2010 HONDA FIT VIN: JHMGE8H42AC015958

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VIN JHMGE8H42AC015958 Decoding Honda Vin Decoder

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Make

HONDA

Manufacturer Name

HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD

Model

Fit

Model Year

2010

Plant City

SAYAMA

Trim

Sport

Vehicle Type

PASSENGER CAR

Plant Country

JAPAN

Plant State

SAITAMA

Body Class

Hatchback/Liftback/Notchback

Doors

5

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating From

Class 1B: 3,001 - 4,000 lb (1,360 - 1,814 kg)

Bed Type

Not Applicable

Cab Type

Not Applicable

Trailer Type Connection

Not Applicable

Trailer Body Type

Not Applicable

Transmission Style

Automatic

Transmission Speeds

5

Displacement (CC)

1491.222824

Displacement (CI)

91

Displacement (L)

1.491222824

Engine Model

L15A7

Engine Power (kW)

87.2469

Fuel Type - Primary

Gasoline

Valve Train Design

Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC)

Engine Configuration

In-Line

Engine Brake (hp) From

117

Seat Belt Type

Manual

Other Restraint System Info

Rear Side Curtain Air bag (Rr R/L outer positions). Rear Seat Belt (Rr center position)

Curtain Air Bag Locations

1st and 2nd Rows

Front Air Bag Locations

1st Row (Driver and Passenger)

Side Air Bag Locations

1st Row (Driver and Passenger)

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Type

Direct

Bus Floor Configuration Type

Not Applicable

Bus Type

Not Applicable

Custom Motorcycle Type

Not Applicable

Motorcycle Suspension Type

Not Applicable

Motorcycle Chassis Type

Not Applicable

2010 HONDA FIT Crash Test Score

0

Overall Rating

Overall Front Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Front Driver Side
Front Passenger Side

Side Barrier

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Driver
Rear Passenger

Overall Side Pole Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Rollover Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Rollover Star Rating 4x4
Rollover Star Rating 4x2
Rollover Risk:
0%

2010 HONDA FIT Safety Features

Seat Belts and Head Restraints

Dynamic Head Restraints Not Available
Head Restraint Not Available
Advanced Belt Feature Not Available
Adjustable Upper Belt Anchorage Not Available
Seat Belt Reminder System Driver

Air Bags

Frontal Air Bag Driver, Front Passenger
Curtain Driver, Front Passenger, Rear Seat
Torso Driver, Front Passenger
Knee Not Available
Additional Air Bags Not Available
Meets Side Air Bag Out-of-Position Requirements Yes

Child Passenger Features

LATCH Locations Rear Seat
Safety Power Windows (Anti-Pinch) Standard
Safety Power Windows (Anti-Pinch) locations Driver

Complaints Assosiated with VIN JHMGE8H42AC015958

Components: POWER TRAIN

September 25, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11266612
Consumer Location: OLATHE, KS
VIN: JHMGE8H42AC****

Summary of Complaint

THE AXLE ON MY CAR HAS BROKE THREE DIFFERENT TIMES IN THE PAST 8 MONTHS, NOT THE RESULT FROM AN ACCIDENT. I TURNED OUT OF A GAS STATION AT AND HEARD A POP AND THEN A LOUD KNOCKING NOISE. CAR WOULD NOT GO FORWARDS OR BACKWARDS.

Components: STRUCTURE

November 13, 2017
NHTSA ID Number: 11054029
Consumer Location: SALEM, MA
VIN: JHMGE8H42AC****

Summary of Complaint

PARKED AT A MALL. DRIVER'S DOOR WOULD NOT OPEN. AFTER MANY EFFORTS I MANAGED TO GET FRONT PASSENGER DOOR OPEN. KEY WOULD NOT UNLOCK DOOR FROM OUTSIDE. FOR 2 DAYS WHILE WAITING FOR APPOINTMENT AT DEALERSHIP HAD TO LEAVE UNLOCKED AND USE FRONT PASSENGER DOOR. DEALERSHIP "FOUND DOOR LATCH FAULTY." TOTAL COST OVER $800.00. HAS BEEN REPLACED.

Components: AIR BAGS

October 06, 2016
NHTSA ID Number: 10914183
Consumer Location: GARNERVILLE, NY
VIN: JHMGE8H42AC****

Summary of Complaint

TL* TAKATA RECALL. THE CONTACT OWNS A 2010 HONDA FIT. THE CONTACT RECEIVED A RECALL NOTICE FOR NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 16V061000 (AIR BAGS). THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE PARTS NEEDED FOR THE RECALL REMEDY WERE STILL NOT AVAILABLE AND THAT THE MANUFACTURER EXCEEDED A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME FOR THE RECALL REPAIR. THE CONTACT HAD NOT EXPERIENCED A FAILURE. VIN TOOL CONFIRMS PARTS NOT AVAILABLE. UPDATED 01/06/17*LJ THE CONSUMER STATED THE RECALL WAS FIXED OCT. 16, 2016 *TR

Components: VISIBILITY/WIPER

October 06, 2015
NHTSA ID Number: 10780584
Consumer Location: SALINA, KS
VIN: JHMGE8H42AC****

Summary of Complaint

THE BACK WINDOW ON 2010 FIT SPORT HATCHBACK DID NOT HAVE ANY PREVIOUS DAMAGE. THE CAR WAS PARKED IN MY DRIVEWAY OVERNIGHT. WHEN I GOT IN AND SHUT THE DRIVER SIDE DOOR, THE BACK WINDOW SHATTERED BEFORE I HAD EVEN STARTED THE IGNITION.. THE CAR HAD NO PREVIOUS DAMAGE OR CRACKS/CHIPS OF ANY KIND. THE ENITRE BACK WINDOW HAD TO BE REPLACED.

