2005 Honda Insight Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Honda Insight
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2005 Honda Insight ProblemsIntergrated Motor Assist Battery Failure
Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) battery failures are not uncommon. The IMA battery will require replacement when it fails.
The automatic transmission (CVT) can have a "shudder" due to a worn start clutch. Replacing the start clutch should correct this type of shudder condition.