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  1. Sold: 2000 Insight Whole Or parts

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Parting out a 2000 Insight. All parts available right now. Engine runs and can be demonstrated. You can pick up parts near the Akron Canton airport in Ohio for free or I can send for a small added cost. All parts are stock. There were no modifications on this car. Honda did replace the...
  2. Can someone tell me what this is?

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    Where the arrow is pointing, what is that? I have a slow oil leak coming from it and need to know what it is and if there is a gasket I need or what. I skimmed through the manuals and couldn't find anything mentioning it.
  3. Transmission (manual) and engine from 2000 Insight

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    I've got a transmission and an engine from a 2000 Insight that I'm ready to sell. I pulled these from a junkyard car that had hit a guardrail and was scrapped. I initially bought them because I was paranoid about my transmission failing, however I've had zero issues and am ready to clear out...
  4. 2000 engine and manual trans for sale ohio

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Located in Tiffin Ohio Engine and transmission for sale from a 2000 Honda Insight with approximately 140,000 miles on both of them. The engine ran great and I’m asking $300. The transmission worked great other than when downshifting third to second I believe it grinded. I’m asking $200 I would...
  5. New serpentine belt snapped, need help identifying part to replace

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Over about a month, I heard a faint knocking sound coming from the engine. It sounded like it was coming from the serpentine belt. I bought my car with a full dealership history, so the serpentine belt it had when I bought it is months ago was still just 30k miles new. When the belt finally...
  6. Honda Insight 2000 All Parts For Sale

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Selling My 2000 Red MT for Parts :( . worth more this way and the 1st gens aren't baby friendly so on to a new insight? The IMA Battery is on ebay for 1450 Pricing: All other parts are available and priced at 800 for all. 50% off new price or best offer + Shipping Description: Well...
  7. 2011 Insight shuddering when accelerating

    Honda Insight Forum 2nd-Gen Discussion
    I bought a 2011 base Insight at around 84k miles and have put 300 miles on it. One problem I noticed is when accelerating from a stop, I will put my foot down on the throttle and between 5-20 mph it will lurch for a good number of seconds (3-4) while gaining speed. It feels as if I'm applying...
  8. **PARTING OUT = 2000 Insight 1Gen - 74k miles - Good IMA - Good tranny

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Part-out car has just been fully bought. I'm sorry to all who requested parts and were on hold. The buyer went through with the payment and car has been picked up this weekend. I'm sorry for any inconvenince.
  9. Strange starting problem when engine hot

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hi, I have a manual Honda Insight, 2000. It starts fine when the engine is cold. Starts right up. When the engine gets warm, it may or may not start (usually will not). I replaced the small battery as it was near the end of its life. Now, to add to the description, if I punch the brakes and...
  10. Looking at buying a 2000 Honda Insight, but...

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    I found a great deal on a used 2000 Honda insight. 183,000 mi for $1300. Only thing is that it is a little hike from where I am at. The owner thinks the battery is going out. The owner also said that the car has died on him while on the highway before. He was able to restart that car and it was...
  11. 2001 Insight CVT Needs Battery and Engine Rebuild; Fix it?

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    This is a 2001 Insight CVT with over 100K miles that I inherited from my father. The engine recently developed a "rod knock" and needs to be rebuilt. The battery has been replaced several times and it needs to be replaced again. I have been unable to find anybody in my area (Hampton Roads, VA)...
  12. Parting out a 2000 5spd

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Parting out a 2000 5spd added 10/10/14 Car has 282 thousand miles on it. I can do credit cards I forgot I have a square merchant account You can call or text me at 703-582-4783 or pm me on here. I can send pics. Depending on wish phone me or the wife grab and signal issues I'll reply as...
  13. Engine removal description link with pics

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    Came across this cool link, thought I'd share. My apologies if this has been posted before. Insight: Removing Engine to repair Oil Leak
  14. No regen or assist IMA full charge

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    My 2000 insight with 110k miles has been flawless the last few years but today I woke up with no regen brakes or assit and a engine light and a IMA light on. The IMA shows almost a full charge. The car starts and runs fine aside from less acceleration due to no assist. Honda dealer says code...
  15. DIY 2010 honda insight engine transmission swap removal install problem video(s)

    Honda Insight Forum 2nd-Gen Discussion
    Hey, I shot this video. Ended up as two videos on youtube. Thought someone on this forum would enjoy watching it.:)
  16. Mk1 Insight possible piston slap and clutch-related transmission noise

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hi. I have just bought my first Mk1 Honda Insight, a 2001 manual citrus model with 73,000 miles on the clock. It has only ever been serviced by Honda dealers and has had regular oil changes etc. Despite this, when I bought it, the vehicle had some slight signs of neglect, such as missing rear...
  17. Parting Out! Battery, Engine, Computers, etc

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Brand new accident to front and rear so parting out my beloved 2000, red Insight with 135,000 miles. This car was an absolute machine!! IMA battery was replaced in '04 or '05 at about 75,000 miles but will check records. Battery, Engine, Computers, etc etc etc Bumpers, right headlight, hood...
  18. Mechanic Referral Needed

    Modifications and Technical Discussions
    Anyone know a good repair shop for insights in Santa Rosa, CA, besides the dealer? Sebastopol would be even better. Thanks
  19. Hesitates during passing acceleration

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    what might cause engine to - only recently - hesitate and "cought" a bit when hitting accelerator at 25-35 mph? For past 2k miles or so - coincidentally, as my wife has become primary driver for her local commute - my 2001 MT with 95k miles has "hesitated" when accelerating from cruising in...