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CVT Gearbox problems

Discussion in 'Fit and Jazz' started by rogbrown, May 1, 2007.

  1. rogbrown

    rogbrown New Member

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    Aug 30, 2006
    Honda Fit - GD1 & GD3 For Singapore

    For GD1 :
    Affected car chasis number : GD1-1721976 to GD1-1761635
    Production date : 10th June 2003 to 30th September 2003

    For GD3 :
    Affected car chasis number : GD3-8000184 to GD3-8000217
    Production date : 6th June 2003 to 7th August 2003

    FYI, Fit Aria aka Honda City also affected. Cos' they using the same CVT transmission. Below are the information for Fit Aria (City)

    For GD8 :
    Affected car chasis number : GD8-1008829 to GD8-1010230
    Production date : 27th July 2003 to 21st Sept 2003

    The problem lies in the CVT belt. Below is the description of the problem.

    Since the press processing of the piece (element) which constitutes the metal belt of a belt type CVT is unsuitable, there are some which the body part of an element was changed. Therefore, the load at the time of running concentrates on an element root part, a crack is produced, and when the worst, there is a possibility of a fracture, and the fracture may bite between a metal belt and a pulley, the metal belt may also fracture, and running may become impossible.

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  2. phyregod

    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    Jun 11, 2005
    Central Texas
    Is that a direct translation from japanese?

    "Am are teh belt piecelement crack in my pants, for fracutred transmission bad is."
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