Components: STEERING STRUCTURE ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

January 16, 2015
NHTSA ID Number: 10679066
Consumer Location: SARATOGA, CA
VIN: JHMGE8H42AC****

Summary of Complaint

MY DAUGHTER HAD AN ACCIDENT, THIS IS HER ACCOUNT: I WAS DRIVING MY 2010 HONDA FIT ON HIGHWAY 880 NORTHBOUND IN THE VICINITY OF ALAMEDA ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 16TH 2015. I HAD BEEN DRIVING FOR AT LEAST A HALF HOUR ON THE HIGHWAY AND WAS IN THE LEFT MOST LANE GOING ABOUT 70 MPH. SUDDENLY WITHOUT ANY WARNING MY CAR BEGAN TO SWERVE VIOLENTLY TO THE RIGHT INTO THE LANE TO MY RIGHT. MY FIRST THOUGHT WAS THAT ONE OF THE TIRES HAD BLOWN OUT, SO I TOOK MY FOOT OFF THE GAS AND DID NOT TOUCH THE BRAKES, THINKING JUST THAT I SHOULD TRY TO KEEP THE CAR AWAY FROM OTHER VEHICLES AND AS GENTLY AS I COULD BRING IT TO THE SIDE OF THE ROAD AWAY FROM TRAFFIC. IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE FIRST SWERVE, THE CAR DID NOT REACT IN THE SLIGHTEST TO MY STEERING ATTEMPTS TO KEEP IT STRAIGHT OR AWAY FROM TRAFFIC, AND IT SWERVED LEFT AND RIGHT A COUPLE MORE TIMES BEFORE HITTING THE CONCRETE MEDIAN ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE HIGHWAY. THE FRONT OF THE CAR CRUNCHED INTO THE MEDIAN, AND THE WHOLE CAR FLIPPED ON ITS PASSENGER SIDE AND SCRAPED AGAINST THE MEDIAN BEFORE FINALLY COMING TO A HALT UPSIDE DOWN. ONCE THE CAR STOPPED I SAW THAT MIRACULOUSLY NOTHING INSIDE OF THE CAR WAS IMPEDING MY EXIT, AND THE GLASS ON BOTH THE WINDOWS HAD COMPLETELY SHATTERED, SO I UNDID MY SEATBELT AND CRAWLED OUT OF THE PASSENGER SIDE WINDOW AND IMMEDIATELY STOOD UP. THANKFULLY NO OTHER CARS OR PASSENGERS WERE INVOLVED, 911 WAS CALLED, AND THE POLICEMAN WHO CAME SAID THE INCIDENT SOUNDED LIKE IT WAS DUE TO TIRE DAMAGE FROM MY DESCRIPTION BUT THEN EXAMINED THE WHEELS OF THE CAR AND REPORTED THAT HE DIDN?T SEE ANYTHING AWRY WITH THEM, LEAVING THE CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT A MYSTERY. I HEARD NO SOUNDS PRECEDING THE SWERVING, SMELLED NO STRANGE SMELLS, NOTICED NOTHING STRANGE ABOUT THE CAR?S STEERING, AND HAVE HAD NO INDICATION WHATSOEVER OF ANYTHING BEING ?OFF? WITH THE CAR BEFORE THE INCIDENT. *TR

Components: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

September 26, 2014
NHTSA ID Number: 10639606
Consumer Location: WOODLAND HILLS, CA
VIN: JHMGE8H42AC****

Summary of Complaint

ON LOCAL STREET MEDIUM TRAFFIC WAS DRIVING REALLY SLOW TO ANTICIPATE THE RED LIGHT, LIGHT WENT GREEN SO I STEPPED ON THE GAS PEDAL LIGHTLY BUT THE HONDA FIT SEEMED TO HAVE GREATER SPEED THAN I EXPECTED AND THE VAN IN FRONT OF ME DID NOT SEEM TO BE MOVING AT ALL BUT HIS THIRD BRAKE LIGHT WAS OUT AND HE SAID HE WAS NOT BRAKING AT THAT TIME AND I KNEW I WOULD CRASH SO I CHECKED RIGHT SIDE AND MANEUVERED TO CHANGE LANE TO THE RIGHT TO REDUCE POINT OF CONTACT AND CLIPPED THE LEFT REAR OF THE VAN. IT FELT LIKE IT WAS SUDDEN ACCELERATION - I AM NOT FEELING SAFE WITH THE CAR AS FREEWAY TRAFFIC IN LA IS STOP AND GO AND I NORMALLY DRIVE THE CANYON DAILY. I ALSO HAD THE VEHICLE CHANGE OIL, BRAKE PADS AND TIRES SERVICED THE DAY BEFORE. *TR

Components: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

January 08, 2010
NHTSA ID Number: 10305751
Consumer Location: SEATTLE, WA
VIN: JHMGE8H42AC****

