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  1. Lost power to OBDII '05 insight

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    Back story: Dealing with an ailing battery 12v disconnect about three times in the past two months. Recently the SRS (airbag) light came on. I suspect the seat belt might be throwing the light, as I am dealing with the wet seat belt problem. Today: I was trying to jumper the OBDII port to...
  2. Possesed IMA acting crazy

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    So here is the past year: 1) After having a tranny input bearing replaced a year ago, synchro-meshing down to second from third seemed tough. Owed it to old clutch (about 170k miles at that point). Told I would need a clutch within a year. (HAH! 15 months and counting, LOL.) 2) Two months...
  3. Trying to drive with IMA off but car is stalling out...

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    My 2000 Honda Insight IMA battery is deteriorated (error codes 1447 and 1449) and I tried to disconnect the IMA computer and turn off the IMA Frankenstein switch. Unfortunately, both before and after doing this, my car has had voltage problems. Every couple days, the car stalls out and...
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