Honda City Gear Box Problem
Posted 28 June 2007 - 10:17 AM
the letter from honda malaysia to ask for replacement of gear box? i just
went to service last week and they said that my gear box got problem and
because my warranty is over and they have to charge for RM27,000 for the
gear box. the SC said that all the honda city will encounter this
problems. wat the heck of Honda Malaysia doing!!!
Posted 28 June 2007 - 11:12 AM
facelift one? Did change your CVT transmission oil every 20k at Honda SC?
If you do all these and your gear box still got problem, then you need to
complain to Honda Malaysia in PJ. Honda City's CVT gearbox is very
sensitive and need to use Honda genuine transmission oil. It seems that
this oil is honda patented. Total diff than other oil.
Posted 28 June 2007 - 11:14 AM
I've heard of it before.
I also own a City & the SM advice me to change CVTF for every 20k km
although spec was 40k km.
Your City register on which months/year?
Posted 28 June 2007 - 07:11 PM
Posted 28 June 2007 - 08:30 PM
Which service centre and exactly what problem? Did you feel there was a
problem? Honda recalled the City (2003-2005) batch to change to correct CVT
fluid and update ECU ... either side of the upgrade, I've had no probs,
mine is a late 2004 Vtec.
If my car is 3-5 years old, and I have religiously followed maintenance
schedule at authorised service centre, and they tell me my gearbox got
prob, I'm going to assume I was sold a defective design to start with, and
I'm going to take the manufacturer to court ... at least, to start with,
the consumer claims tribunal.
So get the details from the SC, get to Honda and don't let them get away
with asking you to pay for a new gearbox after just 3 years ...
Posted 30 June 2007 - 05:04 PM
have recalled instead of wait until warranty laps then charge customers.
This is a violation to consumer's basic right. Go file law suit against
malaysian honda secara besar besaran ok?
Posted 30 June 2007 - 11:46 PM
Posted 06 July 2007 - 05:10 PM
with the CVT gearbox. Whats your mileage? Gearbox that doesnt last
usually got defects, just like what happened with 1st batch Waja.
Posted 06 July 2007 - 08:27 PM
trial and error, which cannot be fully tested under controlled/laboratory
environment, only under real world usage.
The fact that even Honda can wrongly prescribed fluid for its CVT g/box
during its initial year showed just how new and unfamiliar CVT technology
is to Honda people during the early years.
That's why most manufacturer like mitsubishi for example stated which
generation their CVT g/box, such gen III CVT g/box, which are modified and
re-engineered after real world test and feedbacks.
In this worst case senario I pity the people who take 9 years loan and
might have to fork out RM27k for a new gearbox after warranty period
expires, which could be just 3 years after purchasing the car brand new.
Posted 06 July 2007 - 08:40 PM
everyone else does the same. Don't take such crap quietly.