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2010 Fit Owner’s Manual (Unlinked)

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© 2009 Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

P/N 00X31-TK6-6100

Owner's Identification

OWNER _________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________

ADDRESS _______________________________________________________

STREET

_________________________________ _________________________________ ___________________

CITY

STATE/PROVINCE/TERRITORY

ZIP CODE/

POSTAL CODE

V. I. N. ___________________________________________________________ DELIVERY DATE __________________________________________________

(Date sold to original retail purchaser)

DEALER NAME ___________________ DEALER NO. ___________________ ADDRESS _______________________________________________________

STREET

_________________________________ _________________________________ ___________________

CITY

STATE/PROVINCE/TERRITORY

ZIP CODE/

POSTAL CODE

OWNER'S SIGNATURE ___________________________________________ DEALER'S SIGNATURE ___________________________________________

This owner's manual should be considered a permanent part of the vehicle and should remain with the vehicle when it is sold.

This owner's manual covers all models of the Fit. You may find descriptions of equipment and features that are not on your particular vehicle.

The information and specifications included in this publication were in effect at the time of approval for printing. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. reserves the right, however, to discontinue or change specifications or design at any time without notice and without incurring any obligation whatsoever.

POUR CLIENTS CANADIEN AVIS IMPORTANT: Si vous avez besoin d'un Manuel du Conducteur en français, veuillez demander à votre concessionnaire de commander le numéro de pièce 33TK6C10

Introduction

As you read this manual, you will find information that is preceded by a

symbol. This information is intended to help you avoid damage to your vehicle, other property, or the environment.

Congratulations! Your selection of a 2010 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 maintenance minder shown in the instrument panel 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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Introduction

California Proposition 65 Warning 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.

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Your safety, and the safety of others, is very important. And operating this vehicle safely is an important responsibility. To help you make informed decisions about safety, we have provided operating procedures and other information on labels and in this manual. This information alerts you to potential hazards that could hurt you or others. Of course, it is not practical or possible to warn you about all the hazards associated with operating or maintaining your vehicle. You must use your own good judgement.

A Few Words About Safety

You will find this important safety information in a variety of forms, including: ● Safety Labels - on the vehicle. ● Safety Messages - preceded by a safety alert symbol

and one of

three signal words: DANGER, WARNING, or CAUTION. These signal words mean:

You WILL be KILLED or SERIOUSLY HURT if you don't follow instructions.

You CAN be KILLED or SERIOUSLY HURT if you don't follow instructions.

You CAN be HURT if you don't follow instructions.

● Safety Headings - such as Important Safety Reminders or Important

Safety Precautions.

● Safety Section - such as Driver and Passenger Safety. ● Instructions - how to use this vehicle correctly and safely. This entire book is filled with important safety information - please read it carefully.

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Contents

Your Vehicle at a Glance (main controls).................................................................................................................... 3

Driver and Passenger Safety (seat belts, SRS, and child protection)........................................................................... 5

Instruments and Controls (indicators, gauges, dashboard, steering wheel, and other convenience items) .............. 57

Features (heating and cooling, audio, steering wheel, security, and cruise control) ................................................ 109

Before Driving (fuel, vehicle break-in, and cargo loading)....................................................................................... 197

Driving (engine and transmission operation) ........................................................................................................... 213

Maintenance (minder, fluid checking, minor services, and vehicle storage) ........................................................... 243

Taking Care of the Unexpected (flat tire, jump starting, overheating, and fuses) ................................................... 283

Technical Information (vehicle specifications, tires, and emissions controls) ........................................................ 315

Warranty and Customer Relations (U.S. and Canada only) (warranty and contact information)........................ 331 Index.............................................................................................................................................................................. I I N D E X

Service Information Summary (fluid capacities and tire pressures) ............................................................... last page

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Overview of Contents

Contents A convenient reference to the sections in this manual. Your Vehicle at a Glance A quick reference to the main controls in your vehicle. Driver and Passenger Safety Important information about the proper use and care of your vehicle's seat belts, an overview of the supplemental restraint system, and valuable information on how to protect children with child restraints. Instruments and Controls Explains the purpose of each instrument panel indicator and gauge, and how to use the controls on the dashboard and steering column. Features How to operate the heating and air conditioning system, the audio system, and other convenience features.

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Warranty and Customer Relations (U.S. and Canada only) A summary of the warranties covering your new vehicle, and how to contact us for any reason. Refer to your warranty manual for detailed information. Index Service Information Summary A summary of the information you need when you pull up to the fuel pump.

