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  1. Hybrid Revolt battery quality issues

    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...
  2. Battery life shortened by irregular use?

    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...
  3. Battery won't discharge

    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.
  4. Plug in possibilities?

    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...