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2015 Honda Pilot repairs by problem area

Engine (6%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (25%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (38%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 16 repairs.
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2015 Honda Pilot repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (0%)

< $100 (100%)

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Chart based on 14 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Pilot in Georgia, United States
Apr 2015 - Apr 2017
Apr 2015

5000 mi
Glove box latch broken. Replaced under warranty. 
Aug 2015

13500 mi
A/C got worse at handling summer heat. Dealer ran dye, no leaks, but the system was low on "freon", probably from factory (?) Repaired under warranty. 
Oct 2015

16000 mi
Housing between steering wheel and dashboard loose and rattling. Not fixed on first trip to dealer, taking car back in October. Should be warranty fix. Somewhat indicative of an interior not up to the standards of a car of this price! 
Jun 2016

27000 mi
2nd time in 14 months that the AC lost all of its charge. Fixed under warranty. 
Apr 2017

36000 mi
Housing between steering wheel and dashboard loose and rattling. Dealer couldn't ever find it. I just slammed my hand on the housing anytime it would rattle. 
Honda Pilot in Montana, United States
Nov 2014 - Jun 2018
Sep 2015

10000 mi
Check engine light came on to change transaxle fluid. Dealer stated false ready nag. 

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2015 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Honda Pilot in New York, United States
Feb 2015 - Sep 2018
Mar 2015

1000 mi
Replaced washer fluid tank. 
Dec 2015

10000 mi
Noise clicking sound at steering wheel. Can not find what is causing it. Bringing Pilot back to dealer in 01/16 for a 2 day repair attempt. I will again complain about the noise issues under the front end Replaced front shocks. Noise and thumping over rough roads continue. Vehicle has a weak suspension. This 2015 Pilot is junk compared to my 2010 Pilot. I will address this issue with dealer next visit for the steering wheel clicking in Jan 16 
Mar 2016

13000 mi
REPLACED 1 REAR SHOCK (NOT 2). STEERING WHEEL CLICKS WHEN TURNING. THE PASS WINDOW RATTLES. STILL THUMPS OVER BUMPS. HONDA WON'T FIT THIS JUNK OF MINE. 
Honda Pilot in Minnesota, United States
Nov 2014 - Jun 2018
Jul 2015

6700 mi
Sunroof fell apart, required complete replacement, under warranty. Sunroof would not close, gasket/trim came out of place. Repair attempt failed. Scratched roof in process of replacement. 
Honda Pilot in Minnesota, United States
Sep 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2016

25000 mi
replace rear window wiper stop. 
Honda Pilot in Saskatchewan, Canada
Apr 2015 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

36580 mi
Timing belt tensioner replaced under warranty. 2.5h 
Honda Pilot in Connecticut, United States
Sep 2014 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

36000 mi
Front end made a clunk noise at slow take off. Problem still persists, dealer cannot determine the issue. 
Honda Pilot in Minnesota, United States
Jul 2015 - Apr 2018
Jun 2015

1000 mi
Transmission was replaced due to case porosity 
Honda Pilot in Texas, United States
Jul 2015 - Jul 2018
Jan 2017 Driver's side sun visor sometimes wouldn't stay fully up...dealer decided to simply replace it. 

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2014 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
Apr 2014 - Sep 2016
Jun 2014

2000 mi
Rear door hard to close 
Honda Pilot in Georgia, United States
Aug 2014 - May 2015
Aug 2014

5000 mi
Broken Seat recline lever and seat molding came loose. 
Jan 2015 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. Rattle in drivers door. Dealer cannot hear it. It has become worse now so taking it back to attempt fix again. 
May 2015

8000 mi
Rattle never fixed. 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2018
Oct 2014

3000 mi
Back seat panel fall apart Paint defect at rear tail gate, repainted under warranty.  Water stain on the sunroof shade. Sunroof might have a leak, dealer cannot locate leaking location. Sunroof adjusted and inner shade replaced under warranty. 
May 2015

8000 mi
Rear cargo area 12v plug no power. Repair under warranty. 
Jun 2015

9000 mi
Paint rubbing/peeling off at front bumper/front fender @ headlight and front wheel. Repainted under warranty. 

