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  1. 2012 Insight with jerky/jolting cvt

    Honda Insight Forum 2nd-Gen Discussion
    Hi, I own a 2012 insight and have owned it for about a year now. I love everything about the car except for the inconsistent cvt transmission. An example would be, let's say I'm coasting down a hill with no throttle input (IMA on charge) and I slowly get on the throttle pedal. I would get a...
  2. 2002 CVT rebuild

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    I have a 2002 Insight with 212k miles. The transmission works well, however there is a whine while in gear. It is louder when in forward but still noticeably when in reverse. The whine is not present while in Park or Neutral. I did a lot of research on this forum about the bearing in...
  3. Bull Dog’s HCH Transmission Swap Anthology

    Modifications and Technical Issues
    Bull Dog’s HCH Transmission Swap Anthology While I was down in Southern California this winter, I purchased a 2005 Honda Civic Hybrid 5-speed manual transmission from a nearby wrecking yard. Scott (KLR3CYL) and I rebuilt it with all new bearings and seals and afterward, we installed it into...
  4. Pops out of 4th gear, otherwise normal

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    2001 MT, factory-new boxed trans at 104k miles (original had ISB failure), now at 193k miles. Started popping out of 4th gear, but unlike the old trans ISB failure, this trans is completely quiet. No metal visible in the oil. Motor-mounts look okay. No problems with other gears. Pops out...
  5. Transmission (manual) and engine from 2000 Insight

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    I've got a transmission and an engine from a 2000 Insight that I'm ready to sell. I pulled these from a junkyard car that had hit a guardrail and was scrapped. I initially bought them because I was paranoid about my transmission failing, however I've had zero issues and am ready to clear out...
  6. 2000 engine and manual trans for sale ohio

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Located in Tiffin Ohio Engine and transmission for sale from a 2000 Honda Insight with approximately 140,000 miles on both of them. The engine ran great and I’m asking $300. The transmission worked great other than when downshifting third to second I believe it grinded. I’m asking $200 I would...
  7. Requesting tips for replacing my transmission

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hello, So I'm pretty certain I have a bad ISB on my 2000 manual insight. I'm insecure about cracking open my transmission to replace the bearing, so right now I'm planning on swapping out the whole transmission. I will only have a few days at my brother's garage to do the swap, so I felt it...
  8. Engine/Transmission Spike

    Modifications and Technical Discussions
    My insight has 164.000KM, and it was time to change transmission fluid and spark plugs. Before the change, the car tends to jerk at 30Km/h its like it just slams a clutch hard and then goes forward. So just driving 30 Km/h and then rpm drops to 750 then spikes to around 2-3000RPM and then it...
  9. Honda Insight 2000 All Parts For Sale

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Selling My 2000 Red MT for Parts :( . worth more this way and the 1st gens aren't baby friendly so on to a new insight? The IMA Battery is on ebay for 1450 Pricing: All other parts are available and priced at 800 for all. 50% off new price or best offer + Shipping Description: Well...
  10. DTC Code P1885=Transmission failure?

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    A couple of weeks ago, I made a right turn in my 2001 Honda Insight and accelerated to enter a freeway on-ramp. As I did so, power to the drive wheels ceased and I coasted to a stop on the access road. There was no unusual noise from the transmission. Neither drive nor reverse worked. I had...
  11. Wanted-CVT for 1st Gen (for my 2002 Insight)

    eBay Auctions: Honda Insight related
    I am looking for a 1st Gen CVT for my 2002 Insight. I lost "Drive" going down the highway and from what I understand I need to seek out a donor to get my ride up and running again. Does any have a CVT for sale or know where I could find one?
  12. Transmission/ Trans Parts Wanted!

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Hey guys, The five speed transmission case recently cracked due, (I think), to a fifth gear synchro problem. I am wondering if anyone is trying to sell a manual trans in any condition? Most of the internals are still okay, and if I can find another bell housing, I would like to swap them over...
  13. help- my 2000MT may need new tranny- used/rebuild opinions

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    I hear a front-end scraping type noise in my 2000MT 215K miles Insight, especially in lower gears, both while accelerating and coasting. I have no shifting problems or anything that may indicate transmission is bad but my mechanic states with certainty based on the noise alone, the input shaft...
  14. Possible Intermediate Shaft Bearing Failure?

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    I have a 2000 Honda Insight with 170,000 miles on it and a five-speed manual, my wife's daily driver. Two days ago it began to develop a harsh scraping sound, like disc brakes make when a car starts rolling after it has been sitting in a rainy environment for a few weeks, when the car is in...
  15. FS: 2003 Honda Insight CVT transmission

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Well I decided to fix my spare Insight but wanted to be prepared for the worst when I dropped the transmission out of it to see what was wrong. I picked up a CVT transmission to put in it when the old one came out. It turns out that the flywheel was bad in my existing engine and my stock CVT...
  16. 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...
  17. Parting out a 2000 5spd

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Parting out a 2000 5spd added 10/10/14 Car has 282 thousand miles on it. I can do credit cards I forgot I have a square merchant account You can call or text me at 703-582-4783 or pm me on here. I can send pics. Depending on wish phone me or the wife grab and signal issues I'll reply as...
  18. manual trans replacement

    Modifications and Technical Issues
    i was driving along the highway and felt a jerk backwards then a pop, the engine was killed on the spot and i coasted to a stop. upon inspection i noticed a broken axel. but i dont think thats the only problem. the engine starts and runs fine. when i let off the clutch with the car not in gear...
  19. Manual 2000 Insight, chugging/lurchy when driving

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hi All, New to the forum and cars in general. I got a 2000 Insight from a family friend and while almost everything is great, the car is lurchy when driving at the low speed for the gear or often when it should be fine at that speed in the gear. The car will sort of jump forward while...
  20. Transmission (CVT): Dealer Says I Need a New One

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hi, Haven't posted in a while. I have an '01 Silver Insight with CVT and around 130k on the odometer. My overall lifetime mpg is only between 46-7, but when I do more highway driving it's closer to 50-1. I have the original battery, but it seems like my IMA and stuff are operational. I don't...
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