When the vehicle goes over the uneven terrain, and you are braking, the stability control light goes on the dash and the brakes stop working until the vehicle is past the uneven road. This should be covered by Toyota with all the other brake recall problems with this year and model. I am curious to see if it returns this winter. I did not think I had a tire indicator I never saw it before? Dealer suggested switching the ignition off, which works if it is off for an extended period of time. I really don't drive my vehicle too often anymore, since I purchased 2016.
Thank you all, Samuk Hi Jonathan Thanks for the post. I've read elsewhere the battery might be dying leading to these errors coming up, but would that cause the braking issues? One cold morning you'll also find your 12v doesn't have enough power to start the car leaving you stranged - usually when you're in a rush and skint. The contact stated that when the vehicle was turned on, the break made a noise and the abs light illuminate. But even the best of cars can have issues. The brake actuator on this car has begun to fail.
I took it to the dealer and the hooked it up to the computer and couldn't find anything wrong. Nov 19, 2013 If you had your foot on the brake while starting brake light could come on. Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by NorthStar, Jul 26, 2005. That means to them there is some communication problem and they need at least 2 hours to figure out the communication problem. Also, the Prius 12v is very small and very 'weak' compared to a traditional car. I have to push almost all the way down before the brake engages. If you notice any of these warning lights, the service department at , can help you.
Then they can start figuring out why the abs and vsc lights are. Luckily, I was able to stop before damage to propert or human injury occurred. Hi Jonathan Thanks for the post. Cruise control stopped working also. Non Toyota batteries are available but you may have to tinker with the vent hose.
There are direct links with accurate solution, for these specific issues. I was so worried it was the hybrid battery; we all know what that means! Again, expected and just fine. During this condition, the car otherwise functions well except that the brakes don't work. A couple of weeks after I bought it I was driving, had been driving for over 2 hours and made a stop. I don't think there's anything that changes when they all come on, this time I didn't even notice until I got a few blocks.
The stain patterns are usually under wrinkles in the Rapgard. Just park the car in sun with opened bonnet for approx 2 hours. This is the same problem that the 2010 Prius had under the recall. I waited until the lights were on and stayed on so the dealer could get any codes because they have said they can't read them if the lights are off. I had my 9 year old in the back seat and he also got very scared.
It was like the space shuttle crashing back to Earth. The last one should be ~14. Sometimes punctures may occur as a result of contact with road debris or other hazards. However, it is blowing very low with warm air. After research this issue I have found serval people have the same issue. Difficulty to pair the phone. They will charge heavy amount for removing the fault.
You would think if that light comes on, it will be very dangerous if you are driving 60 mph on the freeway and you can't brake! My wife drives the Prius and when she tried to start it this morning, it would not start. We have a child and she travels on the back seat all the time. Ur hand brale light is on so the computer gets the message that brakes are applied and buzzer buzzes. Went over a regular road bump on a city street, nothing drastic, while braking. Almost everytime I use the app. Later in the day, the same malfunction occurred, with the same warning lights appearing, loss of abs and regen braking. Is it possible that by doing so the system was somehow cleared and it was the lights that were on in error rather than the braking system?? Eco-friendly, efficient, and compact, many Prius owners enjoy their vehicles for hundreds of thousands of miles.
So, beware and take precautions. So they come back after 20 minutes and tell me that the lights are on but their computer says there is no problem. At my behest, the dealer worked with Toyota engineering to identify why a low voltage would cause a computer failure which could cause substantial loss of braking ability. T3 Atlanta Like any other vehicle, hybrid autos need regular maintenance in order to keep performing well. Refer to diagram below: 1. I feel that the 2011 should be under recall because many thousands of lives are in danger now.
Outstanding and Affordable Car Services in Atlanta Our team consists of the best Lexus, Infiniti, Toyota, and Nissan technicians in the area. After driving it a bit I tried turning the car off and back on a few times. You asked a question on the forum, we've mostly suggested a failing 12v and that it should be replaced. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic whom diagnosed the failure as leak in the brake accumulator and the brake booster pump assembly needed replacementbut the vehicle was not repaired. If the multi-display screen is set to Day Mode when the headlights are on, the setting we be memorized when the engine is turned off.