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I have the Ridgeline cylinder #4 misfire problem. 2006,

I have the Ridgeline...

I have the Ridgeline cylinder #4 misfire problem.

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Is it a steady misfire? Or random?

2006, 165000, I guess random but frequent. Fouls plugs quickly, uses a lot of oil.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ridgeline yourself? What have you tried so far?

Professional mechanic. They used boroscope and found scoring on cylinder wall. New short block is expensive of course, but Honda told them the issue has been resolved and won't recur on the new short block. I'm on here trying to find out what year the issue was resolved.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Using Lucas oil treatment and changing plugs frequently.

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Dennis Gooch
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Honda resolved the cylinder scoring issue in model year 2010. The replacement engines from Honda and most reputable engine rebuilders are updated with different cylinder liners and pistons to resolve this problem on the older engines.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Thank you very much! So if I were to buy a used 2010 Ridgeline, it would have the updated engine in it? Or was it sometime during that year that it was resolved?

Yes, All 2010 model year and newer have the new design engine. There is no production month split in 2010. Those are great vehicles!

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