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2006 Honda Ridgeline
4 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2006 Honda Ridgeline
Official recall notices have been issued for the 2006 Honda Ridgeline by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Honda service shop immediately!
2006 Honda Ridgeline ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL NHTSA Campaign #10V001000
Summary: Honda is recalling certain model year 2006 and 2007 Ridgeline vehicles manufactured between January 17, 2005, and June 7, 2006. A wiring harness connector for the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) blower motor located under the passenger's side of the instrument panel may be accessible to kicking by the front seat passenger's feet. If this occurs, the connector terminal may overheat, and this may cause the wire insulation to melt or the wiring connector to melt.
Consequence: Should the wiring insulation melt and the exposed wires make contact with each other (short circuit), a fire may occur.
Actions: Dealers will inspect and if the wiring connector is damaged it will be replaced and all vehicles will have the protective cover installed free of charge. The safety recall began on March 15, 2010. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V001000 »
2006 Honda Ridgeline EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:CARRIER/RACK NHTSA Campaign #08E013000
Summary: Honda is recalling 2,032 hitch style bike racks sold as aftermarket for use on MY 2003-2007 and some MY 2008 Honda Pilot, Ridgeline, and Acura MDX vehicles. A pinch bolt exists between the bike arm bracket and the upright assembly of the "hitch" style bicycle rack.
Consequence: When moving the bike arm bracket to its down position, this pinch bolt has the potential of causing severe laceration or amputation to the user's fingertips or hand.
Actions: Owners should contact thule at 800-thule91 (800-848-5391) to obtain a free repair kit along with repair instructions or owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009 or Acura at 1-800-382-2238 for further information. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08E013000 »
2006 Honda Ridgeline FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP NHTSA Campaign #07V097000
Summary: On certain vehicles, a coil wire inside the fuel pump relay may break, causing the fuel pump to lose power. If the fuel pump becomes inoperative, the engine may not start.
Consequence: If the fuel pump loses power while driving, the engine could stall without warning, and a crash could occur.
Actions: Dealers will inspect and replace the fuel pump relay free of charge. The recall began on April 2, 2007. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07V097000 »
2006 Honda Ridgeline EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL NHTSA Campaign #06V270000
Summary: On certain passenger vehicles and motorcycles, the owner's manuals contain incorrect contact information for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) vehicle safety hotline.
Consequence: The language in the owner's manuals is not in accordance with the current mandatory requirements.
Actions: Honda will send a postcard to dealers and owners with the correct NHTSA vehicle safety hotline information and with instructions to insert the card into the "reporting safety defects" section of the owner's manual. The recall began on August 2, 2006. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009, Acura at 1-800-382-2238 or Honda motorcycles at 1-866-784-1870. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V270000 »