Summary of Complaint

I WAS DRIVING MY 2010 HONDA FIT SPORT AUTOMATIC AT 25MPH ON A CITY STREET, THE ENGINE SUDDENLY SHUT OFF, ALL DASHBOARD INDICATOR LIGHTS AND HEADLIGHTS WENT COMPLETELY DARK; I PULLED THE CAR OVER TO THE SIDE OF THE ROAD, NOTICING THAT POWER STEERING AND BRAKE ASSIST WERE INACTIVE SO IT WAS A CHALLENGE TO GET THE CAR PULLED OVER. THE VEHICLE RE-STARTED ON THE FIRST ATTEMPT AND I WAS ABLE TO DRIVE HOME. THE DEALERSHIP WAS UNABLE TO DIAGNOSE THE PROBLEM AND GAVE THE VEHICLE BACK TO ME WITH NO REPAIR WORK DONE. 9 DAYS LATER, THE SAME THING HAPPENED. THIS TIME THE VEHICLE WAS STOPPED AT A RED LIGHT AND THE ENGINE SHUT OFF, DASHBOARD WENT DARK, AND MY IPOD WAS FROZEN, WHICH WAS CONNECTED THROUGH THE USB PORT(IT WAS NOT CONNECTED DURING THE FIRST STALL). THE ENGINE DID NOT START ON THE FIRST OR SECOND ATTEMPT, BUT ON THE THIRD. ONCE THE VEHICLE STARTED, I TRIED TO SHIFT FROM PARK TO DRIVE, BUT THE SHIFTER WAS STUCK AND WOULD NOT SHIFT. I PUT ON MY HAZARD LIGHTS, AND SPENT ABOUT 60 SECONDS TRYING TO SHIFT FROM PARK TO DRIVE BEFORE IT ACTUALLY BECAME UNSTUCK AND ALLOWED ME TO SHIFT. AT THAT POINT I THEN DROVE AWAY, I HAD BEEN BLOCKING TRAFFIC AT A BUSY INTERSECTION, AND THEN NOTICED THAT THE IPOD WAS FROZEN AND WOULD NOT RESPOND TO MY RESTART ATTEMPTS. I EVENTUALLY FIGURED OUT HOW TO RESET THE IPOD AND IT WORKS FINE NOW. THE DEALERSHIP WAS UNABLE TO DIAGNOSE THE PROBLEM (AGAIN), AND KEPT IT AT THEIR SHOP FOR 9 DAYS STRAIGHT. THEY EVENTUALLY TOLD ME I JUST HAD TO TAKE IT BACK, SO I DID. NO WARNING LIGHTS EVER WERE DISPLAYED ON BOTH THE INCIDENTS. *TR

Components: POWER TRAIN STEERING

June 01, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11422273
Consumer Location: WAYNESVILLE, OH
VIN: JHMGE8G48AC****

Summary of Complaint

The contact owns a 2010 Honda Fit. The contact stated while driving at 35 mph, the power steering warning light illuminated and the vehicle loss power steering functionality. The vehicle regained power steering assist and was coasted to the side of the roadway. While accelerating, the failure recurred. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the power train failed and needed to be replaced. The technician replaced the engine coil spring and disconnected the battery however, the failure recurred four times. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer four times. The contact referenced NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V770000 (Power Train) as a possible solution to the failure however, the Vin was not included. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 215,000.

Components: POWER TRAIN

October 22, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11421202
Consumer Location: SALEM, MA
VIN: JHMGE8H43AC****

Summary of Complaint

Driveshaft snapped. Replaced by dealer at considerable expense. Honda opened a case number #11878648, but refuses to pay or return calls.

Components: STEERING POWER TRAIN

April 18, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11412864
Consumer Location: FLORISSANT, MO
VIN: JHMGE8H48AC****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2010 HONDA FIT. THE CONTACT STATED WHILE DRIVING AT VARIOUS SPEEDS, THE STEERING WHEEL LOCKED UP MAKING IT HARD TO STEER THE VEHICLE. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE POWER STEERING ASSIST WARNING LIGHT WAS ILLUMINATED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT TAKEN TO A LOCAL DEALER OR INDEPENDENT MECHANIC TO BE DIAGNOSED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE CONTACT RELATED THE FAILURE TO NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V770000 (POWER TRAIN). THE MANUFACTURER HAD NOT BEEN INFORMED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 104,956. THE CONSUMER STATED THE DEALER ADVISED THE FAILURE WAS NOT INCLUDED IN THE RECALL.

Components: POWER TRAIN

February 12, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11395900
Consumer Location: POUGHKEEPSIE, NY
VIN: JHMGE8H26AS****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2010 HONDA FIT. THE CONTACT RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V770000 (POWER TRAIN) HOWEVER, THE PART TO DO THE RECALL REPAIR WAS UNAVAILABLE. THE CONTACT CALLED FRIENDLY HONDA (1143 DUTCHESS TURNPIKE, POUGHKEEPSIE, NY 12603) WHERE IT WAS CONFIRMED THAT THE PART WAS NOT YET AVAILABLE. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE MANUFACTURER HAD EXCEEDED A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME FOR THE RECALL REPAIR. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE ISSUE. THE CONTACT HAD NOT EXPERIENCED A FAILURE. VIN TOOL CONFIRMS PARTS NOT AVAILABLE.

Components: POWER TRAIN

November 17, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11383485
Consumer Location: BEAVERCREEK, OH
VIN: JHMGE8H45AS****

Summary of Complaint

I HAD COME TO A STOP SIGN ON A CITY STREET IN XENIA, OHIO AND WHEN I APPLIED THE GAS TO PULL OUT I HEARD A CLUNK AND THE CAR DIDN'T MOVE FORWARD BUT THE ENGINE CONTINUED TO RUN NORMALLY. I SURMISED SOMETHING WENT WRONG WITH THE POWER TRAIN. I CALLED AAA AND THEY THOUGHT THE SAME, THE TOW DRIVER HAVING BEEN A MECHANIC FOR MANY YEARS SAID BROKEN DRIVE SHAFTS ON HONDAS WAS A COMMON PROBLEM. IT WAS TOWED TO A HONDA DEALERSHIP IN BEAVERCREEK, OH AND IT WAS FOUND THE LEFT SIDE DRIVE SHAFT HAD BROKEN AND NEEDED REPLACED. ARE BROKEN DRIVE SHAFTS COMMON ON HONDAS? I HAVE ATTACHED THE REPAIR BILL.

Components: POWER TRAIN

December 06, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11378430
Consumer Location: MOUNT VERNON, NY
VIN: JHMGE8G2XAS****

Summary of Complaint

FRONT AXLE SNAPPED

Components: POWER TRAIN

November 15, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11374811
Consumer Location: HAMDEN, CT
VIN: JHMGE8H45AC****

Summary of Complaint

RIGHT REAR AXLE BROKEN. LESS THAN TWO YEARS AGO THE LEFT REAR ANKLE BROKE. THIS TIME VEHICLE WAS PARKED. PREVIOUS TIME CAR STOPPED AT AN INTERSECTION, THEN WOULDN'T MOVE.

