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  1. Help with mystery windshield noise

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    I need help diagnosing a noise that's coming from my windscreen area. It's something I've experienced for a few years but just recently was able to get a video of. I've attached links below. The only difference between the two is the length and POV. The noise is pretty evident, but it's best...
  2. Drive Noise Diagnosis Help

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    My 2001 1st generation insight has developed a strange pattering noise. It happens only when the clutch is in, disappears if the clutch is depressed and is most noticeable in low gears and accelerating but is there in all gears. It is also there faintly when in neutral but again disappears when...
  3. Failing Wheel Bearing? --- Please Help Diagnose Issue

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    [EDIT: Since posting this thread, the issue has been resolved. What was once thought to be a possibly bad wheel bearing has turned out to just be a worn brake pad manifesting its sound in a weird way. If you have sounds similar to the below, make sure to check your bake pads before getting too...
  4. Help getting new tires?

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    I have a 2000 Insight, and am in need of new tires. I've read through so many of the tire articles in the forum, and the concensus seems to be the OEM Bridgestone RE92's. However, I can't find them anywhere. The are aparently no longer made, and no one has them in stock. A) Does anyone know...
  5. DIY 2010 honda insight engine transmission swap removal install problem video(s)

    Honda Insight Forum 2nd-Gen Discussion
    Hey, I shot this video. Ended up as two videos on youtube. Thought someone on this forum would enjoy watching it.:)
  6. Mk1 Insight possible piston slap and clutch-related transmission noise

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hi. I have just bought my first Mk1 Honda Insight, a 2001 manual citrus model with 73,000 miles on the clock. It has only ever been serviced by Honda dealers and has had regular oil changes etc. Despite this, when I bought it, the vehicle had some slight signs of neglect, such as missing rear...
  7. 2000 is louder after oil change, air filter change and master brake cylinder replaced

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hello fellow owners I'm looking for some suggestions. I just had the following done on my 2000 5 speed: Oil change Air filter replaced Master brake cylinder replaced Now the car sounds quite a bit louder and seems to have less power around 2nd gear. It is almost like a throaty growl like...
  8. High Pitched Noise

    Honda Insight Forum 2nd-Gen Discussion
    I am a new owner to the 2010 insight and I have been hearing a high pitched noise at slower speeds,while stopped, and also when the Auto Stop is engaged. The noise might be happening at higher speeds as well, but the road noise might be drowning it out. The noise almost sounds the same as when...
  9. Noisy drivers door window seal?

    Troubleshooting and Problems
    After a while I've begun to notice a noise from the top edge of the drivers door window. It usually happens at speed and I thought at first it might be an air leak but it does it only sometimes. Then I noticed it does it mostly on rough roads and so I'm thinking it's actually the window...
  10. intermittent pulsating noise and vibration from front of car

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    I have this alarming noise that I first noticed while driving home from work a couple of days ago. It sounds sorta like a distant helicopter. Today on the way to work it sounded like high speed dribbling, and it seemed worse. Yesterday, it was hardly noticeable. If it weren't for the vibration...
  11. Sound Proofing Project-Phase 1: Rear

    Modifications and Technical Issues
    Phase 1: Rear storage area and rear bed Materials: - 1/2" Closed Cell Foam (like Ensolite) - 1/4" Closed Cell Foam (like Ensolite) - Spray adhesive 92 - Polyfil - Great Stuff Spray Tools: - Ruler or measuring tape - 14mm Socket - 12mm Socket - 10mm Socket - Socket wrench - Phillips...