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Checking the brake fluid in your 2008 Honda Ridgeline is easy and should be done once a month. On some Hondas, the owners manual suggests pumping the brake pedal 25 times before looking at the fluid level, be sure to check your owners manual to see if this applies to your 2008 Ridgeline. In addition to checking the brake fluid level, you want to look at the color of the brake fluid in your Ridgeline - if it is dark in color or it has been more than 2 years since you have changed it, you should consider having it changed - this will help make the internal components (which are expensive) last much longer.
If you need to add fluid to your Ridgeline, it is important to check your owners manual for the correct type to add - it likely be either DOT 3, DOT 4 or DOT 5, also known as silicone brake fluid. Be sure to discard bottles of brake fluid that are over a year old - brake fluid sucks the moisture out of the air and the water vapor in the fluid can quickly rust out the brake lines in your Ridgeline.
Don't send mixed signals - if your turn signal doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb2008 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L V6
Leaking coolant is usually a sign that your water pump needs to be replaced. This video shows you how to quickly plug it2008 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L V6
A check engine light can be cleared with a simple fix or it could be a major problem - find out now!2008 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L V6
DRLs are on more than your headlights. They burn out faster and should be replaced regularly2008 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L V6
Don't be the guy with your third brake light burnt out2008 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L V6
Cars burn, leak and otherwise dispense of their oil. Check your level frequently and top up when necessary2008 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L V6