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Old 05-14-2013, 09:17 AM   #21 (permalink)
HyperMileQC
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Originally Posted by War_Wagon View Post
So THAT's what they look like under that plastic engine cover! I've never had to remove mine, so I just left it alone, thanks for posting that.
No problem, in fact I popped the cover only to take a picture of it and ensure everything was fine.

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Originally Posted by War_Wagon View Post
That isn't the factory ground strap on the 12v battery, but I can't remember if that is the correct location for it to be attached to on the body. I only mention it because these cars are really finicky about having the system well grounded, so you might want to double check that it shouldn't be attached to something else for what it's worth.
Yes, I know. The PO had grounding problems, so he took the Insight to a Honda Mechanic and he changed all the grounds in the engine bay. There seems to be no ground problems (maybe).

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2000 Honda Insight MT Silverstone Metallic #95 (CAN) 131K mi. 81.7 Lmpg
Best Tank : 100.06 MPG (US) | 120.2 MPG (Imp) | 2.35 L/100Km | 42.54 Km/L
Best commute : 130.8 MPG (US) | 157.1 MPG (Imp) | 1.8 L/100Km | 54.84 Km/L
Best Trip : 111.8 MPG (US) | 134.3 MPG (Imp) | 2.1 L/100Km | 47.53 Km/L
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