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  1. Battery and heat question

    Honda Insight Forum 3rd-Gen Discussion
    I was wondering... especially when I opened the driver door and saw the warning about heat next to the label that says what the proper tire pressure is, if the batteries could be damaged by hot summers like in Texas. They say it can get over 160 degrees F inside a car and the lithium ion...
  2. Gen 1 Heat/AC Questions, and one antenna question

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    Hello Insighters, I have a few questions about the heat and A/C on my 2004 CVT Insight. I've owned my Insight for about 2 1/2 years. For most of that time, I've had the A/C set to Auto and haven't touched it (i.e. the thermostat does everything). Recently, I started manually selecting the A/C...
  3. Need help dealing with heat (I think)

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    This is my first post. If I break the local etiquette slap my hand. I have spent the last two days reading the forums and looking for solutions. The company I work for recently (read two weeks ago) purchased a 2000 Honda Insight as a runabout car. We are in Lake Havasu City, which is very hilly...
  4. Any Rear Window Louvers for Insight ??

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    Hi All! I am in the 100+ degree Texas heat and my 2000 Insight rear window make my "poor man's Ferrari" like a greenhouse! Just wondered if anyone has ever seen, heard or modified a rear window louvre/louver for the Insight ?? I know this ain't a 72 Mustang but they kept out overhead sunlight...
  5. climate control not working fan stuck at high

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Just got car back and tranny is fine now, but the dash climate control is non functional all fuses seem fine, fan is buzzzing away with no control... temp knob is unresponsive as are all buttons with no readout??? any ideas?;)
  6. Impact of Florida Heat?

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    We are thinking about moving to Florida, and I'm actually down here house-hunting now. My battery is really taking a beating in this heat. I've read that heat is a huge tax on the battery. The only other time I have had this happen was a drive to Arizona around this time some years ago. I...
  7. Hatch won't open with key intermittent

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    The hatch of my 2000 Manual Insight will not open, even with a key, in over 90 degree temperatures but opens otherwise. Has anybody experienced this and have any suggestions? As it appears to be a heat related issue, does anybody know if there should be insulation described below that could be...