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Cleaning sealant off battery bus bars

Discussion in 'Generation 1 Prius Discussion' started by robert mencl, Jul 1, 2014.

  1. 2005pluginhybrid

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    I removed the copper bars from the plastic cases and soaked them in white vinigar and then lightly sanded with emery cloth.
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    I used a small flat screw driver to pop them out. It was fairly easy to do, just be careful with the side with wires.
     
  2. Mendel Leisk

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    Just cautionary: someone mentioned they also threw the nuts into vinegar, and they turned near-black, the acid reacting with their coating. He ended up replacing them, not being sure how they were effected.
     
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    #23 thehybridguy, Aug 28, 2018
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