States
Jan 2017 - Jan 2017
Jan 2017

89000 mi
Eco Mode Vibration. Repair attempted but not successful Rough clunky shifting Wobble or pulsation in wheel when turning at low speed Door lock actuator failed Sunroof drive was binding Vibration at highway speed. Wheel balance reduced but did not fix Fog light assembly faulty 
Honda Pilot in Georgia, United States
Oct 2016 - Dec 2016
Nov 2016

82300 mi
Dealer replaced lower A arm bushings at no cost to me. Suspension component part of a recall. 
Honda Pilot in New York, United States
Sep 2015 - Jun 2017
Sep 2016

89000 mi

US $110
Replaced rear shocks. $110 total delivered through rock auto 
Dec 2016

92000 mi

US $75
Replaced brakes 
Honda Pilot in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2016 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

91760 mi

C $66
AC not blowing cold at all - recharged system with leakstop and refrigerant. 
Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
Dec 2016 - Sep 2018
Aug 2017

77000 mi

US $700
alternator inop & drained battery to necessitate replacement 
Aug 2018

130000 mi

US $100
Headlights had become so cloudy that light was not very noticeable at night on a dark road. This documents the need to restore the finish. 
Honda Pilot in Maryland, United States
Apr 2011 - Jun 2014
May 2011 Rattle when driving on roads that have potholes or are not smooth. Thought it was the roof, noticed same sound if I tapped on it. Dealership said it could have been a loose child car seat, they tightened that & the center console clip too. 
Honda Pilot in New York, United States
Mar 2015 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

27000 mi

US $95
replaced a spark plug on the 6th one. 
Honda Pilot in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2010 - Nov 2018
Mar 2018

116000 mi

US $1400
Replaced timing belt and water pump. 
Honda Pilot in Michigan, United States
Aug 2011 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

33000 mi

US $190
Replaced battery 
Honda Pilot in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2015 - Sep 2015
Jun 2015

23560 mi
Backup camera has no image 50% of time. Dealer says problem can't be reproduced in their shop, so can't fix. Even though dealer was shown photos of a black camera screen. And sales person has seen camera not work. 
Honda Pilot in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2018 - Mar 2018
Mar 2018

64000 mi

US $25
Replaced Driver side mirror glass. It kept falling off. Also replaced the trim on the rear windshield wiper. Replaced headlight bulbs. 
Honda Pilot in Alberta, Canada
Sep 2011 - Jun 2018
Apr 2014

29340 mi
Body panel behind driver's door misaligned, stuck out far enough to have paint damage from dust, sand, etc. The fix required body panel alignment, touch-up paint, and a strip of plastic stone guard to protect the panel. 
Jan 2018

62000 mi

C $231
Replace leaking timing belt tensioner 
Honda Pilot in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2011 - Oct 2012
Jan 2012

9000 mi
Rough starting. Dealer unable to duplicate Shudder in ECO mode. 
Honda Pilot in Ohio, United States
Sep 2011 - Dec 2016
Sep 2014

58000 mi
TSB, cylinders/ excessive oil usage...fixed under known manufactured problem 
Jul 2016

84200 mi
Strut and compliance bushing 
Honda Pilot in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Mar 2015

131000 mi

US $50
Driver's side rear door lock actuator failed. Unable to lock/unlock door using switch on door panel or the fob, had to manually flip the lock switch. (Trunk hatch door would not open if the driver's side rear door was locked.) 
Jun 2016

136000 mi
Blowing warm air on driver's side, cool air on passenger side, even cooler for rear passengers. Evac and charge took care of problem. 
May 2018

144000 mi

US $30
A/C blowing cool (not cold) on passenger side, warm on driver's side. Trip to local auto parts store to re-charge A/C took care of the problem. 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
May 2011 - Mar 2013
Feb 2012

5000 mi
Too much play in emergency brake 
Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
Jun 2014 - Sep 2018
Jun 2014

94000 mi

US $250
Large bubbles and delamination on drivers door panel 
Feb 2016

124000 mi

US $67
Replace both rear shocks (OEM) 
Mar 2018

154000 mi

US $350
Left Front CV axle replace (OEM), 2 front tires (Uniroyal), Full synthetic Oil change 
Honda Pilot in North Dakota, United States
Sep 2011 - Jun 2018
Jul 2013

19700 mi
Chipping paint near driver door kick panel. Will be repainted by dealer at end of July. 
Oct 2016

62300 mi
front control arm bushings leaking. 
Honda Pilot in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2011 - Mar 2015
Jan 2014

34100 mi
The battery stopped taking a charge. Intermittently the car would just be dead. My wife was stranded once and I had to jump start her car. Honda ran some tests on the battery and declared it to be defective 
Honda Pilot in Maryland, United States
Jul 2014 - Sep 2015
Jul 2014

42000 mi

US $600
Door would not close 
Honda Pilot in Michigan, United States
Mar 2014 - Dec 2015
Mar 2015

78000 mi
Rear Driver Wheel Bearing needed replaced. Under Extended Warranty 
Honda Pilot in Texas, United States
Nov 2012 - Mar 2013
Feb 2012

13500 mi
Repaired the roof gasket. Repaired the roof gasket. 
Dec 2012

19000 mi
The driver side window was malfunctioning. 

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2010 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Pilot in Georgia, United States
Jun 2009 - Jul 2017
Jul 2011

34000 mi
clicking noise caused by faulty blend door actuator located under the center console - this actuator sends air to either the registers or floor vents for the rear seat passengers. replaced faulty motor assembly. the key fob/door lock remotes were poorly sealed due to a design flaw. this exposed the inner electronic circuitry to moisture, causing corrosion and device failure. The dealer replaced the seals and the inner circuitry on both keys. 
Nov 2016

101400 mi

US $500
timing belt and water pump replaced as part of general maintenance 
Jul 2017

108000 mi

US $475
The air mix/mode actuator located in the center console between the two front seats stopped functioning correctly and made a loud intermittent noise. This actuator diverted air flow between floor and console registers to the back seats. 
Honda Pilot in Virginia, United States
Jun 2009 - Jan 2018
Oct 2009

4000 mi
Trim left side by rear hatch separated. Parts ordered. Panic alarm sometimes goes off when key turned in ignition. 
Nov 2009

4800 mi
Issue with panic alarm going off still not resolved. Rear molding replaced and now fits correctly. 
Mar 2010

9000 mi
Panic alarm goes off when starting car 
Apr 2010

10000 mi
Panic alarm goes off when inserting key in ignition. Parts replaced and it appears that the problem is solved.  Loose trim in left rear pillar also repaired. 
May 2013

50000 mi
Airbag recall for Honda and leaky ball joint. Airbags were OK, so no repair. Leaky ball joint replaced under warranty. 
Jan 2016

19500 mi
Hub bearings had a noisy roaring sound from the front wheel area. The car now very quite since they were replaced. 
Honda Pilot in Texas, United States
Oct 2012 - Nov 2012
Nov 2012

