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Honda Fit repairs by problem area

Engine (26%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (8%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (35%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (13%)

Other (10%)

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Honda Fit electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (3%)

$500 - $999 (9%)

$100 - $499 (29%)

< $100 (59%)

Chart based on 236 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2016 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

130-horsepower 1.5L I4 7-speed shiftable CVT FWD

32000 mi The main screen for all of the cars functions is impossible to work with. That is the ONLY thing that needs to be changed. The car is bullet proof and I'd buy another one in a heart beat. It just irritates the be-jesus out of me. Whenever the time change happens, I have to drop into the dealership to have them reset. 

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2015 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

130-horsepower 1.5L I4 CVT FWD

21000 mi oil change and replace burned out head light 
1000 mi AC does not cool down car as effectively as 15 year old car which was traded. 
9000 mi Tire pressure warning light on when all tires were properly inflated. 
28000 mi Horn stopped working. 
93000 mi

US $85
Replaced battery after load test 
4000 mi Pass airbag light randomly going on and off. Blue tooth stopped working once a week. Clock loses a minute a week and must be reset constantly. 

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2015 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

130-horsepower 1.5L I4 7-speed shiftable CVT FWD

5500 mi Rear defroster did not work. 
5000 mi tire pressure warning light came on. dealer re-set the light. it has stayed off for the past month since it was reset. 
6300 mi Tire pressure light came on. Again. Found a reset button on the lower dash and re-set it. 
8000 mi Check tire pressure light came on again and tires do not need air. Have not taken it in yet to have it shut off. This is the second time it's come on for no reason. 
2000 mi battery needed replacing 
13000 mi The car would not turn over. Called for Honda roadside assistance and they got it started with jumper cables. 
3000 mi Blower not blowing very hard. 
18000 mi Dead battery had to be replaced 
21000 mi Car would intermittently not start. When Start/Stop button was pushed nothing would happen. It was diagnosed as a bad starter. Replacement starter had to be ordered. Car was in the shop overnight and fixed the next day. No problems since repair. Repair costs were covered under original manufacturer's warranty. 
Cameras were having problems intermittently. They replaced the audio unit, took about 4 hours. Honda America oversaw getting this taken care of. They were really helpful. 
1300 mi AC didn't feel cold enough,checked by dealer who said the discharge temp was 43 degrees,still isn't cold enough. Heated seats barely warm,no difference between high and low setting,drivers seat must be on for passanger seat to work at all. 
3000 mi Second time for heated seats not getting warm enough. they removed the seats and checked all of the connections. The seats still aren't nearly as warm as my smart car. 
15000 mi Keyless entry quit working. Replaced CPU and Fuse Box. Car wouldn't start. Replaced alternator and battery. 

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2015 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

130-horsepower 1.5L I4 6-speed manual FWD

15500 mi The voltage regulator on the battery harness had to be replaced as the charging voltage was varying from 10v - 14.3v and therefore not charging the battery properly. Leaving the ignition on (no lights) would cause battery to go <10v in 2 mn 
17360 mi Due to the voltage regulator not working the battery got fried so they had to give me a brand new NON Honda battery - hopefully this will be better. 
15500 mi Battery replaced under warranty. 
41000 mi

US $420
A/C line broken and had to be replaced and system recharged. 
55000 mi

US $65
Had CHECK CHARGE SYSTEM message appear on dash with multiple lights. Alternator failure at 50k. 
9000 mi Cable behind AC climate control knob became detached 
8000 mi Battery would not charge. Battery sensor broken and battery had bad cell. 

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2013 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

123-horsepower Electric 1-speed automatic FWD

2000 mi Bluetooth phone connection stopped working. Dealer reset. 

