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Old 05-25-2012, 02:15 AM   #21 (permalink)
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this shop disconnected my battery when putting the lowering prings on my car.... thout that was stupid

then a few month later i replace my 12v battery

i only used the radio code
hope didnt miss anything else, but my I2 feels normal
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Old 11-13-2012, 11:30 PM   #22 (permalink)
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DIY replaced the 12V battery to group 51/MF60L. I must say, it is really a tight fit. With this bigger battery, I received more assist than I used to and easily to get a full charged IMA battery in my daily routine drive. I like how my car feels now.
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:42 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Give it 12 drives or so, you see it go up some. Also precharge your 12 volt battery with a tradational battery charger before driving and you will see a mpg boost for trips under 7 miles or so.

I think my battery is going bad again or I got a slow leak somewhere. It reads 12.7 volts when I turn my car off. In the morning before I drive off it reads 11.7 volts or so. 10.4 is suppose to be dead. I may get it checked and seee if I can get a deep cycle nf 22 to replace it.
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Old 11-27-2012, 03:04 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Just curious. Are there other battery size that I can upgrade beside group 51? This size is very tight fit. The positive terminal casing is touching the air filter box. My battery is vibrating when engine is running.
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Old 11-27-2012, 11:30 AM   #25 (permalink)
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You should use the same battery tie down to secure it or get something from an auto store, a bungie strap, cargo strap, etc. THe battery shouldnt just sit, lay, hop, jump or vibrate in its spot.

Yes, you can use a range of 12 volt batteries, most stores in America sell tons of small equipment batteries for motorcycles, atvs, jet skis, mopeds, etc. The group 51 is the biggest a few of the US owners have used with no problems and improved ima performance.
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Old 04-06-2013, 04:25 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Default Radio reset code

Sorry if I sound frustrated - but I am! This is crazy!
I've attempted to reset my stock radio about 6 times now after charging the 12v.
I've talked to the dealership where my 2004 was originally purchased and serviced it's whole life. The universal code "33545" they keep giving me doesn't work.
I've tried the official Honda site radio-navicode.honda.com but it's looking for the original owner's zip code and phone number...
I've searched thru here and the web with no luck.
Anyone know the secret?
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Old 04-06-2013, 04:53 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Your are on the wrong forum, try the G1 forum. Not everybody reads all the threads or posts.
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Even though you are in the wrong forum, I can tell you from experience with other Hondas that what you can do is remove the radio and get the serial number. With that the parts dept can find the code. I don't know anything about a universal code, but I have heard that there is a way, with some units, to do some things in secession and the radio will display it's code. It's a dealer service secret that they use if they have to remove the battery cable to do some work. If the original selling dealer was really through or the original owner was, there is a sticker with the code on it that is supposed to be hidden either in the glove box or sometimes in the spare tire storage area. Good Luck!
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