Components: SUSPENSION

June 24, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11330811
Consumer Location: MILWAUKEE, WI
VIN: JHMGE8H42AS****

Summary of Complaint

VEHICLE WAS PULLING OUT OF A DRIVEWAY ONTO ROAD WHEN A LOUD POPPING SNAP WAS HEARD AND VEHICLE WOULD NOT MOVE AT ALL. *TR

Components: STEERING

April 15, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11321211
Consumer Location: AUSTIN, TX
VIN: JHMGC8G45AF****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2010 HONDA FIT. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING 3-5 MPH, THE STEERING WHEEL WAS DIFFICULT TO TURN. THERE WERE NO WARNING LIGHTS ILLUMINATED. THE CONTACT CALLED FIRST TEXAS HONDA LOCATED AT (3400 STECK AVE, AUSTIN, TX 78757 (512) 220-1121) WHERE A SERVICE APPOINTMENT WAS SCHEDULED HOWEVER, THE VEHICLE WAS NOT DIAGNOSED NOR REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT CONTACTED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 82,397. THE VIN WAS INVALID.

Components: AIR BAGS

December 20, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11290598
Consumer Location: GREENVILLE, WI
VIN: JHMGE8H44AS****

Summary of Complaint

WE KEEP GETTING NOTIFICATIONS THAT WE NEED TO REPLACE OUR AIR BAGS. BOTH THE LEFT AND RIGHT BAGS HAVE BEEN REPLACED BY GUSTMAN IN APPLETON, WI. THEY SAID THAT THEY NOTIFIED YOU AND I PERSONALLY HAVE SENT PAPERWORK. I REFUSE TO SEND MORE AND WOULD LIKE TO BE TAKEN OFF THE LIST. I WILL NOW BE DESTROYING THIS MAILING AND WILL NOT OPEN ANY MORE. I WILL SEND THEM BACK TO YOU

Components: POWER TRAIN

August 21, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11245981
Consumer Location: MONTPELIER, VT
VIN: JHMGE8H44AC****

Summary of Complaint

MY FRONT PASSENGER SIDE CV AXEL FAILED A YEAR AGO. MIRACULOUSLY IT HAPPENED IN THE PARKING LOT OF A SERVICE STATION WHO THEN DID THE REPAIR SO I DIDN’T NEED A TOW. IT JUST HAPPENED AGAIN. WHEN I GOT TOWED I WAS TOLD THAT THEY ARE TOWING HONDA FITS REGULARLY SO IT IS LIKELY DUE TO A DESIGN PROBLEM. LUCKILY I HAD JUST MADE A LEFT TURN INTO A BUSINESS PARKING LOT FROM A BUSY BUSINESS STREET (VT STATE HIGHWAY 302) WHEN THE CAR STOPPED MOVING AND I COULD NOT GET IT INTO GEAR. IT WOULD HAVE BEEN REALLY DANGEROUS IF IT FAILED AT HIGHER SPEED AND/OR IN THE MIDDLE OF A ON BUSY ROAD.

Components: STRUCTURE

March 12, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11233517
Consumer Location: WEST SENECA, NY
VIN: JHMGE8H2XAS****

Summary of Complaint

THE PAINT IS WEARING OFF OF THE TOP OF THE CAR CLEARLY THIS IS DEFECTIVE

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

June 25, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11230857
Consumer Location: IRVING, TX
VIN: JHMGE8H23AC****

Summary of Complaint

WE PURCHASED A NEW 2010 HONDA FIT FROM DAVID MCDAVID HONDA IN IRVING, TEXAS. WE HAVE THE CAR SERVICED AT DAVID MCDAVID HONDA IN IRVING ALSO. WE ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE KEY LOCKS ON THIS CAR. THE FIRST FAILURE OCCURRED AT 37746 MILES. THE KEY WOULD GO ABOUT HALF WAY INTO THE DRIVER'S SIDE LOCK AND THEN WOULD JAM. I TOOK THE CAR TO THE DEALER AND THEY REPLACED THE DRIVER'S SIDE DOOR LOCK CYLINDER. (SEE ATTACHMENT ONE TO THIS LETTER FOR THE DEALER INVOICE). AT APPROXIMATELY 54000 MILES THE SECOND FAILURE OCCURRED ON THE DRIVER'S SIDE LOCK. THE CIRCUMSTANCES WERE SIMILAR TO EARLIER FAILURE. I CALLED MY DAVID MCDAVID ADVISOR TO SEE WHETHER THE LOCK CYLINDER WAS STILL IN WARRANTY. HE TOLD ME THAT SINCE 12 MONTHS AND 12,000 MILES HAD PASSED THAT I HAD NO WARRANTY ON THE PART. I THEN WENT TO CAR TOYS LOCATED IN IRVING TO SEE WHETHER THEY COULD PUT A KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM IN THE HONDA FIT. AFTER THEIR POSITIVE ASSURANCE, I HAD THEIR SYSTEM PUT IN THE CAR. (SEE ATTACHMENT TWO TO THIS LETTER FOR CAR TOYS INVOICE DATED SEPTEMBER 10, 2018). ON JUNE 27, 2019, MY WIFE WENT TO STORE AND WHEN SHE RETURNED TO THE CAR, THE KEY WOULD ONLY GO HALF WAY INTO THE IGNITION AND THEN JAM. I WENT TO WHERE THE CAR WAS LOCATED AND TRIED TO GET THE KEY TO WORK. I HAD NO LUCK AND AFTER DISCUSSING WITH ADVISOR AT DAVID MCDAVID HONDA IN IRVING, I HIRED A WRECKER TO TAKE THE CAR TO THE DEALERSHIP. MILEAGE ON THE CAR WAS 59439. (SEE ATTACHMENT THREE TO THIS LETTER FOR THE DEALER INVOICE). I HAVE SPENT $1858.58 ON THIS KEY LOCK ISSUE AS FOLLOWS: DATE COMPANY MILEAGE ON CAR APR 18, 2016 DAVID MCDAVID HONDA 37746 SEP 10, 2018 CAR TOYS APPROX 54000 JUNE 26, 2019 DAVID MCDAVID HONDA 59349

