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Freebie: 2010-2012 Toyota Prius Dismantling Manual

Hybrid Vehicle Dismantling Manual

This is a free digitla download for the 2010-2012 Toyota Prius Dismantling Manual, model ZVW35 Series in a simple PDF format. You can download the full workshop repiar manual from this link ‘Toyota Prius Repair Manual“, or the full wiring diagram from this link “Toyota Prius Wiring Diagram“.

Dismantling Manual 2010-2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, ZVW35 Series

This guide was developed to educate and assist dismantlers in the safe handling of Toyota Prius Plug-in gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles. Prius Plug-in hybrid dismantling procedures are similar to other non-hybrid Toyota vehicles with the exception of the high voltage electrical system. It is important to recognize and understand the high voltage electrical system features and specifications of the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid, as they may not be familiar to dismantlers.

High-voltage electricity powers the A/C compressor, electric motor, generator, and inverter/converter. All other conventional automotive electrical devices such as the headlights, radio, and gauges are powered by a separate 12 Volt auxiliary battery. Numerous safeguards have been designed into the Prius Plug-in hybrid to help ensure the high voltage, approximately 346*1 or 207.2*2 Volt, Lithium-ion (Li-ion) Hybrid Vehicle (HV) battery pack is kept safe and secure in an accident.

The Li-ion HV battery pack contains sealed batteries that are similar to rechargeable batteries used in some battery-operated power tools and other consumer products. The electrolyte is absorbed in the cell plates and will not normally leak out even if the battery is cracked. In the unlikely event, the electrolyte does leak, it can be easily neutralized with a dilute boric acid solution or vinegar.

High voltage cables, identifiable by orange insulation and connectors, are isolated from the metal chassis of the vehicle.

  1. 2010 Model
  2. 2012 Model

Additional topics contained in the guide include:

  • Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid identification.
  • Major hybrid component locations and descriptions.

By following the information in this guide, dismantlers will be able to handle Prius Plug-in hybrid-electric vehicles as safely as the dismantling of a conventional non-hybrid automobile.

File Format PDF
File Size 5.4 MB
File Language English
Page Count 74
Delivery Method Free Instant Download

Download: 2010-2012 Toyota Prius Dimantling Manual


CAUTION: Please note that this manual is made for the use of persons who have special techniques and certifications. If non-specialized or uncertified technicians perform repairs or services only using this manual or without proper equipment or tools, this may cause severe injury to you or other persons nearby and also cause damage to your vehicle. In order to prevent dangerous operations and damage to your vehicle, please be sure to follow the instructions thoroughly.