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2014 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Honda Pilot in Colorado, United States
Dec 2013 - Jul 2016
Feb 2015

7900 mi
Multi Function display needed replacement 
Honda Pilot in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2014 - Jun 2018
Sep 2015

15000 mi
Had a very minor vibration / noise during left hand turns . The front left bearing was replaced . 
Honda Pilot in Ohio, United States
Oct 2013 - Jul 2018
Feb 2014

7500 mi
-Oil and filter change at 60% due to being new car. -Driver side windshield fluid sprayer needed cleaned and adjusted to properly clean the windshield. 
Dec 2014

24000 mi
heating ac system; no airflow to foot area; dealer said airflow (though minimal) on all setting combinations is normal for foot airflow. not satisfied, i will go to another dealer. my feet shouldn't be freezing when heat fan both on high. 
Jan 2015

8700 mi

US $135
lower half of the outside of the vehicle appears to be missing paint in thousands of micro-spots. Apparent because rust is appearing as thousands of spots across the bottom half of the pilot, from the trim to the base of the body. 
Jun 2015

31000 mi

US $150
-Body rust spots bottom half of the vehicle. Vehicle sent to body specialist. -Front struts replaced. -Window trim peeling both passenger doors. -Driver Side passenger Door trim retaining water, stains body. -Trunk retainer Clip broke 1s use 
Jul 2018

55000 mi

US $600
Mechanic at the Honda dealership, while changing the engine oil, broke the engine oil dipstick. The mechanic then caused it to slide down into the engine oil pan. To replace the dipstick, the oil pan would need removed and gasket replaced, and a new dipstick installed. Total cost the Alexandria VA Honda dealership wanted to charge me to fix what they broke $500...and they'd cover the $49 dipstick cost. 
Honda Pilot in New Jersey, United States
Mar 2014 - Jun 2018
Nov 2016

30000 mi
front wheel bearing went bad 
Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
Apr 2014 - Dec 2016
Feb 2016

19000 mi
Exhaust pipe covering fell off. Was covered under warranty. 
Honda Pilot in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2014 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

64000 mi

US $20
Replaced wipers diy front and rear 
Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
Dec 2013 - Mar 2018
May 2014

3400 mi
Door panel had a broken latch that separated the armrest from plastic door panel. Dealer replaced entire interior door panel under warranty. 
Honda Pilot in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2014 - Mar 2018
Oct 2014

8500 mi
Drivers side window channel was deformed. Repair was attempted, but wrong part was ordered (passenger vs driver). Wrong part was also installed. New part ordered 
Dec 2014

11000 mi
Had drivers side window channel replace but the replacement still looks bad. Part is wrinkled 
Nov 2016

34800 mi

US $550
New window trim needed 
Mar 2018

51000 mi
Water leak through winshield 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
Jan 2015 - Sep 2018
Oct 2017

72000 mi

US $300
My Pilot felt like if it was the gas filter ; it run good and it kind of wanted to turn off on my; also the RPM was low like if the timing was off. The problem was this ---Oil pressure senser.( Bank 2) the back one of the motor. --- 
Honda Pilot in Arizona, United States
Jul 2014 - Jun 2018
Nov 2014

3300 mi
Manually adjusted driver seat would not hold height setting. Dealer replaced the seat sub-frame under warranty. Loose air intake/engine cover was vibrating badly at 70+ mph. Dealer stuffed sound proofing material under it to secure it, but it is coming loose. Will require further work. 
Feb 2015

4000 mi
Loose air intake/engine cover was vibrating badly at 70+ mph. Dealer stuffed sound proofing material under it to secure it, but it is coming loose. Glued it down myself. 
Nov 2015

10000 mi
Battery failed after 14 months, replaced under warranty. 

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2013 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Pilot in Washington, United States
Dec 2016 - Jan 2017
Dec 2016

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) 
Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
Apr 2013 - Feb 2016
Aug 2013

3000 mi

US $7
Driver side brake light went out 
Honda Pilot in Arizona, United States
Jul 2013 - Jun 2018
Sep 2013

14000 mi
peeling paint 
Jun 2016

99000 mi

US $250
New, front vent motor 
Dec 2017

125000 mi

US $600
paint over the windshield peeled off 
Honda Pilot in South Carolina, United States
Feb 2017 - Jun 2018
Mar 2017

