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04-18-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,744
Posted By Dick W

Replace the arm...

Replace the arm (http://hondapartsnetwork.com/part/9653220/Honda-Part-76720-T5A-003-Rear-Wiper-Arm). They make it softer than the motor-side splines so this will happen rather than the other way...
04-11-2016, 01:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,330
Posted By Dick W

Here's an example westbound Ro-Ro...

Here's an example westbound Ro-Ro (http://www.kline.com/CarCarrier-Schedules/Transpacific-West-Bound-RoRo-Schedule.pdf) (roll-on, roll-off (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roll-on/roll-off), the kind...
04-08-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,018
Posted By Dick W

In the tank...

In the tank (http://hondapartsnetwork.com/part/9652777/Honda-Part-17048-T5R-A00-Fuel-Filter-Set). I think they consider it a lifetime item.
04-03-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,461
Posted By Dick W

Wow! They sure didn't offer that on our Takata...

Wow! They sure didn't offer that on our Takata recall. (Though I understand if we go try to get it we can.) Good luck on the MT Fit. May be in the Too Hard bag.
04-02-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,461
Posted By Dick W

Here's the one MT Fit locally: 2015 Honda Fit EX...

Here's the one MT Fit locally: 2015 Honda Fit EX For Sale in Lihue HI (http://www.kinghondaoflihue.com/new/Honda/2015-Honda-Fit-3f384b730a0a000217b50dc4bc80027d.htm). Probably too far for you. Its...
04-01-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,006
Posted By Dick W

The individual charges don't seem out of bounds....

The individual charges don't seem out of bounds. Not sure why they were doing transmission and brake fluid service at 15 months and 30k miles. Were you working to any maintenance minder codes? Code 3...
03-18-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,250
Posted By Dick W

Oh, and another recommended low profile USB flash...

Oh, and another recommended low profile USB flash drive. Lexar JumpDrive S45 xxxGB USB 3.0 Flash Drive. New model, so still a tad on the expensive side compared to the Sandisk. I have used Lexar...
03-18-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,250
Posted By Dick W

No reason for Honda to spend extra pennies making...

No reason for Honda to spend extra pennies making the car support USB 3. No use for extra bandwidth. USB 2 is way more than fast enough for all the uses they put the port to.
03-13-2016, 11:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 16,669
Posted By Dick W

No doubt the auto makers are getting less...

No doubt the auto makers are getting less comfortable with all non-dealer repairs, for a bunch of reasons. Example: General Motors, John Deere want to make tinkering, self-repair illegal |...
03-13-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 16,669
Posted By Dick W

You probably already know this, and don't like...

You probably already know this, and don't like it, but I don't think they consider the owner-mechanic a significant part of their market for this service.
03-13-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 16,669
Posted By Dick W

My point was that the online replacement for...

My point was that the online replacement for hardcopy manuals for the dealers avoids this issue. Now, the computer may get filthy. My point was nothing to do with whether some mechanics are filthy or...
03-13-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 16,669
Posted By Dick W

Oh, and did you ever see how dirty and tattered...

Oh, and did you ever see how dirty and tattered the shop copies of the manuals got in the back rooms in the service departments?
03-13-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 16,669
Posted By Dick W

Producing and maintaining this documentation...

Producing and maintaining this documentation isn't cheap. And the online form, replete with link to other content, the parts catalog, and so forth, adds more value than was ever possible on paper....
03-13-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 16,669
Posted By Dick W

Assuming you don't agree to some other terms of...

Assuming you don't agree to some other terms of service when you pay to enter the HondaExpress site.
03-03-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,411
Posted By Dick W

Maybe they called Honda and Honda refused to...

Maybe they called Honda and Honda refused to reimburse them for replacing the head unit without more evidence that here was a head unit hardware problem?
02-25-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 771
Posted By Dick W

Left *NH882L* Sunvisor Assembly (Mirror)...

Left *NH882L* Sunvisor Assembly (Mirror) (http://hondapartsnetwork.com/part/9653418/Honda-Part-83280-T5R-A01ZA-Left-NH882L-Sunvisor-Assembly-Mirror)
Right *NH882L* Sunvisor Assembly (Mirror)...
02-18-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,460
Posted By Dick W

I would say incomplete rather than incorrect. As...

I would say incomplete rather than incorrect. As noted, any decode for the plant location digit 11 that omits the WMI is, by definition, incomplete since the plant locations can be repeated for...
02-18-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,460
Posted By Dick W

I'm not sure that link is an example of...

I'm not sure that link is an example of exceptions to WMI coding so much as an indication of how corporate stuff works. I don't think there is any requirement that a WMI-holder makes all their cars...
02-18-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,460
Posted By Dick W

And I'm confident as I can be that if you could...

And I'm confident as I can be that if you could see the door jamb sticker and the Monroney window sticker of every one of those 3HG Fits, you'll see Manufactured by Honda de Mexico, final assembly in...
02-18-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,460
Posted By Dick W

Yes, I'm saying that there is no comprehensive...

Yes, I'm saying that there is no comprehensive source I've seen on the web for all plant locations Honda uses FOR EACH of their WMIs. Any list that doesn't specify a WMI followed by its specific...
02-18-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,460
Posted By Dick W

What I'm saying is that I don't know why you...

What I'm saying is that I don't know why you assume "M" refers to Hamamatsu, Japan, when used in the context of a 3HG VIN. Yes, in a JHM VIN, that's what it means. In a 3HG VIN it means something...
02-18-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,460
Posted By Dick W

There's no such thing as a Fit made in Japan by...

There's no such thing as a Fit made in Japan by Honda de Mexico or a Fit made in Mexico by Honda Motor Co.

First three characters are WMI--world manufacturer identifier.

3HG — Honda de México...
02-15-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,263
Posted By Dick W

Did your dealer check for the ignition coil...

Did your dealer check for the ignition coil recall? Did they check for codes associated with the CEL?
02-10-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,831
Posted By Dick W

Some amount of condensation is normal since the...

Some amount of condensation is normal since the housings breathe and, when shutdown hot at night and full of hot and humid air, they draw in warm humid air as they cool. By next morning the warm...
02-09-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 17,698
Posted By Dick W

They are from the parts catalog. Many sources for...

They are from the parts catalog. Many sources for access on the web. estore.honda.com to name one.
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