Components: STRUCTURE

January 01, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11208099
Consumer Location: OAK PARK, MI
VIN: JHMGE8H46AC****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2010 HONDA FIT. WHILE DRIVING 15 MPH, THE REAR DRIVER'S DOOR FAILED TO LOCK MANUALLY OR ELECTRONICALLY. THERE WAS ALSO AN ABNORMAL CLICKING NOISE EMERGING FROM THE VEHICLE. THERE WERE NO WARNING INDICATORS ILLUMINATED. THE CONTACT CALLED TROY HONDA (1835 MAPLELAWN DR, TROY, MI 48084, (248) 649-0202) AND WAS PROVIDED A REPAIR QUOTE. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT DIAGNOSED OR REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS CONTACTED AND DID NOT ASSIST. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 85,000.

Components: STEERING

April 03, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11193675
Consumer Location: FRIDLEY, MN
VIN: JHMGE8H24AS****

Summary of Complaint

STEERING WHEEL HAS BEEN SUDDENLY, AND INTERMITTENTLY, TURNING IMMEDIATELY 90 DEGREES WHERE I HAVE TO CORRECT THE WHEEL IN ORDER TO AVOID A CRASH. TYPICALLY HAPPENS ON SLIGHT TURNS, LIKE GETTING ON OR OFF A HWY RAMP OR TURNING ON A RED LIGHT. GOODYEAR TIRE SAID THEY ARE SEEING ELECTRICAL ISSUES WITH THE POWER STEERING AND INFORMED ME THIS ISN'T A DRIVABLE CAR UNLESS $2400 REPAIR. THE SUDDENNESS OF THIS COULD HAVE RESULTED IN DEATH, ESPECIALLY AT THE SPEED.

Components: POWER TRAIN

February 28, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11187136
Consumer Location: BARRINGTON, NH
VIN: JHMGE8H44AS****

Summary of Complaint

FROM A ROLLING STOP, TOOK A RIGHT HAND TURN FROM A PAVED PARKING LOT ONTO A SLIGHT INCLINED WELL PAVED COUNTRY ROAD. DURING MODERATE ACCELERATION IN DRIVE MODE (NOT USING THE EQUIPPED CVT PADDLE SHIFTERS) APPROXIMATELY 1 CAR LENGTH FROM STARTING POINT A LOUD SOUND OCCURED, CAR LOST FORWARD MOMENTUM 2 APPROXIMATELY IN 2 CAR LENGTHS AND PROCEEDED TO ROLL BACKWARDS BACK INTO THE PARKING LOT INTO A PARKING SPACE WHILE STILL IN DRIVE. CAR NOW CAN ROLL IN ANY GEAR INCLUDING PARK. NO DASHBOARD WARNING LIGHTS WERE ON PRIOR OR AFTER THIS EVENT. THERE WAS NO WARNING THIS WOULD OCCURE. THIS EVENT WAS OVER AS QUICKLY AS IT OCCURED. NO CARS WERE APPROACHING IN EITHER DIRECTION DURING THE EVENT. NO UNUSUAL SOUNDS AFTER. ENGEN TURNS OVER WITHOUT ISSUES. CAR IS VERY WELL MAINTAINED WITH LOTS OF NEW PARTS AND SERVICE. MOSTLY HIGHWAY AND PAVED OPEN COUNTRY ROAD DRIVING. AFTER STARTING ENGEN, PUTTING IN DRIVE OR REVERSE CAR DOES NOT MOVE, NO UNUSUAL SOUNDS WHILE PUSHING ON ACCELERATOR PEDAL IN ANY GEAR. CAR TOWED TO HOME ON A LORRY WHERE IT NOW SITS AS OF 02/2019. MILAGE APPROX 194000 MILES.

Components: SUSPENSION

March 08, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11185701
Consumer Location: HAMPTON, CT
VIN: JHMGE8H23AC****

Summary of Complaint

DRIVER STOPPED CAR AT A RED LIGHT ON A MAIN STREET. WHEN LIGHT TURBED GREEN, DRIVER PRESSED THE ACCELLERATOR AND THERE WAS A LOUD CLUNK AND THE CAR WOULD NOT ACCELLERATE. CAR WAS TOWED BY POLICE, THEN TOWED TO A GARAGE FOR REPAIR. MECHANICS DETERMINED THE AXEL SHAFT HAD SNAPPED AS A RESULT OF PROLIBGED EXPOSURE TO MOISTURE, AND MICROFRACTURES. THE PART WAS REPLACED.

Components: POWER TRAIN

February 01, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11183567
Consumer Location: RICHMOND, IN
VIN: JHMGE8H49AC****

Summary of Complaint

ON FEBRUARY 1, 2019, OUR 2010 HONDA FIT'S LEFT FRONT AXLE BROKE SUDDENLY UNDER NORMAL ACCELERATION IN A STRAIGHT LINE FROM A STOP, ON LEVEL GROUND. UPON INSPECTION, FOUND THAT THE AXLE HAD CORRODED TO THE POINT THAT WELL UNDER HALF OF THE ORIGINAL CROSS SECTION WAS STILL INTACT. THIS CORROSION OCCURRED UNDER THE VIBRATION DAMPENING COLLAR. SUSPECTED CAUSE OF CORROSION IS ROAD SALT BRINE ENTERING BETWEEN THE COLLAR AND AXLE. VEHICLE MILEAGE AT TIME OF FAILURE WAS 76,183.

