Honda Fit manuals

Honda Fit: Windshield Wipers and Washers

WindshieldWiper

1. MIST


1. MIST
2. OFF
3. INT Intermittent
4. LO Low speed
5. HI High speed
6. Windshield washers

Push the right lever up or down to select a position.

MIST -

The wipers run at high speed until you release the lever.

OFF -

The wipers are not activated.

INT -

The wipers operate every few seconds.

LO -

The wipers run at low speed.

HI -

The wipers run at high speed.

Windshield Washers -

Pull the wiper control lever toward you, and hold it. The washers spray until you release the lever. The wipers run at low speed, then complete one more sweep after you release the lever.

Rear Window Wiper andWasher

1. OFF


1. OFF
When you turn the wiper switch to the ‘‘OFF’’ position, the wiper will return to its parked position.

2. Rotate the switch clockwise to turn the rear window wiper ON.

3. Hold past ON to turn the rear window wiper on and to spray the rear window washer.

4. Rotate the switch counterclockwise to spray the window washer.

The rear window washer uses the same fluid reservoir as the windshield washer.

Turn Signals and Headlights

1. Turn signal


1. Turn signal
2. Off
3. Parking and interior lights 4. Headlights
5. High beams
6. Flash high beams

On Sport model

7. Fog lights off
8. Fog lights on

Turn Signal -

Push down on the left lever to signal a left turn and up to signal a right turn. To signal a lane change, push lightly on the lever and hold it. The lever will return to the center when you release it or complete a turn.

Headlights -

Turning the switch to the ‘‘ taillights, instrument panel lights, side-marker lights, and rear license plate’’ position turns on the parking lights,
taillights, instrument panel lights, side-marker lights, and rear license plate lights.

Turning the switch to the ‘‘ turns on the headlights.’’ position
turns on the headlights.

When the light switch is in the ‘‘’’ or ‘‘’’ position, the lights on indicator
’’ or ‘‘comes on as a reminder. This indicator stays on if you leave the light switch on’’ position, the lights on indicator
comes on as a reminder. This indicator stays on if you leave the light switch on and turn the ignition switch to the ACCESSORY (I) or the LOCK (0) position.

If you leave the lights on with the key removed from the ignition switch, you will hear a reminder chime when you open the driver’s door.

High Beams -

Push the lever forward and the high beam indicator will come on. Pull it back to return to low beams.

To flash the high beams, pull the lever back lightly, then release it.

The high beams will stay on as long as you hold the lever back.

Fog Lights

On Sport model

Turn the fog lights on and off by turning the switch next to the headlight switch.

You can use the fog lights only when the headlights are on low beam.

They will go off when the headlights are turned off.

Daytime Running Lights

Canadian models only

With the headlight switch off or in the and the high beam indicator come on with reduced brightness when you turn the ignition position, the high beam headlights
and the high beam indicator come on with reduced brightness when you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position and release the parking brake. They remain on until you turn the ignition switch off, even if you set the parking brake.

The headlights revert to normal operation when you turn them on with the switch.

Instrument Panel Brightness

You can change the instrument panel brightness only when the light switch is


You can change the instrument panel brightness only when the light switch is on.

Turn the knob on the upper part of the instrument panel to adjust the brightness.

You will hear a beep when maximum or minimum brightness is reached.

You will also hear a beep when the maximum level is canceled by turning the knob a click to the left.

Hazard Warning Button

Push the button to turn on the hazard warning lights (four-way flashers). This


Push the button to turn on the hazard warning lights (four-way flashers). This causes all four outside turn signals and both turn indicators in the instrument panel to flash. Use the hazard warning lights if you need to park in a dangerous area near heavy traffic, or if your vehicle is disabled.

Rear Window Defogger

The rear window defogger will clear fog, frost, and thin ice fromthe window.


The rear window defogger will clear fog, frost, and thin ice fromthe window. Push the defogger button to turn it on and off. The indicator in the button comes on to show the defogger is on. You must manually shut off the rear window defogger when it is no longer needed.

Make sure the rear window is clear and you have good visibility before starting to drive.

The defogger wires on the inside of the rear window can be accidentally damaged. When cleaning the glass, always wipe side-to-side.

Steering Wheel Adjustment

Make any steering wheel adjustment before you start driving.

Adjusting the steering wheel position while driving may cause you to lose


Adjusting the steering wheel position while driving may cause you to lose control of the vehicle and be seriously injured in a crash.

Adjust the steering wheel only when the vehicle is stopped.

1. Push the lever under the steering column all the way down.

2. Move the steering wheel so it points toward your chest, not toward your face. Make sure you can see the instrument panel gauges and indicators.

3. Push the lever up to lock the steering wheel in position.


3. Push the lever up to lock the steering wheel in position.

4. Make sure you have securely locked the steering wheel in place by trying to move it up and down.

See also:

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