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  1. Troubleshooting intermittently working A/C

    Troubleshooting and Problems
    I will run down what worked for me and how to diagnose it yourself in a 2nd Gen Honda Insight (2010-2014) since I looked everywhere and the information was not easy to find. 1. A/C Clutch Relay: The quick and easy fix, it is Denso Part #: 156700-2680 or Mitsuba 7001-71-8927 or Omron Part #...
  2. WTB - A/C parts for Non-A/C 2000 Insight

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Looking into possibly picking up a 2000 non-A/C Insight. Wondering if anyone has parts to add A/C and what you'd charge for them.
  3. IMA failed? A/C failure related?

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hello, I have a 2000 Insight, 205k miles. Battery has deteriorated and I have been charging using a Prolong charger. A few months ago I did a deep discharge and recharge. A few drives after that I got the IMA light, P1576 DTC 12. I have the OEM manual, and followed the troubleshooting flow...
  4. Gen 1 Heat/AC Questions, and one antenna question

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    Hello Insighters, I have a few questions about the heat and A/C on my 2004 CVT Insight. I've owned my Insight for about 2 1/2 years. For most of that time, I've had the A/C set to Auto and haven't touched it (i.e. the thermostat does everything). Recently, I started manually selecting the A/C...
  5. **PARTING OUT = 2000 Insight 1Gen - 74k miles - Good IMA - Good tranny

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Part-out car has just been fully bought. I'm sorry to all who requested parts and were on hold. The buyer went through with the payment and car has been picked up this weekend. I'm sorry for any inconvenince.
  6. need advice about air conditioning

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    hello everyone; my compressor is dead and i bought a rebuilt one. planned to buy charging system (i have a vacuum pump already) to do things myself. However, after some reading: people say it is important to flush the system first. in order to do it, i have to disassemble everything. and they...
  7. Remove A/C to get better MPG?

    Modifications and Technical Issues
    Has anyone ever removed the A/C unit on their Insight and got any better MPG? I know on some cars if you take out the compressor you can notice the better mpg but not by much
  8. A/C Fuse

    Modifications and Technical Issues
    The A/C in my 2002 isn't working and I wanted to try to replace the A/C fuses before trying anything else. I can't seem to find a fuse diagram online, does anyone know which fuses are the AC fuses? Thanks.
  9. The green leaf project (aka: the space ship)

    Modifications and Technical Issues
    After buying my first insight a few weeks ago, I have decided that there is no way I can stop myself from modifying it to get the best gas mileage I possibly can. I see many modification on this site, and am very happy to see such a community of gas sipping Eco friendly people on the web. This...
  10. A/C Condenser

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    I think my '02 Insight A/C condenser is leaking, anyway my mechanic thinks so. I just know that if I add a can of refrigerant it works for a few days and then not so much. Tried the UV dye thing and can't see obvious traces. Has anyone had good or bad experiences with aftermarket A/C...
  11. climate control not working fan stuck at high

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Just got car back and tranny is fine now, but the dash climate control is non functional all fuses seem fine, fan is buzzzing away with no control... temp knob is unresponsive as are all buttons with no readout??? any ideas?;)
  12. Intermittent whistling sound from A/C

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    I hope this hasn't been posted and answered before, I couldn't find any threads that were obviously the same problem that I am experiencing. The other day I began to notice an intermittent whistling or hissing sound when the A/C is on. It's coming from the direction of the passenger-side vent...
  13. Water under carpets; probably not AC...

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    So I've fixed the seat belt leaks in my car. Now I have to get the problem that I've tried to fix multiple times. There is water under both passenger and drivers side carpets. It's probably NOT the AC. I've watched for drips with it on for 10+ minutes (yes it hurt to see the gas wasted...
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