Ridgeline 2007-2008

Locks & Lock Systems

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Power Door Locks



Diagnosis & Testing
Door Lock Motor

Specific to:

Honda Ridgeline 2006-2008

  1. Check actuator operation by connecting power and ground as shown in the chart. To prevent damage to the actuator, apply battery voltage only momentarily.
  2.  
  3. If the actuator does not operate as specified, replace it.

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    Fig. Door lock actuator test chart

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Door Lock Switch

Specific to:

Honda Ridgeline 2006-2008

  1. Check for continuity between the terminals.

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    Fig. Door lock switch terminal identification

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  3. There should be continuity between terminals 2-9 when the door lock switch is in LOCK position. There should be no continuity between terminals 2-9 when the door lock switch is in the neutral position.
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  5. There should be continuity between terminals 1-9 when the door lock switch is in UNLOCK position. There should be no continuity between terminals 1-9 when the door lock switch is in the neutral position.
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  7. If the continuity is not as specified, replace the door lock switch.
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Removal & Installation
Door Lock Motor

Specific to:

Honda Ridgeline 2006-2008


NOTE
This procedure requires the use of the following special tools, or their equivalents: KTC trim tool set SOJATP2014 and Trim pad remover, Snap-on A 177A.


NOTE
Use the appropriate tool from the KTC trim tool set to avoid damage when prying components.


WARNING
Take care not to scratch the door and related parts.

  1. Remove the mirror mount cover, as follows:
    1. Lower the door glass fully.
    2.  
    3. With your hand, carefully release the clip, lift the cover upward to release the hooks (A), and remove the cover (B) in the sequence shown.

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      Fig. With your hand, carefully release the clip, lift the cover upward to release the hooks (A), and remove the cover (B) in the sequence shown

    4.  

  2.  
  3. Pull back the inner handle knob (A). Using a trim tool, push on the lower hook (B) and pivot the cover (C) on the upper hooks (D), then remove the cover.

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    Fig. Pull back the inner handle knob (A). Using a trim tool, push on the lower hook (B) and pivot the cover (C) on the upper hooks (D), then remove the cover

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  5. Remove the screws, then remove the inner handle (A), and disconnect the inner handle cable (B).

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    Fig. Remove the screws, then remove the inner handle (A), and disconnect the inner handle cable (B)

  6.  
  7. Remove the screw from under the pull pocket lid.
    WARNING
    To avoid damaging components inside the door, do not use excessive force when lifting up on the panel.

  8.  
  9. Remove the door panel (A) with as little bending as possible to avoid creasing or breaking it, as follows:
    1. Remove the screws (B).
    2.  
    3. Use a commercially available trim pad removal to detach the clips (C).
    4.  
    5. Starting at the rear, pull the door panel upward, then release the lock knob (D).

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      Fig. Door panel removal-door panel (A), screws (B), clips (C) and lock knob

    6.  

  10.  
  11. Disconnect the courtesy light sub-harness connector (A), power mirror switch connector (B) (driver's), power window switch connector (C), and power rear window switch connector (D) (driver's).

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    Fig. Disconnect the courtesy light sub-harness connector (A), power mirror switch connector (B) (driver's), power window switch connector (C), and power rear window switch connector (D) (driver's)

  12.  
  13. Remove the retainers and remove the door lock motor.
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To install:

  1. Install the door lock motor and secure with the retainers.
  2.  
  3. Install the door panel in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    1. Check if the clips is damaged or stress-whitened, and if necessary, replace them with new ones.
    2.  
    3. Make sure the connectors are plugged in properly, and the rod is connected securely.
    4.  
    5. Push the clips into place securely.
    6.  
    7. When reinstalling the door panel, make sure the plastic cover is installed properly and sealed around its outside perimeter to seal out water
    8.  

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Door Lock Switch

Specific to:

Honda Ridgeline 2006-2008


NOTE
This procedure requires the use of the following special tools, or their equivalents: KTC trim tool set SOJATP2014 and Trim pad remover, Snap-on A 177A.


NOTE
Use the appropriate tool from the KTC trim tool set to avoid damage when prying components.


WARNING
Take care not to scratch the door and related parts.

  1. Remove the mirror mount cover, as follows:
    1. Lower the door glass fully.
    2.  
    3. With your hand, carefully release the clip, lift the cover upward to release the hooks (A), and remove the cover (B) in the sequence shown.

      Click image to see an enlarged view

      Fig. With your hand, carefully release the clip, lift the cover upward to release the hooks (A), and remove the cover (B) in the sequence shown

    4.  

  2.  
  3. Pull back the inner handle knob (A). Using a trim tool, push on the lower hook (B) and pivot the cover (C) on the upper hooks (D), then remove the cover.

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    Fig. Pull back the inner handle knob (A). Using a trim tool, push on the lower hook (B) and pivot the cover (C) on the upper hooks (D), then remove the cover

  4.  
  5. Remove the screws, then remove the inner handle (A), and disconnect the inner handle cable (B).

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    Fig. Remove the screws, then remove the inner handle (A), and disconnect the inner handle cable (B)

  6.  
  7. Remove the screw from under the pull pocket lid.
    WARNING
    To avoid damaging components inside the door, do not use excessive force when lifting up on the panel.

  8.  
  9. Remove the door panel (A) with as little bending as possible to avoid creasing or breaking it, as follows:
    1. Remove the screws (B).
    2.  
    3. Use a commercially available trim pad removal to detach the clips (C).
    4.  
    5. Starting at the rear, pull the door panel upward, then release the lock knob (D).

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      Fig. Door panel removal-door panel (A), screws (B), clips (C) and lock knob

    6.  

  10.  
  11. Disconnect the courtesy light sub-harness connector (A), power mirror switch connector (B) (driver's), power window switch connector (C), and power rear window switch connector (D) (driver's).

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    Fig. Disconnect the courtesy light sub-harness connector (A), power mirror switch connector (B) (driver's), power window switch connector (C), and power rear window switch connector (D) (driver's)

  12.  
  13. Remove the door lock control panel.
  14.  

To install:

  1. Install the door lock control panel.
  2.  
  3. Install the door panel in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    1. Check if the clips is damaged or stress-whitened, and if necessary, replace them with new ones.
    2.  
    3. Make sure the connectors are plugged in properly, and the rod is connected securely.
    4.  
    5. Push the clips into place securely.
    6.  
    7. When reinstalling the door panel, make sure the plastic cover is installed properly and sealed around its outside perimeter to seal out water
    8.  

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