hybrid

Asked by Jun 15, 2017 at 10:21 PM about the 2005 Honda Civic Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

does a 2005  Honda civic hybrid have an alternator to charge the 12 v batt?
and if the EMI batt dies can I drive on gas engine alone? thanx for any help.  andy

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The 2005 civic hybrid does not have a separate alternator for the 12 volt system It uses converted electricity from the electric motor to charge the starting battery and run 12 volt components. Also if the Hybrid electrical system fails or is compromised the vehicle will not run. A failed Hybrid battery could catch fire if the electric motor sends it current. So the designers built in a fail safe by not allowing the car to opperates with a bad battery.

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