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Why is my interior mirror is shaking?

I bought a nice mirror on Amazon and when I put it up on the mirror. It is bigger than the original mirror. The bigger mirror has been really good until one day and whenever I drive the mirror shakes....
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2008 Honda Fit engine making noise even when the car is not fully turned on. (only battery turned on)

If my car is idle, and the key isn't in the ignition, everything works as usual, but the second I flip the car key (turning on the battery, but not the engine) there's a midly loud ticking noise. The ...
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Trying to Charge Honda Fit 2015, Car's Headlights Flash Once Charging Starts

I'm not a car person at all, so thanks in advance for any help! My wife's 2015 Honda Fit hasn't been used for months (thanks to Corona). I'm trying to use a Schumacher SC1307 6/12V Automatic Battery ...
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2007 Honda Fit Sport P0420

I backed up in a dirt lot and heard a metal scraping sound. After driving about 30 miles, the check-engine light came on with code P0420 indicating "Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1)&...
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Ok to leave Honda Jazz without a battery installed?

We have a 2009 Honda Jazz, which we're not using at the moment due to coronavirus restrictions. We're planning on taking it for a 15-20 minute drive once a week to keep it going, as advised in this ...
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Cooling system problem (Car gauge always at cold) 2006 Honda fit 1.3L IDSI

I have a 2006 Honda fit 1.3L IDSI and Im having a cooling system problem. Engine Coolant Temp gauge always at cold. can u guys help me narrow down the cause of this? I recorded some data with my ...
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Is it safe for me to drive home?

I have a 2009 Honda Fit, I had the spark plugs replaced but I’ve been having trouble with the 4th cylinder. I got it looked at two weeks ago but now it’s doing it again. My car smells of gas and there’...
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Whats the valve clearance measurements for a 2006 Honda fit 1.3L I-DSI (L31A) engine?

I'm planning on adjusting the valve clearances myself for the first time but i don't know the measurements for the intake and exhaust valves clearances since its a second hand car and the manual is ...
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2006 Honda fit erratic idle and vibration when engine is cold and performance problems

I have a 2006 honda fit with a 1.3L i-dsi engine and an automatic transmission. The car starts up ok even if the engine is cold but when i shift it to drive (when cold) the rpm just jumps up and down ...
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need help to identify the correct valve cover gasket for my old honda fit

I have an old 2006 honda fit with a LA-GD1 engine (1.3L) (the one with the 8 spark plugs) and its leaking oil in the main/inner 4 spark plugs, i figured its because the valve cover gasket is failing (...
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Honda Fit 2007 - one of the keys stopped working

We have two keys for this car, and both of them used to work fine until this week (mechanically, not remotely). Now, when one of them is inserted, the green key-light turns on the dashboard... It can ...
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Honda Fit clutch hard on the knees?

In my 27.5 years of car ownership, I've owned two Toyota Tercels and my current Honda Fit -- all manual transmission (MT). I've owned my 2013 Honda Fit (Canada) for 6 years, and I find that the way ...
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Passenger side locking

Help! My front passenger brake is locking!!. After a short time of driving the passenger side brake is locking. Rotor disc was bow - replaced After rotor disc was replaced both breaks were locking - ...
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Noise from shocks/rack ends in Honda Fit

In my Honda Fit GP5 I'm getting a metal scrape ("chiri chiri") noise when my left front wheel hit a rough road with shocks. I'm not getting any noise or anything wired voice when I'm turning ...
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Is it normal for 1st and 2nd gear to feel "rough"

I have a 6 speed 2015 Honda fit that I just bought. I'm pretty new to the manual driving life so excuse me if this sounds a like a dumb question but whenever I try to go from neutral to 1st when I'm ...
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What can be the reason for rough idle after engine oil change on petrol cars?

I own a L12B Honda Fit/Jazz. I have never felt roughness at idle during my 6 months of ownership. I had oil change yesterday where they drained and filled Honda Recommended Synthetic Oil. My ideal ...
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Can having your front windshield replaced cause the check engine light to come on in a Honda fit?

