Honda Fit Battery Swap – 151R to 51R

Noticed very recently the battery for the Fit was feeling pretty weak – start ups were taking a bit longer than usual. The dash lights would flicker during start up. The windows would make noises like they were struggling. The effects were exacerbated the colder it was or the longer it sat, and twice to…

Kumho Ecsta PA31 185/55-16 (Fit)

Kumho Ecsta PA31 185/55-16 (Fit, 10/2015-1/2016) Got the Fit new tires for the upcoming winter season — there was a mismatch of tires (Yoko Avid Ascends and Dunlop Sport 7000’s) on the car and I wanted one, new set to last for daily driving and the snow. Due to the relatively odd size of the…

2008-2014 Honda Fit Oil Change How To

First maintenance I’m doing for my ’10 Fit is an oil change. Straightforward as usual, and I like how the oil pan is designed, with the filter in front and the drain plug in back. The oil I decided to use was Amsoil SSO 5w20, with an Amsoil ea15k13 oil filter. This oil is rated…