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  1. Ima bypassed, alternator instead of ac

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    I have a 2001insight that I got a while back that has no AC and no hybrid battery. The previous owner removed everything in the trunk removed the wires from the electric motor/generator. Currently instead of a ac compressor the car has a alternator I was wondering what all I would absolutely...
  2. deleting the IMA battery

    Modifications and Technical Issues
    my 2001 honda insight battery is done for. i have another insight (a 2000) that is in much better condition which i now use as my daily driver. the 2001 has 200,000 miles on it and not in the best shape. (the engine is fine, but the body does not look to good) i am trying to figure out what i...
  3. Total Electric Failure while driving

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    I've read through the website but still tons to get through. Y'all know what you're talking about. I can't find anything that directly discusses my problem. I'm holding off with my hypothesis for now because I want to see if any of what you guys come up with matches. I was driving home the...
  4. 12v Battery vs Alternator issue

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    After reading through many posts I see now we don't have Alternators but DC-DC Converters that act as alternators to our 12v battery. A few questions to help me figure out if I just have a bad battery or bigger issues. I left my car sitting for 3 months not started (asked the wife to start it...