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2013 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

53000 mi

US $35
A/C was not blowing cold on a road trip. Pulled in a AutoZone and bought a can of 134 with the adapter and hose. It took about 20 minutes to buy and install and we was back on the road. Two weeks later it is still working fine. 
35000 mi

US $110
Battery died 
74000 mi Replace battery Replace battery 

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2013 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

134000 mi

US $88
Headlights and Fog light bulbs. 
67000 mi

US $110
a/c Freon was low 
43800 mi

US $120
Undersized original battery failed after car had been parked for a month. Charged battery but it would not hold a charge overnight. No electrical draw found. Replaced faulty battery. 
920 mi rear window defroster 
14460 mi

C $350
Replaced leaking seal; recharged system 

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2013 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

620 mi starting motor faulty-solenoid worked but motor would not turn-motor replaced 
37400 mi

US $17
Driver's front orange marker bulb was out. Dealer says they replaced the bulb and tested it. When I checked at night, the light wasn't working. Dealer says I might have an electrical short. I will change bulb to confirm if a short exists. 
41000 mi

US $10
Marker light on front left side was replaced during my annual emissions inspection. Honda previously claimed to have changed the bulb w/oil change, and when bulb still didn't light, Honda claimed a short. Current light is working fine! 
66000 mi

US $125
No ac cooling. 
45000 mi

US $550
Tire pressure gadge in two tires needed to be replaced. 
7000 mi The low air pressure light keeps coming on yet the tyres are at the right level. 
42000 mi

US $250
Condenser is unprotected d and susceptible to damage. Lost charge. Replaced condenser, dryer, and dryer media. It replaced all parts and got it recharged. 

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2012 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

73000 mi

US $160
Batterie replaced 
46000 mi Failed AC Blower Motor. Only worked on hi setting. It was covered under warranty 
83000 mi

US $105
car was very slow to turn over, battery tested and found border line. Known weakness of the fit (small, Fit specific battery). Replaced with battery from Advance Auto. 

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2012 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

35700 mi AC not functional upon purchase. dealership agreed to fix. Recharge worked for 24 hours only. Brought car back to dealer, twice. Second time, had to leave car in shop for 3 days. Evaporator was leaking frion and had to be replaced. 
50300 mi

US $238
Cruise control: Main cruise light engages, but cruise control only works about 50% of the time. Unrelated to speed or vehicle conditions. Dealer could not replicate issue, so no repair was done. 
52000 mi

US $550
Cruise control: Dealer replicated problem, determined Cruise Control Clutch switch (Steering wheel controls) are broken. $250 parts, $300 labor to replace. 
79000 mi

US $180
Steering wheel cruise control and audio switches replaced, because cruise switch failed. Repair not completed. 
62000 mi Replaced aging battery before winter- it had died twice 
88800 mi Replaced the factory battery after 6 years...not bad 
91000 mi

US $500
The AC compressor was making a wretched grinding sound, yet the AC/Defrost still worked fine. I had the compressor replaced because the noise was bothering me. 

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2012 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

13700 mi Very little airflow w/AC on full. Shop said no problem, but it worked better after they did whatever they did. 
212000 mi

US $600
Replaced fan and resistor motor as it had quit working 
21000 mi The air vent switch between recirculate or fresh air would occasionally get stuck so that switching to recirculate was not possible. The problem only occurred intermittently and the dealer was unable to reproduce 

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2011 Honda Fit

Engine not specified

1000 mi The battery on my Honda Fit constantly dies. 

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2011 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

20000 mi

US $160
Wasn't cooling as well as it used to. Temperature of air from a/c vents too high. Mechanic diagnosed & recharged. 
2000 mi Fan stopped working on levels 1-3. Took to dealership where purchased and was told they needed to order part, had to return to have the part installed 2 days later. 
41000 mi All speakers briefly stopped working. Speakers began working again on their own, dealer only found a missing fuse clip, which they said they ordered but I have not received word that the part has arrived yet. 
49000 mi

US $210
Fan worked only on "high" setting. switch or resistor replaced. 
6900 mi Car failed to start. Took it in and they said the battery read a little lower then it should, so the battery was replaced. 
13900 mi Battery replaced after failing to start in cold temps. 2nd replacement battery, 3rd overall. 
14300 mi Car would not start, had to have it jumped multiple days in a row. Dealer advised I drive 15-20 miles every day to keep the battery charged. There is a small battery without room for anything bigger, so an aftermarket battery is not possible. 
94000 mi

US $475
Blower motor and resistor needed replacing. Air & heat only worked on highest setting. Since it is a known problem I contacted Honda of America and they paid for the labor cost. 
110000 mi

US $75
AC wasn't blowing cold. 

