Toyota Camry Hybrid Battery: Electrician Spent $10, Not $4,000, To Fix
Who said modern cars are too complicated to work on at home?
Some hybrid cars have been on the road for more than a decade now, but every vehicle needs some kind of maintenance eventually.
Faced with a potentially expensive bill, one Toyota Camry Hybrid owner took matters into his own hands, fixing the car's battery pack himself.
The repair cost about $10, but would have cost $4,400 if done by a dealer, the owner, Imgur user scoodidabop explained in a post.
The owner worked as an electrician with his father, so when his Toyota dealer said the entire pack would have to be replaced, he decided to try repairing it instead.
The hybrid battery pack contain 34 copper connectors that link its nickel-metal-hydride cells together, and they were all corroded. The cells were actually fine, but t
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