71000 mi

US $70
Driver Side Sun Visor sagging down would not stay up. Had to replace. Bought part online. Replaced myself. 
Honda Pilot in Nebraska, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2013
Sep 2012

23000 mi
Dealer replaced both power seat tracks. 
Mar 2013

29000 mi
replaced rack & pinion, power steering pump & reservoir 
Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
Mar 2010 - Jun 2011
Apr 2010

400 mi
Re-applied the 3m protective film on driver side rear wheel. It was put on improperly from manufacturer. Re-applied the 3m protective film on driver side rear wheel. It was put on improperly from manufacturer. 
Jul 2010

3800 mi
The navigation system turned into night mode (dark, unreadable during day) during the middle of a sunny day. It would not go away. Software glitch. Wind noise from driver window, and a rattling noise from rear driver side door area. They cannot check the wind noise because it happens over 60 MPH, and they cannot hear the rattle. Brakes were squeaking, apparently they had residue on them and had to be cleaned. Don't squeak any more. The navigation system turned into night mode (dark, unreadable during day) during the middle of a sunny day. It would not go away. Wind noise from driver window, and a rattling noise from rear driver side door area. 
Honda Pilot in North Carolina, United States
Apr 2014 - Jun 2016
Jun 2015

115000 mi

US $1700
Timing belt tension arm etc 
Honda Pilot in Alabama, United States
Mar 2010 - Dec 2013
Sep 2012

50000 mi
Lots and lots of rattles...really disappointing for a Honda. There are so many that I really cannot tell where all of them are coming from. 
Dec 2013

58000 mi
The engine cylinder management system was malfunctioning causing the vehicle to jerk strongly when accelerating moderately. 
Honda Pilot in Texas, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
Dec 2010

12000 mi
Key fob was replaced due to not working correctly at locking and unlocking the doors. 
Honda Pilot in Arizona, United States
- Sep 2009
Sep 2009

3000 mi
Replaced Glove box, Paint chips, alignment 
Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
Jun 2010 - Mar 2015
Sep 2010

14000 mi
Vehicle taken in for transmission shudder when shifting into second gear.  
Honda Pilot in Kansas, United States
Nov 2009 - Mar 2018
Dec 2010

16000 mi
Key fob module bad, replaced at no cost under warranty. 
Aug 2012

36700 mi
Bubbles formed on vinyl console lid. Dealer replaced lid under warranty at no charge. Key fob working internittently. Dealer replaced key fob module at no cost under warranty. 
Feb 2015

58100 mi

US $328
Flashing shift (D) indicator. Replaced 3rd gear pressure switch.  Was also advised that lower control arm bushings are leaking and need replaced. Quoted $815 plus alignment, did not replace at this trip. 
Mar 2016

67000 mi
Lower control arm bushings leaking as discovered during previous routine maintenance visit. Honda eventually extended warranty on this common problem. Replaced an aligned at no cost to me. 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
May 2010 - Mar 2014
Mar 2014

49000 mi

US $9
Symptom: Loud intermittent engine noise. Engine examination and internet search finally led to faulty relay. Replacement AC compressor clutch relay purchased from dealer and replaced. 
Honda Pilot in Georgia, United States
Nov 2009 - Oct 2015
Jul 2010

15000 mi
Difficulty with the Key Fob to Lock or Unload vehicle doors. Had to press button multiple times to get reaction. Dealer said some owners were reporting the problem, and they replace Key Fob internals. 
Feb 2013

61400 mi
Customer hears something rattling around in steering wheel when making turns. Removed air bag and found plastic tab from bracket broken and tumbling around. Removed loose piece and reinstalled air bag. Air bag removal done during recall. 
Mar 2014

73000 mi
Noise in left front, esp. when road is rough. Replace both front lower control arm compliance bushings and perform alignment. 
Jun 2014

74000 mi
When driving down a rough road, the front end sounded like a pair of drums beating. Replace right front strut 
Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
Nov 2014 - Mar 2016
Jan 2016 Compliance bushings suspension was detected by dealers free 

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2010 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Honda Pilot in Alberta, Canada
Apr 2010 - Mar 2015
Apr 2012

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. 
Nov 2012

66520 mi
Noisy heater fan. Had to be replaced. 
Aug 2013

85560 mi
Corrosion on Tailgate. Known problem for which there is a model year extension. 
Feb 2014

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. 
Aug 2014

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. 
Honda Pilot in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2010 - Oct 2016
Feb 2013

40000 mi

US $160
Door lock actuator on driver's side was making a rubbing noise. Needed replacement. 
Honda Pilot in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2010 - Dec 2012
Aug 2010

4000 mi
Moonroof auto-close did not always work automatically. Interior trim piece would pop out of place at random. Piece was located at driver's side of dashboard, inside door jamb. Dealer ordered part when the vehicle was in for the moonroof TSB and replaced it at a second visit. 
Jan 2011

9000 mi
Third row release handle "popped" and would not spring back to position. Still functional, but not normal. Hood not properly aligned with front fenders at factory. Hood flutters at highway speeds. Shop realigned to my satisfaction. 
Honda Pilot in Utah, United States
Dec 2009 - Dec 2017
Jan 2014

28700 mi
Car has always pulled to the right. Finally found TSB 10-029 which says to replace the front springs. Dealer followed TSB 10-029 and was covered under good will warranty. 
Jul 2017

81000 mi
Transmission oil pressure switch needed to be replaced. Relay for a/c compressor for stuck on and it over pressurized the system causing the release valve to release freon. Relay was replaced and system recharged. 
Honda Pilot in Kansas, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

83000 mi
The compliance bushings cracked. The dealer replaced control arms for free according to Honda's voluntary 100000 miles warranty extension. 
Sep 2017

102000 mi
A dealer replaced pistons and rings after problems with excessive oil consumption and misfires persisted following spark plugs replacement and software update 
Honda Pilot in Washington, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2018
Dec 2009

1000 mi
support bar, fell off back window while driving. The strut helps hold up the window when open. It appeared the glue failed... 
Jan 2010

20300 mi
Dealer replaced whole back window. To ensure problem does not repeat. 
Jul 2010

3000 mi
a piece of trim came off the car. Reasons unknown, shop replaced no cost/ 
Nov 2017

40000 mi
premature replacement of battery. No fault found, but a couple of years too early.. 
Honda Pilot in Tennessee, United States
Nov 2015 - Sep 2018
Aug 2016

99100 mi

US $500
Driver's lumbar support came off its track and motor quit working. $250 parts, $250 labor. 
May 2017

106000 mi
AC compressor relay stuck, compressor over pressurized system and cause bleed off valve to break open to vent. New relay, new vent valve, recharged AC.  Had to replace radiator fan relay a few days after as well. 
Jul 2018

124000 mi

US $450
Rear shocks completely worn out and leaking. First replacement of factory shocks. 
Honda Pilot in New Hampshire, United States
Dec 2014 - Mar 2018
Sep 2016