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2011 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

7000 mi Head lights (low beam) needed adjustments. After "adjustment" problem was worse. 
16200 mi TPMS recalibration 
24300 mi Speed resistor for HVAC blower burned out. 
65500 mi

US $77
Failure of AC compressor feild coil. 
78000 mi BRIEFLY. intermittent AC (Hot then cold no consistency) hitting switch over and over worked for a few months. Crown Honda insisted it was low on freon and full of water. i rejected that and found a faulty compressor clutch relay Behind drivers side headlight (small black box) cleaned relay fine. 
34000 mi Heater fan would only work on high. Fan replaced per TSB. 
46500 mi

C $50
Recharge and also dealer broke some kind of screw during the procedure. 

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2011 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

29200 mi

US $80
Tire pressure monitor died. 
36000 mi

US $500
Replaced AC thermostat 
54000 mi Door open sensor on because of jammed switch in driver's side front door. Dealer fixed by operating switch several times 
12000 mi

US $144
Battery went bad and the dealer will not pay for the new one,dealer was out off them and would have taken a week to get new ones. 

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2010.5 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

36120 mi Broken blower motor. 

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2010 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

19000 mi Some loss of cooling. 
1000 mi TPS light - Tire pressure light was not calibrated correctly at purchase. Had to go back and have them correct it.  
8000 mi AC fan not working 
13300 mi ac fan not working 
20000 mi Ac fan not working 
2000 mi Headlights flicker when radiator fan or ac compressor turns on. 
49000 mi TPMS malfunction. Can only be repaired by Honda, who charges to look at it. Could cost between $200 to over $1000. Only tells me when tire pressure is low. Not repaired. 
10500 mi Indicator light replaced 
43300 mi

US $225
AC/Heater blower worked on high speed only. Blower motor may have been defective (see TSB). Replaced Blower motor and resistor. 
8000 mi The OEM Shock Alarm I had added when I got the car was triggering all the time and is currently disabled. The dealer admitted the problem and is unable to fix it at the dealership. They have made arrangements to have the problem serviced at the alarm sy 
1000 mi tire pressure sensor not detected by computer 
38700 mi

US $350
Diode on AC fan failed. Stuck on high speed. Fan Motor replaced. 
40000 mi

US $125
A/C was freezing up and losing airflow. Private mechanic recharged the A/C and it has been fine since. No detectable leaks. 
17700 mi A/C worked for a few hours on trip but starting blowing hot air. Looked like the relay switch was getting warm and cutting off the ac. Relay switch was replaced under warranty. 
71000 mi

US $300
New compressor, recharge 
142900 mi

US $365
Rear hatch handle was broken causing the alarm to go off unexpectedly at various intervals 
68000 mi Tpms light stayed on. 
132700 mi

US $900
AC didn't work when I bought the car used; the dealership replaced the switch and compressor and recharged it and now it works. 
101200 mi

US $200
TPMS battery failure caused TPMS light to illuminate. 
102000 mi

US $60
TPMS sensors replaced and relearned at Walmart. 

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2010 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

75640 mi

C $150
Leak in A/C not found, but pressure very low => freon added 
55180 mi

C $120
Replace battery 
120800 mi

US $100
TPMS Sensors failed on two wheels, needed to be replaced. Would have probably been all four but I had two replaced under warranty previously since the tire shop broke them. 
141000 mi

US $160
Relay for compressor burnt out, a/c stopped working after 5 min 
4000 mi Rear window defroster not working properly 
1000 mi Tire pressure sensor was defective on one wheel. 
14000 mi

US $70
Battery needed replacing 
22000 mi

US $110
Air Conditioner needed recharging 
45000 mi Tire pressure meter broken, chose to not repair it 

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2010 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

9000 mi The TPMS light came on the dash. Dealer said it was due to improper setup. 
22000 mi Blower motor was making a high pitched noise when running and unable to maintain a constant speed. Needed three trips to convince them to replace the blower motor, which fixed the problem 
28500 mi Two TPMS sensors were replaced. 
48000 mi

US $97
Malfunction of front driver side TPMS sensor. Was replaced. 
9800 mi AC fluid leak. Replace O-Ring(80871-SN7-003). 
11160 mi Problem: AC refridgerant leak. Fix: Replace condenser assembly and suction pipe. 
27000 mi TPMS light on. Replaced both front tire sensors 
93360 mi

