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SCENARIO: Replaced the hybrid battery...
SCENARIO: Replaced the hybrid battery after the triangle of death in August; a ECM scan indicated a battery pack. The hybrid battery was replaced (https://greenbeanbattery.com) and upon pick up I noticed poor fuel milage and diminished power output. The info showed the 1 or 2 pink bars. I complained and they swapped in another battery. It has been a few months but the info reads the battery still hovering around 1 or 2 bars upon starting or coming to a stop and the MPG is retarded as well as the performance. It will get up to 5 blue bars sometimes, but never stay there.I have noticed that there seems to be diminished power output at times (no pattern established). Sometimes it feels the power is all there and other times just the engine working.This morning I needed a jump when the vehicle wouldn't start.COMPLAINT: I started cold this morning at 0645, temperature was 37º, and drove 35 miles to my base; I noticed the fluctuating power loss as I have illustrated above; I parked at the hanger and at 0722, went wheels up at 0810, chalks at 0945 and then back to my car at 1000; car was completely dead.TROUBLESHOOTING: I removed the rear trim and exposed the aux battery and wiggled the connections hoping for something loose - all tight and serviceable; Jumped the vehicle and the info showed the main battery at 3 blue bars; drove home; Checked the aux battery and found 12.5v free, 11.9v with a load (READY), 11.8 load (READY + BRAKES DEPRESSED), 14.3 after started.REQUEST: There is obviously underlining problems and I am look for other avenues of possible faults
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Toyota Mechanic: john, The Car Guy replied 5 months ago
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Are there any Hybrid battery fault codes?
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
None
Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 5 months ago
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Hello and welcome to just answer, my name is ***** ***** master tech of over 40 years experience here to help. I cannot see or hear your vehicle so I rely on your patience and input to my questions so I can help you better.I have read your notes and have a question before we proceed.

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Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 5 months ago

could you please give me your model and production date .

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Model is a Prius....? I am confused
Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 5 months ago

and year please

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
It is a 2005 Toyota Prius.
Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 5 months ago

thanx for that info , can you wait till tomorrow as I need to check our shop notes for any TSBS and remedies.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Ok - thanks
Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 5 months ago

G/N

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Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 5 months ago

could you send me the code you originally had please.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Any info?
Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 4 months ago

you were going to send me the original code you had ? did you loose it?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I am sorry - I do not have the original code, I am sorry. There are no codes presently
Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 4 months ago

this will be difficult without any codes so I am going to opt out so another epert may help you better. Good luck.

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