Flood Ports - 2nd Generation (Retrofit)

Correction code 1610270616102706

Procedure

Note: This procedure destructively removes the 1st generation flood ports and installs 2nd generation flood ports.

  1. Connect a laptop with Toolbox 3 to the vehicle.
  2. In Toolbox, click in the Search field, and then click Tools.
  3. From the Tools menu, click Active Alerts.
  4. Click Read Alerts and check for a BMS_a123, BMS_a151, or a BMS_a035 alert.
  5. If:
    • Any of the alerts are present - Investigate and correct the low isolation condition before continuing with this procedure.
    • None of the alerts are present - Continue to the next step.
  6. Disconnect the laptop from the vehicle.
  7. Perform the vehicle electrical isolation procedure. See Vehicle Electrical Isolation Procedure.
  8. Remove the rear HV battery skid plate. See Skid Plate - HV Battery - Rear (Remove and Replace).
  9. Release the clips that attach the HV battery coolant hoses to the LH shear plate.
  10. Release the clips that attach the HV battery coolant hoses to the RH shear plate.
  11. Use a 90° pick to permanently bend open the tabs (x4) of the LH 1st generation flood port retainer ring.
    Note: It is acceptable if the tabs break off.
  12. Pull the retainer ring of the LH flood port down and off.
    Tip: Twist the retainer ring as it is pulled down.
  13. Rotate the LH flood port core 60° and pull it down and out of the underside of the HV battery penthouse.
  14. Repeat step 11 through step 13 for the RH 1st generation flood port.
  15. Use an IPA wipe to clean the area around the openings where the flood ports were removed.
  16. Install a 2nd generation flood port into the opening at the LH underside of the HV battery penthouse.
    Note: Press up firmly to fully seat the flood port and fasten the clips (x8) internally.
  17. Repeat step 16 for the RH underside of the HV battery penthouse
  18. Fasten the clips that attach the HV battery coolant hoses to the RH shear plate.
  19. Fasten the clips that attach the HV battery coolant hoses to the LH shear plate.
  20. Check that the HV connections at the rear of the HV battery are tight and secure.
  21. Install the rear HV battery skid plate. See Skid Plate - HV Battery - Rear (Remove and Replace).
  22. Perform a penthouse air leak test. See Penthouse Air Leak Test.
1Connect a laptop with Toolbox 3 to the vehicle.
2In Toolbox, click in the Search field, and then click Tools.
3From the Tools menu, click Active Alerts.
4Click Read Alerts and check for a BMS_a123, BMS_a151, or a BMS_a035 alert.
5If:
  • Any of the alerts are present - Investigate and correct the low isolation condition before continuing with this procedure.
  • None of the alerts are present - Continue to the next step.
6Disconnect the laptop from the vehicle.
7Perform the vehicle electrical isolation procedure. See Vehicle Electrical Isolation Procedure.
8Remove the rear HV battery skid plate. See Skid Plate - HV Battery - Rear (Remove and Replace).
9Release the clips that attach the HV battery coolant hoses to the LH shear plate.
10Release the clips that attach the HV battery coolant hoses to the RH shear plate.
11Use a 90° pick to permanently bend open the tabs (x4) of the LH 1st generation flood port retainer ring.
Note: It is acceptable if the tabs break off.
12Pull the retainer ring of the LH flood port down and off.
Tip: Twist the retainer ring as it is pulled down.
13Rotate the LH flood port core 60° and pull it down and out of the underside of the HV battery penthouse.
14Repeat step 11 through step 13 for the RH 1st generation flood port.
15Use an IPA wipe to clean the area around the openings where the flood ports were removed.
16Install a 2nd generation flood port into the opening at the LH underside of the HV battery penthouse.
Note: Press up firmly to fully seat the flood port and fasten the clips (x8) internally.
17Repeat step 16 for the RH underside of the HV battery penthouse
18Fasten the clips that attach the HV battery coolant hoses to the RH shear plate.
19Fasten the clips that attach the HV battery coolant hoses to the LH shear plate.
20Check that the HV connections at the rear of the HV battery are tight and secure.
21Install the rear HV battery skid plate. See Skid Plate - HV Battery - Rear (Remove and Replace).
22Perform a penthouse air leak test. See Penthouse Air Leak Test.