Honda Jazz Common Problems and Solutions

Reading these common Honda Jazz problems should help you find out what is wrong with your Honda Jazz – or just what to look out for in the future. We’ll also give suggestions on what to do if your Honda Jazz does have one of these issues.

Handbrake problem

Problem:

If you are finding that the handbrake is not holding the weight of the vehicle when on a slight hill, then you most likely have a problem with the handbrake calliper.

Solution:

You will need to fit a replacement handbrake calliper to sort the problem.

Difficulty level

3

Juddering when taking off

Problem:

If you have noticed that there is a juddering when taking off, then you most likely need to have a gearbox fluid service. This problem is mostly on the semi-automatic gearboxes (i-shift).

Solution:

As mentioned above you will need to replace the gearbox fluid to resolve the problem. If you leave this too long, it will damage the clutch, which would then need replacing. This would be a lot more costly than changing the gearbox fluid. Watch the video below to see how to change the fluid:

Difficulty level

1

Electric windows problem

Problem:

If you have noticed that there is a problem with the electric windows on your Jazz, this is usually caused by a fault with the window switches. You may have noticed that the windows are hesitant when opening or closing, or may not be working at all.

Solution:

Honda will fix this under warranty if you still have one, otherwise you will need to fit replacement window switches to sort the problem.

Difficulty level

3

Part you need

Window Switch

Water leaking into boot compartment

Problem:

It is common on these vehicles for water to leak into the compartment inside the boot, which is located on the boot floor. When you open this compartment and find water or condensation, this is caused by water leaking in through the wheel arches in heavy rain. The water gets in the boot and collects in this compartment.

Solution:

If your vehicle is still under warranty, Honda will fix this free of charge, otherwise you will need to replace the seal and give the boot a clean to sort the problem.

Difficulty level

2

Handbrake problem

Problem:

If you are finding that the handbrake is not holding the weight of the vehicle when on a slight hill, then you most likely have a problem with the handbrake calliper.

Solution:

You will need to fit a replacement handbrake calliper to sort the problem.

Difficulty level

3

Juddering when taking off

Problem:

If you have noticed that there is a juddering when taking off, then you most likely need to have a gearbox fluid service. This problem is mostly on the semi-automatic gearboxes (i-shift).

Solution:

As mentioned above you will need to replace the gearbox fluid to resolve the problem. If you leave this too long, it will damage the clutch, which would then need replacing. This would be a lot more costly than changing the gearbox fluid. Watch the video below to see how to change the fluid:

Difficulty level

1

Electric windows problem

Problem:

If you have noticed that there is a problem with the electric windows on your Jazz, this is usually caused by a fault with the window switches. You may have noticed that the windows are hesitant when opening or closing, or may not be working at all.

Solution:

Honda will fix this under warranty if you still have one, otherwise you will need to fit replacement window switches to sort the problem.

Difficulty level

3

Part you need

Window Switch

Water leaking into boot compartment

Problem:

It is common on these vehicles for water to leak into the compartment inside the boot, which is located on the boot floor. When you open this compartment and find water or condensation, this is caused by water leaking in through the wheel arches in heavy rain. The water gets in the boot and collects in this compartment.

Solution:

If your vehicle is still under warranty, Honda will fix this free of charge, otherwise you will need to replace the seal and give the boot a clean to sort the problem.

Difficulty level

2

Handbrake problem

Problem:

If you are finding that the handbrake is not holding the weight of the vehicle when on a slight hill, then you most likely have a problem with the handbrake calliper.

Solution:

You will need to fit a replacement handbrake calliper to sort the problem.

Difficulty level

3

Juddering when taking off

Problem:

If you have noticed that there is a juddering when taking off, then you most likely need to have a gearbox fluid service. This problem is mostly on the semi-automatic gearboxes (i-shift).

