Toyota was one of the first manufacturers to introduce hybrid technology in passenger vehicles. The original Prius hybrid was a ground-breaking design. It provided stellar fuel economy and decent performance thanks to its hybrid battery pack.
Modern Toyota hybrids are much more advanced. But their battery packs still need to be maintained to get the best economy and performance. Your hybrid Toyota’s battery fan filter is one of the parts that needs periodic replacement.
In this series of blogs, we cover everything you need to know about these filters. From diagnosing them to replacement and the benefits of OEM parts, we have it all here.
In This Guide We Cover:
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- What A Hybrid Battery Fan Filter Is And Why It Is Important
- Common Hybrid Battery Fan Filter Problems
- How To Replace A Toyota Hybrid Battery Fan Filter
- The Difference Between OEM and Aftermarket Toyota Hybrid Battery Fan Filters
What Is A Hybrid Battery Fan Filter And Why Is It Important?
A hybrid battery fan is designed to keep your battery pack at the right temperature. The battery fan filter keeps dirt and grime out of the fan. If the filter gets blocked or damaged, the fan won’t be able to cool the battery. This will eventually overheat the battery, shortening its life and its ability to function properly.
To learn more about the importance of hybrid fan filters – and some background on hybrid car batteries – follow this link.
Common Hybrid Battery Fan Filter Problems
Battery fans pull air in from the cabin to cool the battery pack. Dust, dirt, and grime in the air will be collected by the filter.
Common fan filter problems include being clogged up with too much dirt or being blocked by loose objects in the cabin. For more information on common problems and what to look for, read our blog here.
How To Replace A Toyota Hybrid Battery Fan Filter
Every hybrid Toyota has at least one battery fan filter. Replacing them is essential to ensure the correct operation of your hybrid fan and battery pack. Not every model has its fan filter in the same place. So, the process to replace or clean it will depend on the make and model of your vehicle.
Read our blog on ‘How To Replace A Toyota Hybrid Battery Fan Filter’ here. We cover the process of replacing a fan filter on a 2016-2018 Toyota RAV4 in detail. And provide links to many other Toyota models.
Are OEM Toyota Hybrid Battery Fan Filters Better Than Aftermarket?
In a word, yes. There are many benefits to buying OEM Toyota hybrid fan filters. Every OEM part you buy from Olathe Toyota comes with Toyota’s 12-month, unlimited mileage warranty and will work perfectly. Every time.
Check out this link for a comprehensive review of OEM Vs. aftermarket hybrid fan filters.
Shop Olathe Toyota Parts Center For OEM Hybrid Battery Fan Filters
Ignoring a clogged hybrid fan filter will eventually damage your battery. Diagnosing a blocked filter isn’t hard. Replacing it with an OEM Toyota part is even easier.
At Olathe Toyota Parts Center, our OEM parts are backed by a Toyota 12-month, unlimited mileage warranty. Every hybrid filter will fit perfectly and work exactly as Toyota intended.
We stock a vast range of parts at wholesale prices and offer same-day shipping. Use our free parts look-up to find the right hybrid battery fan filter for your Toyota. Call our team at 1-888-596-1970 or contact us online if you have any questions today.