2008 Honda Ridgeline Honda Ridgeline 2008

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2008 Honda Ridgeline repairs by problem area

Engine (15%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (30%)

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

Other (13%)

Chart based on 104 repairs.
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2008 Honda Ridgeline engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (6%)

$500 - $999 (25%)

$100 - $499 (13%)

< $100 (56%)

Chart based on 16 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Honda Ridgeline 4dr SUT

247-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

47000 mi heater coil in front 
78200 mi

US $500
Timing belt tensioner went out and had to replace 
79000 mi

US $500
Timing belt tensioner went out so replaced timing belt and water pump as well 
181200 mi

US $356
Serpentine belt tensioner started to fail. Replaced tensioner and belt 
198000 mi

US $1650
Water pump making a noise and at this mileage, decided to replace timing belt, tensioner, water pump, coolant and plugs 
107000 mi

US $700
Muffler shroud became partially detached and made a loud rattling noise while driving or when stopped and the wind was blowing. 
30000 mi Timing belt tensioner was replaced along with the timing belt. 
78800 mi check engine light p0420 rear catalyst/02 
47820 mi Rear main engine oil seal developed a leak. No repair yet. Waiting to hear from Honda Canada to see if they will cover under warranty. 
50220 mi

C $250
Rear main oil seal replaced. 
129100 mi

US $860
Right motor mount. 
25000 mi Gas cap replaced after tighten gas cap message appeared. 
69000 mi

US $80
leaking rear main seal repaired under extended warranty 
68800 mi

US $31
Connector behind the dash shorted out causing the radiator fans and the AC to fail. 
51000 mi Ordered right side motor mount, needed replacement. 
52300 mi Replaced right side motor mount. 

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2008 Honda Ridgeline Engine Problems

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