Gen II Prius Individual Battery Module Replacement

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Technical Discussion' started by ryousideways, Apr 24, 2013.

  1. 2k1Toaster

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    We don't do split payments in general. But if you email us, use the contact form, I can send you a custom PO for 2 things and pay that way.
     
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    Oh you actually work there. I already have over the weekend. My email address is pretty much the same as my screen name on here and Thank You.
     
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    He doesn’t just work there, he is the owner;).
     
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    I don't think I see anything from someone that has your similar name/email. Email us directly at [email protected]

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    So in the mean time while I get this sorted I have been driving it normally off the highway. The fan is always running while I am driving. The battery is not going to explode or something, right?
     
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    Well... Yeah it actually might.

    78820_Prius_Battery_Damage.jpg

    But generally you have some time after it first throwing a code to when it death spirals. Weeks usually. Sometimes months. The car has told you it is dead but you can give it amnesia by clearing the codes and keep going. The next time it tells you, by throwing a code, it is worse than before. And so on. Ignore it long enough and it will eventually strand you at the side of the road best case. Worst case damage the battery enclosure, ECUs, or the entire car. All of which are money.
     
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    I read on here somewhere ages ago that running the car that way will further damage the modules by running them too flat.

    The car stops putting charge into the modules but will take charge from them.

    If you intend to completely replace the hybrid battery (or modules, eg from a wreck) then continue.

    If you intend to rebuild/recondition your battery then driving the car will make this task more complex and expensive.

    Note: Hopefully someone with an actual clue will come along soon and clarify/correct this (ie I'm low-level novice at this).
     
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