C $1200
Air conditioning had stopped working 
19000 mi Battery Died 

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2009 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

18000 mi a/c switch has short - not repaired as they could not reproduce. 
24000 mi a/c switch had a short in it -- causing it to go off and on. 
6000 mi A pretty minor problem I had with the fuel economy gauge overstating MPG averages 10-20%. This is common, I think, with 2009 Fits and there is a TSB that addresses it. 
14400 mi The battery went dead and was replaced under warranty. 
27000 mi

US $110
The battery went bad for the 2nd time in less than 27000 miles. 
75305 mi

US $807
The A/C Evaporator had a premature failure and had to be replaced. The warranty had expired. The cost was $489.95 Evaporator $19.95 Freon $9.50 Leak Dye $288.00 Labor ----------- Total Parts $519.40 Total Labor $288.00  The A/C Evaporator had a premature failure and had to be replaced. The warranty had expired. The cost was $489.95 Evaporator $19.95 Freon $9.50 Leak Dye $288.00 Labor ----------- Total Parts $519.40 Total Labor $288.00 Grand Total $807.40 
101000 mi

US $65
Battery died and would not hold a charge. This was the original factory battery. 
15000 mi I had the software update done on the mpg monitor... which made the monitor more accurate. 
32000 mi Stuck A/C button. 
29000 mi Weak A/C cooling noticed. Freon measured .3 lbs low. Honda dealer refilled the system with Freon/dye mix. Been nice and cool since then. 
69800 mi

US $69
Cycling compressor during the hottest part of the day. Reduced cooling from AC during these times. 
97900 mi

US $80
My A/C blower motor stopped working all together. I replaced the blower motor resistor and the blower fan. 
145000 mi

US $55
AC blower motor quit. I replaced it. 
1000 mi Tire pressure monitoring system was acting up with tires at capacity. 
5000 mi A/C was kicking out warm air intermittently 
23000 mi blower only works in high, fuseable resistor replaced, might have replaced the blower motor blower only works in high, fuseable resistor replaced, might have replaced the blower motor. second time, about a month after the original repair. 
56300 mi blower needed replaced again due to blower motor fuse going out 
69000 mi

US $180
on long trips the ac would stop working, thought the evap was freezing, it was due to low refridgerent 
35000 mi heater/AC only blew on high. Blower motor and resistor replaced. Car out of warranty, but replaced at no charge. 
77100 mi The A/C is not working properly. After 40 minutes of driving it doesnt cool at all. The dealer couldnt replicated the problem but added coolant. Car still not cooling well. The weather is cool now so cant replicate problem at this time. 
75000 mi Rear right power window motor assembly failed. Did not replace. Still disfunctional. 
90000 mi

US $20
One headlight and one foglight 
131000 mi

US $95
AC was not functioning properly. Mechanic found R134a low. Recharged and will monitor. 
1000 mi TPMS light came on while driving home from the dealership on the day car was purchased. Service department reset TPMS on right front tire. 
52000 mi

US $230
Blower motor and resistor had to be replaced per tsb. 
22000 mi Blower motor for air conditioner stopped working. Switch and motor replaced. 
31000 mi Back light for the rear window defroster stopped lighting up. Was told to replace the whole switch, not just a bulb. Parts were ordered.  Switch was replaced under warranty.  
6000 mi Gone dead four times. Starts with jump but the dealer can not get source of problem. I think it is faulty part in electrical system. Dealer said," "characteristic of short trip driving. Battery is used to start engine but charge never replenished." 
15000 mi The AC button on the dash would intermittently turn itself off. The problem was caused by a faulty AC button, which was replaced under the factory warranty. 
10000 mi Was getting a musty / moldy smell when A/C is on. They sprayed something in the vents to "clean it" but I think it was just to cover it up. They said it was a normal / common issue and that nothing was in need of repair. 
88000 mi

