Battery installation 2003-2005 Civic Hybrid

This video shows the installation of a new hybrid battery into a 2003-2005 Honda Civic Hybrid. It has been sped up 20% to fit Youtube's guidelines.

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2003 2004 2005 Honda Civic hybrid battery replacement
This tutorial will show you how to safely replace a hybrid battery on a 2003-2005 Honda Civic hybrid 1.3 liter. Follow the instructions in this video and don't touch any battery connections until the battery switch is off and you have checked the positive and negative lugs for 0 volts. You will need the following tools: ratchet, 10mm socket, 12mm socket, 6" and 12" socket extensions, t30 Torx screw bit, flat nose screw driver, bolt meter that can read 144 volts. Replacement of the battery should take about an hour. Follow all safe practices for handling high voltage items. Be safe and I hope this video help you.

Honda Civic Hybrid High Voltage System Operation
Weber State University (WSU) - Automotive Technology Department - Advanced Vehicle Systems Lab. A brief technical description and summary of the high voltage hybrid system of the 2003 - Current Honda Civic Hybrid as well as a discussion of hybrid system operation. Weber State University Automotive Short (two evenings) Courses on Hybrid and Alternate Fuel Vehicles are now available. Sign up today. This video was created and edited by John D. Kelly at WSU. For a full biography, see Visit my other youtube channel to see the amazing NVH app for vibration diagnosis!

Honda Civic Hybrid - Dreaded IMA Battery Light - DIY replace of 12v battery for first Journal Entry
Get the same ODB code reader I use from Amazon here: 89&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B000EVYGQY&linkCode=as2&tag=workingformon-2 0 We bought the car used in 2011. 12 months and 14k miles later the IMA light has turned on. Panic? Nope, just going to replace the 12v battery with a Costco Kirkland one to start with and go from there. I'll post some videos on our process and findings. Stay tuned... Initial IMA light at 107k and so far car now has 120k with no reduction in MPG.

Honda hybrid battery pack
Mark from The Hybrid Shop Hampton Roads discusses problems and solutions related to Honda hybrid batteries. For more information, visit and