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Hybrid & Electric Repair, Service and Maintenance

It's a proud moment when a hybrid or electric owner drives that new vehicle off the showroom floor. Then reality sets in. Hybrid and electric cars have completely different service and maintenance requirements, unlike traditional gasoline powered vehicles. Don't worry, the ASE certified technicians and master mechanics, at Bay Diagnostic, have you covered.

For 35 years, Bay Diagnostic has served thousands of customers and repaired thousands of vehicles. For service, maintenance, and car repairs, in Brooklyn, NY, Bay Diagnostic is the place to go. Whether you have a Honda Clarity, Toyota Prius, Nissan LEAF or Chevy Volt, Bay Diagnostic can properly service repair, and maintain your vehicle.

Maintenance Issues Facing Hybrid & Electric Owners

Because hybrid vehicles are essentially a combination of both a standard gasoline-powered vehicle and a fully electric vehicle, they present complex maintenance issues. This is why they require specialized knowledge and tools to properly service and repair. 

Types of Electric Vehicles

Mild Hybrid Electric Vehicle (MHEV)

Mild hybrid electric vehicles are designed to harvest and store energy that is typically lost when your vehicle decelerates, and uses this stored energy to assist the engine. These vehicles are also equipped with a cutting-edge stop start system which will shut down the engine while the vehicle decelerates to improve overall fuel efficiency.

Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)

A standard hybrid electric vehicle works with a conventional engine with an electric motor and a battery pack. These vehicles have great fuel economy because the battery is charged while driving through regenerative braking. 

Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)

The plug-in hybrid vehicle is equipped with a conventional engine with an electric motor as well as a battery. The battery in this vehicle is charged with an external power supply along with regenerative braking. The vehicle is designed to select a certain power source or blend the two in order to give you the best overall performance and fuel efficiency. ​

Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV)

A battery electric vehicle runs solely off of an electric motor and battery. It recharges using a plug-in electric source and regenerative braking, and uses only electric power to move. This vehicle achieves zero emissions. ​


BMW

330e i Performance

740e i Performance

745e X drive i Performance

Active Hybrid 3 series

Active Hybrid 5 series

i3 REX

i8

X5 X Drive 40e i Performance

530e X Drive i Performance

530e i Performance

MINI e Countryman

PORSCHE

Cayenne S

Panamera S

Cayenne S E Hybrid

918 Spyder

VOLKSWAGEN

Touareg

Jetta

GOLF GTE

Passat GTE

MERCEDES BENZ

S400 BLUE Hybrid

C350E

GLC 350e

GLE 550e

B-Class

S 500E

SMART electric

VOLVO

V60 Plugin

XC 90 T8

S 90 T8

C30

LEXUS

UX HYBRID

NX

RX

ES

LS

LC

AUDI

A3

Q7 e-TRON

Q5

A4

RANGE ROVER

SPORT P 400E

Range rover Sport PHEV

TOYOTA

PRIUS

CAMRY

AVALON

RAV 4

HYLANDER

PRIUS PLUS

PRIUS C

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