My gas milage dropped,especially around town to about 26 - 28 mpg. By Zach Bowman For those who suffer a daily commute through heavy traffic, your vehicle's braking system can bring thousands of pounds of metal, plastic and empty Starbucks cups to a stop hundreds of times before you get to work. If I were thinking about purchasing another hybrid, forget it, especially a Honda. Yesterday it was bucking pretty violently and all of the sudden the transmission stopped working and it wouldn't move anymore. One of the reasons that I purchased the Hybrid was because of the savings that I was told that I would receive in fuel.
Those prices assume a working transmission. If you have a for-profit service,. All cells have passed acceptable thresholds for performance. See installation instructions for more details. And what will that cost you? This battery is definitely a quality product! Once we have received the battery, we will send the repaired or replacement battery back to the customer at no charge. I purchased the Gen 2 Prius Hybrid Battery on February 22, 2013 for a 2006 Toyota Prius.
Call to schedule an appointment. Having a good relationship with a good third party mechanic can really save you money in the long run. A mechanic can only work on a hybrid if he has been specially trained, making auto shops that perform maintenance on hybrids a rarity. Seventy percent of our driving is on highways. However, should we not come to an understanding I think that I have an obligation to publicize the problem with Honda Civic Hybrids as well as what seems to be an unreasonable amount that the dealer wants to charge for replacing a defective battery. I did have to change my 12 volt battery this month though, it was six years old. Barring any problems, it doesn't need a real service for up to 80,000 miles or 4-5 years.
When our car was new, we were averaging about 43-44 mpg, and over the last couple years it has been around 40. I asked if I came in with worn ball joints, would they say the wear was normal for the milage? Every requires maintenance at regular intervals to keep it running properly. I want to commend the people at Bumblebee batteries. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may have other rights varying from state to state. Warranty Period Warranty periods range from 30-Days to 5-years. Vehicle Problems Find out what , view the , or keep up-to-date with the.
I have not documented this carefully, but I keep being surprised in recent months by how much fluctuation there is on the charge monitor. I do believe it was slipping but didnt know it was the transmission or it was that bad. The electric motor powers the initial start of your drive, as well as low speed driving. Schedule Maintenance for Your Accord Hybrid When your Honda Accord Hybrid needs maintenance, the service center at Mile High Honda is here to help. Be sure to remove the old label. Once we determine that a warranty repair or replacement is warranted, the customer will be responsible to return the faulty battery for repair or replacement.
Only one dealership I took it too tried to help get Honda America to cover some of the cost. Even with the wide range of costs, are still relatively low since cars are built to last these days and can easily exceed 100,000 miles without major repairs. The miles is 175,000, I guess I should feel lucky since I read some of the complaints having problems 68,000 miles. That can cut the cost. Bought this car used from a Doctor who I am sure knew it had transmission issues and other issues. I seen the effects of a Chrysler Plant closing and was terrible what it does to the people work couldn't re and the city. My 2003 Honda Civic Hybrid has new life, and the return process for the old battery was quick and easy.
Save yourself the trouble and get a Prius if you want a good used hybrid. Geez at 128k that seems reasonable. Store Policies Return Policy Customers returning a battery because of a mistake order or changing their mind will be subject to a 15% restocking fee. Terms and Conditions See our complete Terms and Conditions page here. I had had a car accident a few years ago - and some body work was done on it - thus exposing it to high temperatures.
Vehicle brought in to dealer annually or more frequently with same complaints since 2007 and multiple times the transmission has had to be fixed. For example, on a given 100-mile round trip now hilly, modest acceleration rates? Physical damage to the battery caused after delivery, ie being dropped or car being in an accident after installation that causes damage to the battery. If not, then Move on, if yes then 2- I calculate the number of payments needed to equal the repair expense and then see if I think the car would last that long or more if I fixed it. I think you need to get some expert opinion regarding remaining battery life and the condition of the engine before making this decision. Finally, make sure your receipt details each and every service that was as well as the date and mileage. It might be more cost effective top fix this car than assume a long term liability or using savings.
I waited for the shudder to go away, but it continued. Because Bumblebee Batteries specializes in providing brand new hybrid system batteries for first generation Honda Insight and Civic hybrids, you can also be reassured that the professionals servicing your vehicle understand the unique mechanics of your car. Or that sometimes when you use the left turn indicator, the engine stalls an old Subaru story. I've had several mechanics look at the car and they all think the issues stem from the partially-dead hybrid battery as there's nothing else wrong with the car. This item is rebuilt with good used cells that all have been serviced and tested using our advanced tech methods to check voltage, load, capacity, and Parasitic Drain. On a 100-mile trip, your electricity usage should vary based on the type of driving. If you are really into the car, it may be worth fixing.