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Understanding EV, Hybrid Wheel Bearings (VIDEO)

One of the primary jobs for wheel bearings is to help support the weight of the vehicle. Sponsored by BCA Bearings by NTN.

Connecting With Hybrids: 12 Volt Battery Systems

Why do hybrids even have a 12 volt battery when the car is already equipped with a high-voltage battery? Those of you with hybrid experience know the answer, but many techs have stayed away from hybrids and have little to no knowledge on the subject. Today we have plug-in cars, both pure electric and plug-ins

Toyota Global Hybrid Sales Surpass 10M

Toyota Motor North America also saw its sales of hybrids and plug-in hybrids reach a cumulative total exceeding 3 million units as of Dec. 31, 2016.

What To Do With Used Hybrid Batteries

The nickel metal hydride (NiMH) battery is the best and most common hybrid battery so far, and the sheer volume of them is staggering. NiHM batteries have been in use for well over 15 years, and out of the more than 7 million hybrid cars on the road worldwide, 90% have NiMH battery packs.

Civic Hybrid – Dead Battery Tip Clip

Craig VanBatenburg talks about the Gen 2 Civic Hybrids and how with a dead 12v battey you will be unable to communicate with the vehicle using your scan tool. He talks about the codes problems associated, the problems that you might see and how to get communications to your scan tool again.

Hybrid Case Study

There are a lot of differences between the increasingly popular hybrid electric vehicle and a traditional gas vehicle. That is why AVI has provided these 17 case studies to help you up your voltage by getting to know the technical issues that you will encounter when servicing these vehicles. This program is loaded with inside information and time saving tips to help you repair these vehicles more efficiently and effectively.