Replied by bogus on topic Honda engine tick and idle. Hey Guys, giving an update and staying dirty here. So I changed the oil and did the power and balance test, I noticed that the engine did stumble a little as I unplugged each individual coil and then it recovered as I plugged it back in..Took Ridgeline in to Honda for service for ticking sound in engine bay. Was told with the mileage on the vehicle, that the noise is normal. After doing research on the internet I come to find out .We often encounter engines that have a cold start knock or ticking noise. In this case, the . liter V engines installed in various Hondas can make a knocking or ticking noise at idle and only when warm. The cause of the problem is the rocker shaft bridge has excessive clearance from the factory, which causes the rocker shaft to rotate and make noise..The Honda Ridgeline is a sport utility truck SUT by American Honda Motor Company, Inc. and is categorized by some as a lifestyle pickup. The Ridgeline is one of only two trucks currently produced by the Honda Motor Company, the second being the Honda Acty mini truck. This SUT is built using a unibody frame, a transverse mounted engine, four wheel independent suspension, and is only offered .
Honda Ridgeline Owners Club Forums > Honda Ridgeline > First Generation Ridgeline G > G Problems Issues > Why is my engine making loud ticking noise Reply Page.Took Ridgeline in to Honda for service for ticking sound in engine bay. Was told with the mileage on the vehicle, that the noise is normal. After doing research on the internet I come to find out .