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Found this recently posted tidbit out there in the Insight Ethers - thought it was worth a post, as I haven't seen any such related recalls. Maybe worth a look.....

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Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2006 6:43 pm Post subject: Honda Insight Update:
Honda recalled the Insight to replace two of the electrical modules of the hybrid system for free. Apparently one of the modules includes a charge controller, and some were "overcharging" the battery bank. They also extended the battery warranty to 150k miles instead of 80k at no cost.
 

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Is that just his Insight or is it for all of us? How/when would we find out if it was for all of us?
 

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That is the MCM and the BCM, Honda has been replacing these along with the batteries as a "Goodwill" warranty.
 

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Sorry scootr06, old news.

And it's not a recall but a limited voluntary warranty extension.

See:

US IMA warranty extension
http://www.insightcentral.net/forum/vie ... php?t=4796

Canadian Insighters have essentially the same extension without the location qualification. Except its gotta be a Canadian vehicle. ;)

HTH! :)
 

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Yup, I just went to the Honda owner link and nothing new. I was hoping to be able to get one here in SC. Guess I'll have to go to TX when mine goes out. I only have 5000 miles until the warranty is out. That's about 2 more months for me.
Wish I had the extended warranty. Oh well, I'm still saving a bundle on gas, so it's more than worth it even if I have to buy a new battery one day.
robert
 

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I had it done, it's only a "software" upgrade. It took them most of the day as they need to completely drain the ima battery to complete the recall.
 

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recall

fklentz:
Most of the day?
Mine was done in "flat rate" time......1.8 hr, including charging the IMA battey.
Guess your dealer was busier than mine. ;)

Willie
 
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