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  1. Replacing the 12V battery fixed my IMA issues?

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    About a month ago, my IMA light came on. It wasn't unexpected; my car is almost old enough to consent and it's still on the original battery. About two weeks ago, the Charge / Assist meter stopped working, the battery level started acting wonky, Auto Stop never activated even under ideal...
  2. IMA Battery problem diagnosis help

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hi, I have a 2001 Honda Insight, with a rebuilt IMA battery (rebuilt about 4 years ago), and would like to describe some issues I've been having in the hope that someone has some ideas on what the problem(s) could be and how to solve them. Thanks for reading! State #1: After a few short...
  3. Fastest you’ve rolled with the engine off?

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    There’s a hill by my house with a perfectly placed stop sign. I can slow down to about 3 mph, and the G1 (CVT) turns off the engine, but creeps forward just well enough to keep rolling all the way down the hill without turning the engine back on. I can get up to about 29 mph with the engine off...
  4. ODBII Control of car systems

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    Hey guys, I was talking to a Honda Engineer who told me that many of the functions of the insight generation 1 car can be controlled through an ODB2 interface. He said that the car was more of an engineering exercise than meant for a real production car. Honda lost over ten grand per car...
  5. Auto Stop started behaving strangely, Malfunction Indicator lamp coming on & low mpg

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Auto Stop started behaving strangely, Malfunction Indicator lamp coming on & low mpg We moved to hilly part of Devon in the UK and we live at the top of a long and steep hill (22% average incline). I mention this as my 2000 Insight went from an average 85 mpg to about 50 mpg, in the last 6...
  6. auto-stop when not on ECON

    Honda Insight Forum 2nd-Gen Discussion
    nevermind! got my answer
  7. Recalibration events AFTER auto-stop

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    I'm up to 90K miles (new batt pack at 30K) on my 2000 Insight and have had few problems. Recently though if I sit at a stop light for a minute or more while the motor is auto stopped (idle-stop) and then drive away my SOC state of charge meter begins plummeting downward, usually to the bottom...
  8. Auto Stop Cycles On and Off Quickly

    Troubleshooting and Problems
    I've had my 2010 Insight LX since March. For the last week, when I come to a full stop, my auto stop light has been blinking at a regular interval (at about the rate of a turn signal). I have changed absolutely nothing about my driving style. The car is always in ECON mode with the A/C on...
  9. CVT auto stop switch?

    Modifications and Technical Issues
    I read the clutch/brake switch thread in here. I was wondering if anyone had done a similar thing with a CVT? The brake pedal has 2 switches, taillight and Autostop. My theory is that if you place an override switch on the Autostop switch (NC when pedal up, so it would have to be a NC momentary...
  10. Auto stop - permanent restart after 12 sec's

    Troubleshooting and Problems
    My car's motor restarts permanently 12 secs after a stop when the vent is on: ECON ON A/C OFF VENT ON (at lowest setting) RADIO/LIGHTS OFF Motor restarts after 12 sec VENT OFF RADIO/LIGHTS ON Motor remains switched off For me there are two explanations for this...