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All done.
Got a nice little 45 piece screwdriver set from Ebay for just over a fiver. Brand name is Splinktech, which sounds distinctly uninspiring but it'll be ideal for occasional use. For future reference, the driver that fitted the fob screw was the 1.5 Philips.
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Honda Jazz Mk2 2008-2015 / Mirror Dash cam/reversing cam
« Last post by kevinivtec on Today at 03:40:39 PM »
Hi all just purchased and fitted an Autovox m6 mirror dash cam and reversing camera Brilliant device fed all the wires through the boot and head lining works brilliantly just clips over mirror anyone had any experience of this device??? could save a few quid on insurance £70 on Amazon well worth it
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Honda Jazz Mk2 2008-2015 / OB2 Diagnostic Reader
« Last post by kevinivtec on Today at 03:37:21 PM »
Hi all just purchased an OB2 Reader from E bay Plugged it in and connected by wi fi natty little device read all engine diagnostics no faults shown or logged for £3.95 well worth the money for peace of mind, anyone else had any use of these devices???
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With my nearly 16-year-old, Auto box Jazz (bought new) and with careful driving I'm still getting 60+mpg, with BP Ultimate fuel…Only 50-53mpg with standard fuel, so as the percentage economy increase is larger than the percentage extra cost for the petrol it's worth paying for.

Still an incredible, workhorse car. And the greenest car is the new/used replacement you DON'T buy (as they say) so I intend keeping it until it craps out!  ;D

The price difference is 10 pence per litre on the branded fuels. It's only 5 pence per litre on Tesco and Sainsbury's high octane brews. Have you ever considered trying the supermarket stuff? Just interested.

Very impressive figures btw.
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Honda Jazz Mk2 2008-2015 / Re: Air con not working, thoughts?
« Last post by D3DSL on Today at 01:48:44 PM »
OK, better vid now I know what I’m looking for.

AC clutch seems to be fine and is cutting in on command.

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Honda Jazz Mk2 2008-2015 / Re: Air con not working, thoughts?
« Last post by D3DSL on Today at 01:31:19 PM »
Getting even more confused.  Swapped the AC clutch relay with one of the fan relays and switched the AC, for the first time since the AC packed up we heard the fans kick in!!  And with the climate controlled dialled down to 16c the air out the vents was pretty cold.  Only 18c here at the mo but with AC being switched on and off the temp from the vents did seem to get holder and hotter appropriately.

Took a vid, mainly as it all seems very “clickety” with the AC compressor running (I think), does this sound normal?

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Honda Jazz Mk2 2008-2015 / Re: Air con not working, thoughts?
« Last post by D3DSL on Today at 01:01:47 PM »
OK, been out fiddling.  Took the AC clutch relay out of its position in the driver’s side under the screen wash filler neck (for RHD cars), only after taking the battery out to find it.   



then thought the best way to test the relay is put it in the horn slot, couldn’t find the horn relay but from this identified the elect windows relay. 



Checked that this was for elec windows, they didn’t work after I removed it, they then worked when the relay from the AC clutch was put in it (already a Matsui relay), so that relay is good.  Then swapped back, unfortunately the windows relay is a little worse for wear but works, there must be a special tool to get them out.

Will put the AC clutch relay back in its slot and have a look at the pulley operation.
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390 miles.

56,5 real time at the pump
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Honda Jazz Mk2 2008-2015 / Re: Air con not working, thoughts?
« Last post by culzean on Today at 11:17:13 AM »
see attached PDF - circled is the aircon clutch - the grey bit is the moving plate the gold bit is the pulley - there is a magnetic coil inside the clutch which pulls the plate towards rotating pulley and causes compressor to rotate.  With the engine running and aircon off you can shine a torch down by the auxiliary drive belt and you will see the clutch plate is stationary even though the pulley is spinning around,  now turn the aircon on and two things should happen, the radiator fans start up and the clutch should be energised and start to rotate with the pulley.   there are also pressure switches on the system,  a 'normal'  pressure and a high pressure switch,  if gas is low the low 'normal' pressure switch will not close,  if the gas pressure is too high the high switch will tell the system,  in either case the clutch will not pull in.  There is also a high temperature cut-out  on the side of the compressor, to stop it getting damaged and a 'low temp' (freeze warning) switch on the condenser (the cold radiator inside the car) - if either of these is activated the clutch will not pull in.  The relay is in the cabin fuse box on MK2 and I think in underbonnet fuse box on MK1 - it is about 20mm square with four spade connections underneath,  the small spades are the coil and the larger pair are the main contact (about 40 amp rated) - if you can unplug the relay and put a voltmeter probe into the relay plugs,  one of the larger ones should show 12volts and the other one of the pair you will need to switch to ohms and earth one of the probes and you should get about 4 ohms between relay contact and earth (the relay applies power to one side of clutch coil and the other side of clutch is earthed to engine).

As far as I know that relay is one of a pair of large relays,  the other one is for heated rear window (but I don't think they are interchangeable).
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Honda Jazz Mk2 2008-2015 / Re: Air con not working, thoughts?
« Last post by D3DSL on Today at 10:23:27 AM »
Sorry, haven’t looked in for a while.

Will have a look in the manual and see if there is a relay I can swap for it temporarily.  Luckily not needing AC at the mo, up in the far north it’s lovely and cool.
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