That takes gas; gas that could be going into moving the car but is instead going into a futile attempt to charge a battery that is partially dead. This is a known issue with the Toyota Prius according to my dealer and web research. The Buyer is the Advantage That leads us to the role of buyers, who share responsibility for the Prius phenomenon. At least some of this will be grounded as well, meaning that touching the positive cable to the body even after the negative cable is removed will likely produce a large spark. The Toyota Prius has two batteries in it; a large 200 volt battery that is used to drive the car in the electric mode and a small 12 volt battery that is used to operate the accessories such as lights, radio, etc.
It lasted about four seconds and did not result in an accident. I recently had the engine on my 2011 302,000 miles replaced due to head gasket issues and the high mileage. I wrote toyoto on June 24, 2017 asking that they reimburse me for the defect. Otherwise the Prius operates like any other car. Now we're having problems with the electronic key working as well as it has in the past. I will not become a death statistic to prove the problem occurred.
You are ready to install the new 12 volt Prius battery. They're all unique so no need to label anything. It also has generous cargo capacity. Once you have started the car, turn it back off and the rest of the installation can continue. That takes gas; gas that could be going into moving the car but is instead going into a futile attempt to charge a battery that is partially dead. Toyota quietly agreed to extend warranty coverage for 9 years from date of first use or until 2013.
Amazon carries the Delco brand as well, and it, too, is an exact fit for the Prius in the years discussed, at a considerably lower price. The vehicle was not repaired. I'm now afraid to drive it but need my car to work. I would squeeze the handle, a little gas would go into the car and the nozzle would click off. Potential buyers should be aware of the reliability concerns unique to hybrid vehicles -- even after eight years on the road, the technology is new and constantly evolving. I will never by another Toyota unless they warranty this issue. With most every subsequent fill after this it would take forever to fill the tank with the nozzle constantly clicking off? The Toyota Prius may be the exception.
The ignition timing is not adjustable. The Prius battery is an unusual one - it is smaller than normal cars carry and a glass mat construction rather than the normal lead acid type. The 2008 Prius also has a powertrain for five years or 60,000 miles and corrosion protection for the first five years, regardless of mileage. Shortening the break-even interval will make hybrids more attractive as well as more ecological. I repeatedly tried to continue filling only to have the nozzle repeatedly click off without filling any further. Most deliveries will arrive within 5-7 business days. The fuel efficiency and emissions improvement is less dramatic with V-6 hybrids, even when Toyota and Lexus build them.
If the battery change was at fault somehow both keys would be affected. This Chilton repair and service manual covers Toyota Prius hybrid cars, all U. I noticed she seems to have some special tool to remove the 3 front bumper clips. Now we're having problems with the electronic key working as well as it has in the past. You might want to add that you also have to disconnect the bolt holding the positive wire to the pole - I knew that, but people who haven't changed a battery might not.
An overage battery can also negatively affect the as the car will continually attempt to charge it back to full status but the battery simply won't accept a full charge any more. Changing the bulb type with a completely different type, definitely a mod but a great example of what can be done. For example, I drove it to the store and it was fine. The Prius is arguably the only hybrid that stands a chance of saving you money within a reasonable number of years or miles. There is documentation since 2004. They're all unique so no need to label anything. However, in the case of the Prius there is the second, drive, batter to consider, along with the electronics to charge the smaller battery.
The mirror lightens up, and then if you go over a hill or the car gets closer to your rear bumper, suddenly the light hits your mirror and blinds you before the mirror can dim. Can u do this job without a lift? I drove to Toyota dealer and could not shut down the engine upon arrival nor remove my key from the key slot. Remove that bolt and fold the wire over the battery. This was a complete surprise to me since that had never happened before and the usage had been at a normal rate up until then. Dealer says no fix except eventually put in a new engine. There should be no connection between replacing the 12 volt battery and the smart key system.
Nevertheless, it is not particularly difficult as long as you understand where it is and what needs to be done to give access to it. The tech had some difficulty in removal and in the process fractured the windshield. The trip computer said I was getting between 30 and 40 mpg in mixed driving. Be sure to perform the initialization procedure when reconnecting it. According to the dealer, there may have been rust on the rotors, due to lack of driving. Most deliveries will arrive within 5-7 business days. There is a 10 mm bolt holding it to the car, and that bolt is much easier to reach than the bolt on the terminal itself.