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  1. How many gallons of each fluid to buy?

    1G Mods, Installs and How-To's
    I am currently looking at replacing the rear differential, transfer case, and transmission fluids. I was wondering how many gallons/liters of each fluid I should buy to make sure I have enough?
  2. Sudden increase in oil leakage

    1G Problems & Issues
    so recently my truck started to leak oil in large quantities. It had a minor oil leak before getting the water pump, timing belt, timing tensioner, serpentine tensioner, and serpentine belt. But that was like a drop or two only after long road trips. Now it needs a quart or half a quart every...
  3. Missing Oil Cap for 3 Months

    2G Problems, Fixes & TSB's
    Newbie here. Hope this is right place to post. So I went to open my hood to show my uncle (a mechanic) the 2017 RTS he's been waiting to see since I got it and right away I noticed a "hole". "This doesn't look right" I said, and we both realized that was where you fill it with oil. THE CAP WAS...
  4. Another Oil Leak

    1G Problems & Issues
    Hey fellas - Longtime lurker first time poster, here. I've had my 07 RTL for a few years and love it. Last spring, I replaced the rear main seal ($$$) due to an oil leak. Now, it's sprung another mysterious leak. Small, but I'm worried nonetheless! What do you think? Nothing on the gearbox -...
  5. Honda A1 Service - Worse Than Jiffy Lube

    Miscellaneous/General Honda Ridgeline Discussions
    Brought my Ridgeline in for A1 service and NYS inspection the other day. Made an appointment online the day before for 10:00 AM. The morning of 10/08/2015, I headed out on my way to the dealership stopping at a hand car wash first. Towel dried my Ridgeline and drove to Middletown (NY) Honda...
  6. Oil Analysis : Copper in Oil Sample

    1G Problems & Issues
    Does anyone but me do any used oil analysis on their RL? I did my first one at 6,000 miles and the analysis from the lab indicated too high a level of copper (indicative of bearing/cooler core problem) and silicone (dirt/sealant material). Took the info to the service manager at the dealership...
  7. Dealership Service - Should I worry about...?

    1G Problems & Issues
    My 09 Ridgeline is in for it's first "b" service. The code that came up was "B 16" and when I called the Service Adviser asked if it was a 4 wheel drive Ridgeline... I said, "It's a 2009 Ridgeline" and she said " Not all Ridgelines are 4 wheel drive." I wanted to hang up. This Dealer uses...
  8. oil again..synthetic vs "extended performance"

    Miscellaneous/General Honda Ridgeline Discussions
    So what is the real deal between Mobil 1 and Mobile 1 Extended Performance? Other than the price, is the extra cost worth it? I did buy it for my first oil change since I have bought the truck.
  9. Synthetic or Conventonal Oil

    Miscellaneous/General Honda Ridgeline Discussions
    So...the worn out question...Do I use syn or conventional oil for my first oil change? Also, those of you running synthetic, do you change it when the oil life percentage on the computer tells you to do so? I have used synthetic on most of my vehicles in the past but I am wondering about this one.
  10. Maintenance Procedure: Oil, Filter, and Fluid Check

    1G Mods, Installs and How-To's
    Here’s a maintenance slide show for performing an oil, filter, and fluid check service. Consider setting the show viewing speed (lower left corner) to SLOW. Basic Oil and Filter Change, Fluid Check Service Procedure Link This new “slideshow” design allows me to update and maintain it on...