Can having my front windshield replaced in a Honda fit cause the check engine light to come on?
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Cannot operate car audio system, Only works in reverse gear

From few days in my Honda Fit GP5 2014, the car audio system (pioneer AVH-265BT) can only operate on the reverse gear. If I'm not on the reverse gear setup is fully locked and I can't control anything....
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Normal discontinuity at seam of dash moulding?

I've brought my 2013 Fit LX to Honda for many things. Flood remediation, entailing replacement of all electronic components and harnesses at floor level. Airbag recalls on both the driver and ...
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What kind of port/connector is this?

I just bought honda fit also known as jazz 1.3 hybrid 2011 from japan.But its manual is in Japanese and i just want to know what kind(name) of port/connector it is. Its under cigarette lighter and av ...
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Depleted Honda Fit battery -- how long to recharge, how to re-enable radio?

I left the interior map lights (driver & passenger side lights) on for about 30 hours, depleting the batter in my Honda Fit. I could barely see the lights on. Fortunately, at least one towing ...
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Right drivers side tyre scraped curb, missing chunk - Honda Fit

Please forgive me if I’m not using the correct terms, I know nothing about cars. Earlier today I was driving in a parking lot and scraped up against a curb. Upon further inspection the car itself is ...
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How do you perform the TPMS relearn procedure for Honda?

My daughter has a 2009 Honda Fit Sport with a TPMS system. The TPMS light is lit on her dash. What I want to know is: How do you perform the relearn procedure? Will a TPMS fault show up through OBDII ...
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How to determine if mirrors on Honda Fit are being heated?

According to the manual for my 2013 Honda Fit, the button for the rear windshield defoggers also heat the side mirrors. Is there any way to confirm that the side mirror heating is actually working? I ...
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what does it mean when the oil level has dropped to a negative number?

I usually bring my car in for an oil change when the oil level indicator gets down to about 5%. However, my oil light on the dashboard has been on for a few weeks, and I was aware that it was getting ...
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Un-"Fit" for airbag diagnosis

My daughter has a 2009 Honda Fit Sport. When we bought the car about a year ago, I noticed one thing and didn't notice another concerning the airbags. During POST at first startup, the airbag light is ...
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Which transmission fluid does a 2014 Honda Fit GP5 Hybrid use?

I have a 2014 Honda Fit GP5 Hybrid, and I would like to know what gear box oil I must use and at what mileage interval to change it?
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Honda Fit gd 1 cvt suddenly won't accelerate, after how many seconds turns back to normal

I have encountered new problem with my car: Honda Fit gd 1 cvt. Going home I ran into small flood (water level is not high, just around the side skirts). Every time there is a flood the car won't ...
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Honda Fit GP1 2013 Engine Oil Burn

I have honda fit GP1 (Manufacture year - 2013) and well maintained. 78000km is done up to now and I normally use 10W30 synthetic oil. as I feel engine oil is burning faster than normal vehicle. After ...
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Is it necessary to put dual clutch transmission to park gear on stop and go traffic?

I was advised to put my car which has dual clutch transmission, to park gear on heavy traffic to reduce stress on clutches. Is this correct? As far as I know holding brake will do the job. Since my ...
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What is the purpose of the plastic lower engine cover on a Honda Fit?