US $1000
A/C would only work with switch held in place. Replaced A/C switch and A/C compressor (additional problem found). Took longer than promised, due to shortage of parts shipped from Japan (at one point was told a month's wait) 
85000 mi Heater blower motor only worked on high. Repaired and reinstalled blower resistor assembly. 
26800 mi Blower motor making screeching/squeaking noise after 10-15 minutes of running. Replaced by dealer under standard warranty. 
36000 mi Excessive compressor cycling and insufficiently cold air. AC charge was tested, no leaks found and only slightly low. Diagnosed as bad compressor and blocked AC condenser. 
36000 mi AC compressor and condenser replaced, system recharged, seems to be working in spec (though too cold to know for certain). Parts were backordered for a month. 
200 mi TPMS system failure TPMS monitoring system fault - reset under warranty 
61000 mi Door locks were unlocking constantly while driving. 
106500 mi

US $200
AC blowing warm air. System required a re charge. 
22000 mi

US $1
Car has an electrical short that has been a chronic problem, and the dealer is unable to permanently fix the issue. 
18000 mi Horn would turn on and not stop. Dome light would not turn off in door mode. 
64000 mi Lost fan speed 1-3. Replaced fan motor and resistor pack 
6800 mi Aux input to stereo fixed 
7800 mi evaporator replaced 
26000 mi Weak battery 
26300 mi

US $175
new battery 
83000 mi

US $205
A/C started to fail on an extended road trip. Pearson Honda of Richmond VA recommended flush/recharge of entire A/C system. Successful. Repair took ~2 hours. 
86000 mi

US $135
Battery died; tested ~20% of rated capacity. Replaced with 450 CCA battery 
46000 mi ac blower only works on high speed. Needs resister and motor. Not in stock. 
47200 mi

US $130
Ordered ac blower motor and resister parts installed. 

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2009 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

120000 mi

US $80
Blower motor became loud. Replaced with a salvage unit from eBay and took my shop half an hour labor. 
Replaced blower motor and resistor under Honda TSB. Replaced faulty stereo. 
120000 mi The HVAC motor stopped working in speeds 1 and 2. Only speed 3 worked. 
132000 mi

US $600
A/C compressor clutch had seized up, replaced the clutch only. Replaced serpentine belt and tensioner pulley as wear items at same time. 
185000 mi

US $1200
Total A/C system replacement. Some parts covered under warranty from previous repair Lost fan speeds 1-3. I installed a new resistor. A/C compressor failed. At the time of the failure I had the option of waiting 1 month for an OEM part or getting a NAPA compressor installed immediately. It was July in Arizona so I chose to have the NAPA part installed. 
37000 mi

US $862
Condenser was found to be punctured by a road hazard (debris). Condenser was replaced and system recharged. 
3000 mi Window motor failed. 
105000 mi

US $80
Blower fan became unreliable. Replaced blower motor and resistor. 
9000 mi Flashed computer to fix MPG on dash display consistently overstating MPG achieved by 7 - 10% compared to old fashioned miles driven/gallons pumped. 
8000 mi mpg avg on gauge was off by abount 12.8% - reflashed ecm to get gauge closer to calculated mpg 
61000 mi

US $179
HVAC blower motor and resistor needed replacement as HVAC would not blow in speeds 1-3, only 4. 
78800 mi

US $10
Coolant in air conditioning system leaked out. Recharged system without repairing/addressing leak. 
82000 mi

US $202
Fan speed control resistor failed. Honda had a published TSB 09-097 for this, but the dealer refused to honor it. Fan blows resistor, so it too requires replacement. Replaced resistor and fan myself, with wholesale parts. 
20000 mi A/C didn't work. There was no fluid. Replaced fluid without finding the leak. 
31000 mi AC fluid was mysteriously low. 
31940 mi

C $85
Battery failed. Replaced. 
36780 mi

C $150
A/C was getting weaker, so had dealer do a leak check. No leaks found but refrigerant was 50% low. Recharged and A/C is better now. 
5000 mi Damaged tire pressure sensor when replacing damaged tire. Appparently the replaced sensor was faulty. It took 2 more trips before the dealer replaced the faulty TPMS sensor. No charge to me other than the original cost of the tire. 
85000 mi AC/Fan only worked on highest setting. Diagnosed by owner as blown motor blower resistor, confirmed by shop. Part ordered that day. Billed to extended warranty provider. 
87200 mi return trip to install new motor blower resistor 
36700 mi reflash of the computer to correct the mileage calculation 
119000 mi