66000 mi

US $185
Boot was leaking when I bought car. Did not notice until 2nd week. Dealer would not repair(not Honda dealership) New CV joint assembly installed Update to repair. I got a call from the GM for the dealership where I bought the car.He was upset that his people had not offered to repair the vehicle. He insisted I send him the bill and he would reimburse me and he did. So, all good for now. 
Honda Pilot in Illinois, United States
Nov 2013 - Jun 2018
Feb 2015

28000 mi
Had computer flashed and proppeller shaft replaced as tsb 14-078 for drivetrain vibration 
Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
Oct 2017 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

63000 mi
Airbag recall 

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2013 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Honda Pilot in North Carolina, United States
May 2014 - Apr 2017
Apr 2015

29700 mi
Passenger side mirror made noises when in reverse the mirror drops down. Mirror lubricated and adjusted under warranty. 
Jan 2017

30000 mi
Front bushings leaking 
Honda Pilot in Connecticut, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
May 2015

11400 mi
Soft brake pedal upon first depress, then fine on subsequent presses. 
Honda Pilot in Tennessee, United States
Oct 2014 - Mar 2017
Nov 2015

32000 mi
A patch of paint peeled off of the roof. The dealer assessed it as a warranty issue. The roof was repainted and we are happy with the results. 
Dec 2016

55000 mi

US $368
Loud hum noise when driving, even at low speeds, we attributed it to new tires, but turned out to be the Right Wheel Bearing. Diagnosed quickly one eve by local mechanic, ordered part; repaired next morning. Quiet ride now. 
Honda Pilot in Saudi Arabia
May 2014 - Sep 2016
Dec 2015

27900 mi

﷼500
Sound while driving 
Honda Pilot in Massachusetts, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2018
Jul 2014

6200 mi
During routine maintenance, dealer found that power steering rack was leaking slightly, replaced under warranty, no symptoms in driveability 
Honda Pilot in Maryland, United States
Jan 2014 - Apr 2014
Feb 2014

11300 mi

US $180
Transmission shuddering at highway speeds and lurching at slower speeds. Transmission fluid leak into transmission coolant suspected. Dealer unable to fix problem during this repair visit. 
Apr 2014

13000 mi
I traded in the Pilot for a new car so that I didn't have to deal with the headache and hassle with the tranmission repairs. 
Honda Pilot in Washington, United States
Dec 2013 - Jan 2014
Dec 2013

16000 mi
VCM vibration increasing. Very noticeable from 35MPH - 45MPH. Significant vibration thru driver seat and arm rest; no vibration thru steering wheel. American Honda says its normal. Very unhappy with Honda. Lousy engineering. 
Jan 2014

16000 mi
Unusual vibration from 35-55MPH. 
Honda Pilot in New York, United States
Jun 2013 - Feb 2014
Jan 2014

5300 mi
Replace power steering pump and bracket due to vibration and noise rear passenger seat rattle 
Honda Pilot in New Jersey, United States
May 2015 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

84000 mi
Replaced compliance bushings. Thankfully covered under warranty. 
Honda Pilot in Ohio, United States
May 2016 - Jul 2018
Mar 2017

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. 
Jun 2018

68000 mi

US $15
Slow leak of Freon. Auto parts store recharge did fixed it for now. 
Honda Pilot in New York, United States
May 2017 - Sep 2017
Jun 2017

28900 mi
Sunroof trim piece was coming off. they fixed. Belt was squeaking, so they replaced the belt 
Honda Pilot in New York, United States
Mar 2018 - Apr 2018
Apr 2018

102000 mi

US $1500
Lower Position Control arm bushings leaked and required replacement. Was 6K miles out of warranty. 
Honda Pilot in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2013 - Jun 2018
Dec 2013

21000 mi
Heard a hum above 40 mph, Front And rear left side wheel bearings replaced. Required two trips. Also required two trips to complete maintenance ($320), as they screwed up my wheel balancing. 
Mar 2016

58000 mi
Passenger front seat heater inoperative. They had to order heater element. It took 10 days for them to get the part. I took the car back and they replaced it. 1st visit was 1 1/2 hrs. 2nd visit was 3 hrs. 
Sep 2017