80000 mi
Repaired or replaced failed transmission sensor. 
Aug 2017

96000 mi
Replaced intermittent radio under extended warranty. 
Honda Pilot in Connecticut, United States
Apr 2013 - Jul 2015
Jul 2015

67000 mi
Engine light went on since. Trans slow to shift into 3rd 
Honda Pilot in Alaska, United States
Nov 2015 - Mar 2016
Dec 2015

66000 mi

US $250
driver visor broke. It was stuck in the down position. A whole new visor had to be ordered and installed. 
Honda Pilot in Michigan, United States
Oct 2016 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

109000 mi

US $1800
Milled the rotors (vibration when braking) and replace pads front & rear. 
Jun 2018

119000 mi

US $2000
replace rear shocks Recall on airbags 
Honda Pilot in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

134000 mi

US $630
Vehicle went in for scheduled spark plug replacement and valve adjustment. 
Honda Pilot in Maryland, United States
Nov 2009 - Sep 2017
May 2016

92000 mi
Replaced leaking power steering pump Replaced blower motor 
Honda Pilot in Ohio, United States
Dec 2012 - Nov 2017
Apr 2013

89000 mi

US $150
Replaced original battery. 
Sep 2014

108000 mi

US $200
Navigation System. Intermittent DVD Read Error and system would terminate operation 
Honda Pilot in South Carolina, United States
Dec 2011 - Apr 2016
Dec 2012

52000 mi
Wheel vibration at highway speed. 
Aug 2015

91000 mi

US $500
We had the front end rebuilt for the 2nd time. Shocks wore out in less than 18000 miles and control arms were replaced. Now we have a warranty on the repair per a letter from AHM stating that it is a known issue in some vehicles. 
Honda Pilot in New York, United States
May 2010 - Mar 2015
Sep 2010

8000 mi
Moon roof reprogramed 
Dec 2011

27000 mi

US $85
Replaced front pads, Honda paid to resurface rotors. I paid 85 dollars for the pads. Also, Honda replaced both rear shocks under warrenty. Shocks were leaking. Rotor resurface covered under warrenty. 
Honda Pilot in Quebec, Canada
May 2010 - Mar 2018
Jan 2016

C $250
Front right bearing 
Feb 2016

36360 mi

C $900
Main shaft bearing needed replacement. Had to change the whole shaft. 
Honda Pilot in Alabama, United States
Nov 2010 - Nov 2012
Dec 2010

14000 mi
Heard noise that sounded like a dry bearing coming from front of car. Dealer discovered RF wheel bearing bad. Had parts on hand and repaired at no cost. 
Honda Pilot in South Carolina, United States
Mar 2011 - Aug 2013
Jul 2012

30500 mi
Front strut broken and replaced under warranty 
Jan 2013

36000 mi
Front bushing replaced under TSB. no charge 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
Sep 2012 - Jun 2018
Sep 2012

35000 mi
Replaced torn cv boot. 
Jul 2013

49300 mi
Front right shock absorber failed. Replaced. 
Apr 2015

75700 mi

US $58
Both front lower control arm bushings cracked. Left bushing leaking. Replaced under extended warranty. 
Oct 2017

91338 mi

US $39
Replaced liftgate gas struts 
May 2018

92000 mi

US $100
Replaced failed AC relay 
Honda Pilot in Utah, United States
Dec 2011 - Aug 2015
Nov 2013

74100 mi

US $540
Compliance bushings failure. 
Apr 2014

84300 mi

US $150
Left stab bar. 
Jun 2015

116000 mi

US $600
knocking noise out of front suspension. Replaced all struts in vehicle. 
Honda Pilot in Ontario, Canada
May 2010 - Sep 2012
Aug 2011

40300 mi
Small leak in one back shock. Dealer replace rear pair Navi screen listed problem as 'disc read error please consult dealer.' Dealer could not replicate error since it reset with ignition so just cleaned disc. Error came back. 
Jun 2012

59520 mi

C $160
3rd gear pressure switch faulty and replaced under warrenty 
Sep 2012

59520 mi
Transmission shudder when shifting into drive, intermittent issue. 
Honda Pilot in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2009 - Mar 2016
Apr 2014

42300 mi

US $150
interior map lights and backseat overhead lights were burning out in less than a month's time. Had the map light's motor? replaced and has worked fine since. 
Honda Pilot in Maryland, United States
Mar 2013 - Jul 2014
Feb 2014

65000 mi

US $200
Brake trouble light kept coming on. VSA modulator replaced. 
Honda Pilot in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2009 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

84000 mi
Bearing shot in heater biower motor. Replace all spark plugs because of concern with cylinder design issues. 
Honda Pilot in New Jersey, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2018
Feb 2011

20000 mi
rear passenger door not aligned flush with body of vehicle. Noticed since delivery but very minor issue finally had dealer adjust door and re-align. Something which should have been inspected since it was noticable by Hondas final insp team hazard warning switch not working took to dealer switch needs to be replaced they have ordered the parts. Switch never worked properly from delivery but had no time to take to dealer to have replaced. memory seat from postion 1 to 2 not working all the time. when engage memory seat periodically seat does not go back to original memory position. Driver side mirror also engages up continiously until the memory seat button is pressed again 
Mar 2011

22000 mi
power seats when moved forward and back would be bumpy when sliding on track. Seat would not hold secure in position. Dealer informed TSB issued but parts not in stock. Ordered parts awaiting dealer call back for service appt to replace. 
Apr 2011

22000 mi
repaired seat track issue. Dealer called and installed in seat tracks for both driver and passenger. Seats now move freely and smoothly. 
Jun 2013

47000 mi

US $605
driver sun visor keeps failing and not holding in uprright position...was told repair is out of warranty and Honda does not cover cosmetic repairs on extended warranty which was purchased when I was sold the vehicle and not told of this. 
Dec 2015

72000 mi
Compliance bushing issues known by Honda TSB issued - was having problems with steering wheel shaking at highway speeds when braking searched online chat rooms and learned TSB issued by Honda took car to dealer snd informed them of TSB 
Apr 2017

85000 mi

US $1200
Alternator Something associated with oil circulator 

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2009 Honda Pilot

Engine not specified

Honda Pilot in Delaware, United States
Apr 2010 - Jun 2011
May 2010

19000 mi

US $819
Tie rods (also required replacement of front tires) 

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2009 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Pilot in North Carolina, United States
Feb 2014 - Feb 2019
Mar 2014

67000 mi

US $250
Front lower control arm bushings were torn and leaking fluid--Carmax had to replace the lower control arms (under extended warranty) Washer fluid pump screens were clogged and causing fluid not to flow into the pumps--didn't work. 
Dec 2014

79000 mi

US $250
Rack & Pinion passenger-side inner boot was ripped and leaking. Repaired under Ext. Warranty 
Dec 2015

