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#115 of 154 Re: My 03 Pilot 'Snorts' [ponyride66]
Aug 12, 2012 (2:11 pm)
I have a 2003 Honda Pilot EXL w/ 137,000 miles. Around 45 mph, it sounds as thought I am driving over rumble strips/ speed bumps (?). I am not sure if it is from the front or rear. I have replaced left front wheel bearing and tie rod ends, flushed the differential and the transmission fluid. When a TECH rides with me-there is no sound that we cn hear. But it is still there and I wonder what it might be.
#116 of 154 Re: My 03 Pilot 'Snorts' [hoss33]
Sep 09, 2012 (7:19 pm)
So it has been a year, what happened?
I have the exact same issue. Thanks.
#118 of 154 2012 Honda Pilot A/C Moaning/Vibration Issue
Sep 12, 2012 (3:46 pm)
Does anyone out there own a 2012 Honda Pilot that moans and vibrates under the floorboard when the car is idling and the A/C is on and the issue goes away when the A/C is turned off? What are your findings and results?
#120 of 154 2012 honda pilot buzzing sound
Sep 13, 2012 (7:00 am)
We have a 2012 Honda Pilot EXL 4WD with about 10,500 miles on it. We brought the truck to the dealer for an oil and filter change and also told them to checkout a noise and vibration from the passanger floor. It only happens when the AC cycles on. The dealer first replaced the compressor on Tueasday then replaced the serpentine belt tensioner on Wednesday. Still no luck. they have placed a call into Honda's tech line and Honda is aware of the problem but they do not as of yet have a solution. Someone from corporate is comming next week to take a look at the truck. If you have this same noise make sure the dealer just doesn't start replacing parts at random. Honda doesn't even know how to fix it yet.
#121 of 154 Re: 2012 Honda Pilot A/C Moaning/Vibration Issue [needhondahelp]
Sep 14, 2012 (4:59 am)
Please feel free to read my post I submitted this week. I was at the dealer and they just started to replace parts, atarting with the AC compressor and the tensioner pully. After the noise did not go away they called HONDA. Honda is aware of the problem but do not have a TSB for the issue as of yet. You and I are going to have to live with the problem until they come up with a solution. They noise in our car started at about 10,000 miles.
#122 of 154 Re: 2012 honda pilot buzzing sound [rglock]
Sep 17, 2012 (4:53 pm)
Keep me updated. Iam picking up mine Tom. From the dealership. Same issue. They replaced the power steering pump. But no luck and same explanation about callingmthe tech line. Should I - ask the representative in thisnare to look at it. Help. I
This mynfirst time buying a car.
#123 of 154 Re: 2012 Honda Pilot A/C Moaning/Vibration Issue [rglock]
Sep 19, 2012 (9:33 am)
Just got a call from the Honda dealer today. They have been great! Honda is aware of the problem and it is only on the 2012 Pilots. R&D are working on the problem and have yet to come up with a solution. They are taking lists of customers names and once a solution ie: bracket or retrofit is made they will issue a TSB and get the trucks into service and fix the affe3cted trucks.
#124 of 154 Re: 2012 Honda Pilot A/C Moaning/Vibration Issue [rglock]
Sep 19, 2012 (11:32 am)
I am going through the same issue as we speak. I opened a case with Honda as well and they are stating it is under investigation. I heard it will be sometime before getting a fix if any.