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Do You Need Replacement or Hybrid Battery Repair Near Me?

  Car manufacturers have finally started to find ways to make their vehicles environmentally friendly. However, achieving this significant feat is not easy, which is why hybrid car exists. Just like regular vehicles, they also run on batteries. If you own or plan to purchase a hybrid car, you probably want to know when you need to get a battery replacement or a hybrid battery repair near me. How Does a Hybrid Battery Work and Does it Die? Hybrid cars use two types of energy and fuel sources to function. They are classified into two types, mild hybrid, and full hybrid cars. The most common type of hybrid vehicle uses both a gasoline-powered engine and at least one electric motor, and a battery storage pack for better fuel efficiency. Just like the batteries of regular vehicles, those used in hybrid cars die at one point and need replacement. When that happens, bring your vehicle ... read more

Gen 2 Toyota Prius HV Battery Replacement

Gen 2 Toyota Prius HV Battery Replacement

The Toyota Prius is one of Eric's favorite cars. They're safe, reliable and when they need to be taken apart they go back together flawlessly. Generation 2 Toyota Prius are at the right age for having the high voltage (HV) battery replaced. Typically an owner will get about 10 years out of the original battery. At Grand Rapids Hybrid, we replace HV batteries on a regular basis. This is NOT to say that the Prius has a failing HV battery system, but that the generation 2 batteries are at the right age to be replaced. At Grand Rapids Hybrid we only install new Toyota Batteries and use Toyota test equipment to verify the health of your Toyota hybrid. Some symptoms of HV battery failure are: Warning lamps on Loud fan from the passenger back seat Performance down Gas mileage down At Grand Rapids Hybrid, each HV battery comes with a 3 year, 36,000 mile warranty ... read more

Grand Rapids Hybrid – Powered by Ervine’s Auto Repair

Grand Rapids Hybrid – Powered by Ervine’s Auto Repair

If you're driving a hybrid or electric vehicle in Grand Rapids, Michigan you've most likely made a thoughtful, conscious decision to do so. Whether your concern for the environment, dependency on foreign oil or high gas prices have been your motivation, the same level of consideration should be applied to your choice of hybrid or electric vehicle repair facility in Grand Rapids. You're only tied to the dealership if you want to be. Grand Rapids Hybrid, a division of Ervine's Auto Repair can service your Hybrid or Electric Vehicle and still maintain your factory warranty. As part of regular scheduled maintenance our inspections ensure discovery of items in need of repair or replacement before the warranty expires, saving you money. We'll be happy to act as your liaison with the dealership for warranty repairs. We'll even let you borrow our Toyota Prius for the duration. Saving you time and frustration often associated with warranty repairs. Grand Rapids Hybrid technicians have bee ... read more

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