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Why is my 2004 Honda Pilot not starting
Hello. If you are getting the green light when this occurs then it is a theft system issue. I usually start by trying a second key if you have one. An old key can cause this. If there is not...
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Knocking feeling from the foot rest area.
Hi there. Sounds like a motor or transmission mount is loose and as your vehicle is going over bumps, the motor mount or transmission mount is banging on the sub-frame transferring the motion to the floor board of the vehicle....
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I have a creaking/squeaking noise when turning the steering wheel
If an assistant, preferably a mechanic, listens at the relevant suspension and steering components under the vehicle as you turn the steering wheel the sound can undoubtedly be pinpointed. Be sure to check at the top of the spring tower...
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Battery was dead. Jumped it and it start and runs for 2-3 seconds and then dies. Starts again then dies after 2-3 seconds.
Hello, thank you for writing in. Your stalling issue may be because your battery has failed. The first thing you should do is take the battery to your local automotive parts store and have it tested. If the battery fails...
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My steering is very loose? Do you suggest I repair/replace Font Struts, Steering Rack or Tie Rods?
Hi there: Without being there to inspect your Honda Pilot, it's very difficult for me to give you accurate advice on what is causing the steering to be loose. All of the items you've listed in your question could be...
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2004 Honda Pilot complete brake job (Pads, Rotors
Hi there. Your Mechanic has several available technicians that can assist you with brake pads replacement, brake rotor replacement, brake fluid flush service with new brake fluid, and a brake system inspection. Your Mechanic offers a multitude of available services...
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Can a rear impact accident cause problems with the VSA? SYSTEM MALFUNCTIONED AFTER THE ACCIDENT
Hello, thank you for writing in. The VSA or Vehicle Stability Assist system is designed to work with the ABS system to keep control of the vehicle at all times in all conditions. It uses several of the same sensors...
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hey i had a belt break while traveling on my 2004 honda pilot. It is the small belt and not the serpentine belt. The mechanic t
Hello. The smaller belt is known as your timing belt, and it works inside the engine to keep mechanical components aligned with each other during the compression cycle. The serpentine belt, which is the big belt, drives the alternator, water...
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Can't lower spare tire, missing emergency jack.
Hi there: There are a few pretty good videos on YouTube.com that provide instructions on how to lower the spare tire on a 2003 - 2008 Honda Pilot. However, if you're missing the jack, the only way to complete this...
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Check Engine Light
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like you may have a malfunctioning computer (ECM). If this indicates that all cylinders are misfiring, but the vehicle runs and idles fine this would be contradictory to what would normally happen when...
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My ck engine light came on & brought car to dealership next am.
Changing the catalytic converter along with the oxygen sensors is common practice as they work together and the information they provide is most accurate with new parts once part of the system fails. Your check engine light was on and...
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Crankshaft position sensor
If prior to the work, no diagnostic trouble code was set (i.e., check engine light was not on) identifying a fault with the crankshaft position sensor, then the likelihood is they caused the problem. In any event, once the "cause"...
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Passenger side door not unlocking manually with key. Key won't insert into the door. Trunk lock works fine.
Hi there. The door lock cylinder has either an object in side it causing the key to not fit or the pins inside the cylinder has fallen into the key hole. I recommend replacing the door lock cylinder. If you...
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Honda Pilot engine misfire when cold out and engine running warmer than usual?
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty coolant temperature sensor. This sensor relays the temperature of the coolant back to the ECM which uses this information to control many things such as when to turn the coolant...
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Honda dealership maintenance question: Recall on bushings: replace
It's not easy to say without knowing: Which bushings are being replaced and knowing exactly what they consider a "brake maintenance". The oil change, tire rotation, and alignment alone can take 2-3 hours easily if the alignment requires adjustment at...
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Lack of heat from vents. New thermostat or coolant flush?
Hi there: In most cases, a heater issue caused by coolant restrictions is typically aligned with an overheating car to be honest with you. If you're not seeing any signs of overheating, then it's likely that your heater control valve...
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Brake fluid replaced, now car will not stop unless brake pedal is nearly to the floor.
One of the most common causes of the brake pedal going to the floor is a loss of brake fluid. Generally, this is easy to detect due to the fact that there is usually brake fluid leaking on the ground...
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Rear brake pad replacement. Only one
If only one of your brake pads is grinding, this may suggest that you have a braking imbalance at one of the wheels. This may be caused by a collapsed or faulty brake line or otherwise lack of hydraulic pressure...
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horn beeps when I push door lock button on door and close it.
Hi there. Many new vehicles have many customizable options available. Each model is individually different in respects as to how these options can be customized. Some require the use of a factory authorized scan tool while others have the options...
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Clutch issues 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse
Hi there - it sounds to me like your pilot bearing is seizing. When it starts to seize, it does not allow the transmission input shaft to stop rotating while the engine continues to turn. For the driver, this would...

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