What is the purpose of the plastic lower engine cover in a Honda Fit? Mine broke off in a minor accident.the car is now making creaking noises when I drive and the indicator lights keep going on and ...
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First Gear requires stepping on gas pedal before engaging (sometimes)

I have a 2008 Honda Fit 1st gen I pull the lever to the 1st gear slot and i feel it doesn't engange, but if i maintain that little pressure and i blip the throttle the lever goes into first (i dont ...
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AC clutch not engaging

I have a 2007 Honda Fit. Two summers ago, my AC stopped working. I brought it to a shop, where the compressor was replaced. This fixed the problem at first, but last summer the AC started working ...
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My 2008 Honda Fit can't use synthetic oil

I have a 2008 Honda Fit and in the manual says "Honda doesn't recommend using synthetic oil". I want to know why, as I can't find the answer online. Seems like any car can use synthetic, why mine ...
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No power and door lock is stuck - how to unlock 2009 Honda Fit

My daughter has a 2009 Honda Fit. It seems someone has done something to the car which has caused the battery to go flat. Also, the only door key (driver's side) won't unlock the door. Since the ...
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Does 2013 Fit LX 5-door have pouch behind passenger front seat?

I recently got my car back after extensive flood remediation. The seats were removed, rug replaced, and electrical system replaced. Most things seem fine except when I put stuff back into the car, ...
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Cleaning A/C System

I recently bought a 2009 Honda Fit for my daughter. The A/C system has a major leak in it which I plan on fixing. As part of the fix, I want to clean out all of the oil which is in the system and ...
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Tires for Honda Fit Sport

I drive Honda Fit Sport 2010 here in Croatia, Europe. Need to change tires, which are all season 185/55 R16 H83. For some raeson it is impossible to find this size. Instead I was offered all season ...
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Weird whinning noise at exactly 1500 rpm

Evidence at this link Car is a Honda Fit 2008 GD1 with a new serpentine belt (GATES) and a new tensioner pulley (it's generic). I got this weird noise at EXACTLY 1500 RPM (no A/C) no matter the gear ...
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To change viscocity or not

I recently made a post about switching to synthetic, but looking at the answers and information all around i decided that it was not worth it for me. I have an 115.000 kms (70k miles more or less) 10 ...
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Newbie question: Cant rise vehicle from front jack point to place jack stands on sides

(not my car in the picture) I have a 2008 Honda Fit with the following gear: a 2 ton jack with a 30 cms clearance two 3 ton jack stands that have 32 cms of minimum height. Background: i cant buy a ...
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Recommended fuel for Honda Fit Sport 2008

I recently bought a Honda Fit 2008, and I want to know what is the recommended fuel for my car? In my country the gas stations sell "Regular" and "Superior" gasoline. The Owners Manual recommends to ...
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How often I need to change the motor oil of the Honda Fit 2008?

I bought a Honda Fit 2008 with 53000 miles, and I want to know how often I need change the motor oil?. Thanks in advance.
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what happens if I drive without coolant? [duplicate]

My car is a Honda fit 2009 and the coolant is low, should I just buy coolant? or is it something more serious?
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Handlebar Internal Weight Bar too long, but is correct part

A while back I crashed the bike, and I've been doing it up in piecemeal fashion. When I came to replace the scratched handlebar weights, I found the internal bar had snapped, at the location of the ...
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2015 Honda Fit LX, 20k miles, key will turn but engine will not always start on first try. Why?

additionally, had oil changed at dealer two weeks ago, they installed a defective oil plug gasket/washer. caused the plug to spin and leak like it was stripped. but they said it was not stripped, it ...
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Alternator isn't charging battery properly. Replace or swap regulator only?

I have a 2015 Honda Fit EX. On my dashboard, there is a small screen that has been displaying "CHECK CHARGE SYSTEM" and displaying warning lights (TPMS, power steering, and stability control). I ...
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Honda FIT GP5 vin number

How to find Honda FIT GP5 2014 vin number. I have search it in everywhere. But couldn't get a solution.
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2006 Honda Fit loses power after starting, but runs normally when warmed up

I have a question similar to this one: "What would cause a car to lose power a few seconds after starting, then run normally?". The answers from that question didn't help me for my car and I am having ...
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Fuel consumption is bad

I currently own a 2010 Honda Civic 1.8L and a 2012 Honda Jazz(Philippines) / Fit (USA and Japan) 1.5L. I just purchased a second hand Jazz/Fit about 2 weeks ago and the mileage is 32xxx. Btw we use ...
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