Toyota Prius\, Gen 1 Hybrid Battery Installation

safety is an important concern when working with the electrical systems of hybrid vehicles particularly when removing and installing hybrid vehicle batteries because of the high voltage that the batteries generate removing and installing hybrid batteries is an inherently dangerous activity and can lead to serious or even fatal injuries suitable training is essential before removing installing or servicing this product which should only be attempted by a qualified technician please attentively watch this video and read the technical specification sheets warnings instructions and safety measures that a company the product using the proper techniques and safety measures for removing installing or servicing hybrid vehicles batteries are your sole responsibility you personally assume all risks and responsibilities for any damage injury or death that result from your misuse of our products or from your failure to use the proper safety equipment or take the proper safety measures if you are not a qualified technician do not attempt to remove install or service hybrid vehicle batteries to complete this installation you will need the following tools deep sockets in ten millimeter twelve millimeter and fourteen millimeter a trim removal tool a ratchet or impact wrench with the six inch extension a cat three one thousand four rated voltmeter and leave and high voltage loves with other protectors that art class zero one thousand volt rated and remember when working with high voltage hybrid vehicle systems always wear insulating gloves Intel instructed to remove them to begin the installation turn the ignition to the off position like both front seats to their forward most position open the trunk and put on your high voltage long lift the left side of the trunk liner to gain access to the high voltage disconnect and lift up on the orange handle and pulled disconnect ward rear of the vehicle lift up on the front edge of seat bottom until it releases from the lips and remove the seat bottom from the vehicle next remove the bolts that's where the seat belts to the floor of the vehicle locate and remove the results at the lower edge of the seat back with a ten millimeters soft and then lift up on the seat back to disengage the upper books and remove it from the vehicle using a ten millimeters socket removed the two vertical braces from behind the seat back remove the push pins securing the trim panel behind the seat and trunk trim note that the carpet inside faces the trunk remove the spare tire cover an disconnect three electrical plugs from the left side of the battery pack on the trunk side and removed the harness from the bracket that secures it to the top what remove the bolts from the cooling duct work on both sides of the battery pack as well as the duct work below the package show using the previously removed safety plug insert the tab on the handle into the round orange retainer that secures the battery cable cover and turn counterclockwise to disengage the left using a ten millimeters sock remove the three bolts holding the cable cover put on safety gloves and carefully remove the cable company using the volt meter check or voltage across the two able if the reading is below thirty volts removed the two bolts securing the cables making note that these bolts have a unique ball shaped in using a twelve millimeter son removed the bracing on the left and right of the battery pack and the five bolts that secure the battery to the floor all the cables aside and said your to prevent damage then remove the vent tube and duct work from the right side of the battery pack two people can now lift and remove the battery through the rear door open to reinstall simply reverse the procedure once complete we install the orange safety disconnect and flipped the handle to the up position once the installation is complete please use the following procedures when packing the original battery core for return shipment in credit the battery core must be intact and returned in the shipping container provided with the replacement battery the core must be the same part type an application as the purchased replacement unit do not right on the shipping container and finally contact the place of purchase for poor credit in shipping instructions for technical support visit W. 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