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  1. 2007 Ridgeline OEM XM Radio - Best Bluetooth kit for iPhone X

    1G Mobile Electronics
    Looking for recommendations for a Bluetooth retrofit kit to integrate with my 2007 Honda Ridgeline XTL OEM XM radio. I have seen some older units (e.g., PA15-HON2) but they have the older connector for iPod. Bluetooth seems like the best option, but unclear if it will work on the AUX radio unit...
  2. Radio alone needed at a drive-in

    2G Audio, Bluetooth, Electronics & Navigation
    We went to a drive-in and needed the FM radio. A few times during the movie, the radio turned off and the only way to turn it on required I turned the lights on. Any idea how to listen to the radio without a turn off? TIA
  3. 2010 Radio Backlights Not Working

    1G Problems & Issues
    I have a 2010 EXL. The radio backlights are out. I’ve looked at other posts about soldering R862, but this post was for an 06 unit. It looks like the radio in the 10 model is slightly different. Any clews what I would need to do to fix this issue. BTW, the radio has been removed and the...
  4. Upgrading My Island Ride to Return Stateside

    1G Mobile Electronics
    Have begun this month what may be a lengthy sabbatical and have decided to make some improvements to the truck prior to shipping it back CONUS (to take the truck and wander for several months). While most of these improvements involve adding/upgrading electronics, it turns out the truck...
  5. Radio Backlight Burnt Out?

    1G Problems & Issues
    Bought this 2008 EX-L recently and the backlight for the radio has burnt out. Fuse is good. Any suggestions for fixing it? Couldn't really find anything online. I read that swapping out the whole radio would cause a problem with the anti-theft system. Any help would be appreciated!
  6. Honda Insight Survey

    Dear Honda: (Feedback Forum)
    I've been taking these online surveys for over a year now, and the one I took this morning had a wierd screen shot of the radio head unit (supposedly in my 2018 RTL-E) audio systems settings. Have any of you seen this screen before? My screen looks nothing like this and makes me wonder if I'm...
  7. 2017 RTL Stereo questions

    2G Audio, Bluetooth, Electronics & Navigation
    Hello all. I have a 2017 RTL. Radio has no navigation, which I want. I just bought an aftermarket pioneer radio with appleplay with wiring harness, steering wheel control, and back up retain hookup. I was thinking it would be easy with wiring kits, but now it seems more like a pain and not...
  8. The Honda Android Hack

    2G Audio, Bluetooth, Electronics & Navigation
    Hello All, I was wondering if anyone has tried the HondaHack on the radio of their Ridgeline? The hack outlined on XDA Devlopers https://forum.xda-developers.com/android/general/guide-how-to-enter-developer-mode-2017-t3621582
  9. 1G radio does not display artist and title

    First Generation Ridgeline (1G 2006-2014)
    How do I get the radio to display the artist and title? I know that the radio station is broadcasting it. I can receive it when I subscribe to XM but as soon as I did not renew my XM I no longer get the artist an title on regular radio stations? I have a 2014 SE which has everything else...
  10. WTB: Stock Radio for my 2006 Ridgeline

    Trading Post
    The lights stopped working on my 2006 Ridgeline radio. I would like to buy a stock, working, radio.
  11. XM radio help

    1G Mobile Electronics
    Hello All. Quick question. I have a 2013 sport. The prior owner had a xm radio antenna installed. The radio itself does not have the XM button on it. But when I press the AUX button it goes to the XM preview station channel 001. I went online to activate it and it says wait 5 min then...
  12. Powered Sub hookup - Help with existing wires?

    1G Mobile Electronics
    Greetings all. Been a member for a bit but my first post. I know there are a ton of related posts but I can't find the specific answer (and I'm not sure if it's proper etiquette here to jump into an existing thread with my question or to create my own - so I chose the latter). Anyhow, I've got...
  13. CarPlay issues?

    2G Problems, Fixes & TSB's
    OK, picked up my new BE on Friday.... I do have to say I like the truck even more than I thought I would. One thing I noticed about CarPlay, when using Waze for directions/traffic and listening to FM. Every time Waze cut in to give directions the radio source switched to Pandora thru CarPlay...
  14. Looking for easiest head unit to install 2006 RT

    1G Mobile Electronics
    I've read through the forums and I understand that unless I get a separate amp or a 6 channel HU, I am going to lose the factory sub-woofer. With that in mind, I have a two questions. 1) Will losing the factory sub dramatically decrease my sound quality? 2) What is the easiest replacement...
  15. Auxiliary button on radio is not working

    1G Problems & Issues
    The other day I hit the auxiliary button on the radio and got no response. The rest of the radio and CD features work fine, but the auxiliary function has ceased to exist. Any ideas on why this happened and how to fix it?
  16. 2006 Ridgeline Extremely Poor Radio Reception

    1G Problems & Issues
    Recently purchased an immaculate 2006 Honda Ridgeline with the only known problem being the absolutely poor radio FM/AM reception. Here are the truck specs below: Model: RTL w/out NAV Mileage: 38,000 Location: Northshore, MA (30mi from Boston) Radio: 6-CD changer and OEM radio. My Experience...
  17. Navigation/Radio Pin Request Every time I start the ignition

    1G Problems & Issues
    I have a 2011 Honda Ridgeline RTL with Navigation/SiriusXM and I am the first owner. I bought it on 10/03/2010 and have never had this problem. Yesterday, I started the vehicle for the first time in only 2-3 days and it asked for the Security pin. Fortunately I was able to browse this site...
  18. 2008 RTL radio/cd issue

    1G Problems & Issues
    I have a 2008 RTL with 110000 miles. This has been happening for some time now. Sometimes when I start the truck the radio is dead. the Navi will work but no radio, XM, CD or AUX. Power on-off button does noting, press the button on the navi to display the radio.. noting the small display...
  19. FS: xm tuner for factory radio-no nav-- $100

    Trading Post
    SOLD: xm tuner for factory radio-no nav-- $75 XM tuner(receiver) from 2008 ridgeline. Was installed by dealer in 2011. I used it for the free 3 month trial with my certified pre-owned honda. removed when I upgraded my factory stereo, it is not compatible with aftermarket stereos. Includes...
  20. radio anti theft, red light flashing

    1G Problems & Issues
    I'm sure this is so simple that the answer is nowhere. When I exit and lock my brand new 2012 ridgeline, the radio anti-theft flashes red all the time. Is this what it is supposed to do? Or is this some kind of error message? Why don't they state this in the manual? My radio works fine. Thanks...
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