A/C wiring pin bent and now hybrid warning light plus no A/C

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  1. Mendel Leisk

    Mendel Leisk Senior Member

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    I just left everything dry. Nobody else pops the hood, so I'm good. I hope. It's a weak link for sure though. To check on it once in a while:

    I had a heck of a tiime getting that connector to come off. Then found it's easy as pie: take the tip of a pen knife blade, just above the base of the connector, front side. Push in and pry out slightly, up and off it comes. the gap where you pry is just slightly above the base, and very narrow, even a flat-blade screwdriver is a bit too blunt to work.
     
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    At that price, it's time for a new car.
     
  4. Mendel Leisk

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    I think so. I assumed new at first, then started seeing all the "hints". They certainly soft-pedal it, borders on deceptive. They could for example, spell out "reman" as "remanufactured"...

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    Just searching that part number, I see "new", on EBay, for $2081 USD:

    TOYOTA OEM 10-11 Prius-A/C AC Compressor 8837047033 | eBay
     
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    By golly, I see all that now. I could swear yesterday I didn't. Twilight zone music....
     
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    I think they do their durndest to hide it in plain sight. Virtually a hussle.

    Missed another:

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    I really think they sat around discussing the most obscure way to describe that it's "used".
     
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    It's the person buying that who gets used, literally!
     
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