Warranty Extension: IMA Battery Module – 2003-2008 Honda Civic Hybrid

A12-077
July 10, 2015


Applies To: 2003–08 Civic Hybrid – Check the iN VIN status for eligibility


Warranty Extension: IMA Battery Module

(Supersedes 12-077, dated December 21, 2012, to revise the information marked by the black bars)

 

REVISION SUMMARY

Under BACKGROUND, part numbers are included for lookup reference and the image was updated.

 

BACKGROUND

American Honda is extending the warranty coverage on the IMA battery module for some 2003–08 Civic Hybrids an additional 12 months or 12,000 miles, whichever comes first.

Year/Model Original Warranty Extended Warranty Warranty Claim Information
2003–05 Civic Hybrid  8 years/ 80,000 miles  9 years/ 96,600 miles Warranty Claim Information A
10 years/150,000 miles 11 years/170,100 miles Warranty Claim Information B
2006 Civic Hybrid  8 years/ 80,000 miles  9 years/ 96,600 miles Warranty Claim Information C
10 years/150,000 miles 11 years/170,100 miles Warranty Claim Information C
2007–08 Civic Hybrid  8 years/ 80,000 miles  9 years/ 92,000 miles Warranty Claim Information C
10 years/150,000 miles 11 years/162,000 miles Warranty Claim Information C

NOTE: 2003–06 Civic Hybrids are covered by Service Bulletin 06-085, Warranty Extension: Vehicle Warranty Mileage, which adds an additional 5% to the warranty coverage.

 

The original battery warranty coverage was either 8 years/80,000 miles or 10 years/150,000 miles. To determine the vehicle’s IMA battery warranty, go to the iN.

  • Under SERVICE, select Vehicle Information.
  • Select Powertrain & Emissions Inquiry.
  • Select the Customer State where the vehicle is registered or normally operated, and enter the VIN. If you don’t have the VIN, use the model information.
  • Enter the original part number from the part catalog (the original number does not have an RM suffix) under Part, then click Submit. You can also use the applicable P/N from the table below:

NOTE: Do not use the part numbers listed under PARTS INFORMATION as the Emission Warranty will not appear.

Model Year Part Number for Warranty Look-up
2003–05 1D070-PZA-325
2006 1D010-RMX-A01ZA
2007–08 1D010-RMX-A01
  • The vehicle’s warranty coverage is listed under Emission Warranty. Use this information to select the applicable extended warranty.

 

warranty coverage

 

CUSTOMER NOTIFICATION

Customers of affected 2003–08 Civic Hybrids were notified of this warranty extension.

Before doing work on a vehicle, verify its eligibility by doing an iN VIN status inquiry.

 

CORRECTIVE ACTION

Diagnose the IMA battery problem, and replace the IMA battery if needed.

 

PARTS INFORMATION

NOTE: To order a replacement battery, refer to Service Bulletin 10-061, IMA Battery Exchange Program.

P/N
2003–05 Civic IMA Battery: 1D070-PZA-335RM
2006–08 Civic IMA Battery: 1D070-RMX-A80RM

 

WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION A

Operation Number: 1181R6
Flat Rate Time: 1.7 hours (includes diagnosis, IMA battery replacement, and junction board transfer)
Failed Part: P/N 1D010-RMX-A01ZA
Defect Code: 5E300
Symptom Code: S7000
Skill Level: Repair Technician

 

WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION B

Operation Number: 1181R7
Flat Rate Time: 1.7 hours (includes diagnosis, IMA battery replacement, and junction board transfer)
Failed Part: P/N 1D010-RMX-A01ZA
Defect Code: 5E300
Symptom Code: S7100
Skill Level: Repair Technician

 

WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION C

Operation Number: 1181R8
Flat Rate Time: 1.7 hours (includes diagnosis, IMA battery replacement, and junction board transfer)
Failed Part: P/N 1D010-RMX-A01ZA
Defect Code: 5E300
Symptom Code: S7200
Skill Level: Repair Technician

 

DIAGNOSIS

Diagnose the problem with the IMA battery. Refer to the applicable service manual or online, enter keywords HOW TO, and select How to Troubleshoot the IMA System.

 

REPAIR PROCEDURE

The following service manual procedures have been used in full or in part within this service bulletin. For more detail on these procedures, refer to the appropriate service manual, or view them online.

  • 12 Volt Battery Terminal Disconnection and Reconnection
  • IPU Lid Removal/Installation
  • Rear Seat Removal/Installation
  • IMA System Service Precautions

NOTE: You will need to transfer the junction board from the original battery module to the replacement battery module. Make sure that you review Service Bulletin 12-048, Junction Board Replacement (IMA Battery Module Replacement and Transfer of Junction Board) and complete the required training modules before starting this procedure.

  1. Make sure the ignition switch is in LOCK (0).
  2. Do the battery terminal disconnection procedure.
  3. Remove the rear seat-back and the rear seat cushion.
  4. Remove the battery module switch lid.

battery module switch lid

 

  1. Turn the battery module switch OFF.

battery module switch

 

  1. Remove the IPU lid.

 

IPU lid

 

  1. 2003–05 Models: Remove the battery module.
    • Disconnect the connectors, the Y capacitor ground, and the high voltage cables, and wrap the cables with insulating tape.
    • Disconnect the clips.
    • Remove the battery bracket.
    • Remove the four bolts.

battery module

 

  1. 2006–08 Models: Remove the battery module.
    • Remove the high voltage cables and wrap them with insulating tape.
    • Disconnect the BCM module connector and the junction board connector.
    • Remove the four bolts.

battery module

 

  1. Remove the junction board from the original battery module and install it on the replacement battery module. Refer to Service Bulletin 12-048, Junction Board Replacement (IMA Battery Module Replacement and Transfer of Junction Board).
  2. 2003–05 Models: Install the battery module.
    • Reinstall the four bolts and torque them to 24 N•m (17 lb-ft).
    • Reinstall the battery bracket.
    • Reconnect the Y capacitor ground.
    • Reconnect the connectors.
    • Reconnect the high voltage cables and torque the bolts to 8 N•m (7.2 lb-ft).
    • Reconnect the clips.
  3. 2006–08 Models: Install the battery module.
    • Reinstall the four bolts and torque them to 22 N•m (17 lb-ft).
    • Reconnect the BCM module connector and the junction board connector.
    • Reconnect the high voltage cables.
  4. Reinstall the IPU lid.
  5. Turn the battery module switch ON.
  6. Reinstall the battery module switch lid.
  7. Reinstall the seat-back and the rear seat cushion.
  8. Do the battery terminal reconnection procedure.
  9. Update the BCM software. Refer to Service Bulletin 10-083, IMA Battery Software And Hardware Updates.
  10. Charge the new battery by starting the engine, and maintaining 3500 to 4000 RPM in park until the IMA battery charge display shows that the IMA battery has 4 bars of charge.

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2012/SB-10051509-6014.pdf

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