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Old 01-24-2013, 05:05 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Moved to the hybrid sub-forum. More eyeballs here for this question.

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If I were you, I'd be looking at this car working on the assumption that the battery will not last long before throwing codes.

Relatively low mileage doesn't guarantee a healthy battery. Its usage pattern and age are more important factors. And these batteries like to be worked regularly - a low miles car may not have had ideal usage.
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