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Old 12-21-2005, 08:09 PM
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Default IMA Battery Software Update

We just got a letter from American Honda which says:
"The computer software in your vehicle needs to be updated. Without the update, a technician using a scan tool in generic mode on your vehicle could cause damage to your vehicle's electric motor battery and/or cause the engine computer to falsely signal engine misfires. Additionally, we also want to update the original PGM-FI software to the most current version number."

Anyone else get this notice and have any experience with what's going on? The letter emphasizes Honda will cover the cost.

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Old 12-21-2005, 08:11 PM
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duh, just noticed the thread below on this topic.

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Old 01-28-2006, 08:40 PM
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Default Re: IMA Battery Software Update

I received the "sofware update" as well. I'm taking in my car on 2/2. I'll see waht this update does.
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Old 01-29-2006, 04:34 AM
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Default Re: IMA Battery Software Update

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Originally Posted by tmshybrid
I received the "sofware update" as well. I'm taking in my car on 2/2. I'll see waht this update does.
The only real diff that I saw (other than it's not not as easy for a tech to accidentally frying the hybrid system by touching it in a Priave Place with the wrong kind of wrench) is that - if you got the armrest-installed cappucino maker option installed - that now works during auto-stop.


Kinda makes you glad you didn't buy the civic.
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