Before Driving What gasoline to use, how to break- in your new vehicle, and how to load luggage and other cargo. Driving The proper way to start the engine, shift the transmission, and park. Maintenance The maintenance minder shows you when you need to take your vehicle to the dealer for maintenance service. There is also a list of things to check and instructions on how to check them. Taking Care of the Unexpected This section covers several problems motorists sometimes experience, and details how to handle them. Technical Information ID numbers, dimensions, capacities, and technical information.

DRIVER'S FRONT AIRBAG (P. 9, 25)

INSTRUMENT PANEL INDICATOR (P. 60) GAUGES (P. 68)

AUDIO SYSTEM (P. 115, 143) NAVIGATION SYSTEMꭧ

Your Vehicle at a Glance

MIRROR CONTROLS (P. 101)

DOOR LOCK TAB (P. 81)

POWER DOOR LOCK MASTER SWITCHꭧ (P. 81)

POWER WINDOW SWITCHES (P. 100)

HOOD RELEASE HANDLE (P. 200)

PASSENGER'S FRONT AIRBAG (P. 9, 25)

USB ADAPTER CABLEꭧ (P. 130, 137, 171, 178)

HEATING/COOLING CONTROLSꭧ (P. 110)

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V e h i c l e

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a G l a n c e

PARKING BRAKE (P. 102) Vehicle with navigation system is shown.

ꭧ: If equipped

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (P. 219) MANUAL TRANSMISSION (P. 217)

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Your Vehicle at a Glance

PADDLE SHIFTER (DOWNSHIFT)ꭧ2 (P. 224) HEADLIGHTS/ TURN SIGNAL/ FOG LIGHTSꭧ2 (P. 74) REMOTE AUDIO CONTROL BUTTONSꭧ2 (P. 189)

NAVIGATION SYSTEM VOICE CONTROL BUTTONSꭧ3

HORNꭧ1

INSTRUMENT PANEL BRIGHTNESS (P. 76)

PADDLE SHIFTER (UPSHIFT)ꭧ2 (P. 224)

WINDSHIELD WIPERS/WASHERS (P. 73)

HAZARD WARNING BUTTON (P. 76) PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF INDICATOR (P. 31) REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER/ HEATED MIRROR BUTTONꭧ2 (P. 76/102) AUXILIARY INPUT JACK (P. 190)

ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET (P. 106)

VEHICLE STABILITY ASSIST (VSA) SYSTEM OFF SWITCHꭧ2 (P. 234)

STEERING WHEEL ADJUSTMENTS (P. 77)

CRUISE CONTROL BUTTONSꭧ2 (P. 194)

Vehicle with navigation system is shown.

ꭧ1: To use the horn, press the center pad of the steering wheel. ꭧ2: If equipped. ꭧ3: Only on vehicles equipped with navigation system. Refer to the navigation system manual.

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This section gives you important information about how to protect yourself and your passengers. It shows you how to use seat belts. It explains how your airbags work. And it tells you how to properly restrain infants and children in your vehicle.

Important Safety Precautions............. 6 Your Vehicle's Safety Features .......... 7 Seat Belts..................................... 8 Airbags........................................ 9 Protecting Adults and Teens ........... 11 1. Close and Lock the Doors........ 11 2. Adjust the Front Seats ............. 11 3. Adjust the Seat-Backs.............. 12 4. Adjust the Head Restraints ...... 13 5. Fasten and Position the Seat

Belts .................................. 14

6. Maintain a Proper Sitting

Position.............................. 15 Advice for Pregnant Women........ 16 Additional Safety Precautions ...... 17

Additional Information About Your

Seat Belts ............................... 18 Seat Belt System Components..... 18

Lap/Shoulder Belt...................... 19 Automatic Seat Belt

Tensioners............................. 20 Seat Belt Maintenance ................ 20

Additional Information About Your

Airbags .................................. 22 Airbag System Components ........ 22 How Your Front Airbags Work.... 25 How Your Side Airbags Work...... 28 How Your Side Curtain Airbags

Work ..................................... 30 How the SRS Indicator Works ..... 30 How the Side Airbag Off

Indicator Works ..................... 31

How the Passenger Airbag Off

Indicator Works ..................... 31 Airbag Service............................ 32 Additional Safety Precautions ...... 33

Protecting Children - General

Guidelines.............................. 34

All Children Must Be

Restrained.............................. 34

All Children Should Sit in a Back

Seat ....................................... 35

The Passenger's Front Airbag

Can Pose Serious Risks........... 35

Driver and Passenger Safety

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