Last post on Feb 15, 2012 at 10:53 PM
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#2 of 8 2006 Honda Pilot Shocks
Sep 28, 2007 (5:34 am)
I have a 2006 Pilot and I already had my rear shocks replaced twice. The first time I had it replaced was September last year. They did diagnose the scrunching noise I heard from the back as shocks problem hence the replacement. After driving it from NY to MD last June the noise came back. I brought it back to the dealer and they said the rear shocks were leaking. They replaced it for free because it is still under warranty. They were hoping that the previous replacement was merely defective. But it's only been 2 month now and I'm hearing the same noise coming from the back. It's annoying. What should be done with this problem?
#3 of 8 Re: 2007 Honda Pilot Shocks, Struts Problems [triciam1]
Sep 28, 2007 (6:17 am)
This is really discouraging. Is it a 2WD or 4WD - don't know if that makes any difference. After we said we wouldn't buy a Pilot, we got a good deal and got talked into the 4WD since they didn't have any 2WDs left. So far, we really like it except for the gas mileage, but sure don't think this is good news.
#4 of 8 Re: 2007 Honda Pilot Shocks, Struts Problems [floridagal2]
Oct 25, 2007 (9:42 am)
As warranty was about to run out and their has been a metal on metal sound from Front I could not find I took Dec 05 Pilot to dealer. Oil and Tranny fluid was service and locate the sound was plan. Quick drive in parking lot had tech hearing what I heard. They had to mic up front end and found it to be left front struct. Replaced free of charge and 144.00 for oil and tranny fluid.
Very nice folks only one compliant the WIFI access at dealership was not working so I had to take shuttle to work.
Pilot has 36,686 miles at time of service.
#6 of 8 HONDA SUED FOR ODOMETER FRAUDS
Apr 11, 2008 (10:40 pm)
F.Y.I. An Arkansas lawyer, along with other lawyers, filed a lawsuit against Honda for odometers that piled up the miles quicker than normal, in order for the warranty to run out sooner.
This issue was posted on 3-30-08 by Scott Sturgis. A final settlement was approved last December. The suit covered the 2002 – 2006 models and 2007 Honda Fits. The same lawyers that sued Honda are now going after Nissan.
The article says the Deadline Date to file would be June 26, 2008.
How could a consumer get an official testing of their Honda odometer? I would appreciate anyone’s advice. Thanks !! TiaCia
#7 of 8 Suspension Creaking Noise...Brand New 08
May 29, 2008 (7:17 am)
I just posted this in another thread but noted it seemed similar:
08 SE FWD, 500 miles, 1 week old
Noticed a creaking from rear this morning...giving it a day or two and if persists, will take it to dealer. Suspicious of the shocks based on these posts. How hard could it be to change the design or supplier of shocks (if that's the problem)?
#8 of 8 2008 Pilot Suspension issue
Feb 15, 2012 (10:53 pm)
My Honda dealership just told me after an oil change service that my 2008 Pilot has alignment/suspension issue for which i have to take the vehicle to a body shop. The car has no accidents, runs in excellent condition, have never driven off road, have always serviced it at Honda dealership only & feel no drifting at all. I had a alignment performed after the tire change from Honda in May 2011; driven less since then.
pilot only has about 48,000 miles & is still under warranty; dealership is telling me that Honda warranty will not cover this. Has anyone come across a similar situation & got a solution from either Honda or one of its dealers.