97000 mi

US $240
2nd Row Passenger-Side Seat top latch broke; paid for repair as it did not qualify was In-Warranty 
May 2016

105700 mi

US $566
Air Deflector was failing; was replaced Compressor Relay system was stuck in open position intermittently; relay was replaced and freon was added 
Nov 2016

116400 mi
Lighter outlet had fuse blown (owner caused) 
Honda Pilot in North Carolina, United States
Jun 2013 - Aug 2014
Aug 2013

60400 mi

US $240
An internal pressure sensor went bad. It had to be replaced. 
Honda Pilot in Wisconsin, United States
Jul 2011 - Apr 2014
Dec 2013

120000 mi

US $900
lower suspension arm bushing failed as they all do they should be recalled! 
Apr 2014

127000 mi
THE ENGINE BLEW BENT ALL VALVES AND BROKE A PISTON AND A ROD 
Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
Feb 2010 - Mar 2016
Oct 2010

37000 mi
knocking sound in engine. part was replaced. 
Oct 2013

90700 mi

US $200
under warranty 
Honda Pilot in Texas, United States
Jun 2011 - Nov 2015
Aug 2011

37300 mi
Some interior trim at door jamb behind driver. Dealer repair satisfactory. 
Jul 2012

55000 mi

US $80
Replaced lift struts on tail gate. 
Nov 2014

101000 mi

US $1200
A/C not working. Had to replace compressor, clutch and coil. 
May 2015

113000 mi

US $1923
Passenger side trim repaired on rocker panel. Looked to me like fasteners failed. Inside part closest to rear tire cracked and caused other fasteners to fail. 
Honda Pilot in Illinois, United States
Dec 2011 - Jan 2012
Jan 2012

49000 mi
Noise with window. 
Honda Pilot in Minnesota, United States
Jun 2014 - Dec 2016
Dec 2016

133000 mi

US $1750
Slight noise heard. Dealer took apart engine found scarring on cylinders, replaced entire engine. 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
Mar 2009 - Mar 2010
Mar 2009

500 mi
Loose bolt inside passenger door causing rattle. 
Apr 2009

1000 mi
Rattle coming from driver side window. Dealer stated problem was caused by a spot weld in B-Pillar. Problem recurring. Window "scrunch" noise as outlined in Honda Service Notice for 2008 model year Pilots. 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
May 2012 - Sep 2012
May 2012

65000 mi

US $1500
Went to dealer for passenger side front shock problem.Vibration and rougher ride from passenger front side.Fix:Replace broken leaking companion bushings and right front shock.Rough ride persisted,blown shocks all around replaced by friend. 
Sep 2012

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. 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
Feb 2012 - Mar 2012
Mar 2012

42000 mi

US $800
Had to replace the rear shocks and the compliance bushings went out at 37k. Verified by the dealer but probably went out in warranty. Planning on pursuing reimbursement complaints to Honda. Tires also only last under 36,000 miles. 
Honda Pilot in Louisiana, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2013
Apr 2011

30000 mi
Had the paint chips from TSB 09-55 repaired. It took 2.5 days and was covered by warranty. The repair was completed however still see a small line where paint will likely chip again. I'm not going to bring it back, just hoping that it will last.  
Honda Pilot in Georgia, United States
Oct 2009 - Sep 2016
Oct 2010

29000 mi

US $190
Key fob reprogramed....now it works new. 
Jan 2016

45800 mi

US $400
replace passenger side front wheel bearing. 
Honda Pilot in Maryland, United States
Jun 2012 - Jun 2018
Oct 2012

70000 mi

US $360
Vibration in steering wheel while braking.Replaced bad compliance bushings with factory upgraded parts.Adjusted alignment.Vibration remained-machined front rotors=fixed.Vibration may cause original bushing failure-leak black liquid when torn 
Oct 2015

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. 
Jun 2017

130000 mi

US $631
Replace fogged headlight assemblies. Renewed 2 leaking windshield washer pumps--front and rear. 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. 
Honda Pilot in Louisiana, United States
Nov 2015 - Jul 2018
Nov 2016

114300 mi

US $100
AC diverter 
Jul 2018

120000 mi

US $481
Replace wheel bearings 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
Sep 2009 - Sep 2014
Mar 2009

500 mi
Intermittent interruptions while talking through the Blue Tooth connection. I am hearing everything but the other end of the call keeps getting gaps in the conversation. The calls work perfectly while using my Jawbone handset. This is still not resolved. 
Mar 2012

56000 mi
When I drive at speeds in excess of 55 MPH I get a high pitch rattle in the driver's window. I also had to replace the rails the driver and passenger seat move along as there was significant bumps felt as the seats moved forward and backwar. 
Sep 2014

112000 mi
AC blower motor and AC recirculation vents not working. 
Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
Feb 2009 - Jan 2018
Mar 2009

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". 
Apr 2010

32000 mi
Driver's side visor was replaced under warranty for dropping. 
Jun 2010

38000 mi
Power steering motor replaced under new car warranty 
Jun 2011

63000 mi
Motor on lumbar support died and was replaced under HondaCare . $298 billed to HondaCare 
May 2012

79600 mi
two struts replaced under Honda care 
Oct 2012

86000 mi
replace field coil under Honda Care 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
Nov 2015 - Jun 2018
Sep 2015

57761 mi
Replaced the lower control arm bushings due to leakage. Front wheel alignment also done. All done without charge because Honda issued a warranty extension campaign. 
Aug 2016

70514 mi
Replaced driver side low beam light bulb Replaced driver side low beam light bulb 
Jan 2017

US $17
Replaced passenger side low beam headlight 
Sep 2017

84687 mi
When I start the car, there's a rattling sound that lasts for about 20 seconds coming out from the center console . If I turn off the engine, then turn the key to the slot "II" just before starting the engine, I get the same rattling sound for about 20 seconds. Very consistent result. Doesn't matter whether the engine is hot or not, I hear the rattling sound for about 20 seconds, then it stops. The rattling comes from the rear part of the center console which is the rear A/C unit area. You can feel the rattling. Mechanic said he would have to remove the center console to find the source of the rattling noise. I didn't have it done. Rattling stopped in Nov 2017. The same scenario happened in Sept 2015 at almost 60,000 miles. Took it to dealer who said it might be the air mix motor. No work done. The rattling went away in Oct 2015 . 
Apr 2018

91865 mi

US $30
Replaced low beam headlight on driver side 
Jun 2018

93460 mi

US $82
Replaced two manual lift supports in rear lift gate 
Honda Pilot in Nevada, United States
Jul 2008 - Jun 2011
May 2009

7000 mi
Reverse sensors suddenly stopped working. 
Honda Pilot in Georgia, United States
Dec 2009 - May 2012
Oct 2011

33000 mi
Lumbar in drivers seat doesn't work properly. It moves and rattles while driving. 
Honda Pilot in Ohio, United States
Aug 2009 - Oct 2011
Sep 2009

