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  1. Do I have a bad BCM? please help

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hello all, My car its been giving me 3 IMA codes: 58, 66(P1568), 74(P1449), which I already diagnosed using the repair manuals, by testing the BCM terminals and these are the results: * C9 and C20: 13.1 * C20 and C7: 12.9 * C7 and C18: 13.2 * C18 and C5: 12.7 * C16 and C15: 13.1 * C15 and C14...
  2. SOC gauge

    Troubleshooting and Problems
    occasionally my bcm gauge works backwards (accelerate & it shows charging, braking shows electric motor assisting) while this happens the electric motor does not work, Honda dealers cant or wont help. any ideas
  3. BCM Lock Out

    Other Honda Hybrids Discussion
    Hi everyone, For whatever it is worth here is my BCM experiences. My car is a 2008 Honda Civic. We have owned it about five years from used. I reconditioned the pack once and replaced every 11 pairs of sticks once. (I lucked out bought a scrapyard pack and it must of had a warranty...
  4. Intro & Questions Questions Questions

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hello All, This first post is just a background, the next one has my questions. At the end of 2014, being that I desperately wanted an Insight I ended up settling on a 2001 CVT, and soon after the CVT crapped out. Dealer wanted over $3k and every mechanic locally said I was better letting the...
  5. Tried "EVERYTING?!?!!?" P1644 Problem with 2000 insight 5spd

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hello! New to the forum, and have read though all of the "P1644" help threads that I could find on here. Really stumped at this point. Synopsis: Was driving the car up a slight grade. Car was running fine, IMA assist / charging worked perfect. IMA Battery was down to 0 on gauge as I approached...
  6. Battery grid charged but no longer working

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hi all. After a discharge and grid charge and pulling the battery terminals off I can no longer get the IMA to reset. I get no state of charge reading at all even after 20 minutes of driving. The 12 volt is charged up as well. Even tried with a different 12 volt. The car is now starting off the...
  7. help disconnecting my IMA pack in Mississippi or Louisiana

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    howdy folks. so i'm looking for some help. here's the deal: i have a 2003 Honda Insight (manual transmission). i just replaced the 12v battery in Sept - it was totally dead. after that, everything seemed fine, until about 2 weeks ago the IMA light came on. took it to the dealer (Honda of...
  8. IMA Battery Pack, BCM, MCM and DC-DC Converter FS

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Here's the Craigslist posting while it's still relevant: Emails should be cc'ed to dsanborn AT gmail DOT yadyada (com) as I don't often check InsightCentral. Used IMA hybrid battery pulled from a 2000-2006 Honda Insight parts car. I can sell it...
  9. IMA Code 77

    Community Help
    I have a 2003 Insight with very low miles (31,000); inherited from a family member. I have driven it about 15,000 miles in the last two years. It's a great car and I love the gas mileage! Anyway, a couple of weeks ago the IMA light came on, so I took it to the dealer. Tests revealed the code 77...
  10. IMA Failure - Options & Questions

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    My 2001 CVT w/ 187K miles still has its original battery. This summer, the IMA and engine lights came on after a few weeks of quicker discharge and slow regen. Shortly after, the Assist and Regen gauges stopped registering any activity. I read the codes and got P1447 and P1449 (Battery Module...
  11. BCM replacement issue for 2000 Insight M/T

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    I have gathered some information about this from the forum -- thank you, very useful -- and would now like to describe my situation, which I haven't seen addressed exactly (sorry if I missed it), and ask for advice. After a period of letting the car sit and the 12v battery getting low, now my...
  12. Disconnecting BCM to drive w/our IMA or a mechanic who can

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    This forum has been great. I'm glad I found it because it is just what I need right now. I have a 2001 Insight and was told that my IMA is bad & needs to be replaced. At $3K, I need to save up some money. I was told I could drive the car on gas alone. My first tank of gas I'm getting about...
  13. IMA battery w/BCM and MCM

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Just switched out the battery from my 2000 insight, so i have my old one sitting around with the two computers that sit ontop, which i believe are the BCM and MCM. The battery occasionally gave the code p1449, which i think would make it prime for reconditioning, but it was working when i took...
  14. Need part numbers for 2000 M/T IMA battery BCM MCM

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Can anyone provide the part numbers I need to price Honda replacement of the IMA battery BCM and MCB for my 2000 M/T Insight? Since I will not do the repair myself I may be at the mercy of dealer prices. I had one battery replaced but the part numbers do not seem right according to the...
  15. Help - IMA, Check Eng lights + 1568 Code

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    In process of negotiating w/ dealer & Honda. I have a 2000 MT w/ in-service date of March 2000 & 100,025 mi, registered in Tennessee. At 73K Honda replaced my IMA battery pack, but the service order does NOT indicate that the BCM or MCM was also replaced at the same time (as per Service...
  16. A Huge Thank you

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    I would like to express my deepest sincerest Thanks to a number of people who regularly post on this site. Number one, Peter who completely selflessly spent a cold January day in Yorkshire helping a enthusiastic but nonetheless pretty clueless me install three mods to his pride and joy Rufio...