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  1. Is there a way to visually inspect the timing belt without going through the complete steps of replacement?

    1G Under The Hood / Performance
    As along with my previous posts regarding my new Ridgeline, I have done a full round of fluid servicing/testing on the truck after taking possession as a second owner. The truck is 2009 and based on mileage (97k km, 60k miles) the timing belt does not need to be changed yet. However it still...
  2. 2006 RTL what is this?

    1G Mods, Installs and How-To's
    There is a small white plastic valve coming from the underside of the front bumper on the driver's side. I'm not sure how long this has been here, had my timing belt and water pump done last year. What is this valve for? I cannot clearly see what it attaches to. When I turned the valve a reddish...
  3. Engine bogging out

    First Generation Ridgeline (1G 2006-2014)
    Here's the problem. Latley my 2007 Honda Ridgeline has had a weird pulsing dip in power. It only happens at cruising speed. When the truck is at idle there are no change in the rpms. At first I thought it was the ac kicking on because thats what it felt like, as if a compressor turned on and...
  4. Jasper remanufactured Honda engine

    1G Problems & Issues
    Hi everybody. I have a 2008 RTL. Have totally loved it. Need a new engine because of scuffed cylinder wall. Looking at a Jasper remanufactured Honda engine. Anyone have experience with Jasper? Thanks.
  5. Ridgeline engine swap

    1G Mods, Installs and How-To's
    Hi everyone I’m new here and hope I’m asking this in the right place. I have a 07 Ridgeline and the engine is dead block issues. I have a 09 Accord 3.5 with VCM. Is it possible to use this engine in the Ridgeline? Any help with be much appreciated.
  6. Should I replace the engine or call it a day?

    1G Problems & Issues
    I bought a 2006 RTL from a private party last week for $8400. I took it to a mechanic but it was not in my area so I didn't know the mechanic, and he didn't do a good inspection. Long story short, before I even got home - about 30 miles from where I bought it - the engine died and left me...
  7. Engine Revs Pulsate during acceleration

    1G Problems & Issues
    Hello everyone, I apologize if this is on another thread but I did a search and went through previous post and couldn't find anything like this. I have a 2007 Ridgeline RTL with about 190k miles and since about 170k when I'm accelerating and I reach about 30-50mph the engine revs start to...
  8. engine "stutter"@ 1500RPM

    1G Problems & Issues
    Hi guys, been here a long time but not posted much. I've got a 2006 model (bought in march '05), with 158k miles on it. The recently started hesitating, eg skipping or stuttering so to speak at about 1500 rpms under light acceleration. It also "skips" at idle, I've noticed it with the...
  9. Engine Knocking, Help?!

    First Generation Ridgeline (1G 2006-2014)
    Truck has 177,xxx miles on it and this morning, out of no where, it started knocking. The knock speeds up/slows down with engine noise but never goes away. I have read everything from "it's normal", which I know it isn't, to "hydraulic timing belt tensioner" and that the engine needs...
  10. Help with rear engine motor mount removal

    1G Problems & Issues
    Hi guys, have any of you tried to remove the rear engine mount of your ridge? I have a 08 RT and I have been searching how to remove it but I did not find anything yet. I figure how to remove the other mounts but the rear one, honestly, seems that I need to tear out a bunch of stuff just to...
  11. Engine Groan Around 1500rpm when cold

    1G Under The Hood / Performance
    So my '07 has about 45000 on it, and a couple months ago it started doing this thing where right when I start the truck, it sometimes makes this very slight engine groan from idle up to about 1500 rpm ("Woooawww", like a long mouthed "wow"), after which it vanishes. After I drive it for a few...
  12. Engine Groan Around 1500rpm when cold

    1G Problems & Issues
    So my '07 has about 45000 on it, and a couple months ago it started doing this thing where right when I start the truck, it sometimes makes this very slight engine groan from idle up to about 1500 rpm ("Woooawww", like a long mouthed "wow"), after which it vanishes. After I drive it for a few...
  13. Performance Upgrade

    First Generation Ridgeline (1G 2006-2014)
    does anybody know where I can get performance chips for a 2006 ridgeline? ihave a friend who has a Hondata flashpro for his 2006 civic. i contacted the company, and they said they dont make the for the J-series motor. Any ideas?
  14. engine type question

    1G Under The Hood / Performance
    what is the difference between the j35a9 (2006-2009 honda ridgeline engine) to the j35z5 (2010+ honda ridgeline engine)
  15. Rattles in the engine bay

    1G Problems & Issues
    I have owned my 06 Ridge for 4 1/2 years and have had no major issues with it. It has 99,000 miles on it. Recently it has developed a rattle in the engine bay when the engine rpms are between 2000 and 2500. The noise only happens when I am moving and it occurs in all gears not consistent with...
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