Traction battery needs replaced and you have a plug in

Discussion in 'Prius PHEV Plug-In Modifications' started by NinnJinn, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. NinnJinn

    NinnJinn Member

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    I am zeroing in on a Gen II prius. And was curious about something.

    If you have a PHEV mod done on your Gen II and the traction battery needs replaced after the PHEV is installed, What do you do?

    Will Toyota work around your PHEV? Or do you need to remove the extra battery pack before you take it into the dealership?

    Auto be yours is close to me that does the PHEV mod and also says they have replacement HV packs but their Website doesn't seem to get updated in detail on what services they provide.
     
  2. seilerts

    seilerts Battery Curmudgeon

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    If the dealer didn't void your warranty on the spot, I would be surprised.

    However, AutoBeYours has an exceptional reputation. They sell salvage rebuilds and battery packs.

    I encourage you to read up on PHEV mods, particularly if you are wondering about the cost/benefit.
     
  3. dan2l

    dan2l 2014 Prius v wagon

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    Paul at 3prongpower also does both and has a good reputation. I think he has a shop in Boulder Colorado now.

    Thanks,
    Dan
     
  4. jdenenberg

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    Steve at AutoBeYours is a great guy and knows what he is doing. Drive by his shop and talk to him.

    JeffD
     
  5. mrbigh

    mrbigh Prius Absolutum Dominium

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    If the warranty in the OEM battery is expired by miles or time you will end up paying a BIG number at any TMC service dealer.
    Being that you are in Indiana, Steve, owner at AutobeYours is your best choice.
     
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