Help on what to do with my Honda hybrid

Asked by GuruZJ3P9 Dec 12, 2017 at 12:21 PM about the 2003 Honda Civic Hybrid FWD

Question type: Car Selling & Trading In

I bought my 2003 Honda hybrid civic in April 2017 and I
didn’t realize right away that the battery light was on
because the check engine light didnt turn on until after I
took the car home after paying for it. After 3,000 miles
right before I was going to do the oil change the car shut
down. So I jump started it and it turned on so I took it to a
mechanic and it turned off right in front of the auto shop.
The mechanic later said I had to take it to a hybrid
specialist because he didn’t know. So I jump started it to
take it back home. I bought a new regular battery
(YouTube video recommended it) and it didn’t seem to
solve anything. Should I sell it? I don’t have the money to
buy a new battery.

3 Answers

you got screwed like every other 2003 honda hybrid owner did,i lost all respect for a car company that deliberatly gave their faithful customers the screwing of a lifetime purcheseding these bunk and defunk models.my family bought two honda hybrid civics identical cars, one in nevada and one in virginia both cars are P.O.S.,THERE I FEEL A LIL BETTER.HONDA SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF WHAT THEY PRODUCED AND UN LOADED TO THE COSUMER.

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Could it be your alternator? Because your car, if the alternator isn't functioning properly, will attempt to run solely on battery power.

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Which would explain why your battery light is on. Are any other lights on?

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