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When heat is on outside air, exhaust smell. Not when circulating air. Worse when standing behind other cars.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is designed to pull in the air in from around the vehicle to use in heating the air. When on that setting, the engine is pulling in exhaust fumes. This means that...
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Key green light blinking and car dose not start. The car is a Honda fit hybrid.
Hi there. Check the battery cables and see if they are tight and clean. Then check the immobilizer receiver and see if there is any loose wires or broken wires around it. The immobilizer receiver could have went out and...
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2013 Honda Sports fit with numerous warning lights on.
Hi there. It sounds like you have a bad battery. It could simply be worn out or have a bad cell, but it sounds like it may be a bad cell. Have the battery tested with a digital tester that...
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Got honda fit 2012 with only 52000km. A few time I heard like a scratching sound like paper edge rubbing when I turn the the key.
Hi there. The issue seems to be the ignition switch. The black covering inside the switch may have come apart causing the scratching noise and keeping the vehicle from starting. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from...
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Shift Shaft Seal
Hi There, It sounds like you need a new shift shaft seal. As you know, this maintains a tight seal where the shift linkage enters the transmission. When this is damaged, this may cause a bit of leaking around the...
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Why would my check engine light come on in my 2005 Honda Fit after it was serviced
Hello. It is not normal for the check engine light to come on after being serviced. Either something was not installed correctly or one of the parts is wrong. It may also be something completely different. I usually start by...
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Rattling noise from engine bay when acceleration pedal is pressed to keep RPM constant 2010 Honda Fit
Hello. Most of the time this is caused by the timing chain making noise in the engine. I will usually check the oil and replace it with the right oil and filter to see if it helps. A poor quality...
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07 Honda Fit Code PO420. Car missing at idle when AC is on and has trouble accelerating, especially up hills, more so with AC on
Hi there.The catalytic converter has two oxygen sensors. One oxygen sensor is positioned in front (upstream) of the catalytic converter and the other oxygen sensor is positioned at the rear (downstream). If the upstream oxygen sensor is working properly, its...
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My 2010 Honda Fit Sport keeps showing a decrease in oil but no oil leak. Last week it was at 15 percent and now its at 10 percent.
The values that you are referring to, 10%, 15%, etc, do not represent the level or amount of oil in the engine. The oil level in your vehicle can only be checked using the engine oil dipstick under the hood....
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I have a 2013 Honda fit with about 20k miles. Sometimes the check engine light turns on with code p2176 and it will turn back off
Modern vehicles no longer have a mechanical connection from the gas pedal to the engine (accelerator cable). It has been replaced with electronic motors and sensors. Potentiometers on the accelerator pedal send signals to the throttle body actuator. They tell...
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Just moved to 28078 and my ac compressor died on the trip. Any recommendations for this area?
Hi there. We should have a professional mobile mechanic that services the Huntersville area that can complete your AC compressor replacement for you. All you have to do is click that blue link and enter your information to receive a...
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I have a Honda Fit 2008 in terrible condition. I bought it a few months ago and USPS lost my title in the mail.
Unfortunately, you may need to contact the state of Indiana department of motor vehicles to get this taken care of. Since vehicle titles are issued on a state by state basis, this is not something that is universally handled at...
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Car A/C Stops Working After Stressing Drive
It sounds like you may have a condenser fan that may not be cooling the AC condenser properly. As you may know, the job of the AC condenser fan is to cool down the AC condenser as it generates a...
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Hy Richard i am interested to replace on Honda Fit 2010 Hatchback basic front breaks pads and rotors i may have the parts how much
You are welcome to buy your own parts and book a certified mechanic from YourMechanic to install those parts or perform associated repairs on you car. To obtain an exact, instant quote based on your zip code, please use YourMechanic's...
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The Check Engine light is on, along with the VSA light and the accelerator is also not working
In order to find out what is causing the check engine light to come on you will need to have the system scanned for codes and the codes pinpoint tests performed to find the cause of your problem. There are...
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yellow substance coming from throttle body
Hi there. Typically a yellow type of "goo" is excessive condensation build-up or an indication of a coolant system leak, commonly experienced after an overheating situation. If your car overheated, it's possible that coolant found its way into the throttle...
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How much is a full drain
The best thing to do in this case is to have all of the diesel fuel drained out and fill the tank back up with gas. As long as the vehicle wasn't driven very far, there should be little to...
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How can you check to see if one or more engine mounts are faulty? 2009 Honda Fit
Hi there - to detect a failed motor/transmission mount, a technician may use a jack or large pry bar to attempt to lift or move the engine/transmission to determine loose motion - indicating a failed mount. Some motor mounts are...
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The EPS indicator came on when I started my 2007 Honda Fit.
Yes, you should. There may be a problem with something as simple as a position sensor or there can be an intermittent fault from the electronic motor that give you the power steering assist. The warning like came on and...
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I'm getting two ignition coils replaced on my 2007 Honda Fit and it will cost me 280 without labor. This sounds weird
Hi there. If your engine is stalling out on you and the shop has said that the issue is your ignition coils, try checking the coils and see if there is a spark coming out of them by removing the...

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