US $20
Air conditioner recharge 
134400 mi

US $250
Blower motor and resistor replacement done at home. Blower would only run on high (common issue) 
159000 mi

US $300
Bearing on A/C compressor went out. Parts online cost $175 for compressor and serpentine belt. Paid small amount of labor to a friend who is a trustworthy mechanic. Have seen where this repaid normally costs upward of $1500 at the dealer. 
106920 mi

C $200
Rear wiper stuck, had to replace complete rear wiper assembly. 
121400 mi

C $25
Had to recharge AC since it was pushing warm air. I suppose this is normal for a near 200K Km car. 
130820 mi

C $85
HVAC blower stopped working at all speeds except MAX. Had to replace blower motor and resolder speed selection resistor. Bought part on Amazon at a reasonable price 
59000 mi air conditioner cuts out after approximately 40 minutes of driving. will not come back on until after 15 minutes of turning off. 
21000 mi Problem with the driver door electronic lock actuator not always engaging/disengaging. Dealer repaired/replaced lock actuator. 
40000 mi Needed a new battery at 40K 
23340 mi Mileage computer inaccurate. Reprogrammed per service technical bulletin. Will take some time to verify accuracy. 
185100 mi

US $900
AC compressor failed and needed to be replaced. 
94440 mi

C $490
Alternator on fritz,battery had been weak for 6 months. Replaced both with new myself. Note: Honda wanted $1050 for a new alternator. Bought this one instead from an aftermarket supplier. Battery: $120(Napa) Alternator: $370. Tax incl. 
108000 mi

US $250
Burned out blower motor resistor 
61000 mi Hypersenstive alarm, car sold without fixing it. 
63500 mi

US $30
Very slow starting in cold weather. Battery showed only 60% capacity when tested. Replaced battery. 
20000 mi Measured gas mileage consistently 10-12% lower than my 2009 Honda Fit reported. Dealer used Honda TSB 09-086 to update the "PGM-FI" software. Now reading is very accurate. 
73000 mi

US $16
Drivers side headlight bulb (lost high beam, DRL). 
42000 mi

US $400
HVAC blower motor and blower motor resistor failed and had to be replaced. This must be a common problem; there's a bulletin for the issue. Car just went out of warranty to it was 100% customer pay. 
70000 mi

US $780
Blower motor making whine noise on Fan Speed 2 

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2009 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

21700 mi The cabin fan (blower) was only work on the #4 setting. They said that although its not a recall they are replacing blowers that exhibit problems. 
71000 mi

US $30
Lost cooling in 2013. Applied $30 can of refrigerant/sealant from auto parts store. Took 10 minutes. Problem solved. 
1240 mi cd player did not work 
8060 mi fan lost all but high setting 
61380 mi

C $350
Air conditioning system blowing warm air (also a bit musty smelling). Cabin filter and air filter replaced. Mechanic discovered low freon, A/C also recharged. Oil change done at the same time. 
22320 mi Blower fan only worked on high speed. Blower fan and a resistor were replaced.  
61380 mi

C $180
Hood latch was causing alarm to sound intermittently. 
13000 mi Battery dropped two cells, was no longer able to hold a charge. 

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2009 Honda Fit 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

28900 mi

US $300
CD player is shot. Replaced. 
31300 mi

US $75
dead battery, replaced. 
49000 mi Replace airbag (recall) 

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2008 Honda Fit

Engine not specified

97300 mi Turn signal ___dimmer switch 

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2008 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

109-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

41000 mi

US $110
Battery went dead would not take a charge. Honda OEM dealer replacement battery was cheaper than Autozone and had better warranty. Battery replaced by Honda dealer. 
59000 mi TPMS light came one and stayed on. Dealer changed two in the tire pressure sensors, this corrected the problem. Car had extended warranty no cost. 
39500 mi

US $133
TPMS light stayed on for several days. Dealer found the sensor was bad and replaced the sensor. 
26000 mi Dome light switch faulty 
61000 mi

US $75
Battery died and replaced with a group 51R battery, which almost fit the battery tray. I trimmed the left side of the tray and removed the battery cover. This battery has better crank amps and costs way less than the OEM Honda battery. 
99700 mi

US $250
Air conditioning needed recharging and a/c relay needed replacement 
102000 mi