Components: AIR BAGS

December 10, 2014
NHTSA ID Number: 11173113
Consumer Location: ELGIN, IL
VIN: JHMGE8H20AS****

Summary of Complaint

TAKATA RECALL!!!!! FIRST IT WAS DRIVER SIDE AIRBAG AFTER SEPARATELY PAYING $700 TO GET MPG BACK TO SPEC. AIRBAG: ENTERED DEALER GETTING 33 MPG, LEFT GETTING 28MPG. SAME THING HAPPENED WHEN A REPAIR SHOP DID MY EMISSIONS TEST. A FRIEND GOT MPG AGAIN BACK TO SPEC 33 CHARGED $125 (NOT $700). NOW HONDA WANTS TO FIX THE PASSENGER SIDE AIRBAG!!! WANTED $1000 TO REPLACE A DEFECTIVE WINDSHIELD WITH A NEW DEFECTIVE WINDSHIELD. GOOGLE SEARCH THE GUY WHO GOT FOUR OF THEM!!! SAFELITE CHARGED ~$450. SEVERAL PEOPLE SAID NOTHING IS "FREE" ABOUT RECALLS, AND I DO NOT WANT HONDA TOUCHING MY CAR!!! I HAVE COMMUNICATED, THAT I WANT SOMEONE I CAN TRUST TO DO THE AIRBAG, TO AT LEAST 5 HONDA REPRESENTATIVES AND THEIR RESPONSE IS ALWAYS THE SAME: SILENCE! ... AND THEN MORE SCREAMING RED MAIL!!!! WELL I AM SCREAMING TOO!!!!! TELL ME OF AN INDEPENDENT NON-HONDA SHOP I CAN TAKE IT TO, AND I WILL BE HAPPY TO GET THIS DEADLY THING OUT OF MY CAR!!!!! NOW YOU WANT A DATE????? BEEN HARASSED AND RIPPED OFF FOR YEARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SICK OF IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I SHOULD JUST SELL THAT DEADLY PC OF JUNK!!!!! THERE IS MORE UNRELATED STUFF I COULD WASTE YOUR TIME AND MINE TELLING YOU

Components: STEERING ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

December 15, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11166130
Consumer Location: MOOSUP, CT
VIN: JHMGE8H20AS****

Summary of Complaint

LOSS OF POWER STEERING POWER ELECTRICAL SURGES WHILE IN MOTION ON HIGHWAY AND SECONDARY ROADS. DRIVING ON HIGHWAY RAMPS ONTO FREEWAY, ALSO EXITING FREEWAY ON EXIT RAMPS.GOGGLED HONDA FIT POWER STEERING PROBLEMS A LOT OF OTHER PEOPLE HAVE SAME PROBLEMS VERY.DANGEROUS FOR MY 20 YR DAUGHTER FIRST VEHICLE THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME.

Components: AIR BAGS

November 01, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11156790
Consumer Location: EUGENE, OR
VIN: JHMGE8H40AS****

Summary of Complaint

TL* TAKATA RECALL. THE CONTACT OWNS A 2010 HONDA FIT. THE CONTACT RECEIVED A RECALL NOTICE FOR NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 18V661000 (AIR BAGS). KENDALL HONDA (846 GOODPASTURE ISLAND RD, EUGENE, OR 97401, (855) 981-5504) REPAIRED THE VEHICLE MONTHS AFTER THE PART WAS RECEIVED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT CONTACTED. THE CONTACT HAD NOT EXPERIENCED A FAILURE. PARTS DISTRIBUTION DISCONNECT.

Components: STEERING ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

November 28, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11154614
Consumer Location: KENNESAW, GA
VIN: JHMGE8H22AC****

Summary of Complaint

WHILE STEERING ON THE ROAD (IN MOTION), OUR 2010 HONDA FIT SUDDENLY JERKS IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION FROM THE TURN, LEADING TO A NUMBER OF NEAR-MISS ACCIDENTS. THE PROBLEM WAS FIRST NOTICED IN FALL OF 2018. DEALER WAS ABLE TO REPLICATE THE PROBLEM AND SAYS THE ELECTRONIC STEERING RACK AND BOX ARE "BAD" AND NEED TO BE REPLACED AT A COST OF $2400. THE CAR HAS NEVER BEEN IN ANY SORT OF ACCIDENT OR CATASTROPHIC INCIDENT, AND THERE ARE NO SIGNS OF DAMAGE TO COMPONENTS (LIKE TIE ROD ENDS) -- IT'S JUST THE STEERING THAT IS SUDDENLY UNRELIABLE.

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

April 08, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11083890
Consumer Location: AUBURN, IN
VIN: JHMGE8H64AC****

Summary of Complaint

BROKEN AXLE

Components: STEERING

February 15, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11079916
Consumer Location: BLOOMINGTON, MN
VIN: JHMGE8G2XAC****

Summary of Complaint

THE STEERING WHEEL INTERMITTENTLY FREEZES UP, FOR ABOUT A SECOND, AT LEAST ONCE EVERY DAY THAT I DRIVE THE CAR. NO INDICATOR LIGHTS ON THE DASHBOARD TURN ON DURING OR AFTER THESE EVENTS. SEVERAL TIMES IT HAS BEEN NOTICED WHILE MAKING TURNS, WHICH IS VERY UNSETTLING. I NO LONGER TRUST THE VEHICLE'S SAFETY, AND NOW FEEL THE NEED TO LEAVE A VERY LARGE DISTANCE WHEN MAKING A LEFT TURN IN FRONT OF ANY ONCOMING CAR. I WILL NOT ALLOW MY WIFE TO DRIVE THE CAR ANY MORE, FOR FEAR OF HER SAFETY. I HAVE HEARD THAT THERE IS A RECALL FOR AN EPS FAILURE FOR HONDA FITS OF PREVIOUS MODEL YEARS, AND WANT TO KNOW WHEN THE RECALL FOR THIS LIFE THREATENING DEFECT WILL BE EXTENDED TO THE 2010 MODEL YEAR.

