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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Honda Insight
The 2012 Honda Insight is a dedicated hybrid five-door hatchback. Designed for those who want an environmentally conscious vehicle that also saves considerably at the pump, this hybrid also features a lower price...
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Fluid leak.
If you are positive that the fluid leaking from under your vehicle is not oil or transmission fluid, this would leave a few options remaining as to what could be leaking from your vehicle. The other fluids that your vehicle...
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Check Engine Light; Code P1449
Hello. Code P1449 is for the hybrid battery overheating. Honda has issued a TSB 04-028 for this issue. You will have to take your car to the dealer, since the high voltage battery must be accessed for repair. Honda has...
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oil pan threads are damaged
I would use a fluid extractor to drain the fluid out through the dip stick hole and then replace the oil filter and refill the oil. By doing it this way you can change the oil without removing the oil...
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Car doesn't have the acceleration "punch" it once had
The Insight has something called the Lean Burn mode, which is part of the cleaner emissions scheme. It has always been there, but over time, it seems to get more amplified as owners do not get the expected kick that...
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Car continually won't start
A .3 to .5A draw on the low voltage system is extremely high. The low voltage system draw should not exceed 80 mA with the vehicle in sleep mode. This should be fixed first before looking at the high voltage...
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Tires easily go flat when hit curbs at slow speed
The angle at which the impact occurs is more important than the speed at which the impact occurs. The tire will lose air if the angle of the impact shifts the tire off of the rim bead. Another possible...
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Parking light & headlight positions don't work
There is a 15A fuse for the front parking light function in the fuse box under the dash. The turn signals are on a separate circuit so this is why they might still be operational when the parking lights are...
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A/C intermittently started turning off
Intermittent problems can be such a pain to diagnose, as the problem is not always present or reproducible. This system is controlled on and off by a refrigerant pressure switch that has been known to drive some Insight owners insane...
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Tire size compatibility for my Honda Civic
Hello, thanks for writing in to YourMechanic. 195/65R15 is the base tire for the 2011 Honda Civic. There were also 16 and 17" tire options offered. If yours has the 15" wheels, the tire should be compatible.

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