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Purchased a new 2014 Honda Civic LX for my daughter to take to college in a different state. Wanted a reliable car so also got Roadside Assistance and extended Honda Care Warranty.

Dec. 2015 she leaves car at college while home for winter break. Returned to school after 3 weeks and car wouldn't start (no, she didn't leave lights on). Car wouldn't even start with a jump.

Called Roadside Assistance - they told her she had to pay for jump (WRONG). She drove it for 2 hours to recharge it and it died again WHILE SHE WAS DRIVING. Call Roadside Assistance for tow. She had to call in 3 times because they kept telling her someone was on the way and no one ever showed.

They also told her again she would have to pay. WRONG. I had to call and argue several times. CAR IS SUPPOSED TO BE COVERED REGARDLESS OF DRIVER.

Contract says so. Shouldn't have to get a new battery for a car that is 2 years old with 10,000 miles on it.

Honda says they have no info about battery problems with Honda Civics but online everyone is complaining about this. MY ADVICE - DON'T GET A HONDA CIVIC OR ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE!

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I have a 2014 accord. Within two years the battery was dead.

I took it to the dealership and they replaced it as it was still under warranty. Now 13 months later, this battery is dead. Back to the dealership. No other problems with the car other than another bad battery.

The car only has 32k miles on it. Now I have to buy a battery from Honda for $130. You would think that a battery would last more than 13 months.

This car is garage kept and not subject to extreme temperatures. It's very disappointing that Honda is putting out inferior batteries and won't stand behind them.


I purchased a new 2014 Honda Civic and can't believe I'm having trouble with the battery already;(

Harbor City, California, United States #1251530

My car makes loud clicking sounds. It won't start some say it's the battery I have a 2014 Honda Civic as well and I love in California last night was cold but not freezing level I don't understand

Los Angeles, California, United States #1235596

I agree. I went in to Honda dealer for same issue, and i was told there's nothing wrong with the battery.

BS!!! *** Honda!!!


Update: Honda replaced battery under Original Factory Warranty, as they should. Hopefully this problem doesn't happen every time she has to leave the state for school break!!

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