Honda Ridgeline: Steering Wheel Difficult to Turn

If your Honda Ridgeline’s steering wheel is hard to turn, it’s almost always going to be caused by an issue with the power steering system. The power steering system is responsible for taking energy from the engine, converting it to hydraulic pressure, and using that pressure to decrease the amount of force that you need … Read moreHonda Ridgeline: Steering Wheel Difficult to Turn

Honda Ridgeline:  Blue Smoke → Causes & Diagnosis

  A very common problem that affects all vehicles (including the Honda Ridgeline) is blue smoke coming from the exhaust.  Reasons for blue exhaust smoke include bad valve seals, valve train wear in general, the PCV valve, burning transmission fluid and more. Blue smoke indicates that your Ridgeline’s engine is burning oil.  The question is … Read moreHonda Ridgeline:  Blue Smoke → Causes & Diagnosis

Honda Ridgeline: Airbag Light Stays On Diagnosis

Every time you start your Honda Ridgeline, the computer system runs a self diagnostic check on all major systems.  If any of these checks fail, you will see a diagnostic warning light on the dash for the corresponding system.  When the airbag system fails this check, you’ll see the airbag light. Depending on the model … Read moreHonda Ridgeline: Airbag Light Stays On Diagnosis

Honda Ridgeline Battery Draining Diagnosis

  If your Honda Ridgeline’s battery is draining, it’s something that’ll need addressing right away.  If it is draining while your Ridgeline is off, it’s usually caused by something that is drawing current that shouldn’t be.  If the battery is draining while you’re driving, that is probably going to be the alternator or battery.  There … Read moreHonda Ridgeline Battery Draining Diagnosis

Common Reasons Your Honda Ridgeline Wont Accelerate

If your Honda Ridgeline won’t accelerate, that is a serious cause for concern.  There are a lot of different reasons that can cause this.  Diagnosing the issue can be narrowed down by whether the engine is still revving when you push the gas or not.  There is a section for each scenario with likely causes … Read moreCommon Reasons Your Honda Ridgeline Wont Accelerate