Safety Recall: 2017-2019 Honda Ridgeline Fuel Pump Cracks or Leak Inspection

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V053
Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Potential Number of Units Affected 106,683


Fuel Pump Feed Port May Crack And Leak

A crack in the fuel pump feed port can allow pressurized fuel to leak out, increasing the risk of a fire.



Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Ridgeline trucks. Exposure to acids, such as from car wash soaps, can result in the fuel pump feed port cracking.



Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump, if necessary, and install a fuel pump cover, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on March 7, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. The recall number for this recall is Q3V.



Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to


Check if your Honda has a Recall

Service Bulletin
January 25, 2019
Version 1


Safety Recall: 2017-19 Ridgeline Fuel Pump Cracks or Leak Inspection



Year Model Trim VIN Range
2017-19 Ridgeline ALL Check the iN VIN status for eligibility



Certain vehicle cleaning detergents/agents may interact adversely with the fuel pump and feed port, causing cracks that may lead to pressurized fuel leaks.



Owners of affected vehicles will be sent a notification of this campaign. Do an iN VIN status inquiry to make sure the vehicle is shown as eligible.

Some vehicles affected by this campaign may be in your new or used vehicle inventory.

Failure to repair a vehicle subject to a recall or campaign may subject your dealership to claims or lawsuits from the customer or anyone else harmed as a result of such failure. To see if a vehicle in inventory is affected by this safety recall, do a VIN status inquiry before selling it.



The fuel pump feed line connector or the top surface of the fuel pump is cracked.



Inspect the fuel pump, and replace if needed. Install the fuel pump cover kit.



Expected failure rate of the pump is very low. Order fuel pump and retainer only after confirming a new fuel pump is required based on the inspection procedure. Do not order for inventory.

Part Name Part Number Quantity
Fuel Pump Cover Kit 17063-T6Z-305 1
Fuel Pump (if needed) 17045-TZ5-A10 1



Description Flat
3105J1 Inspect the fuel pump for leaks and cracks. If no leaks or cracks are found, install the fuel pump cover kit. 1.2 hr 6FX00 Q3V00 A19013A 17045-TZ5-A10
3105J2 Inspect the fuel pump for leaks and cracks. If leaks and or cracks are found, replace the fuel pump and install the fuel pump cover kit. 1.8 hr 6FX00 Q3V00 A19013B 17045-TZ5-A10

Skill Level: Repair Technician



  1. Remove the rear seat to gain access to the fuel tank unit. Refer to the service information.
  2. Remove the fuel tank access panel.
  3. Clean the fuel pump surface with a clean shop towel, and check for cracks.


Do not use any chemicals to clean the surface, only use a clean shop towel.

  1. Run the engine for 1 minute to check for fuel leaks.
  1. Relieve the fuel pressure; refer to the service information. Then, remove the fuel line, and check for cracks at the fuel feed port.
    • If no leaks or cracks are found, go to step 6 and install the fuel pump cover kit.
    • If the fuel pump is leaking and or cracks are found, replace the fuel pump; refer to the service Then, go to step 6 and install the fuel pump cover kit.

check for cracks

  1. Disconnect the connector.
  1. Place the corrugated tubing next to the connector and the corrugated tube on the wiring harness, and cut to fit as shown. Then, wrap a piece of EPT foam tape around the area as shown.


If the corrugated tubing is already against the connector, this step is not needed.

corrugated tubing

  1. Install the cover assembly, and make sure the arrow on the cover lines up with the marks on the fuel tank and the cover assembly is fully snapped onto the lock nut.

cover assembly

  1. Connect the fuel line and the connector as shown.

Connect the fuel line and the connector

  1. Close the lid on the cover assembly.

Close the lid

  1. Install the fuel tank access panel and rear
  2. For California residents only: Fill out a Vehicle Emissions Recall – Proof of Correction certificate, and use Q3V as the recall Give the certificate to your customer, and advise him or her to keep it as proof that the recall was completed. Your customer will need to submit this certificate to the DMV only if the DMV requests it. If you need more certificates, use reorder number Y0657.

Proof of Correction certificate


January 25, 2019
Version 1

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Manufacturer Notices

January 25, 2019

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Manufacturer Notices

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Recall Acknowledgement

February 13, 2019

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Recalls Documents


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