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4 wheel drive switch, no heat on floor

Hi, I have a 2008 Honda Ridgeline, Im having problems with the 4 wheel drive switch not engaging, or the button not working and light not comeing on and was tola it was normal. I also have no floor heat, that I was told to use the mode setting for the floor, which there isnt 1 specifically for the floor, but anyway I use the heat control, there dosent appear to be any heat coming from the bottom, I was told that is normal. also My cd changer makes sleight thumping noise, when the radio is on, was told thats normal, no rear defroster because I have rear sliding window. can something be installed? the window ices up and obstructs my vision. also if I dont manually shut wipers off before shutting ignition off, thy stop in the middle of the window, can you please help me to find answers! Thank You

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You must have a lemon. My 2007 with 40k on it has no issues....Silky smooth

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