2009 Honda Ridgeline Transmission Service & Repairs

What Does Your Honda Ridgeline Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Ridgeline’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. Honda Ridgeline transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Honda Ridgeline transmission trouble you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that your Ridgeline isn’t working at all.

Honda Transmission Recommendations for 2009 Ridgelines

Your Ridgeline’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Honda. For example, Honda recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2009 Honda Ridgelines at certain intervals with Honda-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2009 Ridgeline up to Honda-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Ridgeline’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Honda Ridgeline Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Honda Ridgeline transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Ridgeline's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 2009 Honda Ridgeline’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your Honda's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Honda? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • How often does my Ridgeline transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 2009 Ridgeline’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. About every 30,000 to 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your transmission fluid inspected and perhaps changed. Service intervals can vary depending on how you use your Honda, so check with your technician first. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Show Your Honda Ridgeline’s Transmission Some TLC

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 2009 Ridgeline, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.