SERVICE PLUG GRIP REMOVAL

PROCEDURE


  1. PRECAUTION

    CAUTION:

    The hybrid system has high-voltage circuits. Accidents, such as electric shock, or electric leaks may result if the hybrid system is not operated in a correct manner. Make sure to follow the correct procedure.

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    Note

    After turning the power switch off, waiting time may be required before disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) auxiliary battery terminal. Therefore, make sure to read the disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) auxiliary battery terminal notices before proceeding with work.

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  2. REMOVE BATTERY SERVICE HOLE COVER LH

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  3. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM NEGATIVE AUXILIARY BATTERY TERMINAL

    Note

    When disconnecting the cable, some systems need to be initialized after the cable is reconnected.

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  4. REMOVE NO. 1 LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT TRIM COVER

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  5. REMOVE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT TRIM BOX

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  6. REMOVE NO. 5 HV BATTERY SHIELD PANEL


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      Remove the 3 nuts and No. 5 HV battery shield panel from the HV battery.

  7. REMOVE SERVICE PLUG GRIP

    CAUTION:


    • Wear insulated gloves.

    • Do not inspect or service the high voltage system with the service plug grip installed.

    • To prevent electric shock, make sure to remove the service plug grip to cut off the high voltage circuit before servicing the vehicle.

    • To prevent electric shock, make sure to wait at least 10 minutes after removing the service plug grip to fully discharge the high voltage capacitor inside the inverter with converter assembly.

    • Keep the removed service plug grip in your pocket to prevent other technicians from accidentally reconnecting it while you are servicing the vehicle.

    • To prevent electric shock, make sure to remove the service plug grip to cut off the high voltage circuit before servicing the vehicle.

    Note


    • After removing the service plug grip, turning the power switch on (READY) may cause a malfunction. Do not turn the power switch on (READY) unless instructed by the repair manual.

    • Do not touch the terminals of the service plug grip.

    • If the service plug grip has been struck or dropped, replace it.

    Tech Tips

    Waiting for at least 10 minutes is required to discharge the high voltage capacitor inside the inverter with converter assembly.


    1. Wear insulated gloves and rotate the handle of the service plug grip and remove the service plug grip as indicated by the arrows, in the order shown in the illustration.

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