OEM Hybrid And Electric Vehicle Disable Search


2008 Mazda Tribute Hybrid

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Accessing Disable Procedure

To find the Mazda High-Voltage Disable Procedures:

  1. Go to www.mazdaserviceinfo.com
  2. Click Login (upper right corner)
  3. Enter username and password (center)
  4. Click Login
  5. Click on Electronic Service Information (upper left corner of the webpage)
  6. Click on View Content (light gray tab, upper right)
  7. Select the Model Year and Model (from the dropdown menu)
  8. Click Go
  9. Click Workshop Manuals
  10. Click Engine
  11. Click Charging System
  12. Click High-Voltage Traction Battery Systems Depowering - Hybrid




Hybrid And Electric Vehicle Welding Best Practices

When welding on an HEV or EV, follow the same precautions as when welding on a conventional vehicle. In addition, there are precautions to take with the high-voltage battery. As a best practice, disconnect both the 12 V battery and the high-voltage battery service disconnect. (Note: Always disable the high-voltage battery following the vehicle makers repair information and follow all safety precautions.)

"Hybrid vehicles contain a high-voltage traction battery (HVTB). Before welding near the HVTB, the HVTB must be removed to avoid heat damage."


Refinish Precautions

"The High-Voltage Traction Battery (HVTB) in a Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) can be affected and damaged by excessively high temperatures. The temperature in some body shop paint booths can exceed 60°C (140°F). Therefore, during refinishing operations, the paint booth temperature must be set at or below 60°C (140°F) with a bake time of 45 minutes or less. Temperatures in excess of 60°C (140°F) or bake durations longer than 45 minutes will require the HVTB be removed from the vehicle prior to placing in the paint booth."


Additional Information


* This matrix does not currently contain all production vehicles sold in the United States. Please refer back to this page frequently for the most up-to-date information. The following OEM specific repair information was identified from the vehicle makers’ repair information. The contents are based on the information available from the vehicle maker. Updates and additions will be posted as they become available. To ensure that the most recent information is used, always refer to the vehicle maker's technical information when disabling and working on hybrid and electric vehicles.


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