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#131 of 481 Ridgeline NAV. Trip computer.
Sep 01, 2005 (7:19 pm)
The trip computer/trip advisor was disable by Honda so I wrote a letter to Honda and yesterday a lady called me and ask me if I can fax her the picture of this trip computer picture to her from the honda brochure. Do any of you have this picture? If so please let me know, I would to have a copy to this and fax this to her. thanks.
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#132 of 481 Re: Still leaking [crider]
Sep 02, 2005 (6:38 am)
If they are really boneheaded about your leak, Staples has blank magnetic signs on which you can write any message you want. Nothing libelous, though. I'm thinking, "This truck has a bad water leak and Podunk Honda will not fix it" might be nice on your doors.
Hey, it worked for some bad sod my sister had installed. It looked like crap, so we had a sign out, "Landscaping by Bubba's Landscaping Company." It got replaced and rolled properly.
#133 of 481 Headlight foggy
Sep 02, 2005 (6:44 am)
Washed my truck the other day because it had a finger print on it and the passenger side headlamp fogged up inside. It cleared up in a couple of hours. Of course, I have an appointment at the dealer despite Mr. Service Appointment Guy asking me why that was a problem.
Has anyone else had that happen?
#134 of 481 Re: Ridgeline NAV. Trip computer. [ridgeline_2006]
Sep 04, 2005 (9:37 pm)
I'm new to this board and am thinking about getting a new Ridgeline. Please tell me more about this computer/trip advisor and WHY Honda would disable it. AND, is this something they did on ALL the new Ridgelines? Actually, I'm looking to find all the Pros & Cons about the Ridgeline. Big hunk of change to spend if there are a lot of problems. Thanks
#136 of 481 Re: Ridgeline NAV. Trip computer. 
by KCRam@Edmunds HOST
Sep 06, 2005 (6:08 pm)
555, please don't post chain letter contents in the Forums... it's bad enough we all get them in our emails, but we do try to keep these things out of the message boards.
kcram - Pickups Host
Sep 26, 2005 (11:25 am)
I took delivery on my Ridgeline (RTL S/R w/Nav) in Jun and have 10K+ highway and city (MD-DC-VA) miles on it. Thankfully, it has performed as solidly as my 04 Pilot (38K+) and 96 Accord (155K+ mi). The only problems Iíve had are with the Ridgeline are the fender flare accessories. The adhesive used to give it a tight fit against the truck body has not held properly on two of the fenders. I have been extremely pleased with the service by the dealership where I made the purchase as well (Honda of Bowie, MD). The adhesive has only been loose in a small area, but because I want it to look perfect, they have gladly replaced the defective fender flares twice. Each time itís replaced, they have to order the full set because Honda will not send just one or two fender flares. However, the service manager did state they are able to return the remaining flares for a credit.
One other note: I have not had any problems with Honda of Bowie, but if you are not happy with the answers or service given by your dealer, contact American Honda customer service (800) 999-1009. I have always received great support/service from this department. Once they approved the replacement of my Accordís lock actuators ($300) at no cost to me, long after the warranty had expired.
Oct 04, 2005 (9:32 am)
I have noticed when my windows are rolled down and the door shut that the windows rattle excessively. More so on the front doors than the rear doors. I believe this is also the cause of a small vibration noise I hear in the door when driving. Asked Dealer to check when I had the truck in for 7500 service. The line I got from them was that this was "normal" and is the same on all trucks. We tested several and sure enough they all rattled. Also noted the same problem in the Honda Pilot. The dealer says no adjustment to fix although they can not explain why the rear doors seem to have less of a problem then the front doors.
Am I the only one that is annoyed by the rattling windows?
I also had/have the problem with the Front door closing. I have to slam it shut hard for it to close properly. Again the dealer/service tells me this is normal. Actually they told me it is cause by cabinet pressure and I should roll the window down slightly prior to closing the door and it will work fine,,,give me a break..
I did have an experience with water on the passenger floor. My dealer was not aware of any issue nor I when I brought it in. They had a "water expert' check it with no problem found. Fortunately I have not experienced the problem again but then I have not gone through a car wash nor have we had any rain lately... will watch closer.
#139 of 481 Re: Windows Rattle [harleyking02]
Oct 04, 2005 (11:02 am)
I have not noticed any windows rattling on my RTS.
Did the dealership really tell you that if you wind down the window a little the doors will close easier? This is a truly ridiculous suggestion. Did they suggest to put a tarp over your Ridgeline to stop the water leak?
All 4 of my doors open and close easily although I have read posts in the past on these boards about doors that were hard to close.
I have also read about water leaks but I believe that they were all on the drivers side. My understanding was that there was a series of Ridglines made that had a bad weld which caused the leak. My dealer said that they were aware of this problem and it was limited to vehicles made during a certain timeframe. Once again there are a lot of postings that address this issue on this board.
#140 of 481 Re: Simple ! I don't think so. Maybe at the factory Not at the Dealer [gearhead1]
Oct 04, 2005 (11:52 am)
Sorry, I don't think it's a big deal. If you want perfection, your on the wrong planet. It's fixed so enjoy your Ridgeline, or I guess you could just keep complaining. Once your trauma wears off, I think you'll enjoy your truck immenseley. It's a great truck. That's why you bought it.
I have to disagree with you also. This would definitely be a big deal for any owner. I have owned several Hondas and like to trumpet their virtues, but I think you may be crossing the "Honda zealot" line by discounting this so easily.