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  1. Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    Hi again everyone, I am new to this forum. I have had my 2000 MT Insight for about 5 years now. I drove to Richmond, VA to get it. I have a lot of money invested into it, and I am committed to making it run again. It has sat in my yard for about 4-1/2 years! I recently bought another 2001 CVT...
  2. Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    Hi Does anyone know of any experienced G1 mechanics in Republic of Ireland? Looking for someone here who can help balance batteries in car and maybe fit a grid charger. Thanks in advance Liam
  3. Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    Bought a 2002 Insight last year and have been meaning to get a few things worked on like: - Valve adjustment (very noisy) - Possibly replace timing belt - Not sure if it was changed since the car is at 117k miles - Check error codes (maintenance Required recently started light flashing) - Trunk...
  4. Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    Hi everyone, I've been frustrated with the level of knowledge about the 2000 Insight that has come from my local Honda dealerships. Is there anyone in the Vancouver, BC area that knows a good mechanic who is experienced with insights? I want to be confident in the level of maintenance and...
  5. Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    I've diligently searched the InsightCentral forums with both standard and Google tools and not found the answer, but it can't hurt much to ask again: Can anyone recommend a mechanic in Seattle with Honda Insight G1 experience ? I've been able to do my own minor repairs and maintenance on the...
  6. Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hello! I am looking for a mechanic that is NOT a dealer that can replace my battery. I'd really like to try the Bumblebee battery replacement, but I'm not strong enough (or brave enough) to do it myself. Does anyone have suggestions on a place to try? The dealer is insisting that replace a...
  7. Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    I am going to check this out this weekend: Honda 2004 Insight CVT silver automatic with A/C low miles Been in the market for a used car for a couple weeks now and have checked out a few, so I know the basic drill. If things look okay and it drives well, I'll obviously want to get it inspected...
  8. Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    I'm a college student with a 2001 Insight. The clutch seems to be grabbing high. I got a new clutch kit but I don't feel confident in my mechanical abilities to change it out myself. I'm looking for a good honest mechanic around Syracuse, to Albany, or Watertown. I'm willing to take the drive to...
  9. Problems and Troubleshooting
    This forum has been great. I'm glad I found it because it is just what I need right now. I have a 2001 Insight and was told that my IMA is bad & needs to be replaced. At $3K, I need to save up some money. I was told I could drive the car on gas alone. My first tank of gas I'm getting about...
  10. Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    Does anyone know of a good mechanic that is knowledgeable on the Insight in the Kansas City area? I'd prefer to take mine to an independent shop to save money, but if one of the area Honda dealers is really good, I'd be open to that as well. Thanks for any advice.
  11. Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    I am looking for a mechanic in the Seattle area. I have a 2003 Insight. The battery/ computer system does not function.
  12. Problems and Troubleshooting
    I just called around to a bunch of mechanics around Phoenix (even the mechanics that specialize in Honda, like Hon-amotive), and no one will touch my Insight. Anyone from the area have a local mechanic they can recommend that will service hybrids? I'm willing to drive to any place in the...
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