73000 mi

US $700
When I tried to start car all the usual items in the dash lite up but then the dash indicator showed the car was in drive along with a D3 lite next to the D. Turning the key to start did nothing. No clicking or engine cranking. I tried putting the shift into neutral and got the same results. I had car towed to dealer. They ordered a new starter for the car. It was covered under my Honda Care extended coverage. Brake pads worn and needed to be replaced 
Honda Pilot in North Dakota, United States
May 2016 - Apr 2017
Jan 2017

US $60
Vibration that occurs after the engine is fully warmed up. Mechanic confirmed the issue, reviewed Honda TSB database and referred me to the Honda dealership. 
Feb 2017

59000 mi

US $110
The drivetrain vibrates when in eco mode when the engine deactivates cylinders. Tech performed tsb, which Improved but did not fix the issue. Dealer states that all Pilots have that vibration, especially in cold weather. 
Honda Pilot in New York, United States
Nov 2015 - Dec 2017
Oct 2016

55300 mi
Cracked suspension bushings 
Honda Pilot in Georgia, United States
Apr 2015 - Feb 2018
Dec 2015

61000 mi

US $120
The battery died after 3 1/2 years of use. 
Honda Pilot in Massachusetts, United States
May 2015 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

39000 mi
Wheel bearing at front driver side was very loud and made car vibrate hard at various speeds and around curves especially. Problem first noticeable at 35000 miles and finally fixed under warranty. 
Dec 2016

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. 
Honda Pilot in Arizona, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Aug 2015

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. Dealer inspection found lower control arm bushing leaking oil. Replaced both lower control arm bushings under warranty per existing TSB. (Honda has extended the warranty on these.) 
Honda Pilot in Nevada, United States
Mar 2015 - Dec 2017
Mar 2015

28000 mi
Leather seat cover came unstitched 
Jun 2016

40000 mi

US $260
Tear in seat leather 
Apr 2017

56000 mi

US $110
Squeak in front suspension. Diagnosed torn bushings. 
Sep 2017

61000 mi

US $100
Shudder in transmission 
Honda Pilot in Missouri, United States
Jun 2013 - Mar 2018
Feb 2014

6100 mi
replaced drivers side hub bearing. 
Jul 2017

62000 mi

US $600
Replace all brakes 
Feb 2018

72000 mi

US $72
Oil change and tire rotation 
Honda Pilot in Iowa, United States
Mar 2013 - Sep 2015
Apr 2013 The hood was scratched many times in a 4in dia circle area. One of them was through the primer. The dealer swapped the hood with another of my choosing. 
Honda Pilot in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2013 - Jun 2018
Jun 2013

3000 mi
The passenger side front window was exhibiting a grinding type noise when raised from a lowered position. The dealer replaced the window regulator and adjusted the track. 
Honda Pilot in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2013 - Jul 2016
May 2014

14260 mi
The rear heated seats wouldn't work. The dealer found a loose electrical connection and fixed it on warranty. 
Honda Pilot in New Jersey, United States
Jun 2013 - Sep 2016
Jul 2013

8500 mi
right front wheel bearing was replaced 
Nov 2013

13300 mi
Navigation system goes dark in the middle of a bright, sunny day. Honda replaced the system. Problem remained 
Jan 2014

15700 mi
Still have trouble with the Navigation system. Replaced navigation unit. Replaced seated heaters to try to fix nav problem. Replaced airbag sensors to try to fix nav problem. 
Feb 2016

56000 mi
Honda could not duplicate the problem - which happens every time we go for service. The problem is never duplicated on the first visit, it always takes multiple visits rearview mirrors make noise after tilting down during revers 
Jul 2016

63500 mi
Compliance bushings were replaced. This was done due to a problem with my car - which took Honda 3 days to diagnose. However, I found out there is a TBS for this issue. Why weren't they replace immediately left front axle was replaced 
Sep 2016

66000 mi
right front axle was replaced 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
Sep 2013 - Jul 2018
Nov 2013

21400 mi
Car shudders and shakes when shifting into eco mode 
Aug 2015

55700 mi

US $165
Drivers seat is suspended on plastic pegs on each side. One of the pegs broke. I purchased the new seat side panel - removed the seat, replaced the part and reinstalled. 
Aug 2016

68000 mi

US $104
Oil pressures sensor(s) were replaced due to causing CEL code P3400 Bank 1 cylinder deactivation. 

