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Q: I bought my 2014 car new and had battery corrosion. I didn't check warranty first. Could I be reimbursed for my purchase?

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My car started having corrosion issues at the battery terminals after having work done at a shop due to a front end collision. The shop/insurance states it was nothing that could've been caused during repair work. I cleaned them multiple times with the issue still continuing. It was later verified I had a bad battery so purchased one at Autozone, their Gold brand. I failed to check my old battery or current extended Ford warranties. Do you think I can get reimbursed for my purchase? The car is not even 3 years old, bought new July 21, 2014. Thank you.

My car has 42000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

If you were in an accident then the battery may have been damaged in the accident. I do not think you will be reimbursed from Ford on this replacement. You can call the Ford number on your warranty card to discuss it with them. I would not mention the accident.

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