Service plug

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  1. E-GINO

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    Waiting for my Prius PHP (AKA Prius Prime), I am spending some leisure time reading the owner manual. At page 104 of the OM is mentioned a "service" plug. Does anybody know what is its purpose?
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    it disconnects the battery from the rest of the car for service and removal, as well as for first responders in an accident.
     
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    So that is the orange plug, smaller now. And accessible from rear of trunk, interesting.
     
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    must be to help emergency responders after an accident.
     
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    It’s all overkill anyway as the ground is forward and inaccessible from the trunk area. Now if one were working around/ on the inverter then the service plug should be removed.
     
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    at about 4:00 to 5:40 it discusses the service plug. Details will vary by generation but principles won't
     
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    When I got hit the fire department disconnected the 12 volt. :confused:
     
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    That figures.
     
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