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My Honda insight Sometimes, IMA light on when dri, IMA,

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JA: Hello. How can I help?
Customer: My Honda insight Sometimes, IMA light on when dri
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: IMA
JA: What year is your Insight?
Customer: 2009
JA: Are you fixing your Insight yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Not fixing yet
JA: Is there anything else the Mechanic should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: Unsure if fault IMA battery
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
My Honda insight:
Sometimes IMA warning light come out when driving,
Most time is no this warning light
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
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Welcome to JA. My name is***** am a fully qualified vehicle technician with over thirty years in the trade. I will be happy to assist you today. Hopefully we can get this resolved quickly. You will receive an offer of a phone call by the system, this only needs to be accepted if you wish to speak to me, I can otherwise continue to answer your questions via the thread.

The IMA light will be indicating that it has detected a voltage irregularity in the hybrid battery, this will not effect the driving or the safety of the vehicle but may effect the performance. It may be that the Hybrid battery will need attention and this should be considered.

The first check would be to get the system checked using Honda software, this should reveal the source of the problem.

The fault is not critical but will effect mpg and efficiency.

I hope this answers your question but I want you to be 100% happy with the answer so do please feel free to ask any further details by replying to this thread. Thank you for using Just Answer

Steve

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Must I go to Honda service center
may I go near garage to check it with Honda software?

Hi

Many independents have the required software, what area are you in I can find a garage close to you who may be able to help.

Steve

Steve and other Honda Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Liverpool, near L8

OK, give me one moment I will check for you.

Steve

One very good garage not too far to you is 

KIC GARAGE SERVICES at ***** Bromborough, Birkenhead, CH62 3QL Teliphone***********/p>

Or 

CAMERON LUNT THE DISTRICT GARAGE at 

257-259 St Marys Road, Cressington Park, LIVERPOOL, Merseyside, L19 0NE

Telephone 0151(###) ###-####They also do electrics and so may be a better option.

Steve

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Good, thanks a lot
One more I found many warning lights come out, when key in position 2
Is it normal?

HI

Yes the position 2 on the key will give the lights on the dash you have, this is normal.

Steve

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Noted, thanks again!After ignition, usually the temperature warning light come out.
When keep driving, to temperature warning no more.
Is it something wrong?
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
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The temperature warning light is showing blue, this is cold and that's ok, it will then go out when the engine is at running temperature, as long as this does not show red, then all is good.

Steve

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Understood now, thanks a lot again!!

Your welcome.

Steve

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Will go to check IMA with Honda software.
I worried IMA be bad condition and need replacing. It is very expensive
Will see the results and next step..
Thanks a lot!

I hope all goes well but do please feel free to get back to me on this thread if I can help.

Steve

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Sure, I will get back for your help then.
Have a nice day!

you too. Thank you for using Just Answer.

Steve

It was a pleasure to assist you today. If you have any follow up questions then please let me know. I will reply as soon as I can to help with any further queries.

Steve

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Hi good morning
Hi 

Good morning.

Steve

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
May I ask more my car, Honda insight
1)
Noise from rear left tyre
2)
Some Di Di sound some out when turning big angle round

Hi

I would first check the tyres for any imperfections or stones trapped in the tread, this is quite a common source of such noises.

If there are no bits of debris in the tread, then the thread and face should be checked for any irregularities, this type of noise is normally tyre associated.

Steve

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Called AA, found : caliper pins worn
Noise sound came from it
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
If is safe to drive now
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Or, need urgent repair

I could not say it was safe to drive, and would advise urgent repair / investigation.

Steve

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
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Hi

I am sorry this is a different problem from the original question and a new thread would need to be started for me to continue to advise on this fault.

Steve

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Hi Steve, how to start new thread may I know
Hi

please give me a second I will check for you.

Steve

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Just bought used Honda insight, found some faults like to clarify
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Also turning, come this sound..

Hi

You should be able to go to the Just Answer home page and ask another question, this is all included in your membership.

This problem can then be looked at for you.

Steve

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
ok
Thanks a lot
Your welcome.

Steve