US $65
Right headlight blew. Replaced both. 
107000 mi

US $50
BOTH headlights blew on low beam. High beams still worked. 
131000 mi

US $12
Passenger side low beam lamp replacement 
132000 mi

US $12
Right front headlamp replaced AGAIN for low beam. 
142000 mi

US $140
Recharged A/C. 
55100 mi

US $180
Alternator stopped charging the battery. Bought a new alternator and installed myself. 
177000 mi

US $150
Car failed to start. Diagnosis indicated battery could be bad. Replaced with a new one and solved problem 
5620 mi Intermittant TPMS light. Dealer checked tire pressure and adjusted same. Problem did not recur. 
72526 mi Passenger Airbag Recall performed. 
2000 mi Driver window will stop at three places when using the auto-down feature. Sometimes will not roll back up and will cause a grinding noise. 
4000 mi Driver window would sometimes get stuck. Dealer replaced window switches. Everything Ok. 
30000 mi AC button would not turn off system - button replaced. 
145600 mi

US $300
Headlight control stick failed. 
152200 mi

US $140
Battery died while idling. 
11223 mi a/c hose had small leak replaced under warrenty 
90000 mi

US $500
Blower motor and resistor replacement 

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2008 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

109-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

35000 mi 12v power supply burnt out during use. New socket was ordered. 
35000 mi Replacement 12v socket was installed. It works. 
26000 mi A recall for the replacement of something that affects low-beam headlights--before recall, low beams could suddenly stop lighting. Recall fixed problem. 
78740 mi Button 4 on the radio presets didn't respond when the car was cold, or would erroneously trigger the audio settings function. 
37000 mi

US $235
Air bag dash light on, intermittantly at first, then solid after a few days. Problem was a loose connection, Warranty repair. Cost listed was for 32,000 mile servicing. 
31000 mi Replaced passenger air bag sensor under warranty ($700 part) 
20000 mi Nonfunctioning window motor 
25000 mi

US $260
Air conditioner condenser was damaged by a rock, dealer refused to fix under warranty. Estimate was $800--I have ordered a new condenser for $260 and will have it installed at an independent shop for $200. 
55000 mi Button turning on AC stuck down ("on") so that AC is on whenever fan is on. Honda wanted $95 to "diagnose" the problem, and I declined to have them do that. 
87420 mi

C $300
AC was not blowing cold enough 
35800 mi The headlight wiring harness recall that was performed on the car 3yrs ago was not performed correctly. The shop had to reinstall the wiring harness repair. 
22320 mi CD stuck in factory head unit. Will not play or eject. Radio and Bluetooth work fine. 
95000 mi

US $150
wire to harness for back up lights broke. repaired wire by soldering and shrink wrap repair area. 
173000 mi

US $45
Replaced both headlight bulbs 
34000 mi low air pressure sensor battery died. no way to replace just the battery. dealer replaced right rear sensor. problem fixed. fresh air vent stuck in closed position. mechanic lubed it, which fixed the problem. mechanic said blower housing was cracked, ordered a new one. Installed new blower housing. 
36900 mi fresh air/heat door lever mechanism stuck 

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2008 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

109-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

3000 mi TPMS warning. Checked tire pressures - within spec. Added 2 psi per tire. 10 miles later, TPMS warning light went out. 
72740 mi

C $220
23100 mi

US $55
Replaced blown driver side speaker 
117180 mi

C $80
lights for the license plate failed because of wiring that was broken 
108800 mi A/C recharge only because the previous recharge was 3/4 years ago. Didn't really notice a problem beforehand but definitely notice since it's been serviced. 
38760 mi

C $130
Dead cell in battery 35 months old. Replaced partially under warranty. 
41540 mi Factory recall 

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2007 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

109-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

117000 mi

US $28
Fuse blew in instrument & control system rendering many items including ignition and power steering system inoperative. Replaced fuse. Found top half of heat shield around cat hanging from O2 sensor wires cutting thru insulation causing short 
128000 mi

US $142
The vehicle still had the original battery after 8 years and the cold weather killed it. Replaced the battery with a new one. 
128300 mi New battery from previous replacement died - faulty cell. Several attempts to charge later, the battery was diagnosed at Advance Auto Repair and replaced under warranty. 
8000 mi power socket shorting out steering wheel out of alignment after previous vist, heater controls broken Fixed power socket that was shorting out. steering wheel alignment fixed and new heater control installed. Dealer damaged the dashboard removing the faceplate 
17000 mi

