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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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can a remote car starter cause my rocker pressure to go bad?
Hi there. When you have a remote starter installed, it can impact electrical systems or warning lights to illuminate. However, it shouldn't cause a mechanical component like the rocker pressure switch to fail. Its more than likely that the this...
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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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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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The check engine light and symbol comes on.
Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad catalytic converter,...
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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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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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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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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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The VSA (!) light is on, engine light flashing, and it feels like the motor or car is shaking.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The VSA (vehicle stability control) warning light is telling you there is an issue detected with the system. The vehicle should be driven as minimally as possible. The issue may be directly related to...
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I have a metal knocking noise when I am in gear and pull away. I had a new gearbox and clutch a year ago.
Hi there. The noise could be a pilot bearing, clutch release bearing, or a universal joint. Check to see if the noise occurs when the clutch is applied or when the clutch pedal is moving. If there is no sound...
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Cannot open the door honda pilot 2008
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several different reasons why the door might be hard to open. The first thing to consider is the linkage inside. It is held in place by clips that keep the linkage pulled...
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Water getting inside driver side door 2013 Honda Pilot
Hi - yes, it is quite likely the water leak you describe is the source of failed electrical functionality. If the weatherseal around the driver door glass is leaking, allowing water to splash on the master switch assembly for windows,...
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Car starts but want drive?
Hi There, It sounds like you are describing the symptoms of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the...
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how much is an average price to replace all 4 brake systems on a 2005 Honda Pilot?
The cost depends on exactly what must be done to restore braking performance on your vehicle to like new condition. For example, when installing new brake pads, such MUST be done at the same time that the brake rotors are...
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ABS & VSA light
Hi There, Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the car's ECU. There...
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My 2010 Pilot shakes when travelling down the highway. Most noticeable when I push on the accelerator.
Hi there. The shaking is caused by a lateral movement in the vehicle. Have the tires checked for a good balance and make sure that they are in good shape. If the tires have a cupping or missing tread areas,...
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MISFIRE CYLINDER NUMBER 3
Hi There, There are several reasons that can cause a valve to burn. One is normal wear and tear. As miles are put on an engine, the constant pounding and heat erosion wears away the metal on the face of...
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Car wont turn back on after being turned off, windows/radio turned off while car was running, dashbaord flickers on and off
The battery was loosing power and causing systems in the vehicle to shut down. Charge the battery up and have the alternator checked to see if its performing a 13.5 to 14.7 voltage and the proper amount of amperage. If...

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