This Guide would also be a good investment for the future. Hybrid batteries have a limited life span of 8 years or 150,000 miles on average. So if your car hasn’t had a bad battery yet you can be expecting it soon as the 8 year mark is coming up on all 01′-09′ Prius.
In the summer of 2008, I bought a Prius from a guy that forgot to mention that the Hybrid Battery was dying.
Two Months later, I had to take the car to my local Toyota dealership because none of the local shops would work on the car.
I needed to talk to some experts.I started researching how the batteries worked. I found some technicians that worked at Toyota dealerships that actually rebuilt the battery packs.
I spent time with retired mechanics and discussed the procedures with techs that werent afraid to get their hands dirty and save their customers moneyLots of money.
For a few hours work and less than $350, I rebuilt my own battery pack using the tools most people already own.
I put together a guide called, Guide to Saving $4000 on your Prius Hybrid Battery in 5 Easy Steps to help you do it yourself.
Step By Step Guide For Rebuilding A Generation I (2001-2003) Prius Battery With Generation II (2004-2009) Modules/Cells
Instructions on How to Repair Your Generation I (2001-2003) Battery with Used Generation I (2001-2003) Modules/Cells
We understand that you probably have ZERO EXPERIENCE dealing with Prius batteries. This guide was not written for a mechanic. It was written for ANYONE to be able to rebuild their own hybrid battery. We can and WILL save you THOUSANDS of dollars!
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