30,000 mile service - Unofficial Honda FIT Forums
Fit FREAK.net

Go Back   Unofficial Honda FIT Forums > The Honda Fit and Jazz Forums > General Fit Talk

General Fit Talk
General Discussion on the Honda Fit/Jazz.

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 12-09-2007, 08:10 PM
Member
iTrader: (0)
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Puyallup, WA
Posts: 31
Question 30,000 mile service

So, I've had my 07 Honda FiT Sport for little over a year now, bought it used with 9105 miles on it, and it now has 27,500. About a week ago the maintenace minder came on and told me that it was time for an oil change and B12 service (Oil change, inspection of a bunch of stuff, Air/Pollen filters). I called the dealer to have them take care of that and a recall dating back to feb. of this year regarding the airbags (something about them fireing off a millisecond too early or something).

Anyways the guy asks me how many miles and i told him and he says i should have this "30,000 service" done at some $400. Including replacing a bunch of stuff and the water pump...

Now, looking in my manual i cant find anything about this car needing a 30,000 mile service, or anything saying the water pump or timing belt needing replacement at x interval. My question is, do I need this work done or is this guy full of it?

thanks,
Zack
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-13-2007, 01:53 PM
Member
iTrader: (0)
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Chicago
Posts: 73
they are full of BS - unless there is an actual problem with either of them (basically if either stopped working, you wouldn't be driving it.) the water pump and timing belt have replacement intervals of 120k miles, i believe... traditionally, with older civics, this was done every 90k which has pretty much become gospel for most honda owners... be that as it may, the L series engine is MUCH more advanced than the old D series from the civics of yesteryear, it is designed with extreme longevity in mind.

your maintenance minder and owners manual have info on all the NECESSARY maintenance your car will need all the way up 150k, barring some unforeseen failure, i would stick to it.

suggesting a water pump and timing belt at 30k is just obscene... find a more reputable dealer.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-13-2007, 01:58 PM
TOOL's Avatar
Retired Moderator
iTrader: (4)
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: San Ramon, CA
Posts: 9,488
Send a message via AIM to TOOL
Yeah thats BS..I just took mine in for an oil change and im at 7000. The guy was trying to talk me into to this big 7500mile inspection that cost like $200. So i was reading what they do and its a bunch of stupid little checks that i can do on my own and a oil change..I ended up just geting the oil change for $15...Dont fall for it man.

Tyler
__________________
Gots a DC5.

http://twitter.com/efnboost
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-13-2007, 02:40 PM
Official Fit Blogger of FitFreak
iTrader: (4)
5 Year Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: OG Club
Posts: 13,420
busdude- my subaru dealer is like that...
__________________
2016 Fit EX CVT White (Wife's) - check out my blog here .. owned GD, two GE's, and now the GK which I bought for the wife.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 12-13-2007, 03:16 PM
doctordoom's Avatar
Supervillain
iTrader: (7)
5 Year Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Los Angeles/Orange County
Posts: 4,254
Quote:
Originally Posted by TOOL View Post
Yeah thats BS..I just took mine in for an oil change and im at 7000. The guy was trying to talk me into to this big 7500mile inspection that cost like $200. So i was reading what they do and its a bunch of stupid little checks that i can do on my own and a oil change..I ended up just geting the oil change for $15...Dont fall for it man.

Tyler
hahah yeah, i'd give your car a 2 minute visual inspection of the hoses, fluids, brake pads, cv boots and crap for $200 too. it's ridiculous
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 12-13-2007, 03:48 PM
New Member
iTrader: (0)
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: BUFFALO GROVE IL
Posts: 21
Angry Total Bs!!!!!!

I Have Never Heard That In My Life. 90k At The Earliest.
Reply With Quote
,
 
 
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Long Term Review: 125000 miles of New York City driving and 3 years later... SevereService 2nd Generation (GE 08-13) 21 04-10-2016 09:52 AM
The Real Service Schedule for the Honda Fit Automatic Transmission SevereService 2nd Generation GE8 Specific DIY: Repair & Maintenance Sub-Forum 120 06-08-2015 05:45 PM
How to get your car serviced... SevereService 2nd Generation GE8 Specific DIY: Repair & Maintenance Sub-Forum 17 07-06-2014 06:20 AM
Just got an 07 Sport @ 140k, what should I be looking out for? Scholzpdx 1st Generation (GD 01-08) 2 03-24-2014 06:03 PM
Sudden loss of gas mileage mg10461 2nd Generation (GE 08-13) 17 01-19-2014 07:51 PM


Tags
2008, 30000, 30k, accord, civic, cost, fit, honda, included, inspection, maintenance, mile, miles, service, services

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:43 PM.