2002 HONDA Insight

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1 Recalls for 2002 HONDA Insight

Recall Date Component Summary
February 24, 2004 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE LOW-BEAM TERMINAL ON THE HEAD LIGHT WIRE HARNESS CAN OVERHEAT AND COULD CAUSE THE LOW BEAMS TO FAIL WITHOUT WARNING.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE HEAD LIGHT SWITCH AND COUPLER FOR SIGNS OF HEAT DAMAGE. IF HEAT DAMAGE IS PRESENT, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE SWITCH AND COUPLER. IF NO HEAT DAMAGE IS PRESENT, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE HEAD LIGHT SWITCH AND ONE MATING PIN IN THE COUPLER. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 5, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2002 HONDA Insight

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12 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2002 HONDA Insight

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Date Component  
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10818606
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10616244
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10504859
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10438732
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10373284
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10247598
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10231255
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10217002
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10217001
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 10042209
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:HIGH/LOW BEAM DIMMER SWITCH
ODI Number: 8013566
TIRES
ODI Number: 754405
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0 Investigations for 2002 HONDA Insight

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Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

51 Service Alerts for 2002 HONDA Insight

Date Description
January 23, 2021 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Service Bulletin – There are several A/C leak detection tools available. -Refrigerant Gas Leak Detector -Ultrasonic Leak Detector -Leak Dye

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August 6, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

Dealer message – On Monday, June 23, 2014, American Honda announced three recalls for various 2001-11 Honda models. As of August 4, 2014, affected VINs have been identified, and VIN status inquiry has been updated.

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July 23, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

Dealer message – On Monday, June 23, 2014, American Honda announced three recalls for various 2001-11 Honda models. As of July 23, 2014, affected VINs have been identified, and service bulletins 14-040, Safety Recall: Accord, Civic, and Oth

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May 16, 2002 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

INFORMATION ON RETRIEVING IMA DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES, SAE OR HONDA CODES. *TT

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December 1, 2012 162900 STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

HONDA: PRODUCT UPDATE FOR A MANUFACTURING PROBLEM WITH THE ROOF MOLDING MAY ALLOW THE ROOF MOLDING TO COME LOOSE. *KB

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August 6, 2008 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

HONDA: HYBRID BATTERIES CAN BE AFFECTED AND DAMAGED BY EXCESSIVELY HIGH TEMPERATURES. *PE

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June 1, 2003 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

VEHICLE’S EMISSION TYPE. *TT

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December 1, 2002 140000 AIR BAGS

SRS INDICATOR COMES ON AFTER BODY SHOP REPAIR. *TT *JB

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February 5, 2008 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

HONDA SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. WARRANTY EXTENSION: CVT START CLUTCH JUDDER. CSC WAS RECEIVED. *NJ

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December 8, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

HONDA SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. WARRANTY EXTENSION: INSIGHT IMA BATTERY MODULE. CSC WAS RECEIVED. *NJ UPDATED 3/8/13. *PE

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February 5, 2008 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

HONDA SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. PRODUCT UPDATE: PREMATURE IMA BATTERY MODULE FAILURE. CSC WAS RECEIVED. *NJ

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November 1, 2002 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) GRUNTS WHEN DOING A SELF-CHECK. *TT

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October 1, 2003 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

MANUAL TRANSMISSION HARD TO SHIFT INTO 1ST GEAR, GRINDS INTO REVERSE. HONDA SERVICENEWS. *TT

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October 16, 2003 035000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID

TESTING BRAKE FLUID FOR PETROLEUM CONTAMINATION. THIS INCLUDES 2004 INSIGHT AND S2000. *TT

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March 14, 2002 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS OF VERY LITTLE OR NO IMA BATTERY ASSIST AND/OR STALLS AFTER A STOP AND DOES NOT RESTART WHEN PUT INTO GEAR. *TT

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October 16, 2002 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

GRUNT NOISE WHEN ACCELERATING AFTER SITTING. HONDA OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. 2002 PRELUDE ALSO INCLUDED. *TT

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October 1, 2002 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

FUEL ECONOMY DISPLAY ACCURACY. HONDA SERVICENEWS. *TT

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November 16, 2002 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) OR TCS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) 51 AND/OR 53 TROUBLESHOOTING. HONDA TECH LINE SUMMARY. *TT

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May 31, 2008 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY REDUCED LABEL FOR ALL HONDA VEHICLES. *PE

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January 28, 2003 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1457 – EVAP BYPASS SOLENOID VALVE FAILURE. *TT

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April 23, 2002 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

INFORMATION REGARDING THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT OFFERED AS A FIX FOR MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON WITH CODE P1164 OR P1486 IS INEFFECTIVE. *TT

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February 5, 2008 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

HONDA SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. WARRANTY EXTENSION: CVT DRIVE BELT SLIPPAGE — ON AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE CVT (CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION) DRIVE BELT MAY SLIP DURING ACCELERATION. CSC WAS RECEIV

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April 1, 2004 140000 AIR BAGS

