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Honda Fit, Tires, Wheels
#144 of 207 Re: 2009 Honda Fit Sport Tires [kagedude]
Apr 01, 2011 (8:28 am)
tks for sharing that...i also have a post on here about my 2007 honda fit sport and the dunlop tires that are all cupping...i really wonder if there was a problem in actually building the Fit 2007-2009...there are so many complaints about the tires..blow-outs, etc...most of which were Bridgestone and Dunlop...stock tires...your Fit seems to be ok...but so many others arent and people keep changing the tires and still have problems...i think people with all year Fits should complain to the National Safety Board...there could be something in the making of the Hondas that is repeated every year even thou the style changes...that is not right..
#145 of 207 Re: Bridgestone tires on my Honda Fit [judymalone]
Apr 01, 2011 (3:39 pm)
" I can average 140 to 144 mpg....but that is driving around 55 mph on highway"
WOW! That's great mileage, Judy!
#146 of 207 Car is "fine" for now...but I did take it in for the RECALL
Apr 06, 2011 (11:13 am)
HONDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 HONDA FIT VEHICLES. THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE FOUR SPRING ASSEMBLIES ON THE ENGINE'S VARIABLE VALVE TIMING AND LIFT ELECTRONIC CONTROL "VTEC" SYSTEM TO FAIL.
A FAILURE OF THE SPRING ASSEMBLIES MAY CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO STALL DURING OPERATION INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE SPRING ASSEMBLIES IN THE ENGINE IF NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE MARCH 7, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.
#147 of 207 Honda Fit Sportt Tires suck!
May 16, 2011 (11:36 am)
I believe Honda should issue a recall for the rims and tires on the Fit Sport, They are virtually unobtainable (usually have to be specially ordered - impossible to find when away from home), very expensive ($175/ tire w mount and balance) and very poor quality (3 blowouts in 10,000 miles). I consider this a serious design flaw,affecting the vehicle's safety.
Has anyone gotten any satisfaction from Honda on this subject?n The tires on this car turn an otherwise decent vehicle into a road hazard in my opinion.
#148 of 207 Re: 2009 Honda Fit Sport Tires [maui4]
May 16, 2011 (11:43 am)
Boy, do you have a lot of company - I find myself wondering if Honda gets a kickback from Bridgestone and Dunlop. These tires are terrible quality (I have 3 blowouts in 10K miles) and very expensive. I'm pissed!!
#149 of 207 Re: 2 blowouts in 2 weeks [thalv3]
May 16, 2011 (11:47 am)
I have a 2009 fit sport - I have had 3 blowouts in 10,000 miles with the tires that came on the cart (Dunlop) - they cost $175 per tire to replace, and the tire dealer told me the replacements (Dunlop and Bridgestone) both have terrible tread wear ratings. I would like to force a recall on these rims and tires.!
#150 of 207 Re: Tire Bubble [fittastic]
May 16, 2011 (2:20 pm)
I have had a bubble on a Dunlop tire for my fit. The tires that come with the Fit sport are horrible quality. They blow out, wear out in no time flat, and are terribly expensive and hard to get. I am trying to figure out how to get Honda to recall the tires and rims.
#151 of 207 Re: tire bubbles [odelay770]
May 16, 2011 (2:33 pm)
I have had the same problem - the Honda dealer told me there was no road hazard warranty on the Dunlop tires. Not surprised - the tires stink and blow out all the time. They'd go broke if there was a warranty.
#152 of 207 Re: Tires on Honda Fit Sport [taffetafit]
May 16, 2011 (2:37 pm)
The Fit sport can use the same 15" wheels as the base model. They are somewhat easier to get replacement tires for, and some are even reasonably priced (Yokohama). The tires that come with the Sport suck, and are expensive and rare!
#153 of 207 Re: Bridgestone tires on my Honda Fit [judymalone]
May 20, 2011 (9:00 am)
"I can average 140 to 144 mpg....but that is driving around 55 mph on highway.. "
Is that a typo ? I bet a Honda Cub scooter can't get 140-144mpg 55mph on the highway. My 2010 Honda Fit might get that coasting down a hill but not at a steady 55mph on level ground.