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. 
Dec 2009

24000 mi
same shuddering problem 
Jun 2010

29000 mi
This time they cleaned the EGR. Didn't fix the problem. 
Honda Pilot in New York, United States
Jul 2016 - Oct 2017
Oct 2016

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 
Honda Pilot in Oklahoma, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2018
Oct 2011

79000 mi

US $40
Lower control arm bushings replaced on both sides. OEM had fluid for dampening - fluid leaked out, causing brake wobble and vebration on highway. New OEM parts have changed design. Not covered by warranty due to mileage. Tailgate electic button replaced. Door unlatched every time the car was started. TSB from Honda on this in 2009 but mine didn't start acting up until this fall. Requested goodwill consideration, Honda paid 75 percent (my share $40). 
Sep 2017

213000 mi

US $500
serpentine belt idler arm pulley assembly 
Honda Pilot in Oregon, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2018
May 2018

94000 mi

US $1544
Brakes pulsated when applying brakes. Had rotors replaced and new pads installed. 
Honda Pilot in Washington, United States
Mar 2017 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

89000 mi

US $750
Radiator cracked and leaking. Replaced 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
Feb 2009 - Jun 2014
Feb 2009

1500 mi
Driver side sun visor fell off 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Dec 2009

1000 mi
Took the car for a shudder at light throttle. Dealer said there was no problem. Car also has tires that are unbalanced, start vibrating at 75mph, dealer did not re-balance tires because they could not feel a vibration. 
Honda Pilot in Texas, United States
Oct 2008 - Sep 2012
Jul 2011

47500 mi

US $50
Replaced front windshield washer pump. 
Sep 2012

69000 mi

US $50
Rear glass washer pump was leaking. Replaced with new. 
Honda Pilot in Arizona, United States
May 2016 - Aug 2016
Jul 2016

79000 mi

US $550
Engine whine that matched RPMs and battery light came on. No noticeable electrical power loss but battery metered out lower with car running than static. Alternator. 
Honda Pilot in Maryland, United States
Dec 2010 - Jul 2017
Mar 2016

89000 mi

US $300
Windshield reservoir 
Jul 2017

103000 mi

US $731
VSA / Engine error display. 3 coils replaced, air filter and spark plugs Windshield water reservoir grommets replaced to stop leaking fluid 
Honda Pilot in Georgia, United States
Oct 2010 - Oct 2014
Mar 2011

38000 mi
Rear passenger power port would pop up while pulling out an adapter. A new power port was installed. On the left most third row seat, the handle on the back of the seat it coming off and a new handle is on back order, I was told this is a common problem, hence the back ordered part. 
Jan 2013

39800 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. Original battery failed. 
Honda Pilot in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2008 - Dec 2011
Dec 2008

1000 mi
2 Repairs for the 09 Pilot. Rear speaker system did not work - bad wiring connection from car manufacturer.  Also had trim on passenger side door replaced - door ding from delivery of vehicle to dealer, also had stripe trim replaced. 
Honda Pilot in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2008 - Jun 2011
Oct 2008

3000 mi
Alarm installer sliced leather steering wheel with tool so this trip was a fix of that. Power seat on drivers side made a thumping feeling -I thought it just needed grease but it needed a new seat track Seat track was replaced and problem solved. 
Jan 2010

28500 mi
rear latch "switch" is failing. interior lights come on while driving and hatch tries to open and close. safety mechanism won't allow it to open but you can hear it trying. 
Jun 2010

28000 mi
part of my seat came apart, as well as headrest was unsecure they put the part in at this visit 
Jun 2011

35000 mi
Seat coming apart by the seatbelt area again - told it's due to getting in and out of the car. 2nd repair, they won't do it again once the warranty is over at 36k. 

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2009 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Honda Pilot in Indiana, United States
Jan 2010 - May 2019
Feb 2011

32000 mi
Water entered switch in rear of car (near hatch) and caused int. lights to come on, or door ajar lights to come on. Probably occured at car wash. dealer cleaned out and is now fine. 
Mar 2013

65000 mi
Pilot needed a new power window motor and switch. 
Jun 2013

68000 mi
Motor for passenger window burned out due to water getting into it. They re-routed the wiring harness and so far it's okay. 
Jun 2014

79000 mi
1 wheel bearing failed. I heard a noise that sounded like tread on pavement. Louder than normal - and gas mileage had gone down to 17 mpg. After reapir, mpg is back to ~19.5 
Jun 2017

102000 mi

US $200
The windshield washer reservoir was leaking. Needed rubber grommets that attach to the pump. Can't buy grommets only. Must buy pumps too. $200 included labor 
Aug 2017

106000 mi

US $250
windshield washer reservoir was leaking. I had the reservoir replaced and that didn't fix it. Had to get new seals where the pumps attach to the reservoir. That didn't do it either. we ended up having the shop use the sealant spray to coat the area and finally fix it. If I did it all over, I would have replaced the pumps too. Jan '18. STILL not fixed. The solution is new pumps and seals for the reservoir. I tried to re-use the original, working pumps. 
Honda Pilot in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2011 - Jun 2013
Jun 2012

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 
Mar 2013

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. 
Honda Pilot in Washington, United States
Oct 2009 - Jun 2018
Dec 2009

10000 mi
"D" light flashing Dealer replace powertrain control module 
Nov 2011

30706 mi
Key FOB replaced Front left and right seat track replaced  Front left and right seat track replaced Key FOB replaced 
Sep 2013

50000 mi

US $27
Windshield washer leak at tank. Replaced front windshield washer pump. 
Honda Pilot in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2009 - Mar 2016
Apr 2010

12000 mi
Replaced DVD Nav drive.  Replaced rear interior pillar form (molded plastic.) 
Apr 2014

50500 mi
Clunking LF suspension, leaking bushing -- did TSB 09-077 by replacing both front suspension lower arm bushing brackets; add'l replaced LF swaybar link, LF shock cartridge and bump stop 
Sep 2014

55000 mi
Diagnose and replace defective parking sensor switch on dashboard 
Honda Pilot in New York, United States
Aug 2009 - Apr 2010
Apr 2010

9000 mi
Misaligned bumper led to the headlights rubbing the bumper and chipping the paint. Never repaired. 
Honda Pilot in New York, United States
Sep 2011 - Oct 2014
Feb 2014

48400 mi

US $823
Compliance Bushings L/R 
Honda Pilot in New York, United States
Aug 2008 - Mar 2010
Oct 2008

5000 mi
Right side dash rattle,successful I think they taped mounting tabs on passenger side under dash airbag.  
Honda Pilot in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2008 - Jun 2018
May 2011

43700 mi
CEL, throttle cleaned. 
Aug 2015

92000 mi
Car started to hesitate - would not start 
Mar 2016

99000 mi

US $230
The ignition coils were replaced. dealer dtc 84-71 vsa sensor neutral position not writing 
Oct 2016

105800 mi

US $1700
front end ratteling 
Honda Pilot in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2008 - Jul 2018
Sep 2011

