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2004 Honda Pilot Warranty – All Coverage & Exceptions

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What’s Included in Your 2004 Honda Pilot Warranty?

If you own a 2004 Honda Pilot, you might have questions about the warranty, what it includes, and what’s still covered. A Honda warranty can help you cover the cost of expensive repairs. Reviewing your 2004 Honda Pilot warranty can help you understand what’s no longer covered and what other coverage options might be available.

2004 Honda Pilot Factory Warranty Coverage 
Basic Warranty:3 years or 36,000 miles
Powertrain Warranty:3 years or 36,000 miles
Corrosion Perforation Warranty:5 years with no mileage limit
Air Conditioning Warranty:1 year or 12,000 miles
Battery Warranty:2 years with no mileage limit
Tire Warranty:Depends on the tire manufacturer
Emissions Warranty:3 years or 36,000 miles
Total Unique Recalls:13

This 2004 Honda Pilot warranty guide will provide you with all the information you need to know about coverage. In detail, we’ll review the Factory (also known as the Manufacturer’s Warranty), Powertrain, Corrosion, Tire, Paint, and Battery Warranties. This guide also discusses extended warranties you might be able to purchase for your 2004 Honda Pilot. Check out the FAQ at the bottom for answers to additional questions about your 2004 Honda Pilot warranty.

Factory Warranty

2004 Honda Pilot Basic Warranty

The 2004 Honda Pilot Basic Warranty, also called the Honda New Vehicle Limited Warranty, covered most defective parts for three years or 36,000 miles. This warranty has expired for the 2004 Honda Pilot.

The Honda Pilot New Vehicle Limited Warranty didn’t cover the replacement of emissions control systems, normal wear and tear, fluid changes, broken or chipped glass, or cosmetic flaws.

2004 Honda Pilot Powertrain Warranty

The 2004 Honda Pilot didn’t come with a separate Powertrain Warranty, but the mechanical components were included in the New Vehicle Limited Warranty, which covered the vehicle for up to three years or 36,000 miles. The 2004 Honda Pilot is no longer covered under the New Vehicle Limited Warranty.

Corrosion Perforation Warranty

The Honda Rust Perforation Limited Warranty covered the replacement of rusted and perforated body panels for five years with no mileage limit. Rust without perforation was covered under the New Vehicle Limited Warranty.

The Honda Rust Perforation Limited Warranty didn’t cover surface rust, rusting of replaced parts, rusting from abuse or misuse, or rusting from road hazards. It also didn’t cover paint matching services or rust from the immersion of the vehicle in water.

Air Conditioning Warranty

The 2004 Honda Pilot wasn’t covered by a separate air conditioning warranty. The New Vehicle Limited Warranty did cover air conditioner refrigerant charging for the first year of vehicle ownership.

Some extended warranties might cover air conditioning on the 2004 Honda Pilot today. Air conditioning repairs and recharges are some of the most commonly needed repairs for older vehicles.

Paint Warranty

The 2004 Honda Pilot didn’t come with a separate paint warranty, but rusted paint was covered under the new Vehicle Limited Warranty for up to three years or 36,000 miles. The Corrosion Perforation Warranty also covered perforated body parts. The 2004 Honda Pilot is no longer covered under a Paint Warranty,

Battery Warranty

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The Honda Original Equipment Battery Warranty covered 2004 Pilot drivers for up to two years. The Replacement Battery Limited Warranty covered the cost of a replacement battery for up to three years.

The original Equipment Battery Limited Warranty began on the same date as the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. It covered the full cost of a replacement battery for up to two years. Honda would then reimburse a prorated amount for a new battery from year two to three.

Tire Warranty

All Honda vehicle tires are covered under a separate Manufacturer’s Warranty. The 2004 Honda Pilot New Vehicle Limited Warranty did include wheel balancing and alignment for one year or 12,000 miles.

2004 Honda Pilot Tire Warranties are held by Yokohama Tire Corp., Michelin Tire Corp., Goodyear Tire Co., Dunlop Tire Co., Bridgestone (USA) Inc., or Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. If you’re not sure who holds your tire warranty, you can reach out to your local Honda dealership.

Emissions Warranty

A Federal Emissions Warranty covered Honda emissions control systems for a minimum of three years or 36,000 miles. The 2004 Honda Emissions Warranty is now expired.

Some 2004 Honda Pilot drivers were also covered by a California Emissions Warranty for a minimum of three years or 50,000 miles. The California Emissions Warranty covered drivers in California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont.

