Hybrid Battery Replacement

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by PriusOwner113, Sep 12, 2017.

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    What is the best and most affordable option for the Hybrid Battery replacement and replacing the battery cooling fan?
    Are any of the greenbattery or hybrid battery mobile service providers recommended?
     
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    those are mutually exclusive. best is a new battery from toyota. most affordable replacement packs are around $800. or so. but you'll be hard pressed to find a reliable one. depends on your needs, how long, miles, budget and etc.
    then there's the diy route...
     
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    Budget is low, but both need repair. The fan is sending dust to the battery according to the repair codes. There is a filter that will be installed as part of a TSB issued. But, the battery is the most expensive part of this.
     
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    if the fan is sending dust to the battery, it simply needs cleaning, along with the intake grille. and add some filter material to the grille, maybe the tab does that.
     
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    if you can diy the battery, you can save almost the whole cost of a replacement.
    if not, the important thing is to find a company with a physical location, a decent rep on the internet, and a warranty for as long as you want to keep the car.
    because they all break, over and over. except for a new one.