fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
44,767 miles
Total Complaints:
4 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (3 reports)
  2. replace battery (1 reports)
2009 Honda Pilot electrical problems

electrical problem

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2009 Honda Pilot Owner Comments

problem #4

Oct 232013

Pilot V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 31,069 miles


  1. when for the normal 50.000 km service and the local dealer told that the battery needs to be change due to low voltage .... and accepted it
  2. during the 70.000 km service I was told that the battery seems to be at a low voltage again - I said not to change it
  3. during the 80.000 km service (Aug 2015) the battery died completely so the car couldn't start - I changed the battery
  4. two months after the service (now) the battery light goes on and off randomly after a check at the local dealer the alternator seems that has a problem

    Conclusion! I got the car 1st week of 2010 (model 2009) and since then I have changed two batteries and now an alternator issue came out. I had other makes of cars (Merc 230.6, Fiat 126, BMW 318, Merc A140) in various countries before, new and 3rd+hand and never had such issues. What is wrong with Honda or the local dealer? Any comments suggestions?

- , Dubai, dubai, United Arab Emirates

problem #3

Oct 122012

Pilot Touring

  • Automatic transmission
  • 74,000 miles

battery keeps going dead but Honda checked it. and said it was fine . happened 2 times since . seems like there is an electrical problem that should be recalled but Honda refuses to do it. Didnt have this problem with my 2005 pilot.

- , Broadview Hts, OH, USA

problem #2

Nov 122011

Pilot Touring V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 34,000 miles

Replaced battery. Problem was fixed by Honda Dealer in about 15 min.

- , Bartlesville, OK, USA

problem #1

Dec 152010

Pilot 4wd Touring V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 40,000 miles

I am positive this is an electrical problem of some sort because sometimes I need a jump and other times if I wait it will eventually start. It will either be totally dead or the alarm system will not stop going off. The battery is clearly being drained by something. Also, the navigation and radio constantly needs to have the codes put back in to access either. Please let me know if you have had similar issues, I am a single mother and really do not want to keep replacing a battery that is being drained by something else.

- , Chillicothe, OH, USA

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