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Forum: Electrical 10-01-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,294
Posted By der Mond
Question Heater Controls Light Bulbs

I want to replace the bulbs that illuminate the three rotary knobs under the dash that control temperature, fan and heat/defrost settings. The manual is not at all clear on how many of what type...
Forum: Header & Exhaust 09-03-2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 18,324
Posted By der Mond
New Cat

At 195K miles I have been getting an occasional cat code, so finally replaced the OEM with a Magnaflow 49-state model. Used a propane torch on the nuts attaching it to the resonator pipe and they all...
Forum: Engine 09-20-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,462
Posted By der Mond
Rattling when fan on

Hey Marine, do you know anything about this? My car has over 180K miles. When the fan comes on at idle, it makes a rattling/vibrating sound. It is not the fans; I have D/C each and they are not the...
Forum: Header & Exhaust 06-15-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 18,324
Posted By der Mond
I believe the front tire tread throws a stone...

I believe the front tire tread throws a stone out forward with a spin and it richochets up to the windshield as the car speeds forward. Have had the same thing happen.
Forum: Header & Exhaust 05-21-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 18,324
Posted By der Mond
Turned out that my Chevron owner had a batch of...

Turned out that my Chevron owner had a batch of bad gas. Made my Fit flash a code as well as my '99 Dakota. Went away with next tank of gas. I feel like some kind of pariah...150K miles and no...
Forum: Header & Exhaust 04-20-2016, 02:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 18,324
Posted By der Mond
No, no testing and guess what, Magnaflow makes a...

No, no testing and guess what, Magnaflow makes a cat for the Fit. I will attempt to get the code to go away and if it won't I will likely put new Denso 02 sensors in it with a Magnaflow cat. Made a...
Forum: Header & Exhaust 04-19-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 18,324
Posted By der Mond
Question TWC (Three-Way-Catalyst)

Hey Marine, have you replaced your cat yet? I've replaced the 02 sensors twice, last time at 120K and now at 135K I'm getting a P0420 code. I burn only Chevron Supreme. Wondering how long the normal...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 10-31-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 17,556
Posted By der Mond
I do a lot of highway miles and replaced my pads...

I do a lot of highway miles and replaced my pads with OEM after 130K miles. The shoes are still good. The brakes work so well and have so little issue with dust on the front wheels that unless you...
Forum: Electrical 08-03-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 12,139
Posted By der Mond
That about covers it! Have yet to take the door...

That about covers it! Have yet to take the door apart. staining a deck. You know how it goes...
Forum: Electrical 08-02-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 12,139
Posted By der Mond
Stereo Left Front Channel Out

That's it - one day I noticed that I had no sound from my driver's side door speakers. Any ideas what to do?
Forum: Honda Fit Forums News, Updates, Rules etc 07-09-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,343
Posted By der Mond
100K report

6 Alaska winters, 104K miles, and runs better than new. The only thing replaced aside from the expected maintenance items and upgrades is the A/C combination dashboard switch. Was able to pull the...
Forum: Header & Exhaust 07-09-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,669
Posted By der Mond
You will hear all kinds of things about it -...

You will hear all kinds of things about it - search here and fitfreak for "Idle Learn Procedure" - One thing to try is disconnecting the battery for a half hour, then start the engine and let it stay...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 07-11-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,958
Posted By der Mond
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 07-10-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,958
Posted By der Mond
Please Advise: GD3 Strut/Shock R/R

The factory manual advises to use a spring compressor in the process of removing and replacing the front strut, whereas AllDataDIY.com describes a pretty simple and straightforward process of...
Forum: The Newbie Forum 05-23-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,108
Posted By der Mond
Alaska

Howdy, welcome, I live in Fairbanks and have driven my 2008 Sport 86,000 miles through 4 Interior winters and road trips as far as Northern California. I have done all maintenence and tuning on the...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 04-26-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 18,050
Posted By der Mond
Handling- ride 195-60-15

By the way on my OEM rims "55 Offset" is stamped right on the rim. See if it is on the Acura rims. With the taller tires the car actually felt very planted, and in winter it makes sense to have...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 04-25-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 18,050
Posted By der Mond
195-60-15 on GD3 Fit

I ended up mounting 195-60-15 Nokian snow tires on my '08 this past winter, on rims that have the same offset as the OEM Enkei rims, 55. I had NO CLEARANCE OR RUBBING ISSUES AT ALL. I have Drag DR-24...
Forum: Engine 04-10-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,112
Posted By der Mond
My car has run flawlessly after 70K miles with K...

My car has run flawlessly after 70K miles with K & N filter. It did not lose MPG; in fact, after my first self tune up, after I adjusted the valves and put new Denso Long Life plugs in, I got 2 mpg...
Forum: Engine 04-10-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,938
Posted By der Mond
I just saved a BUNCH by ordering new rear hatch...

I just saved a BUNCH by ordering new rear hatch stays from MAJESTIC HONDA, including shipping. Google them, and you will have access to the entire Honda online parts catalog. Bon Apetit! ;)
Forum: Doesn't Fit??? 04-10-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,633
Posted By der Mond
That was Anchorage, but we've had lots of snow in...

That was Anchorage, but we've had lots of snow in the Interior. It was a rough winter. I just switched my wheel/tire combo over for summer and discovered that both my new KYB gas rear shocks were...
Forum: The Newbie Forum 03-15-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,041
Posted By der Mond
Salina, is your husband deployed?

Salina, is your husband deployed?
Forum: Engine 03-14-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,141
Posted By der Mond
Consider that it is something else. I have a hard...

Consider that it is something else. I have a hard time believing that problem should exist. Not calling you a liar or an idiot, just think really hard what else could be making the noise.
Forum: DIYs 03-14-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 72,108
Posted By der Mond
There is a place in the world for perfectionists,...

There is a place in the world for perfectionists, esteemed elder.
Forum: Doesn't Fit??? 02-01-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,633
Posted By der Mond
Hey Marine, thanks for asking. My GD3 was...

Hey Marine, thanks for asking.

My GD3 was in perfect tune going into this winter, and using Mobil1 0W-20. It has 80K miles. It is usually plugged in (battery pad, oil pan heater and OEM block...
Forum: Engine 10-19-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 18,666
Posted By der Mond
Amen!

Amen!
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