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  1. 2000 Insight with rebuilt battery dies while driving

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Problem #1: I replaced the IMA battery sticks in a 2000 Honda Insight about three years ago. It seemed to drive normally for a while, then exhibited non-robust IMA behavior. The IMA light was (and is) not on, and it appears to be assisting and charging somewhat normally, except that it is not...
  2. To Buy or Not to Buy (An IMA Battery) THAT is the Question!

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    A Cautionary Tale?.... My situation: G1 2000 Insight, Original IMA battery, purchased/installed new IMA BB battery early 2014, some problems within 2 years, Hard IMA light by 2.5 years. Presently owner of a $2000 "paperweight" (that LOOKS like an IMA battery). This is just a discussion. Perhaps...
  3. I rebuilt (rebalanced) my own Insight battery Pack

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    Rebalanced my Insight battery Pack After 273K miles I needed another battery pack. Honda prices too high, online services too risky, 2010 Honda mileage too low and used battery packs not good enough. Solution: Do it myself and Save and have peace of mind. Here is my general approach... I...
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