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  1. 2002 Spark Plugs

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hello there. First time on Insight Central and looking forward to receiving and providing feedback. Right off the bat: my Insight is a 2002 with almost 104,000 miles. Time for new spark plugs. I went to HondaPartsNow.com and inquired about their spark plugs listed for my 2002. Here's the reply...
  2. Buzzing sound when accelerating up hills...

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    My lil' 2004 CVT turtle has been wonderful and is now up to 170k miles, getting around 54 mpg.. The only issue with the engine seems to be a buzzing/popcorn popping sound when I accelerate up hills here in Portland, OR. It seems to be coming from behind the glove compartment area... I thought...
  3. Instructions on changing spark plugs?

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    Greetings Insighters: I have been contemplating on taking on the challenge (to me anyway) on replacing the spark plugs on the insight wiTh new ones. I work well with pictures and step by step instructions. I have searched the forums and have not exactly found what I have been looking for. If...
  4. Denso Iridium spark plugs, identification, indexing

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    1. Are the specs on Denso 3421 (SK20HR11) iridium spark plugs the same as the specs on Honda OEM plugs for the MT 2000 Insight? I had new plugs installed by mechanic and car seems to be misfiring along with MPG now 30-50 (was 50-80mpg). I thought that could be the cause. I believe I have the...
  5. Spark Plug Replacement

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hello, I have a '02 Insight and are replacing the spark plugs. I have purchased new "B" indexed plugs (this was the marked on the engine). Do I just insert the plugs, torque to 17ft-lb and that OK? I have read a lot on this site and I am unsure about the orientation of the spark plugs, do they...
  6. Low Gas mileage? Spark Plugs

    MPG Issues
    I purchased my 2001 MT Insight a year ago at 104k miles and in the last 6 months I have noticed my MPG drop to just under 50 with 90% city driving and only about 55-60 on the Freeway. Having implemented all the basic hypermiling techniques (tire pressure, pedal usage, coasting, etc) with very...
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