2004 Honda Pilot Warranty Extensions Available Upon Car Purchase

2004 Honda Pilot drivers were able to buy a Honda Care Warranty with the purchase of their vehicle. This extended warranty covered repairs or replacements for six, seven, or eight years with a maximum of 120,000 miles. The Honda Care Warranty for the 2004 Honda Pilot is now expired. Drivers who want additional coverage might be able to buy an extended warranty from a third-party provider.

2004 Honda Pilot Extended Warranty Available Now

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Even if you didn’t buy an extended warranty with the purchase of your 2004 Honda Pilot or it has since expired, you might still have coverage options available. If you’re looking for affordable extended warranty coverage for your 2004 Honda Pilot, check out the FIXD Vehicle Protection Plan

We’ve partnered with CARCHEX, the industry leader in extended warranties, to cover everything from the engine and other powertrain parts to air conditioning and electrical systems, all for one low monthly fee. There are five levels of coverage available to suit all needs and budgets. Call now for a no-cost, no-obligation quote.

Recalls

Last updated on 11/18/2022. See NHTSA.gov for up-to-date information on recalls.

  • June 27, 2019 – Passenger Front Air Bag Inflator May Explode
  • June 27, 2019 – Driver Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode
  • March 6, 2019 – Driver Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode
  • April 26, 2018 – Improperly Installed Passenger Air Bag
  • May 24, 2016 – Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture
  • May 28, 2015 – Driver Frontal Air Bag May Rupture
  • November 4, 2014 – Passenger Air Bag Inflator May Rupture
  • June 20, 2014 – Passenger Side Air Bag Inflator May Rupture
  • December 11, 2012 – Ignition Interlock May Deform Allowing Rollaway
  • March 30, 2012 – Low beam Headlight
  • February 5, 2008 – Aftermarket Hitch Style Bike Rack
  • August 11, 2004 – Honda/GVWR Rating/Tire Pressure Label Incorrect
  • April 15, 2004 – Honda/Automatic Transmission

2004 Honda Pilot Warranty Brochure/Booklet

For additional information and details about warranty coverage for your 2004 Honda Pilot, check out the warranty brochure. This booklet has in-depth information about all the covered components of your vehicle. Click here to view the 2004 Honda Pilot Warranty Brochure.

FAQs

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about the 2004 Honda Pilot Warranty inclusions and exclusions:

Is the 2004 Honda Pilot Seat Belt Covered Under Warranty?

The Seat Belt Limited Warranty covers the replacement of a defective seat belt for the vehicle’s life. The Seat Belt Warranty doesn’t cover cosmetic defects or defective seat belts from abuse or misuse.

Are 2004 Honda Pilot Accessories Covered Under Warranty?

The Honda Accessory Limited Warranty covers the replacement of all accessories for up to three years or 36,000 miles. The Replacement Parts Limited Warranty covers genuine Honda parts for one year or 12,000 miles when installed by an authorized Honda dealership. The Honda Accessory Limited Warranty also included an Audio System Component Exchange Program, which included the replacement of defective audio systems.

Is the Muffler Covered Under a 2004 Honda Pilot Warranty?

The Replacement Muffler Lifetime Limited Warranty covers the full cost of a replacement muffler for the life of the vehicle. A Honda dealership must have installed the muffler to qualify for warranty coverage. This warranty covers material or workmanship defects and doesn’t cover labor or other exhaust parts.

Does Honda Cover Replacement Parts Under Warranty?

The Honda Replacement Parts Limited Warranty covers the cost of defective replacement parts for up to one year or 12,000 miles, whichever comes first. Honda also covers authentic Honda parts installed by a dealership other than Honda for up to one year. Remanufactured Honda parts are covered for up to three years or 36,000 miles.

If your factory warranty has expired and you’re looking to reduce out-of-pocket expenses, be sure to check out the FIXD+CARCHEX Vehicle Protection Plan. And remember, the best way to ensure warranty coverage (and prevent costly repairs in the first place) is to follow your manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule. Get the FIXD Sensor and app today for automated maintenance alerts based on your make, model, and mileage, easy engine diagnostics, repair shop finder, and more!

Sources:

Document – Honda. https://owners.honda.com/Documentum/Warranty/Handbooks/awl25237.pdf

Extended Service Contracts: Honda Owners Site. Extended Service Contracts | Honda Owners Site, https://owners.honda.com/vehicles/care

Find New Tires for Cars, Suvs and Trucks. Yokohama Tire, https://www.yokohamatire.com/ 

Home. NHTSA, https://www.nhtsa.gov/

Learn what’s included in the 2004 Honda Pilot’s various warranty plans, including what coverages are available and which ones have expired.

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