Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety. Notes: The 2012-2013 Honda Pilot have a small complaint trend of owners reporting the engine hesitates sometimes when accelerating.

While it's not a widespread trend with the Pilot, it's a little concerning because of the possibly safety ramifications. While it's certainly something to keep in mind, most Pilot owners are not experiencing this problem.


fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,000 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.

2012 Honda Pilot lights problems

lights problem

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2012 Honda Pilot Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 182013

Pilot 6-cyl

  • 13,000 miles


The contact owns a 2012 Honda Pilot. The contact stated that she exited the vehicle and noticed that the fog lights were fractured. The vehicle was taken the dealer for inspection where they stated that the fog light assembly and the light bulb needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired but the failure recurred three more times. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 13,000. Updated 04/14/14 updated 04/18/2014

- Maringouin, LA, USA

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