I Bought the Most Hated Car on the Internet (and made $1000)

16 Lap 2018
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Prius hybrid battery replacement. Learn how to replace a hybrid battery in a 04-09 Toyota Prius and make money while you're at it! Replacing a hybrid battery is not difficult at all.
I show you how to scan the computer to check the hybrid battery and we got a P0A80 code which means replace hybrid EV battery. I also show you how to clean the hybrid battery fan to keep the battery cool. To remove a Toyota Prius hybrid battery you remove a few interior trim pieces, unbolt the hybrid battery, swap out battery cells, and reinstall. While I did fix a Prius, you can apply the same process to many other hybrids like Honda, Chevy, Nissan, Ford, and Lexus. So whether you are Prius to fix and flip for a quick profit wheeler dealer style, or you want to fix your hybrid so you can continue to use it, here is the in-depth video on how to replace a hybrid battery safely and easily.
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  • PLEASE READ: I wanted to update you guys just in case you dont follow my instagram (you should def follow)... 1.) I just dropped new swag for the holidays: bit.ly/ChrisFixSwag 2.) I have been working on this video for the last month which includes buying the car, sourcing a high quality battery, taking a class on how to safely and properly replace high voltage hybrid batteries, etc so I hope you love it! 3.) Two weeks ago I did a drift event for charity where I had you guys jump in the passenger seat. I gave over 100 ride alongs and I wont ruin the surprise but we raised a ton of money! 4.) No luck with my house/driveway/garage search which is upsetting because it is becoming increasingly difficult to do what I do in my current location 5.) I was on the West coast last week for SEMA and did 3 different meet-ups and met hundreds of fans which was awesome! You guys support me so much and I am thankful! 6.) Feel left out, follow my Instagram because I give updates for all this stuff!!! #ChrisFixit

    ChrisFixChrisFixPrieš 2 metus
    • + 1 Sub!

      ender catender catPrieš 11 dienų
    • how to remove the battery from the tesla model x pls chris

      Kaiden AitchisonKaiden AitchisonPrieš 13 dienų
    • Badaree ?

      Roy NeilRoy NeilPrieš 18 dienų
    • Îuu78

      Old GuyOld GuyPrieš 21 dieną
    • Chrisfix i wish im there

      LEAN’s Family VLOGLEAN’s Family VLOGPrieš mėn
  • EEEEEWWWWWWWWW middle dashboard

    worgen666worgen666Prieš 12 val
    • It was weird getting used to it haha

      ChrisFixChrisFixPrieš 4 val
  • I got a 2008 Toyota Prius as my first car at a steep discount from my godparents. It's not in amazing shape but it drives without a problem so I really don't care if it looks a bit rough.

    Asher PfankuAsher PfankuPrieš 13 val
    • Awesome! I'm sure it will last a good long time! You can't beat a car that has a discount like that haha

      ChrisFixChrisFixPrieš 4 val
  • A few important details about that $2500 saving on the install: 1. You have to know how to do this, and do it *safely*. Hybrid battery packs are no joke. Chris mentions this at the end, saying most mechanics "won't even touch these things." There's a reason for that. 2. You have to be willing to wait for the aftermarket battery to arrive through the mail 3. Your own time isn't valueless 4. Electronics are inherently more complex than mechanical systems to most people. For example, if the car hadn't started or there was still a low-voltage warning coming from the computer, are you sure you'd be able to troubleshoot? To be clear, I'm a bit of a wrench turner myself, but that $2500 saved is more complex than "the battery cost X and they wanted to charge Y".

    ch3mg33kch3mg33kPrieš 17 val
  • There's enough nuts n screws. Thanks

    Trucker Daddy - AKA John in QuébecTrucker Daddy - AKA John in QuébecPrieš 19 val
  • Brilliant vid great graphics

    • Thanks a lot!

      ChrisFixChrisFixPrieš dieną
  • 26 min of something im never gonna do

    Arya AkhareArya AkharePrieš dieną
  • Customer: How many bolts are we going to remove? Chris: Yes

    Han YanHan YanPrieš dieną
  • The URL for this video has 666 in it...

