Now twist the battery vent hose and pull it out. I am planning for the worst, but hoping for the best. Battery is vented to outside of vehicle. AppNexus This is an ad network. Luckily, the battery isn't actually used to start the engine like in a traditional vehicle using a starter motor that we can hear cranking an engine to life.
There is always another alternative to invest in a digital multimeter which has become very affordable and is generally very useful. I thin mine is often under 12V when parked for a while, but mine runs a dash cam Which isn't actually on the dash! If you turn on the headlights, rear window defroster and heater fan you'll start seeing the voltage drop. I guess if left for a few days the drop would continue and it probably wouldn't start again. Luckily, Toyota left a hidden service menu in the software for all Toyota Prii. Our official cut off time is 4:30 pm.
Car would not start on Sunday, and again this morning. It can not happily accept deep discharging such as leaving your interior lights on overnight, followed by many short runs. AutoZone's sturdy batteries resist vibration damage due to their patented, impact-resistant polypropylene construction. Hi Guys I was wondering if someone could shed any light on an issue we are having with our Prius. Give that a try and maybe charge your 12v up off the car.
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Are There Other Prius Battery Fixes? I have a couple of Gen 1 Prii, and I really like them! While many of these original 2000 Priuses are still giving their owners the they did when new, traction battery packs inside early cars are reaching the end of their predicted 10 year, 300,000 mile life. I had the 12v changed in October as there were some early signs of weakness slow to start up. HubPages Inc, a part of Maven Inc. The symptoms were somewhat strange as it would still run but after sitting a few days it would not. If its fully discharged than surely it isn't good for anything? I think I might insist they change the 12v battery this time. We also accept purchase orders from organizations.
Fortunately, I have 2nd car I can drive. You really don't want to keep jump starting a Prius! Consequently, it can not be easily shipped to you. Warranty consists of 3 years free replacement. I have a 2005 Prius, bought used in 2007. I am all for hybrid cars and clean energy, but I will never ever buy another Prius.
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