Congratulations! Your selection of a 2008 Honda Fit was a wise investment.
It will give you years of driving pleasure.
One of the best ways to enhance the enjoyment of your new vehicle is to read this manual. In it, you will learn how to operate its driving controls and convenience items. Afterwards, keep this owner’s manual in your vehicle so you can refer to it at any time.
Several warranties protect your new vehicle. Read the warranty booklet thoroughly so you understand the coverages and are aware of your rights and responsibilities.
Maintaining your vehicle according to the schedules given in this manual helps to keep your driving trouble-free while it preserves your investment.
When your vehicle needs maintenance, keep in mind that your dealer’s staff is specially trained in servicing the many systems unique to your vehicle.
Your dealer is dedicated to your satisfaction and will be pleased to answer any questions and concerns.
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California Proposition 65 Warning
This product contains or emits chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Event Data Recorders
This vehicle is equipped with one or more devices commonly referred to as event data recorders. These devices record front seat belt use, front passenger seat occupancy, airbag deployment data, and the failure of any airbag system component.
This data belongs to the vehicle owner and may not be accessed by anyone else except as legally required or with the permission of the vehicle owner.
Service Diagnostic Recorders This vehicle is equipped with service-related devices that record information about powertrain performance. The data can be used to verify emissions law requirements and/or help technicians diagnose and solve service problems. It may also be combined with data from other sources for research purposes, but it remains confidential.
Starter Overhaul Exploded View NOTE: Refer to the Exploded View if needed during this procedure. Armature Inspection and Test Remove the starter. Inspect the armature f ...
Rocker Arm Assembly Removal
Remove the cylinder head cover. Loosen the rocker arm adjusting screws (A). Unscrew the rocker shaft mounting bolts two turns at a time in the sequence shown. ...
Transmission End Cover Air Check Valve Inspection and Replacement (A/T)
NOTE: There are two types of the transmission end cover; the type A and the type B; and both types are available. The differences between the types A and B of the end covers are: ...