    DenzyPlayzDenzyPlayzPrieš dieną
  • I liked your videos :::::::we are learning a good knowledge... thanks indeed

    Sajjad KamranSajjad KamranPrieš 2 dienas
  • If you have a problem with a hybrid system? How much can you travel? If there is an option to cancel from a hybrid system?

    אמרה אסמרהאמרה אסמרהPrieš 2 dienas
  • awesome

    Frank ReyFrank ReyPrieš 2 dienas
  • why is that so entertaining? we didn't even had priuses in my country, i will never need this... but i cant stop watching

    Vitorxd12_Vitorxd12_Prieš 2 dienas
  • If there is one thing I like about the interior when you look at the dash is the recognizable steering wheel of the second generation Prius hybrid car, the position of the gauges being in the middle of the dashboard is the least thing I like about the interior as you want to rather have the gauges right in front of the steering wheel instead.

    Pasta Sarmonella E-SpecialéPasta Sarmonella E-SpecialéPrieš 2 dienas
  • #1 problem) I don't have any of those specialized tools. I had to manually tighten bolts to what I felt was right. I cannot afford those special torque limit wrenches.

    Charlie ChuckleberryCharlie ChuckleberryPrieš 2 dienas
  • Chris, do you think you could make a video showing how to replace bad cells in a Nissan Leaf battery pack? You can use my 2015 Leaf as a model and I will pay you for your service.

    John HayesJohn HayesPrieš 2 dienas
  • ❤️💛💙😘🥰💕💞💓💗

    Iubire RomaneascaIubire RomaneascaPrieš 3 dienas
  • The old bus bars looked to be copper - I would have cleaned those up and re used them rather than replace with shitty aluminium.

    Reckless RodentReckless RodentPrieš 3 dienas
  • Hello I want to buy 28 cells batery ship to cambodia how much?

    Doung KearaDoung KearaPrieš 3 dienas
    • Your first born.

      Simple TruthsSimple TruthsPrieš 3 dienas
  • 25:18 Oh those who call that little sponge piece?

    LenduhaLenduhaPrieš 3 dienas
  • literally outstanding patience and talent! However, I could not follow after the 100th bolt. still for some reason I watched it all with great interest and pleasure.

    LenduhaLenduhaPrieš 3 dienas
  • The best most concise direct video of any I have ever seen. Thank you

  • The square spring temporally drag because debt anteriorly interest versus a slimy peru. classy, rainy scorpio

    마마맘마마마마마ᅡ마마맘마마마마마ᅡPrieš 4 dienas
  • Not sure why I watched this because I don’t want a hybrid but love the content

    Al TanAl TanPrieš 4 dienas
  • Hahahahahahah

    MagogMagogPrieš 4 dienas
  • A 4000$ is far easier to swallow than this

    MagogMagogPrieš 4 dienas
  • Jeee

    MagogMagogPrieš 4 dienas
  • A Prius with a COEXIST sticker will save humanity!

    Jim RrJim RrPrieš 4 dienas
  • From the title I expected that Tesla truck abomination..

    ElMariachiElMariachiPrieš 4 dienas
  • Is this not really dangerous for people who dont have a clue about electrical problems

    Dylan GarganDylan GarganPrieš 4 dienas
  • 3.4k dealerships hate this video...

    Zohaib AzharZohaib AzharPrieš 5 dienų
  • Motorhome exhaust pipe: Prius repellent.

    Arconnelly 53Arconnelly 53Prieš 5 dienų
  • After cleaning with white vinegar, those nuts must be neutralise with some soap then dry... Finally coat with a thin layer of oil to prevent future corrosions.

    mike homike hoPrieš 5 dienų
  • Ahhhh...You can't loose with a Prius......$25.00 for a full tank of Gas that will last for weeks.

    Bronco DiamondBronco DiamondPrieš 5 dienų
  • Toyota: Why is no-one wanting to use our car service :(

    Eric LIANGEric LIANGPrieš 5 dienų
  • The quote for the battery replacement from the official dealers... Definitely a bunch of bull.

