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I have fault codes P1600 and P1449 - both seem to do with

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Hi - I have fault codes P1600 and P1449 - both seem to do with the battery (Which was replaced in 2011)
JA: Just to clarify, what's the exact code? And have you tried to reset it?
Customer: I had reset it a year ago - I suppose I could reset it again
JA: What is the model of your '11 Honda?
Customer: it is a 2003 honda civic hybrid
JA: Are you fixing your Civic Hybrid yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Have not ried anything yet
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: ANy chance of fixing it or replacing battries for less than $1500 ?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 5 months ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** these codes mean the high voltage battery is deteriorating, and will need to be rep,aced, are looking to fix this yourself?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No - I'm looking for a low-cost battery replacement
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
If you do not have a viable low-cost suggestion, this conversation has not helped me, and I'd like my $5 back.
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 5 months ago.

there are several available, and many options for these, a rebuilt battry pack runs about 1400, a new one runs about 1700 dollars, and an upgraded 8.5 amp cells runs about 2000,Tim

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I'm still well over $2000 after installation costs. The car is not worth that.
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 5 months ago.

the only other option would be finding a used battery pack, but you would never kow how long it would last,Tim