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  1. Changing the 12V battery

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    I've got the 2012 CT200h SE-L Premier model and am looking at changing my battery (totally dead can't hold any charge, car hadn't been driven in 8 months). Am i better off getting the OEM battery from Lexus or can i get a Lion AGM Car Battery (45Ah/325 CCA)? Is there any set-up to be done with...
  2. Hybrid Battery Failure!

    Lexus CT200h Engine and Technical Discussion.
    Need some advice, I have a 2011 CT200h, just clocked 350,000km (around 215k miles). This week I've been getting warning lights on my dash and messages on the multi display which freaked me out. I have taken my car to Lexus twice this week. First the codes are #P0A80 Replace Hybrid Battery...
  3. Adding a second battery

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    Hey guys,I've been wondering whether it is possible to add a second battery to extend the EV only rangeof distance of a CT200h.Basically the built-in battery of the CT200h doesn't allow or capable off taking the vehicle on EV mode for mother than couple of kilometers or so.My questions are,1)Is...
  4. Additional battery needed for aftermarket amplifier/subwoofer

    Lexus CT200h "How-To"/Do-It-Yourself
    Hey guys... I just replaced the headunit in my 2015 and I'm moving to the speakers next. The only thing I can't seem to find online is information on whether or not an extra battery is needed or recommended. Can any of you shed light for me?
  5. Hybrid battery cooling fan

    Lexus CT200h Audio/Electronics Forum
    My daughter has stuffed her Shopkins toy into the grill of the hybrid battery cooling fan and it’s dropped in. How do I remove the fan? I want to locate my daughter’s toy and remove it before it jams or damages the fan. At the same time I was thinking to clean the fan when I remove the fan.
  6. Aux 12V battery replacment. Need of battery tender?

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    I am not sure if I need a battery tender to save the settings , or reset the battery and not use a battery tender ? Does anyone know?
  7. Revving car to charge 12v battery

    Lexus CT200h Engine and Technical Discussion.
    I have a 2012 model with 32000 kms on it. I live in Canada and every time I come back from work the windshield is frozen from the inside (problem #1). I cleaned the windshield from dust, made sure there is no moisture inside the car, tried different A/C settings, nothing helped. So I bought a...
  8. Hybrid Battery Overheating

    Lexus CT200h Engine and Technical Discussion.
    We have a 2012 ct and we live in an area that can sometimes get well over 100 degrees for six to eight weeks a year. Three times this summer we cot the code for the Hybrid battery over temperature. Sorry I don't remember the code# but it was defiantly the battery over temp. code and no other...
  9. 12V Battery Life?

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    Just curious. My coworker just replaced the battery in her Prius after 4 years. Is that typical?
  10. Battery charge not lasting

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    I just purchase my 2013 CT200h two days ago. I've noticed that if I drive 10 minutes to the store that when I come back out the car will not go into EV mode because the battery is too low. I'm getting about 34 mpg. This seems low to me. I changed display to watch the battery go up and down...
  11. 2011 CT200H failed start - New 12v Battery - video, photos and story!

    Lexus CT200h Engine and Technical Discussion.
    Hi Guys, This is my 1st post. I am based in UK, been benefiting from this forum for a while, silently but today I needed some advice please. Thanks in advance and my query below,.. I have a 2011 - CT200H SE-I (basic model does not even have cruise control) with 64K miles on the clock. The car...
  12. Smart Key Fob not working - and I've replaced battery

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    Does anyone know if we can we start the car using the actual key (the traditional way) without the smart key fob? I've replaced the battery twice (testing new batteries) and the fob wont open the car even though it has a red light showing on the fob when I press the open button. Can anyone help?
  13. P0A7F – Hybrid Battery Pack Deterioration in my 2011 CT200h

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    Hello, In December 2015, I bought a used 2011 Lexus CT200h car which I was happily driving in Saudi Arabia till when I got the "Check Hybrid System" message before a month. I took it to the Lexus dealer, they checked with textrim system and found the error code as P0A7F – Hybrid Battery Pack...
  14. Key Fob battery Low Alert

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    I've just had this warning tonight. Has anyone changed the key fob battery as I'm wanting to know how you do it? Thanks in advance. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  15. Hybrid battery question

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    Hi all I've recently purchased a 2013 CT200H and just wondered if it's normal for the battery level on the battery icon to drop to around the quarter mark? Sometimes it's at about 3/4 when I start driving and then it can be at about 1/4 when I stop. Is this normal? What happens when it gets to...
  16. Battery charge

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    Hi can anybody advice me if I am away and leave my ct200h for three months without starting the car. how can I keep the battery charging? Thanks.
  17. Need replacement 12V battery for 2012 CT200h

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    Does anyone know what specs/size I need to look for to replace the 12V battery in a 2012 CT200h?
  18. How long can you leave your Lexus Ct200 without driving it before the battery dies?

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    I am going away for graduate school and considering leaving my car at home until I'm done with school. I will be gone for 6 months, back home for xmas and then gone again for maybe another 6-12 months. Since it won't be charging how long can you leave it without driving until the battery goes...
  19. Battery behaviour on extreme short runs

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    Hi guys, We do maybe 5 trips a week to the local supermarket - about 800m (1/2 mile) away. 1 mile round trip. Always in Eco mode. Car is usually cold, mild to warm weather though. The ICE runs. I understand this is to warm the ICE up. But my query relates to the battery level. Even if the...
  20. Battery

    Lexus CT200h Engine and Technical Discussion.
    Hi guys I am new to the Lexus CT200h. Quick question regarding the battery. I am going on holidays for 2 1/2 weeks. Is there a risk that the battery will drain, is there anything I need to do before going away ?