Kia Niro: High Voltage Battery Control System / Safety Plug Description and operation

Description

Safety Plug is installed on the rear side of the high voltage battery and it can mechanically shut the high voltage circuit off when servicing the high voltage system (i.e. High Voltage Battery, Power Relay Assembly, HPCU, BMS ECU, Hybrid Drive Motor, Inverter, HSG, LDC, Power Cable, etc.).

It includes a fuse in order to prevent the high voltage system from overcurrent.

Safety Plug Specifications
Specification Item Specification Rated Voltage (V) 450 Rated Current (A) 80 Fuse Rat ...

Safety Plug Schematic diagrams
Circuit Diagram Harness Connector [Interlock] ...

Other information:

Kia Niro 2017 (DE HEV) Service Manual: Battery Current Sensor Repair procedures
Removal    • Be sure to read and follow the “General Safety Information and Caution” before doing any work related with the high voltage system. Failure to follow the safety instr ...

Kia Niro 2017 (DE HEV) Service Manual: General information
Towing In the event of an accident, The high voltage system must be disabled. The service plug must be removed from the high voltage battery according to one of the methods described in sections of page 17 to 20 to disable the vehicle. Towing Niro is not different from towing conventional FWD ...

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