37000 mi

US $200
The lock of the glove compartment fell off. The dealer refused to install the existing lock (which I had), so they needed to order a new lock for a price that I couldn't justify. Did not fix. 
Mar 2017

86000 mi

US $100
Bolts holding the exhaust pipe broke, needed to replace them + some $20 metal part. 
May 2017

90000 mi

US $700
Power steering pump, serpentine belt, tensioner got replaced. Power steering fluid got replaced. There was a leak in the power steering pipe. 
Mar 2018

99000 mi

US $120
Oil sensor was malfunctioning, presumably because broken or the pipes requiring cleaning. Check engine light and VTM dashboard indicator have been lit. Diagnostics revealed P3400 error code, if I'm not mistaken. Required cleaning of some debris from the oil pipes in the engine as well as engine diagnostics job. 
Honda Pilot in Illinois, United States
Aug 2008 - Aug 2017
Jun 2009

6000 mi
Spots in inner surface of Navi screen shield 
Sep 2009

13000 mi
Dirty NAV screen shield. Installed new one. 
Aug 2012

40500 mi
Remote key fob failure Replaced Key Fob #1 and recoded transmitter. This repair caused code in Fob #2 to no longer work 
May 2014

62000 mi
Sunscreen clips broken Driver power seat track jumping while in movement 
Jun 2014

62000 mi
Complinace Bushings leaking, Right and Left side replaced 
Honda Pilot in Indiana, United States
Aug 2008 - Mar 2010
Nov 2008

3000 mi
Third seat back release lever had to be replaced. Tailgate switch on door of Touring model did not operate. Dealer ordered part, but this did not fix the problem. Dealer then order another part and will have to bring the Pilot back to be fixed. Failing to fix the problem of the tailgate switch not working by replacing the switch, the Dealer ordered a control module. When install the switch did work and the problem was fixed. 
Honda Pilot in North Dakota, United States
May 2008 - Jun 2013
Mar 2012

53000 mi

US $150
Bolts attaching window in rear hatch were defective and had to be replaced. Window was loose and was allowing dust and water to leak into interior. 
Honda Pilot in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2008 - Jan 2011
Jun 2010

20000 mi
Passinger side mirror came out of track when tilting down when car in reverse. parts ordered to replace 
Jan 2011

25000 mi
door locks kept cycling, it was determined that the rear liftgate lock was not locking. they replaced the lock mechinism. 
Honda Pilot in Colorado, United States
Oct 2008 - Mar 2010
Nov 2008

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.) 
Honda Pilot in Delaware, United States
Nov 2008 - Apr 2012
Nov 2009

22000 mi
Center console cover ordered because power outlet fell out repeatedly. 
Dec 2009

23000 mi
new center console replaced per service bulletin 
Jan 2012

64500 mi
Replaced a headlight. Replaced the other headlight two weeks later. 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
Feb 2009 - Oct 2013
Jun 2010

22000 mi

US $28
Paint peeling from handle on driver's door. Dealer didn't know what to do. Said the person who deals with paint issues comes to the dealership only once a month. Dealer could provide a schedule for the next visit.  
May 2012

43400 mi
Drained battery, noise and smoke from engine compartment on restart. Faulty AC system clutch relay, blown compressor relief valve. relay/compressor clutch and relief valve replaced. ac system evacuated and recharged 
Honda Pilot in Ohio, United States
Jan 2010 - Oct 2017
Nov 2014

90000 mi
Had a progressively louder noise at idle to 2000rpm and performance was down. Replaced the front bank camshaft via Honda Care warranty. 
Honda Pilot in Oregon, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2018
May 2009

1000 mi
Driver door stop replaced which was loose causing a snapping sound when opening or closing door. 
Jul 2009

2000 mi
A piece of door trim kept falling off and I was going to wait to have it replaced until an oil change but I didn’t notice it fall out and lost it. Honda replaced the part for no charge since it was the same door that had the door stop replaced. 
Mar 2015

49000 mi

US $450
Driver window switch stopped working, replaced switch assembly. 
Honda Pilot in Ohio, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2010
Mar 2009

10000 mi

US $13
The rear wiper was not correctly mounted or aligned and would dislodge during trips to the auto car wash and break. Wiper motor seemed to be misaligned internally and or the blade itself. After trip, issue fixed was to push the wiper motor assembly over. 
Honda Pilot in Yukon Territory, Canada
Jan 2009 - Jun 2018
Apr 2009

3720 mi
Moisture buildup in headliner due to no seal at top of windshield. Headliner removed, dried, sealed and reinstalled. 
Sep 2009

5580 mi
Need replacement key fob. Remote functions do not work reliably 
Mar 2010

8060 mi

C $250
Track for drivers seat had to be "ironed" out to make forward and back motion smooth. Second attempt; will replace if problem occurs again Vehicle would randomly not start as if the battery was low. Battery cable was found to be loose and couldn't be tightened so assembly was replaced Drivers side visor would not return to closed position (there was a gap between the visor and the headliner) Replacement visor was installed. 
Jan 2011

38360 mi
Key fob was not activating correctly. Replaced transmitter 
Mar 2011

19220 mi
Third problem with vibrations of drivers seat. Seat guide replaced. 
Jun 2011

19840 mi
Passenger seat rail/guide replaced under warranty 
Oct 2012

29960 mi
Rust spots appearing on back door. Back door was replaced after numerous re-paint jobs 
May 2018

79980 mi

C $700
Replaced evaporator unit due to leak 
Honda Pilot in New Hampshire, United States
Nov 2008 - Jun 2018
Aug 2009

15000 mi
TSB-055, the fender and bumpers rubbed together under the headlights, causing tiny paint chips. It's minor now but many years later would cause potential rust in this area. 
Aug 2010

36000 mi
The paint on the read window shades was gone, exposing the copper metal underneath. Since it was almost the end of the warranty, I had both replaced. 
Jan 2013

77000 mi
Left front parking sensor had an intermittent fault. Lower control arm bushings blown. Caused shaking on the highway. 
Apr 2013

78300 mi
Loose Tie rod end and leaking Steering Rack. The whole rack was replaced. Steering is noticeably smoother now. 
Aug 2014

96200 mi
Started getting read errors in the Nav system. A new disk didn't replace it but it was temperature sensitive. HondaCare warranty replaced the entire system. 
Jun 2015

111000 mi
Mirror motors jumping, both replaced under warranty Compressor Relay intermittently failed. Replaced relay. Water pump found to be leaking during timing belt change. Pump replaced. Timing belt tensioner found to be failing, part replaced. 
Sep 2015

113000 mi
Compressor was making noise, replaced. Tensioner for serpentine belt making noise. Parking sensor flaking out. 
Dec 2015

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 
Jan 2016

92800 mi
Propeller shaft replaced because I was having a persistent vibration at highway speeds. 
Apr 2017

135000 mi

US $675
Leak in the High Pressure line. I think this was due to the line not being clipped in when the compressor was replaced, causing it to rub and leak. 
Jun 2017