SRS INDICATOR ON AFTER BODY SHOP REPAIR. CHECK FOR SRS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. HONDA SERVICENEWS. APRIL 2004. *TT

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April 1, 2002 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SUBJECT REGARDING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS THAT THE ENGINE HESITATES BRIEFLY WHEN ACCELERATING. *TT

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March 16, 2003 091200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

FUEL GAUGE TEST CORRECTION. SERVICE MANUAL IS INCORRECT. *TT

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March 16, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TROUBLESHOOTING INTERMITTENT ANTI-LOCK BRAKE (ABS) OR TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM (TCS) DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. *TT

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March 16, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1600 (69), P1601 (69). *TT

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February 16, 2002 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

ON SOME VEHICLES, THE IMA BATTERY LOSES CHARGE OVERNIGHT. *TT

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July 23, 2002 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

WHEN YOU USE THE AUTO FUNCTION TO LOWER THE WINDOW, THE WINDOW GOES DOWN ONLY 3 OR 4 INCHES. THE WINDOW GOES DOWN ALL THE WAY IF YOU PUSH THE POWER WINDOW SWITCH LIGHTLY AND HOLD IT. *TT

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October 1, 2002 100000 POWER TRAIN

NO IMA ASSIST, NO AUTO IDLE STOP FEATURE. HONDA SERVICENEWS. *TT

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October 1, 2002 162800 STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

HOOD CLOSING TIPS REVISITED. HONDA SERVICENEWS. *TT

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February 16, 2008 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

WARRANTY EXTENSION: IMA BATTERY. *NJ

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October 16, 2006 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

STALLS WITH ELECTRICAL LOAD AFTER BODY SHOP REPAIR. DTC P1588 AND/OR P1589 STORED. P1163 AND/OR SURGE, JERKS, BUCKS BETWEEN 20-60 MPH. TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM DTC 32, 34, 36, 38, 41. *KB

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October 16, 2006 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

STALLS WITH ELECTRICAL LOAD AFTER BODY SHOP REPAIR. DTC P1588 AND/OR P1589 STORED. P1163 AND/OR SURGE, JERKS, BUCKS BETWEEN 20-60 MPH. TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM DTC 32, 34, 36, 38, 41. *KB

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October 11, 2011 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

HONDA: MIL WILL COME IF 3-WAY CATALYTIC CONVERTER OR NOX ADSORPTIVE 3-WAY CATALYST IS DETERIORATED DUE TO SENSOR INPUTS BEING MISINTERPRET BY SOFTWARE. *PE

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May 9, 2008 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

WARRANTY EXTENSION: VEHICLE WARRANTY MILEAGE. *KB 2002 THROUGH 2006 AND SOME 2007 FIT MODELS. UPDATED 8/18/08. *PE

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May 25, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

IMA SYSTEM INDICATOR ON WITH IMA DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 77 (P1477) OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 78 OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 78 (P1449). *MJ

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July 22, 2003 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

IMA BATTERY MODULE IN-WARRANTY EXCHANGE PROGRAM. *TT

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February 1, 2003 140000 AIR BAGS

SRS INDICATOR ON WITH NO SRS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) SET. *TT *JB

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January 1, 2003 034420 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:SHOES/LININGS

REAR BRAKE SHOE KITS NOW AVAILABLE. *TT *JB

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January 1, 2003 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SEARCHING ISIS FOR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE INFORMATION. *TT *JB

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February 16, 2004 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

GRUNT NOISE AFTER SITTING FOR SEVERAL HOURS. *NM

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February 16, 2004 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

HONDA DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM LOCKED, NEEDS IMMOBILIZER RELEASE PASSWORD. *NM

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November 1, 2003 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

HEATER BLOWER MOTOR GETS HOT OR BLOWS A FUSE. HONDA. SERVICENEWS. *TT

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March 16, 2002 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF A BRIEF HESITATION WHEN ACCELERATING AT HIGH ENGINE SPEEDS. *TT

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January 1, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

UPDATE REPLACEMENT CONTROL UNIT/MODULE SOFTWARE. HONDA. SERVICENEWS. *TT

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April 16, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

READING SRS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. HONDA. TECH LINE SUMMARY. *TT

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September 16, 2003 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

HARD TO ENGAGE 1ST GEAR, GRINDS INTO REVERSE. TECH LINE SUMMARY. *TT

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April 15, 2003 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

WHEN YOU USE THE AUTO FUNCTION TO LOWER THE WINDOW, THE WINDOW GOES DOWN ONLY 3 OR 4 INCHES. THE WINDOW GOES DOWN ALL THE WAY IF YOU PUSH THE POWER WINDOW SWITCH LIGHTLY AND HOLD IT. INCLUDING THE 2003 MODEL. *TT

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October 1, 2001 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SUBJECT REGARDING VEHICLES WITH TYPE II IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM, STARTER MOTOR WILL CRANK BUT THE ENGINE WILL NOT START. *SLC

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April 1, 2003 091200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

SERVICE MANUAL FIX – FUEL GAUGE SENDING UNIT TEST. *TT

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