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The information in this bulletin is intended for use only by skilled technicians who have the proper tools, equipment,and training to correctly and safely maintain your vehicle. These procedures should not be attempted by “do-it-yourselfers,” and you should not assumethis bulletin applies to your vehicle, or that your vehicle has the condition described. To determine whether this information applies, contact anauthorized Honda automobile dealer.
December 23, 2009
2010 Fit: PDI Information
(Supersedes 09-059, dated August 4, 2009, to revise the information marked by the black bars)REVISION SUMMARY
Under PDI PROCEDURE, TPMS
sensor activation andsetting tire pressures were moved to the beginning ofthe process.The 2010 Fit continues to use a unique type of PDIprocedure. This procedure focuses your attention onimportant customer satisfaction areas to meet orexceed our customers’ expectations.The PDI is a four-part process. Each process isimportant for a successful delivery.•
Make Sure the TPMS Sensors Are Operational
and Set the Tire Pressures
NOTE: To do a PDI on a vehicle with a navigationsystem, also refer to Service Bulletin 08-058,
2009–10 Fit: PDI of the DVD Navigation System
WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION
None. The information in this service bulletin isconsidered part of the PDI.
Before doing the PDI
on the Fit, you
completetechnical training module NM220,
Honda Fit Technical Information Guide
.•Make sure you also complete the PDI form in thefront section of the Service History booklet. The PDIprocedure is not finished until this bulletin and thePDI checklist are both completed.•Make sure you fuel the vehicle before doing the roadtest.•Note on the repair order any repairs or problems thatcannot be fixed within a few moments.1.Park the vehicle on level ground with an availablelift. You may do the entire mechanical portion of theinspection with the vehicle on the lift.2.As you exit the vehicle, note the tire pressurespecifications listed on the tire information label inthe driver’s doorjamb.3.Remove the following items from the interior:•PDI shipping bag and the tool kit in the rear floorareaNOTE: These items sometimes move aroundduring shipping. If they are not in the rear floorarea, check under the rear seat.•Loose items in the glove box (antenna mast,radio code card, and the shift-interlock releasecover, if applicable)•Wheel covers, if applicable, on the right-frontfloor
Make Sure the TPMS Sensors Are Operational, andSet the Tire Pressures
NOTE: If this procedure is not done properly during thePDI, the TPMS indicator will come on after thecustomer drives about 20 miles. When the TPMSindicator comes on, the TPMS control unit also setsone or more of these TPMS DTCs: 32, 34, 36, 38, or41. The repair of any of these DTCs at PDI, or shortlyafter, is not warrantable.4.Turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0).5.Use a tire pressure gauge with a bleeder valve toquickly lower the pressure in one tire to
18 psi orless
.NOTE: The tire pressure must be lowered by atleast
3 psi within 15 seconds
, or the TPMSsensor in the wheel will not be activated.•If you are not sure the TPMS sensors wereactivated, refer to the December 2008ServiceNews article,
Meet the New TPMS Se nsor Tool!
•To ensure accuracy, periodically check your tirepressure gauge with the calibration tool,P/N 07AAJ-000A100, H/C 8298457.6.Adjust the tire pressure to the cold inflationpressure listed on the driver’s doorjamb label. Ifyou are in a cold climate region, make sure the tireis at the same temperature as the outside airbefore adjusting the pressure; otherwise, the TPMSlow tire pressure indicator may show low tirepressure in cold weather.7.Repeat the above steps for the other three tires.NOTE: The spare tire does not have a TPMSsensor. Make surethat the spare tire is inflated tothe pressure listed on the doorjamb label.