    S. SmithS. SmithPrieš 5 dienų
  • A little boy bomb also at Toyota to save the world from lithium shit

    SATIP SRLSATIP SRLPrieš 6 dienų
  • The reason dealerships charge $4/k to do that job is because they know what they are doing & the extra $2000 is in case they short out the battery by accident that they can replace it with out letting you know & still turn a profit

    ApFishApFishPrieš 6 dienų
    • Thanks for sharing!

      ChrisFixChrisFixPrieš 6 dienų
  • I would never buy this garbage. But just because I hate the hybrids doesn’t mean I hate your videos lol 😎

    Frenkie BosnaFrenkie BosnaPrieš 6 dienų
    • lol can't argue with making $1000 from it though :p

      ChrisFixChrisFixPrieš 6 dienų
  • Thank you for your knowledge

    Thuc NguyenThuc NguyenPrieš 6 dienų
    • Happy to help!

      ChrisFixChrisFixPrieš 6 dienų
  • The fan looks like a turbo.

    mastermasonmastermasonPrieš 6 dienų
    • It's the secret turbo that adds another 200hp ;)

      ChrisFixChrisFixPrieš 6 dienų
  • 9:25 iS ThAt a TuRBo!?!?!?!?

    Dumb2Smart :DDumb2Smart :DPrieš 7 dienų
  • Should probably put the acid dipped nuts into water and baking soda next to neutralize the acid residue ... For longer corrosion free life.

    1silvervespa1silvervespaPrieš 7 dienų
  • So while the fan is expose you could make an air filter with simple single layer of pantyhose and a round clamp ... keep those fan blades clean and servicing faster later.

    1silvervespa1silvervespaPrieš 7 dienų
  • One of the best guide I've seen thanks for unveiling the mystery. 10 out of 10 !

    andrew kirtonandrew kirtonPrieš 7 dienų
  • I’m not sure why I I watched this since I don’t have a Prius, I call it the chris affect

    Nick CarleNick CarlePrieš 7 dienų
  • Terrible video.

    robrobPrieš 8 dienų
  • Ladies and gentlemen welcome to the future.... Great work Chris, the US's very own Edd China 👍👍

    Matthew BellMatthew BellPrieš 8 dienų
  • How similar would this be to replacing a Honda Insight battery?

    John BogardusJohn BogardusPrieš 9 dienų
  • Nice video dude! Fast , Instructional and no filler! p.s. i don't even have a Prius :-)

    esuohdicaesuohdicaPrieš 9 dienų
  • LTworldsrs are saying Toyota Priuses is the worst car in the world. Is that true?

    ceeb2 thojceeb2 thojPrieš 9 dienų
    • @ChrisFix I don't say that. Toyota Priuses are not the worst car though. Cars are not all about Worst Cars. That means Car Makers are the worst car makers in the world (Please don't judge cars please)

      ceeb2 thojceeb2 thojPrieš 8 dienų
    • @ChrisFix Do you also say it too?

      ceeb2 thojceeb2 thojPrieš 8 dienų
    • That's what everyone says lol

      ChrisFixChrisFixPrieš 9 dienų
  • wow, that was an amazing video!

    KevinMichaelMichaelKevinMichaelMichaelPrieš 9 dienų
    • Glad you liked it! Thanks a lot!

      ChrisFixChrisFixPrieš 9 dienų
  • Very good video...i like how you include the put together process instead of just the taking it apart processes...i feel guilty watching this video for free;)

    DrGavinJonesDrGavinJonesPrieš 9 dienų
    • I'm glad you liked the video! Thanks a lot!

      ChrisFixChrisFixPrieš 9 dienų
  • Fantastic, Chris! I just bought an old Prius but I think it has some cells of the Hybrid battery gone bad. Will order your OBD tool, check them out, and try to replace the battery myself. Thanks a lot, my friend!

    Amar SAmar SPrieš 9 dienų
    • Let me know how that goes! Thanks a lot!

