NHTSA — Equipment: Electrical: Air Conditioner Problems

CarComplaints.com Notes: We all want our SUVs to be able to stop on a dime, just not randomly and without warning. But that's what was happening to 2005 Pilot owners: their vehicles were slamming on the brakes even when they didn't. A government investigation of this problem led to a recall in March of 2013.

Another issue that keeps popping up is transmission fluid mixing with coolant in the radiator which is causing transmission failure, a costly repair to say the least.

8.0

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
5,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2005 Honda Pilot AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

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2005 Honda Pilot Owner Comments

problem #1

May 312010

Pilot

  • 5,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

My Honda Pilot ac stopped working for the fifth time in 5 years. This year this happened when an infant is on my car during a long trip. We have to stop driving because the baby can not stay in the hot car.

- Palo Alto, CA, USA

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