really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
49,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
2004 Honda Pilot steering problems

steering problem

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2004 Honda Pilot Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 282010

Pilot EX 3.5L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 49,000 miles


I have spent almost 2 years with this high speed vibration. Over 70 MPH. Both left side and front motor mounts were replaced..tire rod replaced, repeated balancing. Dealer says right side engine mount is OK?? I wonder! THE HONDA DEALER WHERE I BOUGHT THIS PILOT NEVER ACKNOWLEDGED THE PROBLEM BLAMING MY TIRES. New tires made the vibration worse or even more noticeable. Bridgestone said the tires and wheels were fine. They had no clue. My new Honda dealer made the repairs I have mentioned, after the tire company Bridgestone inspections showed bad motor mounts on the 2003- 2004 Pilots as a reason for vibrations. I know it must be related to this problem recognized on the 2003 Pilots on this site. I have read that the right side motor mount cannot be seen visually as defective it has to be removed and replaced. The 2 other mounts replaced seemed ok but were shot when taken apart...the rubber was all cracked.I do not know what to do...I need to rent a car for my vacation! is it the old motor mount, transmission, engine or possibly the steering column itself which was recalled once before? What fix was found for 2003 problems? Please help. Honda cars are great cars but some of their dealers do not back them up when problems do show up.

- , Coatesville, PA, USA

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