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2013 Honda Pilot 4-door

5-cylinder automatic 4WD

Honda Pilot in Indiana, United States
Feb 2015 - Apr 2015
Apr 2015

16000 mi
Back passenger door handle came loose. 

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2012 Honda Pilot

Engine not specified

Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
May 2018 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

60000 mi

US $140
Old pads. No other problems. 

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2012 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Pilot in Arizona, United States
Nov 2013 - May 2018
Aug 2014

14100 mi
The power steering pump was groaning but showed no signs of failure. We took it into the dealer, described the problem and we were told the problem was covered under a recall. 
Jun 2016

27000 mi

US $100
Speed sensor failed 
Sep 2017

34000 mi
Plastic around driver power seat control has cracked. Dealer wanted too much to fix. It's still cracked. 
Honda Pilot in Texas, United States
Dec 2014 - Jun 2018
Dec 2016

75000 mi

US $730
CV axle boot leaking 
Apr 2017

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... 
Honda Pilot in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2012 - Nov 2014
Jan 2013

30500 mi
Vinyl interior trim popped off the middle passenger side pillar 
Honda Pilot in Texas, United States
Jan 2012 - Apr 2017
May 2016

55400 mi

US $600
Front lower suspension bushings replaced under warranty, along with other maintenance items. 
Feb 2017

64000 mi

US $450
brake rotors were warped causing a vibration through the steering wheel when braking. repair was to machine rotors true and reinstall. Dealer required two attempts to perform this repair successfully. 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
Dec 2013 - Jul 2018
Dec 2014

31000 mi
trim pieces at top of real tailgate kept popping up. due to absence of anchor pilot holes. Tailgate was replaced. 
Jun 2015

38000 mi
Rear tailgate hinge covers kept popping up and would not lay flush with the rest of the tailgate assembly surfaces. This wa due the absence of factory drilled pilot holes designed to retain the anchors on the covers to hold them flush. 
Dec 2015

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. 
Sep 2017

60000 mi

US $319
Compliance bushing leakage. Right bushing replaced under Service Bulletin (extends warranty to 100,000 mikes or 8 years). No charge for replacement. Replaced sway bar and bushings due to broken bushings 
Oct 2017

60000 mi

US $450
Replaced left rear hydraulic electric engine mount. Original part began to separate from base unit. 
May 2018

66000 mi

US $650
NOTICED RECENT FAILURE OF MOONROOF CLOSING PROPERLY. UPON CLOSURE, MOONROOF WILL AUTO-RETRACT AS IF THERE IS SOMETHING BLOCKING THE CLOSURE PATH. MECHANIC UNABLE TO DIAGNOSE, AS ENTIRE HEADLINER MUST BE REMOVED TO REVEAL MOONROOF WORKINGS. WILL TRY TO FIND ANOTHER SHOP CAPABLE OF PERFORMING WORK, OR RETURN TO DEALER FOR WORK TO BE DONE. STABILIZER WAS REPLACED IN LATE 2017 (SERVICE BULLETIN WORK). DEALER HAD NOT PROPERLY SECURED ATTACHMENT BOLTS, AND BOLTS HAD BECOME LOOSE, CREATING RATTLING NOISE FROM THE PASSENGER SIDE ENGINE COMPARTMENT. BOLTS WERE TIGHTENED AND INSPECTION DONE FOR ANY BOLT HOLE DAMAGE. NONE FOUND. 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
Jun 2014 - Jul 2018
Dec 2015

48000 mi

US $350
Front Half axle clicking, replaced with Honda factory front axle 
Oct 2016

70000 mi

US $451
Replace bearing and wheel hub 
Mar 2017

78000 mi

US $300
Fuse blew out from changing taillight, ecu needed rest from factory and new fresh 15a 
Honda Pilot in Tennessee, United States
Sep 2013 - Jun 2018
Mar 2015

77000 mi

US $120
Needed new Battery 
Sep 2017

127000 mi

US $1000
Replaced water pump & timing belt 
Mar 2018

137000 mi

US $250
New alternator installed 
Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
May 2012 - May 2014
Nov 2012

6200 mi
plastic trim about rear window was warped Power steering pump makes groaning noise with AC on. 
Apr 2013

