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Stripped rusted bolt on module, solutions?

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Care, Maintenance & Troubleshooting' started by GreenTea&SaltWater, Sep 16, 2023.

  1. GreenTea&SaltWater

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    Wondering if I can pluck it out and put this bolt from another cell into it, which came off on its own. Or if maybe I can clean up the rust and solder onto the bus bar?
     

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    I think I'd buy a module.
     
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    Would take about 5 days to receive one through mail, need a fix now.
     
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    You can probably get that clean enough with a wire brush, but I would not attempt to replace the stud.
     
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    It's not just the rust, the threads are stripped. It's just a nub atm. I'm gonna try spot welding it with my spot welder I use for building ebike batteries which I get a new one within the next 2 days.
     
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    Spot welding will possibly damage the cells and could result in an explosion... Just put smaller diameter threads on it and a smaller bolt and be careful to make sure it doesn't snap when tightening and order a replacement module from professor Joe: https://2ndlifebattery.com/contact-us/ because it's gonna run hot and is just a short term fix.
     
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