2004 Honda Insight Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 2004 Honda Insight as reported by actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems

A binding gas cap can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Replacing the filler neck is needed for this repair.

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.

IMA computer software failures. Depending upon the computer it will have to be replaced or updated with a software update from Honda.