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. 
Honda Pilot in Illinois, United States
Jan 2009 - Sep 2009
May 2009

2000 mi
Some plastic interior trim pieces replaced because they were blemished. 
Honda Pilot in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2009 - Sep 2012
Aug 2012

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. 
Honda Pilot in Tennessee, United States
Sep 2011 - Sep 2014
Apr 2012

64000 mi

US $90
Front windshield washer pump failed 
Honda Pilot in Oman
Mar 2016 - Jan 2018
Jun 2016

205840 mi

$120
Throttle body was not working properly. It was cleaned, re-programmed,by Honda Dealer. 
Sep 2016

213280 mi

$110
excessive oil consumption. add oil every 2,000 km. 
May 2017

231260 mi
power steering pump 
Honda Pilot in Utah, United States
Jun 2016 - Oct 2016
Aug 2016

187900 mi

US $4208
Light flashing took in had tyranny replaced 
Honda Pilot in Kentucky, United States
Sep 2016 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

99000 mi

US $250
Replaced warped front rotors and scored rear rotors from stuck rear brake. Replaced all Brake pads and brake hardware. Relubed caliper brake return pins. 
Oct 2016

99500 mi

US $192
sway bar links on driver side worn. Had replaced. lower control arm and bushing bad. Both replaced under manufacturers extended warranty. 
Mar 2017

106000 mi

US $240
Replaced worn brake pads, rotors for all four wheels, replaced brake fluid. 
May 2017

110000 mi

US $20
Replaced a/c relay, system had ceased to function 
Feb 2018

122000 mi

US $400
Replaced timing belt, water pump, tensioner s drive belt and fluids. 
Mar 2018

122000 mi

US $40
Replaced both headlights, driver side was burnt out 
Honda Pilot in Maryland, United States
Sep 2015 - Dec 2016
Aug 2016

101000 mi
Drive side strut replaced for the second time for free. 
Honda Pilot in Newfoundland / Lab., Canada
Dec 2014 - Dec 2015
Jan 2015

81840 mi

C $979
Replace: Rear Sway bar bushings Rear Sway bar end links Replace: P/S Front strut assembly. P/S and D/S Front Lower control arm bushings. 
Feb 2015

82840 mi

C $303
Replace both rear shocks 
Dec 2015

96100 mi

C $450
Two front wheel bearings replaced 
Honda Pilot in Massachusetts, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2018
Aug 2016

97000 mi

US $15
AC has been more and more intermittent so I tried recharging it myself but the problem persists. 
Sep 2016

97000 mi

US $20
Air conditioner was working sporadically as the compressor wasn't kicking on. Recharge didn't work. Replace the compressor relay and all is good now. 
Feb 2017

101000 mi

US $20
Replaced driver's side headlight 
Dec 2017

112000 mi

US $950
Valve adjustment, new plugs and an oil change, software update 
May 2018

117000 mi

US $276
Bank 1 Oil Pressure Switch replaced 
Honda Pilot in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2014 - Apr 2017
Sep 2014

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. 
Dec 2016

100000 mi
Piston rings replaced. Honda VCM system causes sludge buildup in cylinders leading to engine failure. 
Honda Pilot in Illinois, United States
Nov 2014 - Jun 2018
Aug 2016

121000 mi

US $350
Broken sway bar on one side, cracked on the other. 
Feb 2017

127000 mi

US $700
New alternator New 3rd gear solenoid 
Jun 2017

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. 
Oct 2017

134000 mi

US $500
Replace front right strut. 
Honda Pilot in New York, United States
Aug 2008 - Apr 2012
Nov 2008

3357 mi
Replacing both headlights. Drip marks are on the inside of both driver and passenger headlight lense 
Honda Pilot in Alabama, United States
Feb 2009 - Sep 2012
Mar 2009

6000 mi
Wheel balance issue from delivery. Two trips to dealer so far and still not right. 
Honda Pilot in Nebraska, United States
Jan 2011 - Sep 2014
Jan 2011

30000 mi

US $200
The hose broke and I got new plastic sprayers for the hood. Again cheapo parts by honda. 
Jan 2012

55000 mi

US $500
Honda made it with a cheapo part and the dealer said a good one would be good to replace. 
Honda Pilot in Michigan, United States
Aug 2017 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

104000 mi

US $189
Left front wheel was making a “grinding” sound and required a new wheel bearing. 
May 2018

107000 mi

US $800
Replaced timing belt, pre-tensioner, water pump, spark plugs as part of 105,000 maintenance Drain and Fill Trans fluid, drain and fill rear diff fluid 
Honda Pilot in Massachusetts, United States
May 2008 - Jul 2017
Jul 2008

2000 mi
The clips holding the map light were not assembled correctly, allowing the map light assembly to hang below ceiling with quarter-inch gap. 
Mar 2010

27000 mi
Motor for passenger side mirror was binding when adjusting the mirror from bottom to top. 
Aug 2013

60000 mi

US $624
Lower control arm bushings were torn; Both sides replaced; Price includes required alignment ($89.95). 
Mar 2014

64000 mi

US $303
Replace spark plugs due to misfire - P0301, P0305, P0306 (potentially related to class-action lawsuit) 
Dec 2014

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. 
Feb 2015

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. 
Apr 2015

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. 
Honda Pilot in New York, United States
Jan 2015 - Jun 2018
May 2017

127000 mi

US $350
Left Wheel Bearing replacement 
Jan 2018

136000 mi

US $700
Battery (5 years old) and original alternator replaced. 
Feb 2018

139000 mi

US $1000
Strut replacement after pothole damage. (No damage to wheel or tire.) 
Honda Pilot in Tennessee, United States
Jul 2009 - Jun 2018
Jul 2009

2200 mi
Repair lumbar support in drivers seat, fix trim piece on passenger side I pillar. 
Sep 2009

6700 mi

US $27
Oil Change, replace drivers side mirror glass due to scratch, replace clip on third row seating rear cover, replace trim piece on passenger side "I" pillar, buff scratch on rear tailgate. All issues were from factory. 
Jan 2018

170000 mi

US $700
2nd failed alternator 
Honda Pilot in Virginia, United States
- Mar 2009
Mar 2009

199 mi
Continued rattling noise above passenger visor area 
Honda Pilot in Illinois, United States
May 2008 - Jan 2011
Jul 2008

2000 mi
Nav system failed 
Honda Pilot in Ohio, United States
Feb 2014 - Jun 2018
May 2014

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!! 
Honda Pilot in South Dakota, United States
Mar 2013 - Mar 2016
Dec 2013

10000 mi

US $200
HVAC blend door motor 
Honda Pilot in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2018
Jul 2011

40000 mi

US $30
Rear wiper arm became misaligned. Removed and reinstalled motor. Replaced entire wiper arm. 
Jun 2016

