Where and how to obtain hybrid compatible scanner?

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Main Forum' started by KJ Fitz, Jul 21, 2021.

  1. KJ Fitz

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    This is driving me nuts. I own three Prii, and the dealer is no help whatsoever (ie -- it's a P080A -- we can replace your battery for $5000).

    I keep reading about bluetooth scanners to use in conjunction with a laptop -- all seem to be sold out everywhere, and I don't have a laptop anyhow. Is there one that will work with an android phone and app?

    Is there some way short of becoming a Toyota certified mechanic to get a tool to read these damned things?

    I'm so frustrated at this point with a scannner that will ONLY tell me "Battery Voltage Low", I'm thinking about parting out my 2008 Gen 2. That'd be a shame -- it's been a great car until now, but is not worth what the Stealership wants for a whole new battery.
     
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    Did ever think of looking for an independent hybrid guy on Guam?
    Ask the teachers here? It’s an old article but maybe they have contacts.

    GCC to offer certification in hybrid vehicle service | Guam News | postguam.com
     
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