Hybrid Battery Repair

In some cases, A1 Motor Group can repair your hybrid battery instead of replacing it. The repair process consists of reconditioning all the cells in the pack and replacing bad cells with good matching cells. Repair costs will vary based on the number of cells replaced.

The A1 Motor Group team are highly committed professionals who take care of everything. In turn this not only gives you peace of mind but also top-level results.

Hybrid Battery Reconditioning

A1 Motor Group Hybrid battery reconditioning service can save you money by reconditioning your failing Hybrid Battery. This will not only save you money but also extend your battery life.

Hybrid battery reconditioning combines the charging and balancing process, with deep discharging, to reverse the aging process and recondition the battery. By doing so, this process breaks down crystal formations and voltage depressions, which form in the NiMh battery’s modules or cells.

Auxiliary Battery Replacement

Like all batteries, auxiliary batteries will eventually wear out or fail. When this happens, they will need to be replaced. Here at A1 Motor Group we have the facilities and technicians available to provide you with a full auxiliary battery replacement service.

Points to keep in mind about auxiliary batteries:

  • Auxiliary batteries can be checked during maintenance, but it is necessary to use a garage with technicians familiar with the setup of your vehicle.
  • Auxiliary battery failure generally does not prevent you from driving, but it will create complications such as accessory functions not working.
  • Battery size, location, and cost can vary quite a lot from one vehicle to another.

 Auxiliary Battery replacement process:

  • Accessories are removed as needed for access.
  • The faulty auxiliary battery is disconnected and removed.
  • The auxiliary battery connections are cleaned, and a new auxiliary battery is installed.
  • Any accessories that were removed for access are reinstalled.
  • The auxiliary battery is tested for operation.
  • The vehicle is tested to ensure proper operation of the auxiliary battery.

Most auxiliary batteries have a lifespan of about five to seven years. A failed auxiliary battery may not prevent your vehicle from driving, but it can cause a lot of complications, including important accessories malfunctioning or not working at all. A failed auxiliary battery can also put additional strain on the rest of your charging system components.

If in any doubt at all, contact A1 Motor Group as soon as possible.

Inverter Repair

A1 Motor Group provide a professional inverter repair service.

An inverter is a sophisticated piece of electronic equipment it is not something that can be repaired very easily. Fortunately, we have the diagnostic equipment and trained technicians available to help diagnose any problems and where possible, repair the inverter.

Why would an inverter stop working?

One reason for inverter failure is electro-mechanical wear on capacitors. Electrolytic capacitors have a limited lifespan and age faster than dry components. This can be one of the reasons an inverter stops working.

Hybrid Diagnostics

A1 Motor Group perform Hybrid Diagnostics and have the tools and expert knowledge to not only carry out diagnostics on the hybrid components of your car, but its traditional systems as well.

Our Hybrid Diagnostics System can help identify many faults, including:

  • High voltage battery failures
  • Low voltage faults causing misleading codes & symptoms
  • Battery and transaxle overheating faults
  • Various READY-up issues
  • Escape A/C-cooled traction battery faults
  • Electric power steering and A/C system failures
  • ABS & regenerative braking problems
  • Shifting and Park command faults
  • Prius coolant storage, HC storing cats, and exhaust-heated cooling systems
  • Engine no-start, no-crank, misfire, whining, rumbling, and other diagnostic tips

Hybrid Servicing

Here at A1 Motor Group, we offer full and interim hybrid car servicing. Our friendly hybrid car technicians have been expertly trained in hybrid servicing, ensuring your hybrid car is kept in peak condition and remains safe and legal to drive.

The A1 Motor Group servicing process restores your car performance and re-manufactures your hybrid battery packs to as close to new condition as possible.

Lexus CT200H Inverter Repair

Your Lexus Engine is a marvel of hybrid technology, and the inverter is a critical component that ensures its efficient operation. At A1 Motor Group, we specialise in inverter repair services to keep your Lexus hybrid performing at its best.

Signs Your Lexus Inverter Needs Repair

  • Warning Lights: The hybrid system warning light or check engine light may illuminate.
  • Reduced Performance: A noticeable decrease in fuel efficiency and overall performance.
  • Strange Noises: Unusual noises coming from the engine compartment.
  • Inconsistent Power: Fluctuations in power delivery, especially during acceleration.
  • Overheating: The inverter may overheat, causing the vehicle to enter limp mode to prevent damage.

