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2011 Honda Fit repairs by problem area

Engine (18%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (4%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (47%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (12%)

Other (10%)

Chart based on 49 repairs.
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2011 Honda Fit repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (3%)

$500 - $999 (8%)

$100 - $499 (24%)

< $100 (66%)

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Chart based on 38 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2011 Honda Fit

Engine not specified

Honda Fit in California, United States
Jul 2012 - Aug 2012
Aug 2012

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

Honda Fit in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2015 - Dec 2016
May 2015

41300 mi
Rust through paint lower edge of front drivers door. Had to sand down to metal, prime and paint. Surface rust only probably due to improper surface prep before original paint. Honda will only warranty rust through not surface rust. 
Honda Fit in Illinois, United States
May 2011 - Sep 2015
Jan 2012

30200 mi
Cable release for hood disconnected from engine bay side while closed. Dealer fixed. No cost. 
Honda Fit in Wisconsin, United States
Aug 2011 - Mar 2018
Apr 2012

20800 mi
The base of the rear driver-side seat would no longer latch in the upright position. The dealer fixed the seat in about 45 minutes. 
Apr 2016

61000 mi
Gas smell in cabin, couldn't replicate at dealer. Not fixed. 
Mar 2018

76000 mi

US $500
Tire pressure sensor stopped working. It was replaced 
Honda Fit in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2011 - Mar 2018
Jan 2012

5000 mi
Bad vibration noticed at highway speeds located near upper right windshield. Worse in colder weather. Took two trips to dealer to try to identify and fix. Seems to be ok now. 
May 2017

180000 mi
ABS sensor broken while Discount Auto changing tires. 
Jun 2017

184000 mi
Back hatch release rusted and not wanting to work correctly 
Mar 2018

201000 mi

US $500
Leaking oil seal. 
Honda Fit in Texas, United States
Feb 2012 - Mar 2018
Jun 2016

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. 
Honda Fit in Illinois, United States
May 2011 - Mar 2018
Jun 2011

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. 
Dec 2014

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. 
Honda Fit in Ohio, United States
Sep 2015 - May 2018
Nov 2015

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. 
Mar 2016

99000 mi

US $230
Needed a new coil. Car would go into "limp mode" only allowing it to go about 10mph. Now it's good as new. 
Mar 2017

110000 mi

US $75
AC wasn't blowing cold. 
Oct 2017

115000 mi

US $200
New shoes. 
May 2018

121000 mi

US $160
4th time in 6 months needing to work on the brakes. Once again did new rotars. 
Honda Fit in California, United States
Feb 2011 - Mar 2018
Jun 2017

66000 mi

US $400
Replace front brake pads and rotors. 
Honda Fit in California, United States
Oct 2010 - Mar 2016
Dec 2012

49000 mi

US $210
Fan worked only on "high" setting. switch or resistor replaced. 
Honda Fit in Wisconsin, United States
Feb 2011 - Mar 2018
Apr 2016

58300 mi

US $280
Check engine light and transmission light came on, and cabin smelled like raw gas at idle. Found electrode had broken off spark plug. Replaced spark plug. 
Jun 2016

60000 mi
Cabin smells like raw gasoline at stoplights when vents are open (recirculated air is off). 
Jul 2016

60700 mi

US $622
Car interior smells like raw gasoline through vents at stoplights. No CEL so asked shop to replace all spark plugs. In doing so, shop found a heat damaged #3 coil pack. Replaced that also. No more gas smell! 
Honda Fit in Minnesota, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2014
Feb 2012

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. 
Feb 2013

13900 mi
Battery replaced after failing to start in cold temps. 2nd replacement battery, 3rd overall. 
Jan 2014

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. 

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2011 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Fit in Florida, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2018
Jun 2017

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 prongs....works fine. 
Honda Fit in British Columbia, Canada
Jan 2012 - Mar 2018
Jun 2016

46500 mi

C $50
Recharge and also dealer broke some kind of screw during the procedure. 
Honda Fit in New Jersey, United States
Jan 2012 - Mar 2018
May 2012

24300 mi
Speed resistor for HVAC blower burned out. 
Jul 2015

65500 mi

US $77
Failure of AC compressor feild coil. 
Dec 2016

83000 mi

US $35
Upper strut mount bearing 
Feb 2018

96000 mi

US $60
Factory installed Spark plugs 2 and 4 came loose, causing a misfire and an engine code. Spark plugs were replaced and torqued. 
Honda Fit in Illinois, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2018
Feb 2014

21000 mi
Piece of outside molding' window trim was replacede because it kept coming off. 
Honda Fit in North Carolina, United States
Apr 2011 - Mar 2018
Sep 2013

34000 mi
Heater fan would only work on high. Fan replaced per TSB. 
Honda Fit in California, United States
Nov 2010 - Sep 2016
Dec 2011

7000 mi
Head lights (low beam) needed adjustments. After "adjustment" problem was worse. 
Honda Fit in Texas, United States
Jan 2012 - Nov 2016
Feb 2012

16200 mi
TPMS recalibration 
Jun 2014

53000 mi

US $1400
Clutch worn out 

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2011 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Fit in Washington, United States
Apr 2011 - Nov 2016
Dec 2011

5000 mi
Cause was owner error, Gas cap was not screwed on. Check engine light went on & didn't go off as it should have after 500 miles cap was tightened. Dealer checked codes & reset CEL. 
Oct 2015

29200 mi

US $80
Tire pressure monitor died. 
Honda Fit in New York, United States
Dec 2016 - Apr 2018
Jun 2017

36000 mi

US $500
Replaced AC thermostat 
Honda Fit in Taiwan
Sep 2013 - Oct 2013
Oct 2013

18600 mi
Got some strange noise when I lock the door. 
Honda Fit in California, United States
Jul 2011 - Mar 2018
Sep 2013

27000 mi
Engine light went on. Owner's manual indicated sensor problem or loose gas cap. Dealer inspected, found that it was a loose gas cap. 
Dec 2015

54000 mi
Door open sensor on because of jammed switch in driver's side front door. Dealer fixed by operating switch several times 
Honda Fit in Wisconsin, United States
Aug 2013 - Jan 2014
Jan 2014

18000 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

Honda Fit in Thailand
Nov 2012 - Mar 2016
Jan 2013

24800 mi
Loud rattling noise rear left inside vehicle. Some days noise constant other days it comes and goes. Very loud day took for repair but dealership unable to locate problem and still not corrected. Inside wheel well the upper plastic housing broke loose from screws causing loud flapping noise. 
Jun 2013

29140 mi
very loud rattle in left rear quarter of car which has been getting louder over past few months. repairman took for short ride verified the noise but were unable to locate cause. Still have rattle which can drive one crazy. 
Aug 2014

36120 mi
Broken blower motor. 
Nov 2014

40160 mi
Very loud rattle which come from left rear quarter panel. unable to locate source from interior or exterior second trip for repair Honda dealer unable to locate cause. A problem over two years now Will sell this car once I've money for new 1 

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