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  1. Fuse Taps for Dash cam install: How to know which are powered and when

    Honda Insight Forum 2nd-Gen Discussion
    So I'm working installing a hardwired dash cam in my 2010 LX. My kits comes with two fuse taps. Obviously I'd like to put them in the most minor spots possible. Anything that could mess with brakes, signals, or locks seems to be a bad choice. One tap is supposed to be connected to a fuse...
  2. No power to the OBDII port: blown fuse?

    Other Honda Hybrids Discussion
    Hello, everyone. In my second car, a 2004 Civic Hybrid, the OBDii connector is not supplying power when I plug my reader in. It worked just a few days ago; I also tested the reader in another car, and it lit right up. I looked inside the fuse box of the Civic but could not determine which fuse...
  3. Oops! 100 AMP Main Fuse BLOWN! Where to Buy ?

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Oops! While trying to install an external jack for a grid charger got an arc/short..sparks flew and then DEAD! Checked & removed the 100 Amp Main Fuse from IMA control panel. It is a goner. Seen numerous older threads on this and wondered if anyone has found a cheaper source for these fuses...
  4. 7.5 Amp Fuse keeps Blowing 2000 Insight P0500 P1298 P0141 P0420

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hi all - long time lurker, first time poster. Can you please help me? Vehicle: 2000 Honda Insight Background: Car was running fine until cold weather hit. My old 12V battery died - either because of or related to the current problem. Replaced 12V battery, and the 7.5 Amp fuse (labeled METER...
  5. A/C Fuse

    Modifications and Technical Issues
    The A/C in my 2002 isn't working and I wanted to try to replace the A/C fuses before trying anything else. I can't seem to find a fuse diagram online, does anyone know which fuses are the AC fuses? Thanks.
  6. Accessory Receptacle Died - Burnt Out Fuse?

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hi, I have an '01 Insight with 120k on the odometer. I plugged my inverter into the accessory receptacle & it ceased providing me juice for my laptop, is this just as I assume - a burnt out fuse? If so, how do I find where the fuse is located? Has anyone here replaced it? Thanks in advance...
  7. Temporarily Defusing Airbags?

    Honda Insight Forum 2nd-Gen Discussion
    I'm considering doing one out of the five dangerous things you should let your children do: driving (Gever Tulley 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do | Video on That is driving with my daughter on my lap in a big open lot far from anything. The claim is that this is both...
  8. Accessory Outlet Capacity

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    I read a while ago that someone said that the accessory outlet wires could handle 15 amps. They said that they changed the fuse and that everything went fine. I am wondering if anyone else has done this and would vouch that this is safe. I have a portable heater that plugs into the outlet that...
  9. Amplifier Wattage Question

    Modifications and Technical Issues
    Hello All, After recently purchasing my 01 CVT Insight, I discovered a Legacy 400 Watt amplifier hidden next to the spare tire. There was no power to it but it was preinstalled. I've discovered that the hot wire is connected to the cigarette lighter outlet. 2 questions; 1. Is there any...
  10. Inside fuse location

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    I have no power to the accessory outlet and have been trying to find the inside fuse panel. I pull out the little door on the left side of the steering column but can't see any fuses. I'm not flexible enough anymore to lay on the floor and look up. Any clues or pictures are appreciated. Tom...