Components: AIR BAGS

January 20, 2015
NHTSA ID Number: 11065288
Consumer Location: SHELDON, WI
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

I HAD ONCE OWN THIS VEHICLE IN WHICH I WAS MAKING PAYMENTS. I HAD SLID ON ICE AND SNOW ONE YEAR AND WENT INTO A DITCH AND HIT A MAIL BOX WHICH WAS ATTACHED TO A POST. THERE WAS DAMAGE UNDERNEATH AS WELL AS A LITTLE DAMAGE ON THE PASSENGER SIDE. THE AIR BAG NEVER DID DEPLOY AND I RECENTLY HAD A NOTICE IN THE MAIL THAT THE VEHICLE MAY BE LISTED HAVING A DEFECTIVE AIRBAG

Components: STRUCTURE UNKNOWN OR OTHER

January 15, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11062776
Consumer Location: CORPUS CHRISTI, TX
VIN: JHMGE8H20AS****

Summary of Complaint

IGNITION AND KEY HAS PROBLEMS WITH KEY STICKING AND LOCK AND UNLOCKING DOORS WITH KEY NOT INSERTING AND NOT UNLOCKING DOORS, POOR DESIGN AND HONDA KNOWS IT JUT JUST IGNORES THE PROBLEMS

Components: ENGINE

October 13, 2017
NHTSA ID Number: 11046062
Consumer Location: GRAYSLAKE, IL
VIN: JHMGE8H66AS****

Summary of Complaint

A SPARK PLUG CAME OUT OF CYLINDER HEAD WHILE DRIVING. THIS DAMAGED THE CYLINDER HEAD AND IGNITION SYSTEM. FUEL ECONOMY SUFFERED. IT ALLOWED EXHAUSET FUMES TO BE DRAWN INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT CAUSING NAUSEA AND DIZZINESS.

Components: FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM

November 03, 2017
NHTSA ID Number: 11044531
Consumer Location: GLENDORA, CA
VIN: JHMGE8H49AC****

Summary of Complaint

FOR NO APPARENT REASON THE ENGINE STALLS. I HAVE BEEN DRIVING ON THE FREEWAY (65 MPG) OR DRIVING ON SURFACE STREETS (40 MPH) AND THE ENGINE STALLS. TWO MECHANICS HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO LOCATE THE PROBLEM DUE TO NO ENGINE CODES FOUND. THIS IS EXTREMELY UNSAFE AND THE WORD NEEDS TO GET OUT.

Components: STRUCTURE UNKNOWN OR OTHER

March 15, 2017
NHTSA ID Number: 11043610
Consumer Location: FORT WORTH, TX
VIN: JHMGE8H49AS****

Summary of Complaint

PAINT IS CHALKING AND CRACKING OFF MY HOOD AND ROOF. STARTED NOTICING IN MARCH 2017. ASKED HONDA SERVICE CENTER ABOUT IT AND AFTER SENDING ME TO A PAINT SPECIALIST TO GET IT LOOKED AT/PAINT JOB ESTIMATE AND BEING TOLD IT LOOKED EXACTLY LIKE THE PAINT ISSUES HONDA CIVICS ARE EXPERIENCING, HONDA SERVICE CENTER MANAGER TOLD ME IT WAS 'NORMAL WEAR AND TEAR' AND THEY WOULD NOT HELP ME.

Components: AIR BAGS

June 14, 2017
NHTSA ID Number: 11035912
Consumer Location: CLERMONT, FL
VIN: JHMGE8H28AC****

Summary of Complaint

I CONTACTED THE DEALER HONDA COGIN LOCATED IN ORLANDO - FL TWICE AND I CAN NOT MAKE THE EXCHANGE,

Components: POWER TRAIN

August 15, 2017
NHTSA ID Number: 11015660
Consumer Location: EAST AMHERST, NY
VIN: JHMGE8H44AC****

Summary of Complaint

AFTER A STOP AT TRAFFIC LIGHT, WHEN TRYING TO GO FROM IT ON A GREEN SIGNAL, SUDDENLY AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FAILED AND VEHICLE NOT ENGAGING ANY GEAR. HAD TO PUT IT IN NEUTRAL AND PUSHED CAR TO SIDE OF THE ROAD FOR SAFETY CONCERN. TRANMISSION PLACE MENTIONED IT AS TRANSMISSION FAILURE CAUSING AXLES TO BROKE AND PARTS IN TRANSMISSION DAMAGED/SPRINKLED OR IN PIECES.

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM UNKNOWN OR OTHER ENGINE

May 30, 2010
NHTSA ID Number: 11005855
Consumer Location: DALZELL, SC
VIN: JHMGE8G22AC****

