Problem with the IMA Light on on Honda Civic Hybrid

The IMA light coming on is usually caused by a battery pack that is no longer charging correctly. Replacing the battery pack will turn off the IMA light.

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Average mileage: 126,300 (12,000–220,000)
8 model years affected: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, more2007, 2008, 2009, 2011
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My car is a Honda Civic Hybrid 03 model. But a few days ago the IMA Light on the dashboard and I don't know what I have to do. Please help me...
2006 Honda Civic Hybrid 108,000 mi,
Suddenly IMA light turned on while driving. And its not turning off. What is the issue and what much it will take to fix it.
2009 Honda Civic Hybrid 120,000 mi,
IMA light comes on and goes off depending on fuel tank fill up status it seems. Engine light stays on now and IMA light continues to go on and come off.
2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 97,201 mi,
Ima light on and check engine light on
2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 189,000 mi,
i have 2004 honda civic light engine come on IMA can you hepl me please
2005 Honda Civic Hybrid 161,000 mi,
Ima light and check engine light
2003 Honda Civic Hybrid 120,000 mi,
I've had the check engine, IMA and SRS lights on for about three years. The dealership declined to repair the SRS saying that the problem was in the wiring harness which "is not part of the SRS system." Although, it boggles the mind to understand how something "not part of the system" could cause the system to potentially not operate correctly. I now have 290,000 miles on the vehicle; still getting 45-48 MPG, even without the IMA operating. Honda technicians assure me that there is no danger of the battery pack overheating or causing a fire, so I plan to drive it to failure.
ima lite been turned off in dealership twice this it is on again......what shoould i do
2003 Honda Civic Hybrid 191,451 mi,
IMA light stays on. What does this mean? Only had car for 3 months but recently am having lots of electrical problems
ImA light on , sometimes it goes off I just drive it with it on
2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 94,000 mi,
It's at the dealership now. I will not pay $3000.00 for a new battery. I have frequently experienced a decrease or lull when trying to accelerate. The estimated mpg has been disappointing. I've had to replace tires multiple times and then they came out with a "fix". Hopefully, my tires will last longer. The Honda Civic was my first Honda and possibly my last.
IMA Light on my 2009 Honda Civic MX
The dealer told me I need a new battery pack for my hybrid. He then said I can drive it without the pack and it will run on gas only. What about that tiny battery. Can it do the job?
2003 Honda Civic Hybrid 83,686 mi,
Vehicle check engine light came on. I took the vehicle into my local honda dealership. They told me nothing was wrong with the car and reset the light. Within 2 days the check engine and IMA light both came on
2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 12,000 mi,
Ima light on
2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 132,000 mi,
IMA light on due to hybrid battery failure. Repair costs $2600
2005 Honda Civic Hybrid 150,000 mi,
Second time both the check engine light and the IMA light went on. The first time I was told it was a software glitch but if it returned, a new battery with installation costs $6300. Yuck! Guess I am replacing the car.
2005 Honda Civic Hybrid 134,000 mi,
Ima light problem
2003 Honda Civic Hybrid 180,000 mi,
The IME and check engine lights are on. I didn't check the codes myself but have been told by someone they are related to the hybrid battery. My car will fail emission inspection because of this, even though it has nothing to do with emissions. The car is getting me 40+ MPG. I would have replaced the hybrid battery, but the CV transmission has also been acting up for quite some time. I already replaced the two catalytic converters 3 years ago for $3000+
2003 Honda Civic Hybrid 57,000 mi,
iMA light comes on and then stays on