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Replace 12v Battery

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Well yesterday I left my door ajar and killed my 12v battery. After several jumps and a 25 mile drive, I realized it wasn't going to hold a charge anymore. It's over 3 years old so it's probably time to replace it anyway.

I'm going to run by the dealership today and grab a new battery. Seems like I remember reading that you have to reset the IMA if you disconnect the battery. Am I crazy or am I remembering this correctly? I've looked everywhere but I can't seem to find where I first read it. If this is the case will someone please point me in the right direction to reset it.

Sorry if this has been discussed before. I tried searching but it's amazing how many results you get for searches on battery in a hybrid forum... :D

Thanks in advance for any info.
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Your car just recalibrates the charge meter on your dash when you disconnect the 12V batt. There is no button to press to do it; it's automatic. I wouldn't worry about it much.

To bad your battery can't hold out a little longer. I'd suggest buying one of the Hawker Odyssey 680 drycell batteries, but sounds like you don't have the luxury to wait for one.

Good luck. :)
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