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Toyota Prius starting problem


This morning, without any earlier signs, my Toyota Prius, just didn't start.

Need help.
Thank you.

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  • tobi_tele May 20, 2009

    if i press and hold the power button it does not start the engine it only bring a click sound in the engine and shows problem on the screen at the middle the dash board

  • Janet Christianson Jan 16, 2013

    Three mornings this month, Dec-Jan 2012-13 my prius has refused to start. The overnight temps have been no lower than 30 degrees. As soon as I get a jump it is fine. I don't drive everyday.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    2005 toyota prius won't start check engine light is on

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    2005 toyota prius won't start check engine light is on

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Front wipers on 2010 Prius are working intermittently. On cold mornings, there is a delay (note, windows are clean) of a minute or two before they start. Problem is getting worse, now they stop at any time when the car is warm. Dealer has checked wiper motor and is confused. Trying to replicate the problem but its a hit and miss. Could this be caused by the fuse or switch?



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Prius' have a lot of electrical systems that work even when is not running. Prius' also have a very small battery that starts the car so when the battery starts to die it all of a sudden is just toast die to all the draw by the computers. This is normal for the car to nit start all of a sudden when the battery is going bad. (( I work in a Toyota Service dept, this happens frequently))

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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.

Posted on Jul 23, 2008


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