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  1. Is my IMA battery totally dead?

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hi, I have a 2000 Honda Insight with 180K miles on it which I have owned for around 1 year. The IMA battery performance definitely dropped off a lot recently. I got an IMA error at one point which stopped the hybrid system from working and when the 12 V battery ran dead I charged it, which rest...
  2. Battery Dies and Comes Back

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    I have a 2001 Insight with 177k. Had the battery replaced under warranty at 145k. Several months ago the battery (with the IMA light on and no assist - I had been driving it that way for several weeks) died while driving. I had the car towed to a nearby Honda dealer. Called the dealer the next...
  3. monitor IMA w/ ammeter and voltmeter

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    After a bit of battery trouble, I found a digital ammeter with shunt on ebay for $20 and a analog voltmeter for about the same very interesting to see what is really happening when you drive as opposed to the filtered information the insight instruments give you The IMA light would come on...
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