12700 mi
Dashboard panel in front of drivers knee squeaking/rattling 
Sep 2013

18000 mi
Squeaking panel under steering wheel that was unsuccessfully repaired in a previous visit. They found a metal "body pin" that was holding part of dash to frame and added a rubber bushing to fix. Center console cover unstable. It moves when it is closed and you lean on it with your elbow. 
Mar 2014

30000 mi
Center console cover unstable. It moves when it is closed and you lean on it with your elbow. 
Honda Pilot in Texas, United States
Jun 2012 - Dec 2017
Jul 2012 One of rear doors not assembled properly leaving a gap, and window sill on same door was misaligned. They fixed these at a nearby body shop. I also complained about the trim parts covering the tailgate hinges but they refused to fix. 
Aug 2014

27000 mi
Battery cell dead - could not jump start 
Dec 2015

40000 mi

US $440
Driver side front bearings worn so they were replaced 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
Mar 2015 - Oct 2017
Jun 2017

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. 
Sep 2017

91000 mi

US $600
Leaking CV joint was causing roughness upon acceleration. Had to replace passenger side CV joint. 
Honda Pilot in Georgia, United States
Nov 2013 - Jan 2014
Jan 2014

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. 
Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
Feb 2012 - Nov 2015
Mar 2012

2000 mi
Minor scratches on fender and navigation screen. Dealer repaired to satisfaction without any issues. Ignition seems to hesitate before turning over, will also turn over at very low rpm and then rev up. 

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2012 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Honda Pilot in Wisconsin, United States
Jan 2012 - Jun 2018
Nov 2013

11500 mi

US $129
DEALER OVERFILLED OIL AND HAD TO RETURN TO DIFFERENT DEALER FOR REPAIR. WHEEL ALIGNMENT DONE AT SAME TIME 
Apr 2015

22200 mi

US $130
warning light 
Oct 2015

30700 mi

US $90
Brakes sticking caliper sliding parts corroded. Clean and lube. 
Honda Pilot in Washington, United States
Feb 2013 - Jun 2015
Jul 2013

12300 mi
unusual noise when stopped with A/C turned on. Discovered, after visiting dealer, that there is a service bulletin relating to this problem. Will contact service manager to discuss further. 
Aug 2013

13000 mi
Car making same noise from June. Dealer this time said it was harmonic vibration btwn a/c and power steering unit. Changed power steering unit per service bulletin. No more noise. 
Honda Pilot in Illinois, United States
Feb 2012 - Jun 2018
Jan 2015

14200 mi
Replaced power steering pump under warranty for vibrating noise. 
Jan 2016

48000 mi
Replacement of suspension control arm due to leaking bushing. Covered under warranty per an extension honda made in a TSB. 
Honda Pilot in New Jersey, United States
Feb 2012 - Jun 2013
Jun 2013

16000 mi
Soft brake pedal 
Honda Pilot in California, United States
Nov 2011 - Dec 2015
Dec 2015

45000 mi

US $400
Non functioning door handle / lock 
Honda Pilot in British Columbia, Canada
Jun 2012 - Mar 2015
Dec 2014

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. 
Honda Pilot in North Carolina, United States
May 2012 - Jul 2018
Dec 2012

7000 mi
Parking brake handle refused to slide back in during cold - freezing - weather. 
Sep 2016

61000 mi

US $100
EGR valve was replaced. Actual cost was $320, but my extended warranty covered all but the deductible. 
Sep 2017

77000 mi
Steering was requiring more effort than normal - minor noise. Replaced the power steering pump, and possibly also some other parts. 
Honda Pilot in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2012 - Dec 2017
Jun 2014

29000 mi
Fouled spark plugs replaced and computer software updated. 
Jul 2017

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. 
Honda Pilot in Ohio, United States
Dec 2012 - Jan 2013
Jan 2013

4000 mi

US $305
Design flaw with the location of speed sensors and it's mounting.Snow/Ice cut the speed sensor, not covered under warranty, had to pay towing, car rental, and dealer fees. Contacted Honda Corp was told sorry for your luck. =/ 
Honda Pilot in New York, United States
Jun 2012 - Oct 2015
Mar 2013

7000 mi
ticking noise from compressor, replaced Belt tensioner making noise, replaced 
Apr 2013

8000 mi
Loud vibration noise from headliner/roof when doors are closed 
Jul 2013

13700 mi
A/c not cold. Dealer found low level of freon. Compressor swapped out in march. Dealer recharged system and added dye to spot leak if any. Third brake light not working, Connector not attached 
Jul 2014

