Roof Molding Front End Caps are Loose – 2016-2018 Honda Pilot & 2017-2019 Ridgeline

Service Bulletin

A18-040
June 7, 2018
Version 2

 

Roof Molding Front End Caps are Loose

Supersedes 18-040, dated May 18, 2018, to revise the information highlighted in yellow

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
2016 Pilot ALL ALL
2017 ALL
2018 2WD 5FNYF5…JB000001 – 5FNYF5…JB018118
AWD 5FNYF6…JB000001 – 5FNYF6…JB036028
2017 Ridgeline ALL ALL
2018 ALL
2019 2WD 5FPYK2…KB000001 – 5FPYK2…KB000394
AWD 5FPYK3…KB000001 – 5FPYK3…KB001652

 

REVISION SUMMARY

Under WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION, Repair Procedure Description revised.

 

SYMPTOM

The roof molding front end caps become loose and lift away from roof panel.

 

POSSIBLE CAUSES

The roof molding front end caps are not held on securely.

 

CORRECTIVE ACTION

Remove the existing roof moldings, and install the replacement roof molding kit with revised front-end caps.

 

PARTS INFORMATION

NOTE

Each kit contains parts to replace the left and right roof molding.

Part Name Part Number Quantity
Pilot with Roof Rack – Roof Rail Molding Kit 74306-TG7-307 1
Pilot without Roof Rack – Roof Rail Molding Kit 74306-TG7-306 1
Ridgeline – Roof Rail Molding Kit 74306-T6Z-306 1

 

REQUIRED MATERIALS

Part Name Part Number Quantity
Masking Tape Commercially Available 1

 

WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION

The normal warranty applies.

Operation
Number
Description Flat
Rate
Time
Defect
Code
Symptom
Code
Template
ID
Failed
Part
Number
8141N0 Repair Procedure A Pilot without Roof Rails – Install replacement roof molding kit. 0.5 hr 06201 03217 A18040A 74316-TG7-A01
8141N0 Repair Procedure B Pilot with Roof Rails Install replacement roof molding kit. 0.5 hr 06201 03217 A18040B 74316-TG7-A01
8141N0 Repair Procedure C Ridgeline – Install replacement roof molding kit. 0.5 hr 06201 03217 A18040C 74316-T6Z-A00

Skill Level: Repair Technician

 

REPAIR PROCEDURE

  • Pilot without Roof Rails – Refer to Repair Procedure A
  • Pilot with Roof Rails – Refer to Repair Procedure B
  • Ridgeline – Refer to Repair Procedure C

Repair Procedure A – Pilot without Roof Rails

  1. Secure the tailgate hinge cover with masking tape to avoid moving or damaging the cover.

NOTE

Do not remove the hinge cover.

Secure the tailgate hinge cover

  1. Remove the existing roof molding and replace all clips with the parts supplied in the roof rail molding kit.

replace all clips

  1. Remove any adhesive from the stud threads and the body.

Remove any adhesive from the stud threads and the body

  1. Install the new roof molding, and secure it with the supplied nut. Torque it to 8 -11.7 N•m (5.0 – 8.6 lb-ft).

Install the new roof molding

  1. Install the nut access cover.

Install the nut access cover

  1. Replace the roof molding on other side following the same procedure.

 

Repair Procedure B – Pilot with Roof Rails

  1. Remove the roof molding.

roof molding

  1. Remove any adhesive from the stud threads and the body.

Remove any adhesive from the stud threads and the body

  1. Slide the new molding under the roof rail.

Slide the new molding under the roof rail

  1. Secure the molding with the supplied nut and torque it to 8 -11.7 N•m (5.0 – 8.6 lb-ft).

Secure the molding with the supplied nut

  1. Install the nut access cover.

Install the nut access cover

  1. Replace the roof molding on other side following the same procedure.

 

Repair Procedure C – Ridgeline

  1. Remove the existing roof molding and replace all clips with the parts supplied in the roof rail molding kit.

Remove the existing roof molding and replace all clips

  1. Remove any adhesive from the stud threads and the body.

Remove any adhesive from the stud threads and the body

  1. Install the new roof molding and secure it with the supplied nut. Torque it to 8 -11.7 N•m (5.0 – 8.6 lb-ft).

Install the new roof molding and secure it

  1. Install the nut access cover.

Install the nut access cover

  1. Replace the roof molding on other side following the same procedure.

END


A18-040
June 7, 2018
Version 2

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10141167

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2018/MC-10141167-9999.pdf

Download (PDF, 334KB)


A18-040
May 18, 2018
Version 1

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10139552

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2018/MC-10139552-9999.pdf

Download (PDF, 333KB)


 

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