Our Lexus Hybrid Inverter Repair Service

At A1 Motor Group, we offer comprehensive inverter repair services designed to diagnose and resolve issues effectively:

  • Expert Diagnostics: Our technicians use advanced diagnostic tools to accurately identify inverter issues and determine the best course of action.
  • Quality Repairs: We perform precise repairs using high-quality parts and adhere to Lexus specifications to ensure the inverter operates reliably.
  • Inverter Replacement: If the inverter is beyond repair, we offer replacement options with OEM or equivalent parts to restore your vehicle’s performance.
  • Thorough Testing: After repairs or replacement, we conduct extensive testing to ensure the inverter and hybrid system are functioning optimally.
  • Preventive Maintenance: We provide recommendations for preventive maintenance to extend the lifespan of your inverter and hybrid system.

At A1 Motor Group, our expertise ensures your Lexus CT200H Engine continues to deliver the exceptional performance you expect.

    Lexus Hybrid Diagnostics

    The Lexus Hybrid is a sophisticated vehicle that relies on the seamless integration of its gasoline engine, electric motor, and hybrid battery. Given the advanced technology involved, precise diagnostics are essential to maintaining your vehicle's performance and longevity. Regular hybrid diagnostics can:

    • Detect early signs of wear and tear
    • Prevent minor issues from becoming major problems
    • Ensure optimal fuel efficiency
    • Maintain the overall reliability and safety of your vehicle

    Signs Your Lexus May Need a Hybrid Diagnostic Check

    • Warning Lights: Illumination of the hybrid system warning light or check engine light
    • Reduced Fuel Efficiency: A noticeable drop in MPG
    • Unusual Noises: Strange sounds from the engine or hybrid components
    • Performance Issues: Inconsistent power delivery or sluggish acceleration
    • Battery Problems: Frequent charging issues or rapid battery drain

    Our Lexus CT200H Hybrid Diagnostic Service

    At A1 Motor Group, we offer a thorough hybrid diagnostic service that covers all aspects of your Lexus hybrid system:

    • Advanced Diagnostic Tools: We use the latest diagnostic equipment to accurately assess the health of your hybrid system.
    • Comprehensive Evaluation: Our service includes a detailed inspection of the gasoline engine, electric motor, hybrid battery, and associated components.
    • Expert Technicians: Our technicians are highly trained in hybrid technology and can efficiently diagnose and resolve any issues.
    • Preventive Maintenance Recommendations: Based on our diagnostics, we provide recommendations for preventive maintenance to help extend the lifespan of your hybrid system.
    • Transparent Reporting: We provide you with a comprehensive report detailing the health of your hybrid system and any necessary repairs


        Lexus CT200H Hybrid Servicing

        • Regular servicing is crucial for all vehicles, but it's especially important for hybrids like the Lexus CT200H. The unique combination of an internal combustion engine and an electric motor demands specialised attention to maintain harmony between the two systems. Proper hybrid servicing helps:

          • Preserve battery health and lifespan
          • Enhance fuel efficiency
          • Detect and address minor issues before they escalate
          • Ensure the smooth operation of both the engine and electric motor
          • Maintain the vehicle's overall reliability and safety

          What Our Lexus Hybrid Servicing Includes

          At A1 Motor Group, we provide a comprehensive range of services tailored to the needs of your Lexus CT200H. Our hybrid servicing includes:

          • Hybrid Battery Health Check: We perform diagnostic tests to assess the condition of your hybrid battery, ensuring it’s functioning efficiently and has a good charge capacity.

          • Inverter and Converter Maintenance: Our technicians check and service the inverter and converter systems, which are critical for managing the flow of electricity between the battery and the motor.

          • Engine and Motor Inspection: We thoroughly inspect both the gasoline engine and the electric motor, looking for any signs of wear or potential issues.

          • Cooling System Check: The cooling system is vital for preventing overheating in both the engine and hybrid components. We check coolant levels and inspect for leaks or other issues.

          • Brake System Service: Hybrid vehicles often use regenerative braking, which requires specialized care. We inspect the brake system, including the brake pads and rotors, to ensure they are in excellent condition.

          • Software Updates: We check for and install any software updates from Toyota that may improve the performance and efficiency of your hybrid system.

          • General Maintenance: This includes oil and filter changes, tire rotation, checking fluid levels, inspecting belts and hoses, and ensuring all other systems are functioning properly.


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            Phone: 01204655015

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            Email: info@a1motorgroup.co.uk

            Address: Pelham House, Pelham Street, Bolton, BL3 3JB


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