35000 mi
Power locks on two doors and read lift gate not working 
Honda Pilot in New Jersey, United States
Dec 2014 - Sep 2016
Mar 2015

54000 mi
Lease expired. We bought the car & had it pre certified. All it needed was a driver's side mirror sensor adjustment, oil, fluid, & filter changes, new tires, & new wiper blades. We previously put brakes on it about 15,000 miles ago. 
Honda Pilot in Indiana, United States
Nov 2016 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

56000 mi

US $340
Replace passenger side windshield molding 
Honda Pilot in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2018
Mar 2017

66000 mi
Air bag recall 
Nov 2017

72000 mi

US $800
Replace rear disks, pads replace battery 
Honda Pilot in New Jersey, United States
Feb 2017 - Sep 2017
Mar 2017

69000 mi

US $1341
Clicking noise heard when turning to the left. Both front axles replaced. Had to drop exhaust, torch bracket around catalytic converter and apply torch to remove right axle. Boots were not torn, no sign of leaking. 
Honda Pilot in Texas, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Sep 2017

127000 mi
Recall covered engine for additional 8 years. 
Honda Pilot in Oklahoma, United States
May 2018 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

83000 mi

US $99
Replaced both front head lamps 
Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
Feb 2018 - Jun 2018
May 2018

95000 mi

US $1000
struts and shocks 
Honda Pilot in Florida, United States
Aug 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

86000 mi
Replace control arm bushings 
Honda Pilot in Connecticut, United States
Feb 2016 - Mar 2016
Feb 2016

65000 mi
Replaced rear shocks Front compliance bushings Replaced driveshaft and center carrier bearing 
Honda Pilot in Illinois, United States
Oct 2015 - Apr 2016
Nov 2015

50000 mi
metallic clunking and whining from ventilation system motor. dealer was unable to replicate or repair 
Honda Pilot in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2014 - Jul 2016
Sep 2014

91000 mi

US $20
Coolant Pipe under the car failed 
Jan 2015

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 Wiper arms stopped working 
Honda Pilot in New Jersey, United States
Jun 2014 - Nov 2017
Jan 2016

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. They also found that my front lower control arm bushings were worn, cracked and leaking due to an internal defect. 
Jul 2017

94000 mi

US $600
Weird popping sound on slow moving 90 degree turns. Dealer replaced passenger axle, claimed that the boot was ruptured and lost all grease. The popping sound is still occurring after repair. 
Honda Pilot in Illinois, United States
Apr 2014 - Mar 2017
Jun 2014

19000 mi
Whining or whirring sound only when air conditioning compressor running, technical service bulletin recommended replacement of power steering pump. Problem solved with pump replacement 
Honda Pilot in Nebraska, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Feb 2017

75000 mi
Front compliance bushings failed (leaked out fluid), and were replaced free of charge due to a TSB/warranty extension by American Honda. 
May 2018

92000 mi

US $220
4th gear pressure switch was failing, thus illuminating the "check engine," light and a flashing "D" indicator on the instrument panel. Had independent Honda repair shop replace the sensor. Vehicle also had its spark plugs replaced and routine fluid changes (oil, transmission, rear differential). 
Honda Pilot in Maryland, United States
Feb 2015 - Jul 2018
Jul 2015

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. 
Honda Pilot in Maryland, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Jan 2016

46000 mi

US $95
Battery replacement 
Sep 2017

66000 mi

US $90
Vehicle entered a self-protection mode (i.e. no acceleration). Dealer cleaned throttle body to resolve;however, dealer did not provide recommend cleaning interval or provide information on component recall 
Honda Pilot in Maryland, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Oct 2016

48700 mi
Proximity sensors, front and rear, triggering false warning. 
Jun 2017

56000 mi
The electric hatch release for the tailgate was sticking and needed to be replaced. 
Honda Pilot in Missouri, United States
Feb 2014 - Jun 2018
Mar 2014

23000 mi
TSB FOR POWER STEERING PUMP AND BRACKET RELATED TO GROANING NOISE, AND AIR BAG RECALL, SERVICED IN SAME CALL. 
May 2017

73000 mi
right rear wheel bearing assembly 

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