Solution:

As mentioned above you will need to replace the gearbox fluid to resolve the problem. If you leave this too long, it will damage the clutch, which would then need replacing. This would be a lot more costly than changing the gearbox fluid. Watch the video below to see how to change the fluid:

Difficulty level

1

Electric windows problem

Problem:

If you have noticed that there is a problem with the electric windows on your Jazz, this is usually caused by a fault with the window switches. You may have noticed that the windows are hesitant when opening or closing, or may not be working at all.

Solution:

Honda will fix this under warranty if you still have one, otherwise you will need to fit replacement window switches to sort the problem.

Difficulty level

3

Part you need

Window Switch

Water leaking into boot compartment

Problem:

It is common on these vehicles for water to leak into the compartment inside the boot, which is located on the boot floor. When you open this compartment and find water or condensation, this is caused by water leaking in through the wheel arches in heavy rain. The water gets in the boot and collects in this compartment.

Solution:

If your vehicle is still under warranty, Honda will fix this free of charge, otherwise you will need to replace the seal and give the boot a clean to sort the problem.

Difficulty level

2

Handbrake problem

Problem:

If you are finding that the handbrake is not holding the weight of the vehicle when on a slight hill, then you most likely have a problem with the handbrake calliper.

Solution:

You will need to fit a replacement handbrake calliper to sort the problem.

Difficulty level

3

Juddering when taking off

Problem:

If you have noticed that there is a juddering when taking off, then you most likely need to have a gearbox fluid service. This problem is mostly on the semi-automatic gearboxes (i-shift).

Solution:

As mentioned above you will need to replace the gearbox fluid to resolve the problem. If you leave this too long, it will damage the clutch, which would then need replacing. This would be a lot more costly than changing the gearbox fluid. Watch the video below to see how to change the fluid:

Difficulty level

1

Electric windows problem

Problem:

If you have noticed that there is a problem with the electric windows on your Jazz, this is usually caused by a fault with the window switches. You may have noticed that the windows are hesitant when opening or closing, or may not be working at all.

Solution:

Honda will fix this under warranty if you still have one, otherwise you will need to fit replacement window switches to sort the problem.

Difficulty level

3

Part you need

Window Switch

Water leaking into boot compartment

Problem:

It is common on these vehicles for water to leak into the compartment inside the boot, which is located on the boot floor. When you open this compartment and find water or condensation, this is caused by water leaking in through the wheel arches in heavy rain. The water gets in the boot and collects in this compartment.

Solution:

If your vehicle is still under warranty, Honda will fix this free of charge, otherwise you will need to replace the seal and give the boot a clean to sort the problem.

Difficulty level

2

Handbrake problem

Problem:

If you are finding that the handbrake is not holding the weight of the vehicle when on a slight hill, then you most likely have a problem with the handbrake calliper.

Solution:

You will need to fit a replacement handbrake calliper to sort the problem.

Difficulty level

3

Juddering when taking off

Problem:

If you have noticed that there is a juddering when taking off, then you most likely need to have a gearbox fluid service. This problem is mostly on the semi-automatic gearboxes (i-shift).

Solution:

As mentioned above you will need to replace the gearbox fluid to resolve the problem. If you leave this too long, it will damage the clutch, which would then need replacing. This would be a lot more costly than changing the gearbox fluid. Watch the video below to see how to change the fluid:

Difficulty level

1

Electric windows problem

Problem:

If you have noticed that there is a problem with the electric windows on your Jazz, this is usually caused by a fault with the window switches. You may have noticed that the windows are hesitant when opening or closing, or may not be working at all.

Solution:

Honda will fix this under warranty if you still have one, otherwise you will need to fit replacement window switches to sort the problem.

Difficulty level

3

Part you need

Window Switch

Water leaking into boot compartment

Problem:

It is common on these vehicles for water to leak into the compartment inside the boot, which is located on the boot floor. When you open this compartment and find water or condensation, this is caused by water leaking in through the wheel arches in heavy rain. The water gets in the boot and collects in this compartment.

Solution:

If your vehicle is still under warranty, Honda will fix this free of charge, otherwise you will need to replace the seal and give the boot a clean to sort the problem.

Difficulty level

2