      ChrisFixChrisFixPrieš 9 dienų
  • Well done. But do you ever stop talking??

    pat ernestpat ernestPrieš 9 dienų
  • Other sources say the bus bars nuts should be tightened to 48 in-lbs. This video says 60 in-lbs

    Faik RahibFaik RahibPrieš 10 dienų
  • You sir are a stud for this and all your other videos!!

    Fun GuyFun GuyPrieš 10 dienų
  • Hey Chris. I'm just wondering about the nuts you removed the rust from. After using vinegar to remove rust, aren't they going to be more vulnerable to attack again now more that ever? I think using electric grease to protect it or some type of paint. Over all this was a great video. I learned a lot. Might be a project I can do. I have a neighbor who has one. Newer model. But I got the idea.

    PtotheRumPtotheRumPrieš 10 dienų
  • My catalyc comverter got stolen on my 2009 prius.. I drove like that for less than 2 miles and got red triangle with exclamation point on it. When that happened car started to loose power and eventually died on me:( right now I have it at a muffler shop where they will put another catalyc converter on but car still does not turn on..when I press on power button all the lights come on with rd d triangle like if car it's on but engine not on. Lights, radio and power windows work . The windows are slow though so I don't know if battery it's dying. If I remember I have one purple bar. Also keep getting a message about something that car needs to be on flat surface and something about the transmission . A while back it completely died on my while I was changing the passenger mirror, after I was done I gave it a jump and everything was good. This time it won't move from one purple bar even after a jumped it

    marco lopezmarco lopezPrieš 10 dienų
  • Dirty Secret: Manufacturing Them Leaves Massive Carbon Footprint. Once in operation, electric cars certainly reduce your carbon footprint, but making the lithium-ion batteries could emit 74% more CO2 than for conventional cars.

    Gostandinos TheodossiouGostandinos TheodossiouPrieš 10 dienų
  • I knew it

    Nav JordaanNav JordaanPrieš 10 dienų
  • Do you have a video to replace a hybrid battery for 2007 gs450h

    rodney millerrodney millerPrieš 10 dienų
  • Might as well change those rear struts while you have access to them...

    print manprint manPrieš 11 dienų
  • I watched this whole thing and I don't even own a prius

    Toby MaplesToby MaplesPrieš 11 dienų
  • Great video very interesting and informative. Many thanks!!!!!

    Tony BalmTony BalmPrieš 12 dienų
    • I'm glad you found the video interesting and informative!

      ChrisFixChrisFixPrieš 12 dienų
  • The $4000 for battery replacement is probably due to the memory enhancement supplements which are given to Prius mechanics to remember all this! haha

    Arkadeep MukherjeeArkadeep MukherjeePrieš 12 dienų
    • Haha probably!

      ChrisFixChrisFixPrieš 12 dienų
  • the fan looks like a turbo

    fooliofoolioPrieš 12 dienų
  • it should be easier the replacement of battery and cleaning of cooling fan.

    george tempelgeorge tempelPrieš 13 dienų
  • 20:41 what a satisfying sound.

    NONSTOPPE9NONSTOPPE9Prieš 13 dienų
  • Chris is my favorite LTworldsr cause he has really good content and made me learn so much

    Graham JacksonGraham JacksonPrieš 14 dienų
  • Ooo sparks

    Pasan kithminaPasan kithminaPrieš 14 dienų
    • That's what happens when you connect a battery with the doors open!

      ChrisFixChrisFixPrieš 14 dienų
  • This is probably the single best instructional video I've seen on LTworlds, buddy, especially given all of the detailed steps needed. Kudos! Sub'd.

    Chris ZChris ZPrieš 15 dienų
  • Another way to store/organize your bolts is to use a piece of cardboard (stronger than paper) and you can poke little holes in to put your bolts into. Cardboard is nice because you can label the bolts also.

