I have a 2006 S2000 and have replaced the battery 3 times so far since purchasing new.


Asked by Oct 28, 2013 at 03:28 PM about the 2006 Honda S2000 Roadster

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Anyone have ideas on what keeps draining the battery?  Thanks.

9 Answers

there is a parasitic drain...you've got to experiment with the fuses and multimeter to find it~ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdIKNnwEjIs

2 people found this helpful.

Thanks judge_roy. I've had 3 Honda certified mechanics check this out who have said there is no drain, that I need to drive it more than I do. I'm not a mechanic, but would assume they would run the tests that were outlined in your video link. What do you think?

....well you've got to think what would be the first/most obvious choice...a "courtesy light" in the back? a makeup mirror light? a maplight? there are a lot of lights anymore any of which could be left on...think obvious~

1 people found this helpful.

Thanks again. I've checked all that, even though a PICNIC re: cars. My feeling has always been the GuidePoint alarm/tracking feature which was a feature of the car new. Mechanics all said no, that was not the drain. I always shut off everything after parking the car for the night - radio, ac/heat, top locked and loaded, etc. Should I bite the bullet and take it to the dealership? Many thanks.

1 people found this helpful.

take it you are not turned on by eric the car guy...me neither, in fact the guy is stoned and talks down to us~....and takes forever to say the same thing again and again~....must be paid by BBB per hour~

but he has a good point...with a multi-meter that does AMPS you can do exactly what he does, but use your head...the obvious~pull the suspect fuses out of the fuse block and don't put them back....one at a time until you found the baddie~that's all eric the car guy was tryin' to tell us~


how often do you drive the car?


daily, 16 miles approx. sometimes more.

1 people found this helpful.

...barely enough time to charge the battery back up...especially if you run with the lights on, (like I do)~

Your Answer


Looking for a Used S2000 in your area?

CarGurus has 303 nationwide S2000 listings starting at $5,490.


Honda S2000 Experts

  • #1
    Neima Shahbazi
  • #2
  • #2
    Kelly Mayo
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mazda MX-5 Miata
39 Great Deals out of 4,679 listings starting at $2,088
Used Nissan 350Z
26 Great Deals out of 984 listings starting at $3,500
Used Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
10 Great Deals out of 482 listings starting at $13,998
Used Honda Civic
333 Great Deals out of 52,978 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford Mustang
270 Great Deals out of 37,082 listings starting at $2,150
Used Subaru Impreza WRX STI
5 Great Deals out of 523 listings starting at $7,700
Used BMW M3
12 Great Deals out of 1,668 listings starting at $6,995
Used Chevrolet Corvette
101 Great Deals out of 15,517 listings starting at $3,900
Used Subaru Impreza WRX
40 Great Deals out of 1,121 listings starting at $2,999
Used BMW 3 Series
833 Great Deals out of 32,432 listings starting at $995

Used Cars For Sale

2008 Honda S2000 Roadster For Sale
18 listings starting at $16,888
2007 Honda S2000 Roadster For Sale
28 listings starting at $16,995
2006 Honda S2000 Roadster For Sale
35 listings starting at $10,000
2005 Honda S2000 Roadster For Sale
49 listings starting at $6,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.