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#1 of 152 Honda Fit Transmission problems
Aug 16, 2006 (6:18 am)
Honda Fit Transmission problems
#3 of 152 Re: Transmission problems [ramo]
May 22, 2006 (10:28 pm)
Yeah, yahoo gets some Honda hater trolls that show up and write fake reviews. It's quite obvious, don't even worry about it. It's pretty easy to spot the fake posts. Yahoo is useless and a joke.
#4 of 152 Fit Auto Transmission Noises
Jul 08, 2006 (1:19 pm)
I've had my Fit for about 3 months now and am generally happy. When I start the car in the garage, the engine idles at about 1500 rpm, 600 faster than when warm. When I shift through reverse and into neutral, then 1st, the motor stumbles quite a bit. If I park nose in and then just shift to reverse with the engine at 1500 rpm, the transmission engages with a fairly loud click from the front end of the car. I've noticed this several times and haven't had that experience with any other auto trans. I can't wait for the rpm's to drop while in the garage due to the fumes killing the house ! Is this clicking a Honda trait ? I'll be in for a service fairly soon, so the dealer can look at it.
My gas mileage for general driving has averaged 42MPG (Imperial). About the same as my ex clapped out diesel VW.
My major beef is the way the interior plastic gets scuffed by anything that is against it. The back looks like a beater already from our 2 big dogs with all their grit and grime. And the front seat isn't high enough, or padded at the front enough for my long legs.
#5 of 152 Re: Fit Auto Transmission Noises [scub]
Jul 10, 2006 (10:01 am)
I've noticed that if I start the car up cold and go right into Drive (AT), it does jump a bit, as though it was revving a bit high.
#6 of 152 Shfter Question
Jun 27, 2006 (6:29 pm)
Have a Fit Sport with manual transmission. So far we are very pleased. Excellent mileage, acceleration, and comfort - even with 4 adult passengers and AC on a highway trip.
We noticed that there is a definite sort of clunk sound when the shifter goes to first, second, and third gears. No sound going into 4th or 5th. Honda service adjusted the shifter and lubricated - said some sound is normal for the Fit. We still hear the sound. Any other experiences with this sound? Any other feedback from Honda Service. Our service guys have been very reliable for our past Hondas. Thanks.
#7 of 152 Re: Shfter Question [bluebell2]
Jun 28, 2006 (7:22 am)
I have a Fit Sport automatic. I have noticed such a slight sound sometimes at the time I start driving or change from reverse to going forward or vice versa. I don't hear it any other times and did not know whether it was of significance.
#8 of 152 Noisy Honda Fit transmission
Aug 25, 2006 (1:08 pm)
My wife's Fit has around 2,000 miles on it and the transmission is very loud when shifting between Reverse and Drive. We'll be getting this checked out soon at the dealership. Also gas mileage is not as good as expected.
Maybe when it has more miles on it this will improve.
#9 of 152 Manual transmission shifting problem
Nov 01, 2006 (8:33 am)
I just bought the Fit Sport with manual transmission 5 days ago and I have noticed the clunk sound when shifting. It doesn't feel "wrong." However... about 3 times now I've had some some of slip when shifting from 1st to 2nd gear. It feels like it falls into neutral or something between the gears and makes a rather unpleasant noise. I suspect something isn't lined up! It's not gears grinding either. The clutch is so soft compared to my previous car I definitely have it all the way to the floor when shifting. Has anyone else experienced this "slip"? I'll repost the solution (I hope) after the car has been to the dealer.
#10 of 152 yahoo reviews got me worried
Nov 01, 2006 (12:24 pm)
Those reviews are bad. I'm considering a Fit Sport. Now I'm worried about this car.
Btw, I did test drive the Fit Sport. Handles better than Yaris. But interior feels cheap. No map lights, no passenger side vanity mirror, no dead pedal, no armrest. It's really very basic. although it does have 6 airbags which is impressive.