Chart based on 31 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
2007 Honda Ridgeline 4dr SUT
247-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD
Warranty work, recalibrate outside temp gauge
Front driver/passenger tweeters replaced- under warranty
Front steering wheel creak (TSB fix)
Solenoid for a/c
Rear tail light replaced.
Door lock actuator repaired
vehicle died on the way back from a shopping trip 35 miles away. totally dead battery, trouble shot it, alternator producing low voltage. Not enough to keep it running. remove / replace with a reman unit from Autozone (they had one in stock). Jumpstart from another vehicle , drove home and put unit on a boost/maintenance charge overnight..back to normal. only problem was losing the radio codes so no radio till I found it on Honda website..
Airbag recall - second try
Replaced defective starter
Noise from alternator but no idiot light. Check voltage. Alternator not charging. Replace alternator.
AC wouldn't work intermittently (condensor clutch wasn't engaging). Dealer replaced the AC compressor relay.
Passenger-side headlight bulb burned out. Driver's-side map light failed to illuminate when door was opened, however would light when map light button was depressed. Dismantled map light assembly, removed problem switch from housing and slightly bent metal contacts entering switch.
Replaced hazard switch illumination bulb. Had been blown for some time and didn't realize it was supposed to be illuminated.
Battery light came on steady. Replaced alternator.
Passenger-side AC Heater Blend Door intermittently making incessant clicking noise. Removed, disassembled, cleaned electrical contacts, and reinstalled. Replaced burnt out backlighting bulb on dash illumination switch and cabin illumination switch. Also replaced tailgate support cable that snapped.
Positive battery terminal of poor quality, does NOT fully tighten. Thin metal terminal material either wrong size, or simply stretches over time, to point that terminal cannot be tightened. Elected to replace it with conventional aftermarket terminal.
Air bag light goes on and off intermittently. Shop reset the computer
Interior dome light switch became faulty. 2nd dealer completed repairs after 1st dealer gave me a run around. First dealer lost my future business.