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  1. Recommended minimum (daily/weekly) mileage to avoid IMA death

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    I an original owner of a 2005 CVT (180,200 miles) and the 3rd replacement IMA battery died last week (code P0A7F). Fortunately it's from Greentec and I have a 36 month warranty. It was installed Nov 2018. I've only driven the car 2100 miles in those two years so I'm thinking that's the reason it...
  2. Old Visitor Has Returned: IMA Light

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    Approximately four years and one week ago, I replaced my IMA pack with an 8AH pack from Hybrid Revolt. For the first two years or so it was running well but then I started seeing recals. I bought a grid charger then and have used it occasionally. I have not used it since mid-October and last...
  3. P1447 - What to do next

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    I've been dreading this. I've replaced the battery two and a half years ago. Last week while driving the I noticed a negative recalibration. This morning I got another negative recal, after a few minutes the SoC guage shot up and the IMA light came on. Using the OBDIIC&C guage I pulled a P1447...
  4. Prospective DIYer Wondering About Battery Recondition

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    I'm thinking about buying a Honda Insight 1st generation. It looks like the IMA battery is not working, though the car still runs fine with only the internal combustion engine. This type of question has probably been answered lots of times, but I'm trying to figure out what the best way...