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Toyota prius problems

My prius plug-in do not charge up to 15.5 when i had it from new all had was 11.1 now it has gone down to 8.5 miles

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Have the battery checked for issues .. may be getting bad or wont hold a proper charge.. if under warranty let them fix it and just pay the deductable..it will be cheaper..

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There's a known problem with the early Toyota Prius (2001 - 2003), when running the engine for a long period of time without moving or when the car is driven only for short trips (short city driving), the Prius might not start.

You have to change the original battery with a 356 CCA which is bigger because the battery is bigger you also have to change what is holding it into place.

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This violent shaking where you can stop it by holding the steering wheel in my experience is due to a BAD rack and pinion. Replace rack and that will solve this problem. Good Luck and thanks for using FIX YA

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SOURCE: 2002 Toyota Prius needs new transmission

Looking at the age of the vehicle - I would not invest $5000 in it.

Look in your local business pages for second-hand parts dealers, and get a quote for small garages to do the work of replacing it.

Chances are you will find a low-milage transmission for $250, and pay around $200 to have it installed - so for $450 you're good to go again.
If this was a younger vehicle, then yes I would go through dealerships to keep the logbook perfect; But at this age it's only 3 years off it's designed lifetime, and 10 year old vehicles are very low priced.

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I just bought a 2005 Prius..what are some tips for a new Prius owner? Things I need to know? Also can I turn off the beeping when in reverse?? Its annoying! Thanks


you have two coolant systems on a hybrid. both systems should of had the coolant changed (due @100k). Spark plugs should of been changed (due @120k). those re the two high mileage maintence items I would be sure were done. Toyota dealer can change the beep to a single beep instead of a constant beeping.

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ABS ON,BRAKE RED L ON ALARM ON HARD PEDAL HOW CAN I FIND THE PROBLEM


VSC ABS and ! lights plus red (!) - Toyota Prius Forum ...

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check connection to starter, check starter bolts. if oily it can make starter bendix stay out. if so fix oil leak and clean starter

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Vehicle wont run after shutting off while driving


CAR NO START PROBLEMS:-----


It can be the issue with weak battery or faulty battery or if battery is ok,then its faulty starter causing the issue.


From start to end troubleshooting these problem i suggest you to click the link below and follow its procedure:-----



What to Do When Car Turns Over But Won't Start?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/11/what-to-do-when-car-turns-over-but-wont.html


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1991 Toyota Trecel: Engine Starts fine but dies when gets Warm?

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1994 Toyota Pickup: Starts fine but dies in few seconds?

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I have a 1998 NWH10 Toyota Prius. My problem on Start up.


Have both your battery and alternator inspected. Turn it on, disconnect your negative battery cable, if it dies, you need an alternator, if not, then you may want to test your battery for bad cells.

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I briefly disconnected y battery yesterday and


some other garages can diagnose this problem m8 but its not wise as there not used to the system there gonna charge about 70pound to look at it, how old is the car? it might still be under warrenty, it should not have done to much damage though.

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How to I reset my keyless 2005 toyota prius? I recently brought my car to a collision shop to change my driver's side door. They told me they unplug the battery cable. In doing this, now my keyless does...


KEYLESS REMOTE PROGRAMMING
1- Driver's door open & unlocked. Key out of ignition
2- Insert & remove key 2 times within 5 seconds
3- Close & open drivers door twice within 40 seconds
4- Insert key into ignition & remove
5- Close & open drivers door twice within 40 seconds
6- Insert key into ignition
7- Close the door
8- Turn ignition switch from "LOCK" to "ON" & back to "LOCK"
- ONCE for ADD mode
- TWICE for REWRITE mode
9- Remove the key from ignition
10- To confirm your mode selection, the power locks will now cycle "lock" to
"unlock" a number of times corresponding to your key cycles in step 8
11- Within 40 seconds of confirmation
- Press both transmitter Lock & Ulock buttons simultaneously
- Within 3 seconds press transmitter Lock button for more than 1 second
- If successful, the power locks will cycle once (twice indicates
transmitter problems)
- Repeat step 11 for additional remotes
12- Open door to exit programming.

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Loud noise in gas engine


I am a fellow Prius owner, mine only has 8,000 miles though ;-) If I was you I'd just bite the bullet and take it to the dealer. Worst case is you're out the $100 or whatever they'd charge to diagnose the problem. You can always fix it yourself but if they do a proper diagnosis it could save you money in the long run. Does it sound like the noise is internal? You may also want to search or post at PriusChat.com, a Prius forum.p.s. Congrats on getting 189K miles on it already, these cars last a long time, I'm very happy with mine.

Feb 13, 2009 | 2002 Toyota Prius

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2002 Toyota Prius needs new transmission


Looking at the age of the vehicle - I would not invest $5000 in it.

Look in your local business pages for second-hand parts dealers, and get a quote for small garages to do the work of replacing it.

Chances are you will find a low-milage transmission for $250, and pay around $200 to have it installed - so for $450 you're good to go again.
If this was a younger vehicle, then yes I would go through dealerships to keep the logbook perfect; But at this age it's only 3 years off it's designed lifetime, and 10 year old vehicles are very low priced.

Feb 04, 2009 | 2002 Toyota Prius

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