BATTERY SMART UNIT REMOVAL


  1. PRECAUTION

    Tech Tips

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  2. READ OUTPUT DTC


    1. Check for DTCs Click here.

      Note

      Check for DTCs and confirm that P0AA6 (High voltage insulation is unusual) is not output before doing removal or installation inside the battery. If the DTC is output, perform troubleshooting first.

  3. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL

    Note

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

  4. REMOVE BATTERY SERVICE HOLE COVER


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      Disengage the 2 clips and 2 guides, and remove the battery service hole cover.

      Tech Tips

      Because these are 2-piece clips, one side will remain in the bracket when they are being removed.

  5. REMOVE SERVICE PLUG GRIP

    CAUTION:


    • Remove the service plug grip to interrupt a high voltage circuit at the time of the check.

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

    • All the high voltage wiring connectors are orange colored.


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      Wear insulated gloves. Remove the service plug grip after sliding the lever of the service plug grip.

      CAUTION:


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

      • After disconnecting the service plug grip, wait for at least 10 minutes before touching any of the high-voltage connectors or terminals.

      Tech Tips

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

  6. REMOVE BATTERY COVER SUB-ASSEMBLY

    Tech Tips

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  7. REMOVE BATTERY SMART UNIT

    CAUTION:

    Be sure to wear insulated gloves and protective goggles.

    Note

    Insulate the removed terminals with insulating tape.


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      Disconnect the 3 connectors.

    2. Remove the 2 nuts and battery smart unit.