    Chris ZChris ZPrieš 15 dienų
  • i love this guy he is soo straight to the point

    Ehsan ShahzadEhsan ShahzadPrieš 15 dienų
  • The best replacement option for one of these is a cliff and Jeremy Clarkson

    Luke DavisLuke DavisPrieš 15 dienų
    • Haha

      ChrisFixChrisFixPrieš 15 dienų
  • Ok, so where do I find prius with dead batteries?

    Christopher FelixChristopher FelixPrieš 15 dienų
  • I watched the hole video and couldn’t see Chris briefing!

    VideosVideosPrieš 16 dienų
  • The zonked farmer specifically cover because niece collaterally taste unto a honorable parent. obsequious, cagey moon

    Hannah LogarskiHannah LogarskiPrieš 16 dienų
  • Mate, I really like your work and your videos! Thank you so much for all you do!!

    Clebinho ClebinhoClebinho ClebinhoPrieš 16 dienų
  • Chris, you are absolutely 1000% the best car guy on LTworlds. Your videos are so well done you deserve an Oscar for video production! Thanks for all you do!

    Kevin GallagherKevin GallagherPrieš 17 dienų
  • the cooling fan looks like a trubo

    foxi lelfoxi lelPrieš 17 dienų
  • You, my man, are the freakin' bomb! Wow. One of the best how-to's on the net. I tip my hat to you.

    Hans SchweikertHans SchweikertPrieš 17 dienų
  • Will this work on a hybird infiniti 2016 q50?

    AlphaReviewerAlphaReviewerPrieš 18 dienų
  • Always entertaining Chris. Love all your videos. I had no idea hybrid batteries were so expensive. What is the life expectancy of batteries today? 4 , 5 years?

    DerfaDerfaPrieš 18 dienų
  • Really interesting video. I would love to know how I can add more/bigger battery pack to PHEV car. Please if you can make video about that as well.

    mudassir sheikhmudassir sheikhPrieš 18 dienų
  • inch pounds and foot punds, isnt it easier to just use Nm?

    SupertremeSupertremePrieš 19 dienų
  • Some logic. Why doing this is better than buying a rolling Prius? Because you dont know how long it is going to last if you get one with a good battery. With is you do know.

    se7ensnakesse7ensnakesPrieš 19 dienų
  • Excellent 👌

    Oasis-AutoOasis-AutoPrieš 19 dienų
  • Why can’t this car be in forza?

    LuNaTiCzLuNaTiCzPrieš 20 dienų
  • I would not buy one but was fascinated by this.

    Steven BennettSteven BennettPrieš 20 dienų
  • Who else saw the fan and thought it was a turbo

    David ValleDavid VallePrieš 20 dienų
  • That was Awesome, those cars are useless- Unless you do that. Awesome Video.

    Michael C.Michael C.Prieš 20 dienų
  • crisfix has AIDS now

    Andiar RohndsAndiar RohndsPrieš 20 dienų
  • Exuse me sir, If buy the Battery and then send it to Cambodia , how much for it's cost? battery for Camry 2007

    sok lengsok lengPrieš 21 dieną
  • "You have everything organized"...unless you have a wife that move everything in your f*ckin shop!!!

    MrDabruddaMrDabruddaPrieš 21 dieną
  • what the heck is 90 inch pounds? how do you know?

    Lorraine DixonLorraine DixonPrieš 21 dieną
  • Great job, I can see why it costs so much to replace it, its a lot of time that you have to pay for. Nice work mate I enjoy watching your videos

    antony wardleantony wardlePrieš 22 dienas
  • Is this the same for like a Tahoe hybrid and stuff

    Zaney dZaney dPrieš 22 dienas
  • The fan honestly looks like a car turbo

    Leo’s ClipsLeo’s ClipsPrieš 22 dienas
    • @Shane Carr ok thanks for letting me know

      Leo’s ClipsLeo’s ClipsPrieš 21 dieną
    • It's the exact same thing... just a suuuuper low speed, low pressure one that's electric powered instead of heat powered lol.

      Shane CarrShane CarrPrieš 21 dieną
  • I watched this whole thing twice and don't have a electric car what's going on. Great job Chris

    Gregory MorrisGregory MorrisPrieš 22 dienas