WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN THE POWER CONTROL MODULE (PCM) STORES A CODE:
P0A80 - HYBRID BATTERY PACK REPLACEMENT.
When the powertrain diagnostic trouble code (P0A80) appears, it is primarily referring to many hybrid electric cars. This Powertrain Diagnostic CODE (P0A80) appears on Hybrid gas / electric vehicles. That can include Toyota Prius, Camry RAV4, etc. A P0A80 code is stored, indicates that the powertrain control module (PCM) has detected a fault in the hybrid vehicle's battery command system.
The code indicates that a vulnerable cell failure has occurred in the hybrid battery. A malfunction warning on your vehicle's dashboard will activate a warning light. The vehicle will lose power, or in some cases, the car will not start. The solution to the problem is to replace the hybrid battery.
In most cases, these hybrid vehicles use nickel-metal hydride battery packs. Battery packs consist of modules that are connected by busbar connector sections with harnesses.
The battery module pack comes with a 6500mAh Ni-MH battery module with a series of cells 7.2 VOLTS.
For example, twenty-eight individual modules with a voltage of 7.2VOLTS each make up a standard HV battery pack for a Toyota Prius Hybrid Battery.
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