Summary of Complaint

SINCE PURCHASE 2010 I HAVE NOTED A SUSPICION OF VEHICLE'S ELECTRICAL SYSTEM. I HAVE SPOKEN NUMEROUS TIMES OF THIS SUSPICION AND ISSUES OF CONCERN TO FRIENDS AND FAMILY AND WITH DEALERSHIP. DEALERSHIP TOLD ME THEY ARE UNABLE TO CHECK THE ELECTRONIC SYSTEM.. MY SUSPICION BEGAN WITHIN A YEAR OF PURCHASE ,WITH AUTOMATIC DOOR LOCKS MAKING UNUSUAL SOUND AS IF NOT ENOUGH JUICE TO LOCK OR OPEN AUTOMATICALLY TO MORE CONCERN OF DRIVING WITH A DRAG SENSE AND FEELING LIKE GOING TO STALL AT TRAFFIC LIGHTS APPROXIMATELY 2015? COMPLAINT FORM ASKS FOR EXACT MILEAGE AND YEAR BEGAN. DATE I ENTERED IS JUST OVER PURCHASE DATE ALTHOUGH THE HEAT HAS BEEN MORE OF A SERIOUS SUSPICION 2015-2017 THAT I CAN RECALL; MILEAGE OF ISSUES NOTED ARE GUESSTIMATE 0 MILES THROUGH CURRENT 124,000 MILES CAR PERIODICALLY FEELS LIKE WILL STALL IN TRAFFIC AT STOP LIGHT, AND LACK OF POWER WHILE DRIVING AT SPEEDS 30-70 MPH. IT IS COMMON TO FEEL LIKE I AM PULLING A TRAILER FILLED WITH HEAVY ROCK AS IF A PULL OR DRAG ON ENGINE, SOMETIMES LIKE IT IS JUST GOING TO STALL WHILE DRIVING. I HAVE HAD BATTERY CHECKED FOR MORE THAN 3 YEARS WHEN QUESTIONING WHY IT DRIVING THIS WAY AND I AM TOLD ,THE BATTERY IS OK. I HAVE REPLACED BATTERY 2X SINCE 2010 FOR ACTUAL BATTERY FAILURE. THE DRIVER DASHBOARD AND DRIVER FOOT AREA HEAT UP TO WHAT HAS BEEN NOTICEABLE AND OF SUSPICION TO ME, FEELING LIKE AN UNUSUAL AND DANGEROUS LEVEL OF HEAT TO TOUCH. TO TOUCH HEATING COOLING KNOB FOR EXAMPLE OR IN AREA OF DASHBOARD AND ELECTRONIC KNOBS HAVE BEEN VERY HOT. I HAD JUST SEEN ONLINE AND READ ABOUT A 2010 HONDA FIT ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING NHTSA CAMPAIGN #11V101000 RECALL DATED MARCH 7, 2011. I AM TOLD BY HONDA AND NHTSA THAT MY 2010 HONDA FIT IS NOT INCLUDED DUE TO NOT BEING OF SAME MANUFACTURER OF OTHER HONDA FITS OF THIS RECALL. I AM CONCERNED THAT MY ENGINE ISSUES THAT HAVE BEEN OF MY SUSPICION ARE RELATED TO THIS RECALL.

Components: STRUCTURE

August 15, 2016
NHTSA ID Number: 11005404
Consumer Location: PENSACOLA, FL
VIN: JHMGE8H4XAS****

Summary of Complaint

MY ISSUE IS WITH THE QUICKLY DEGRADING PAINT JOB ON MY VEHICLE. I HAVE DONE NOTHING DIFFERENT FROM ANY OTHER CAR I HAVE OWNED, AND I AM PARKED IN AN APARTMENT COMPLEX PARKING LOT WHERE ALL OF MY NEIGHBORS CARS ARE NOT HAVING ANY ISSUES. THE ONLY CAR IN THE PARKING LOT WITH PAINT DEGRADATION COMPARABLE TO MY CAR IS A BLUE 1999 HONDA CIVIC, BUT IT LOOKS MUCH BETTER THAN MY '10 FIT. JUST TO REITERATE, WE ARE PARKED IN THE SAME PARKING LOT WITH THE SAME AMOUNT OF SUN AND ELEMENTAL EXPOSURE. AFTER LOOKING TO SEE IF MY VIN WAS LISTED UNDER CURRENT HONDA CAMPAIGNS, I HAVE FOUND THAT IT IS NOT LISTED. HOWEVER, A FRIEND POINTED OUT AN ONGOING CAMPAIGN FOR 2006-2013 CIVICS WITH EXTENDED PAINT WARRANTIES. THE CIVICS INCLUDED ARE ALL IN THE DARK BLUE OR BLACK COLOR FAMILY, WHICH IS THE SAME AS MY FIT. I LOOKED UP PHOTOS OF THE PAINT DEGRADATION ON THESE CIVICS, AND NOT ONLY ARE THE PAINT COLORS ALMOST EXACTLY THE SAME, BUT THE DEGRADATION IS IN THE SAME AREAS AS THAT OF MY FIT. THE ROOF AND HOOD ARE THE TWO BIGGEST PROBLEM AREAS, AND THE CAMPAIGN LISTS ROOF, TRUNK, HOOD, UPPER PORTION OF THE DOORS, AND UPPER PORTIONS OF THE QUARTER PANELS. THE DEGRADATION DESCRIBED ON THE CIVICS IS A CHALKY OR CLOUDY APPEARANCE, EXACTLY THE SAME AS MY CAR'S CURRENT APPEARANCE. NOW, JUST TO SUM THINGS UP: 1. MY CAR IS IN THE YEAR RANGE OF THE CAMPAIGNED CIVICS. 2. MY CAR IS THE SAME PAINT COLOR FAMILY AS THE CAMPAIGNED CIVICS. 3. MY CAR HAS THE SAME AREAS OF DEGRADATION AS THE CAMPAIGNED CIVICS, INCLUDING THE HOOD, THE ROOF, AND THE UPPER PORTIONS OF THE DOORS. 4. MY CAR HAS THE EXACT SAME TYPE OF CHALKY, CLOUDY, OXIDIZED DEGRADATION AS THE CAMPAIGNED CIVICS. 5. I AM NOT THE ONLY HONDA FIT OWNER WITH THIS PROBLEM. IT IS WELL DOCUMENTED ONLINE. 6. MY CAR STARTED DEGRADING WELL INSIDE THE 7 YEAR EXTENDED PAINT WARRANTY PERIOD GIVEN TO OWNERS OF THE CAMPAIGNED CIVICS.

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