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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Honda Ridgeline
The 2012 Honda Ridgeline is built on the Pilot SUV configuration and welded as a single unit, resulting in a five passenger truck that delivers a decidedly carlike ride. With fuel efficiency that is comparable...

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CD changer locked open.
The CD changer is equipped with a mechanical motor that opens and closes the loading mechanism. Over time this plastic motor either strips out or just stops working. There are some electronic rebuilders available that can repair this unit, but...
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Rear main seal leaking
Hi there. The only way to fix a rear main seal is to remove the transmission, pull out the old seal with a seal puller, and install a new one. It is an extensive procedure and needs to be performed...
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AC not blowing cold air in 2008 Honda Ridgeline
Your car probably needs to have some refrigerant added to the system and maybe some stop leak. If there is a leak in the system the die will show up where the leak is and then the part can be...
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Truck slightly jumps at high speeds
Hello. It is possible that the rear differential is experiencing backlash. Backlash is normal in the differential and every truck will experience this. However, the backlash shouldn’t be so great that it causes the truck to jump. This may be...
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XM satellite radio doesn't display full lines
Hello. It sounds like the display screen is malfunctioning and this is causing the problem you are having. The only way to fix this problem is to replace the radio unit it its entirety. The radio unit can be very...
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After sitting for months, jump-started battery
Hello. It sounds like the battery is not working properly and this may be the cause of your problem. Batteries have cells in them and these could go bad even with a charge to the battery. It sounds like the...
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Fuel gauge always reads Full tank
Hello. There is a fuel level gauge on the fuel pump and it reads the amount of gas that is in the fuel tank. It sounds like this gauge has broken on your fuel pump. The gauge cannot be repaired...
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Vibration in steering wheel at 70 mph
Hello. If the tires that are currently on the car are defective, this type of vibration may occur. It may be necessary to replace them. Other possible causes for the vibration may be a faulty tie rod, rack and pinion,...
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Fuel gauge always reads Full tank
Hello. There is a fuel level gauge on the fuel pump and it reads the amount of gas that is in the fuel tank. It sounds like this gauge has broken on your fuel pump. The gauge cannot be repaired...
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Door not unlocking
If the fuses are good, the problem is either the switch or the lock actuator. If it doesn't unlock with the drivers switch, the problem is likely the lock actuator. As for the rear window, if the fuse is good,...
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Window not going up or down
The window regulator is most likely broken and needs replaced if you hear the motor crunch when operated. I recommend you have a mechanic like ones from YourMechanic come by to determine why your window is not going up or...
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Door not locking or unlocking
The actuator is the most likely cause of the problem; if the actuator is bad, it may prevent the door from locking, or unlocking. I recommend that you have a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, run an inspection to...
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Blower motor just quit working and it will come back on sometimes
The blower motor is supplied power by the blower relay and should be checked to see if the blower is getting 12 volt power through it. If you do not have power to the motor, then check if power is...
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Can a strut fail by just using a car hoist?
Hi, thanks for writing in. In my 35 plus years of servicing vehicles, I have never seen a strut go bad when I lifted a vehicle on a lift, however this does not mean it is not possible. When the...
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When would one expect to need to replace a drive belt and tensioner?
Hi, thanks for writing in. Around the three year 60,000 mile mark is where I would think the belt would need to be replaced. You are on for the years but well over the miles. If you would like help...
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Loud roaring sound - 2008 Honda Ridgeline
Hi there. In many cases, the loud noise you're hearing upon start-up is related to a loose drive or serpentine belt. The fact you hear this noise when you turn might indicate that the power steering pulley or drive belt...
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2007 ridgeline, 260,000 kilometers. B1 service, what is required?
Hi there. A B1 service for Honda is an oil & filter change, tire rotation, and inspection. As simple as this service may sound, having a qualified technician perform the service saves you a lot of personal time and keeps...

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