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  1. Modifications and Technical Issues
    Hello, I am currently pulling my 1st Gen Insight's transmission to replace the input shaft bearing. Since I'm still in school and very busy with work and applications, the car will be sitting in my garage for the better part of a month. The IMA system is currently disabled and I'm...
  2. Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    I purchased a First Gen MT Honda Insight with a Hybrid Revolt battery that had been purchased on 9-25-2013, and the IMA battery light come on 3 months prior to the warranty expiring, so I contacted Matt, and he sent me a replacement. I asked him if the replacement was of the same quality as the...
  3. Honda Insight Forum 2nd-Gen Discussion
    Will the life of the IMA battery be affected by an irregular usage pattern, in the 2nd-gen Insight? I am thinking of buying an Insight, but I'm not sure if it's a good idea in view of my usage pattern, which is as follows. I will drive a few miles one day, then not use the car for a week or...
  4. Problems and Troubleshooting
    The battery on my 2000 Insight- 90k- never loses more than 2 bars from full charge. Assist is VERY limited- 30 seconds at best. Is this a bad battery, controller, or? This must have been addressed before, but I cannot find the thread. John F.
  5. Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    I'm sure this has been asked a few times and I may be beating a dead horse on this one but I'm going to ask anyways. My situation: I live in a town where I do about 25% city and 75% highway driving but my average trip is no longer than 15 miles. It's pretty flat but there are a couple decently...
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