When they ran diagnostic they said my battery was bad and that my O2 sensor needed replaced. The vehicle was towed to Toyota rockwall 1250 E. This car is unsafe to operate without stopping power. I went to show the pepboys, I told them you guys checked everything and the next day the lights come on. Get the brake light problem solved the rest will automatically disappear. So take it to a dealer and verify that that recall sorry don't remember details was applied. I had to call Toyota in California to get a steering wheel issue corrected a couple of years ago because no one at the local dealership took it seriously when it was quite a serious problem.
I was so shaken, me and my husband were discussing what to do. Was so upset with this. I purchased the car from a Toyota dealership in may 2016 when the warranty was extended and was not made aware of the this possible malfunction and also had warranty filled by that same dealership when my dashboard lights went dark in August 2015 when again, was not advised of this ongoing warranty issue. Basically the car is fitted with a buzzer to remind the driver to release the hand brake. Advised to change accelerator pedal assembly. Sounds like I need to go ahead and ask them about the battery while they have it.
The failure mileage was approximately 130,000. I woke my 28 yo son up -at 7am-said lets go Wife thought I was heartless when I said screw feeding him breakfast-let's go!! I do not have the car back yet, so I called toyota usa to get advice about the dealership not finding the cause of the overhead blown fuse. The second time occurred about 10 minutes later and I was again traveling at slow speed and attempted to brake to stay a safe distance from the car ahead. I took this vehicle for an inspection at the Toyota dealer and they never mentioned anything about a recall for this vehicle, so as it turns out the part is failing and the brakes might not work at any given point. It was lucky that this took place on our property in front of our residence and not a busy public roadway. The issues stated from Toyota are numerous, but not life threatening.
I drove it about 1. The vehicle abs, red triangle master light, vsc, and brake light all turned on at once after a drive of 60mph on the highway. Get the code and get back to us; then we can solve the problem. Finally when the weather turned cold it just wouldn't start at all. I feel very much out of my element dealing with this car, but really need it to be dependable for me considering I have one more year and it is paid for. At no time did a low battery light come on and I have not had trouble starting the car nor do I have dim lights.
Toyota knows about this problem in there 2nd gen Prius. The factory service tech found that a cable from engine compartment running us the A pillar was stretched to tight and causing a connector to short. The failure mileage was 91,998. Thank you again, Kind Regards Samuk Dear All I did change the my prius battery from Toyota but still dash board lights are on any more suggestions Thank you, I'm unclear whether you got Toyota to change the , or you changed it yourself. If you like to reset any maintenance oil light after an oil change.
It has only 74K miles on it, is garage kept and entirely dealer maintained. Tomorrow I am going to see if I can get the car towed to a dealership because I don't want to drive it. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and offered to cover 30 percent of the repair costs. Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer immediately if this occurs. Thanks charlie I looked it up and Toyota warranted the 2006 Prius hybrid battery for eight years or 100,000 miles which ever comes first. They seem to have no clue as to the issue. The warning lights stayed on.
Let us know how you get on. Frantically I had to get a flashlight and wave off oncoming traffic. The car had under 80,000 miles on it so it was covered by a warranty State law? I'm filing a complaint in hopes of finding help to resolve this issue. The first thing I'd do is disconnect the -12V chassis ground wire that connects the body frame and 12V battery. Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer immediately if this occurs. .
This is a problem with safety as if you can't tell what speed you are going you risk tickets. I always set the parking brake. When I tried to leave the car, I got an error sound with the key inside the car light indicated. Write in the search box the car name for which you want to find information, and find how to reset other service reminders by yourself. I told them that I have been unable to use it for about one year, and have not used it. It was as if the car was in neutral and a yellow light started flashing on the dashboard I think this was the abs system light, but I don't know and I fortunately coasted to a stop before hitting the car in front of me. I experienced what felt like a loss of traction briefly, and the anti-lock brake light warning system flashed.
Once the pressure in the tank is restored, the errant lights go out. I called the Toyota dealer and talked to the service advisor and asked if it was safe to go to cleveland and back and he said if the brakes work, it probably just a switch and it would be ok to bring it in tomorrow. Approaching an open spot, I continued to keep pressing the brake while entering the space. They can't tell me anything - but today told me it might be on back order. Your life may be endangered. I had it towed to a Toyota dealership and was told the abs actuator was failing.