US $70
Driver's-side fog light would not turn on. Fixed cabling.  
87200 mi Plastic tabs that hold the window to the motor have cracked off. Window no longer goes up and down. motor still works. 
17000 mi

US $385
Dryer in the A/C system was replaced 
47000 mi Auto down feature stopped working. Dealer replaced master switch and window regulator. 
86000 mi

US $27
Driver's headlight burnt out in the morning. Replaced both headlights to ensure equal life. 
20000 mi cruise control set switch just broke 
80600 mi

C $40
Check engine light had come on and a little bit of lag in acceleration when RPM exceeds 4K. Computer diagnostics pointed to issues with starter but they reset engine light and were unable to reproduce issue. 
85200 mi

C $125
Battery died and needed replacement. CAA does not stock the 151R battery and finding one was very difficult. 
89900 mi

C $780
Alternator diode pack causing intermittent failure, leading to dead battery / electrical failure. Took a while to diagnose but replaced alternator and now everything working perfectly. 
58000 mi

US $140
Battery replaced 
90000 mi Cruise control stopped working 
22000 mi A problem was noted with the dealer installed block heater (for winter climates) coolant level was low due to leakage at soft plug installation area. Repair was paid for by selling dealer. 
118000 mi

US $500
Electric would cut out briefly, especially if running the a/c. Found to be the alternator dropping voltage. This had been happening for a couple years at least. Update: There is a fuse at the battery terminal held in place by a couple of nuts. I discovered one of these to be missing and the other loose shortly after this repair. I secured it in place better than it had been. The car has not dropped its voltage since then, but there is no way to tell if it was the alternator or my small repair. I do strongly suspect it was my repair and I unnecessarily spent a couple hundred dollars, though. 
165000 mi

US $100
replaced failed relay and rechared AC 
15244 mi Driver side Headlamp out of adjustment. 
159285 mi Remove and Replace failed Alternator 

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2007 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

109-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

235000 mi

US $500
Voltage regulator inside alternator went bad causing the headlights to pulse. Replaced with brand new OEM alternator. 
14880 mi Driver's window slower than the others. Dealer said not a problem until it stops working entirely. 
77000 mi

US $56
headlight bulb replacement, wiper blades 
95000 mi

US $1350
AC compressor seized, total AC failure, all related parts replaced, service performed by non-Honda dealer, we get service discount through dealer, they provide my company fleet cars. 
38440 mi Recall for window switch leak. I did experience a few instances of erratic operation in wet weather.  
170000 mi

US $506
Alternator light came on, took it to the shop immediately. They found that the diode on the alternator was bad, which prompted the replacement of the entire alternator and belt. 
51860 mi

C $500
Bearing and clutch of air conditioning compressor needed replacing due to excessive noise. Thought it was an engine problem the noise was so bad. 
43300 mi

US $500
power window switch 
72000 mi

US $380
alternator stopped working 
159000 mi

US $1650
bad AC compressor, idler pulley. replaced both 
21087 mi A/C button doesn't function. Replaced A/C switch under warranty. 
83700 mi

C $1170
Button to set cruise control failed 
161000 mi

US $480
The compressor failed, so my shop put in a salvaged one. My mechanic's opinion was that they were better than 3rd party refurbished. The dealer wanted $1080 for the job. 
53100 mi

US $700
car would not start 

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2007 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

109-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

60000 mi

US $692
Car was having trouble starting, so i figured it was 5 years old and decided to have the battery tested, it failed. Replacing original battery for the first time. 5 years on battery life is to be expected 
65720 mi

C $202
door lock not functioning - fixed. acquired new key 
67160 mi

C $688
Alternator acting up. low beams quit. 
32400 mi driver window switch recall. auto-down hadn't been working well. knew switch recall was coming, so waited to have it fixed. 
75000 mi

US $600
battery died test showed shorted cell replaced battery 

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2007 Honda Fit 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

178000 mi

US $100
AC was working intermittently. Recharged ac and now it works fine. 

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Honda Fit Electrical Problems

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