Honda Insight Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Honda Insight

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Honda Insight Problems

Intergrated Motor Assist Battery Failure

Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) battery failures are not uncommon. The IMA battery will require replacement when it fails.

Shudder From CVT Transmission

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.

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

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Honda Insight Questions

ABS, VSA, and Brake System lights all on at the same time! (2 answers)

Does anyone have any advice for me as to what this could be? VSA, ABS, and Brake System warning lights are coming on and off at random. I also notice that while the lights are on my Idle Auto stop does not work. I went this weekend to my Honda dealership while the warning lights were on to get an...

the disable light is blinking Why (2 answers)

i am using my original key

Light says charging problem I recently replaced engine battery and light still o (1 answer)

Is the hybrid system the problem

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Honda Insight Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments

The driver's frontal air bag inflator may be susceptible to moisture intrusion, which over time could cause the inflator to rupture. If this happens, it would spray metal fragments upon deployment. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Honda Recalls 2006-2007 Models Due to Incorrect NHTSA Contact Information in Owner's Manual

Honda has recalled 2006 Accord, Civic, CR-V, Element, Insight, Odyssey, Pilot, Ridgeline, Acura MDX, RL, RSX, TL, TSX, and 2007 Honda Fit vehicles because the contact information for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is listed incorrectly in the owner's manual. Honda is contacting dealers and customers to provide them with a postcard containing the correct information.

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Honda Insight Reviews

Excellent savings on fuel. Love the hologram speedometer and built in G.P.S.. Engine does shudder at times. Overall, love this car. Love the Bluetooth function and dashboard set up. Not meant to carry 5 adults long distant. Love the U.S.B. plug in, with speaker plug in for cell phone or tablet. So far, has been a very reliable car. Owned it over 2 and a half years, have put over 70,000 miles, ...
In September of 2010, I chose to buy a car HONDA INSIGHT, as between the various brands that offered similar vehicles with low fuel consumption and equipped with innovative technology, I decided to put the utmost confidence in this car maker who enjoyed, and enjoys an excellent reputation worldwide. In order to buy the car, I went to the Honda's Agent, at that time, present in my city, after ...
Have a little over 60k miles after 2 years and we bought it new December 2012. Great gas mileage and I find it fun to drive. Short wife drives it mostly ... a little small for me, I am 6'4" and very fat. But I still love this car. Only regular maintenance done with exception of an oil pressure switch replacement at 60K which I frankly think should not have happened. I do pamper the cvt changing...

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