2010 prius has P0A80 code. Need help.

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    I have got the dreaded P0A80 code on my 2010 prius. I ran a diagnostic and it shows that battery block 6 has 14.96v. All the rest of the blocks are 16.6v. Does this mean my hybrid battery is bad. Thank You in advance!
     
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    how many miles on her? how long do you want to keep?
     
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    Yes you'll need to replace that battery. 2010 and 2011 batteries are pretty crappy, best not try to repair, just replace everything.
     
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    If you bought it in California you should have the extended CARB warranty on the battery, good for you 10yrs / 150K miles. If you're still within that the dealership will replace it at no cost to you.
     
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    yea? My pretty crappy battery is only 10 years old and NO problems.

    2010prius2010: You have several options. You can replace the 2 bad cells, or but the whole
    set new from newpriusbatteries.com and then have a new battery.
    There are companies that rebuild them, but mostly they are used cells.

    You could also purchase the Prolong battery charger/discharger to recondition the battery.
    This may or may not work.
    If you can do the work yourself, you save labor cost

     
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    Thank You for all the replies. Lucky for me i bought it 1 year ago and the previous owner had just replaced the battery on 10/2018 and it has a 3 year warranty from carquest auto. Battery is already out and the new one should be here by Wednesday. Thanks again everybody!
     
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    Well I wish you luck buddy
     
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    Luck has nothing to do with it.
     
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    Well when your battery does fail, I would recommend you go with your advice and get a new battery from newpriusbatteries, because you definitely don't want to waste money on a prolong unit and try to rebuild that piece of crap
     
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    Wow, 10 years and 190+ thousand miles, what a piece of crap! I was expecting 50 years from a battery!
     
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    Oh I get it, your expectations are not quite as high as others I've seen around here. You're probably one of the normal ones
     
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    I am super happy with my 2010 Prius. It's a GREAT car! I have had ZERO problems with it.
    Someday, I probably will. Nothing lasts forever.
    Everyone seems to think Toyota should have a 20 year 500,000 bumper to bumper warranty.
    Is it perfect? Certainly not. It's one of the easiest cars to work one.
    If someone doesn't like it,

    You could always get a chevy volt....
     
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    Those have been discontinued by Chevy.
     
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