104000 mi

US $300
Swaybar bushing was worn and was replaced. 
Jun 2017

114000 mi

US $170
Exhaust flange needed replacement. 
Apr 2018

124000 mi

US $600
CV joint and front axle replacement. Repair/ Replace Pads and Rotors on all four corners 
Honda Pilot in Wisconsin, United States
Nov 2011 - Jun 2018
Jan 2012

65800 mi
The front blower motor made noise on cold starts. Dealer replaced for free under dealer warranty. Keyfob range was too short. 
Oct 2015

90300 mi
I had rust starting to form on the trunk door by the license plate light and by the lift handle. Dealership sent pics to Honda and they took care of it. Rear lower arm bushing was leaking (Honda just issued extended warranty coverage for it). At the same time we replaced a tierod that was loose (since the alignment was free) Loose tie rod end, so we replaced it during the visit because the shop was taking care of other stuff already. 
Honda Pilot in Alberta, Canada
Jan 2012 - Jun 2018
Dec 2015

65720 mi

C $700
Remote keyless entry not working. Both keys replaced under extended warranty 
Apr 2018

93000 mi

C $374
scraped from rear ended up being rotors and pads that needed replaacement. 
Honda Pilot in Nigeria
Sep 2010 - Jul 2014
Nov 2011

7300 mi

$30
Loose side boards retightened. The bolts were worn out - replaced. 
Jun 2012

11160 mi

$100
Replaced both horns 
Dec 2012

14260 mi
Fuel tank replaced at no cost, due technical bulletin 
Jun 2013

17360 mi

$700
Poor acceleration. Fuel sytem flushed, filters replaced but problem persists. Car works only at gentle acceleration 
Oct 2013

19100 mi

$1000
Rear CAT blockage led to poor acceleration. Fuel pump, spark plugs aand CAT replaced. 
Honda Pilot in Indiana, United States
Sep 2010 - Sep 2014
Oct 2010

29000 mi
Exhaust leaked into car. Changed gaskets on rear tailgate door and window. 
Feb 2013

66200 mi

US $65
passenger side mirror setting itself in extreme cold 
Apr 2014

93200 mi
The AC unit was shutting off the starter and the car would not start. This happened twice. First time care was jump started. Second time car was towed to dealer. 
Honda Pilot in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2009 - Jun 2018
Aug 2009

300 mi
New vehicle problem Air conditioning to rear blows very hot air. Replaced door mechanism in ducting.. Warranty work. 
Jul 2010

9000 mi
Shuddering under modest braking suggesting warped rotors, All front and rear rotors resurfaced Warrantied. 
Jun 2012

31000 mi
Rubber strip on sunroof had fallen off. Had dealer repair under warranty. 
Jul 2013

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. 
Feb 2014

46000 mi

US $725
VSA, ABS and VTM-4 warning lights on. Independent mechanic diagnosed failed rear wheel sensor and corroded harness. Replaced parts, but VSA light remained on. VSA, ABS lights on. Dealer diagnosed failed computers controlling these systems. Dealer said vehicle unsafe to drive. Honda covered part of the cost of repairs. 
Apr 2014

47300 mi
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. All previous warning lights returned about 2 weeks after previous repair. Dealer replaced both Power Control Module and Electronics Control Module. No problems have re-occurred now after about 5 weeks (keeping fingers crossed!). 
Aug 2014

51600 mi
All previous warning lights returned, but would go off on restart, so took to dealer who said "no codes stored", but independent pulled codes when oil changed recently. Lights currently off. 
Dec 2014

58000 mi

US $100
The VSA/ABS Flashing D set of warning lights came on with increasing frequency as the weather got colder. Would not return on restart once vehicle was warm. Left wiring harness replaced. Update: finally seems to have fixed the problem. 
Dec 2015

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. 
Mar 2018

102000 mi

US $200
Sway bar links replaced 
Honda Pilot in Virginia, United States
Jun 2010 - Mar 2019
Aug 2010

25300 mi
Navigation screen would display "Disc not read" after restarting the vehicle. Navigation system was replaced. 
Sep 2010

26000 mi
Passenger side around the glove box has a loud rattle. Glove box replaced, but rattle still there. 
Jun 2011

32000 mi
Rattle in glove box. They remove glove box and installed foam between the two points that cause the rattle when vehicle is moving. 
Dec 2013

69000 mi

US $100
broken sway bar lower control arm bushins 
Apr 2017

128000 mi

US $1200
Driver and passenger axle replacement 
Honda Pilot in Ohio, United States
Feb 2012 - Aug 2015
Jun 2013

108000 mi

US $50
driver's reading light bulb 
Aug 2015

158000 mi

US $375
annoying noise when driving and riding over bumps. Sway bar linkage. 
Honda Pilot in Ohio, United States
Mar 2012 - Mar 2018
Jun 2012

52000 mi
Power steering hose leak 
May 2015

80000 mi
Lumbar support on drivers side stopped working. 
Honda Pilot in Kentucky, United States
Jul 2012 - Mar 2013
Aug 2012

58000 mi
2 bolts loose 2 bolts missing at transmission and drive shaft connection. 
Honda Pilot in Maryland, United States
Jul 2012 - Aug 2012
Aug 2012

22000 mi
Center console did not light up. Major issue at night! 
Honda Pilot in Tennessee, United States
Dec 2011 - Sep 2014
Nov 2013

98900 mi

US $50
Replaced Front Windshield Washer Pump 
Honda Pilot in New York, United States
May 2012 - Apr 2013
Jul 2012

41200 mi
replaced compliance bushings on both front control arms navigation drive unit failing rattle in drivers side door or A post 
Dec 2012

51000 mi
starter motor noise in cold weather start 
Feb 2013

52300 mi

US $140
power seat memory failed loud noise from brake pedal in cold weather battery died 
Honda Pilot in New Brunswick, Canada
Apr 2012 - Aug 2016
Dec 2015

124000 mi

C $300
Could not have Wheel alignment done without repair to suspension part. Tires were unevely worn (drivers side). 
Honda Pilot in Texas, United States
Mar 2012 - Feb 2014
Jan 2013

80000 mi

US $85
Interior wear attributed to Workmanship issues. Replaced center console lid and door leather due to unusual wear and tear. Dealer agreed it was workmanship issue from manufacture not owner. 
Honda Pilot in New York, United States
Apr 2012 - Dec 2012
May 2012

33700 mi
lower arm compliance bushing both replace replaced rack and pinion due to leaking seal 
Honda Pilot in Saskatchewan, Canada
Mar 2010 - Mar 2015
Dec 2010

25420 mi
Power driver seat moving jerky. Replaced seat rails. Back seat latch broken and seat would not lower. Plastic clip holding cable was broken. Plastic handle mechanism replaced. 
May 2012

38420 mi
Rust spotting on the tailgate fixed by TSB 11-016 at their cost. 
Jul 2013

49580 mi
A/C compressor relay sticking on and blew off A/C high pressure valve. Key fob buttons work intermittently 

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