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Yesterday, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By doctor J

I would take off the ATF hose (closest to driver...

I would take off the ATF hose (closest to driver side wheel) from the transmission fitting and stick the smooth metal rod in it (spark plug or bolt may work too, but it's low class:)); also I would...
Yesterday, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By doctor J

Oil brand name and oil viscosity? Tire pressure...

Oil brand name and oil viscosity? Tire pressure before and after?
06-17-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By doctor J

Both fan are doing the same function, they are...

Both fan are doing the same function, they are connected in parallel. The different names came from GD1 model which had narrow radiator and narrow condenser mounted side by side (not one behind...
06-17-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By doctor J

The primary O2 sensor is replaced with AFR...

The primary O2 sensor is replaced with AFR sensor that cannot be tested with voltmeter (as it generates current not voltage). I cannot believe though that there are so many failures (not meeting the...
06-17-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,982
Posted By doctor J

Well, uit still points to fuse 10 under dash. ...

Well, uit still points to fuse 10 under dash.
Remove the fuse and connect test light 3.4 watt bulb instead of it (not so easy but doable) ...
06-17-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By doctor J

I'm not familiar with bluetooth so I used my...

I'm not familiar with bluetooth so I used my Innova scanner. The voltage of downstream sensor should be pretty constant,(between 0.6 and 0.9 volts), not changing every second:...
06-17-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By doctor J

Wrecking yard visit; alternator dissection

This time I managed to find Fit with engine removed and alternator placed nicely on the passenger seat. So I took it apart to explore if it can be repaired in house using the junk yard parts.
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06-17-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By doctor J

Before replacing cat address the underlying...

Before replacing cat address the underlying cause: misfire and or rich mixture (may need to run the car on treadmill to check the HC, CO and CO2)
Check downstream O2 sensor reading; sometimes the...
06-17-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By doctor J

For a minimum, I would take out two 12 mm caliper...

For a minimum, I would take out two 12 mm caliper bolts and do visual inspection
06-16-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By doctor J

Clicking is from brake hardware (caliper sliding...

Clicking is from brake hardware (caliper sliding pins and pad support springs)
06-16-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By doctor J

It has right hand [straight] thread. For me it...

It has right hand [straight] thread. For me it was not necessary, but I prepared a home made t-handle slotted wrench made from pvc pipe. Using wrench will allow "gentle" application of twisting...
06-16-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By doctor J

slight "Click" sound can be heard when car comes...

slight "Click" sound can be heard when car comes to a stop while breaking and is released
Brake caliper guide pins/hardware
the car is at idle with no AC and or lights on, the RPM seems to be...
06-14-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,982
Posted By doctor J

let me look on wire diagrams on weekend and see...

let me look on wire diagrams on weekend and see what I can come out with...
06-14-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By doctor J

Leased my Fit since new (demo car), then bought...

Leased my Fit since new (demo car), then bought it out.
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Back in...
06-14-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,982
Posted By doctor J

Sounds like fuse 10 (7.5A) in the under dash fuse...

Sounds like fuse 10 (7.5A) in the under dash fuse box?
06-10-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,982
Posted By doctor J

A/C compressor put a lot of tension on the belt;...

A/C compressor put a lot of tension on the belt; the power steering pump does the same
While diagnosis over the internet is never accurate, I've encountered similar issue many times and the...
06-10-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,982
Posted By doctor J

Angry 2007 Fit uses expansion valve not the orifice. ...

2007 Fit uses expansion valve not the orifice.
Restricted receiver drier will show up as ice on liquid line from condenser
Nose described here sounds like a serpentine belt noise (glazed belt)
06-04-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By doctor J

I would be worry about transmission line solenoid...

I would be worry about transmission line solenoid connectors, as acid can get into them corroding contacts.
As for the battery tray, it has to be removed (two 12mm screws) , wire brushed , treated...
05-31-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 983
Posted By doctor J

I have a huge yellow spider hiding in the a/c...

I have a huge yellow spider hiding in the a/c duct work. Maybe this is why my brake pedal is getting softer :)
05-31-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,558
Posted By doctor J

Talking Most car maker customer service reps nowadays...

Most car maker customer service reps nowadays don't care about customers because:
1)the customer care reps are random people who are willing to do any work at any place (hired through the agency,...
05-31-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By doctor J

A/c evaporator and condenser are very difficult...

A/c evaporator and condenser are very difficult to clean. Replace all components with good used
05-31-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 747
Posted By doctor J

Thaing the speaker out is a bit tricky (it snaps...

Thaing the speaker out is a bit tricky (it snaps into the nest); I've saw traces of dried out water under the speaker on my car when did the driver's lock cylinder repair....
05-30-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 747
Posted By doctor J

The speaker is dying because of exposure to the...

The speaker is dying because of exposure to the water ; the plastic shield inside of the door is leaking (I'm having this issue on my car since 2010)
05-29-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 877
Posted By doctor J

That's cool! How about inflatable or portable...

That's cool! How about inflatable or portable cars:)?
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05-29-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By doctor J

Road construction on Valley View street on...

Road construction on Valley View street on Alondra (new bridge) discouraged motorists to drive via single lane of traffic; it now became a fastest route for me when getting to the PYP in Santa Fe...
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