Toyota Prius Repair and Maintenance
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Toyota Prius ProblemsThe Center Multi-Function Display May Fail
The center multi-function display may failure. This is commonly caused by poorly soldered internal connection. Our technicians tell us that these display panels can be successfully repaired or reconditioned by a shop specializing in such repairs.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate with a fault code P1121 stored. It is commonly caused by a failed three way coolant control valve. Valve replacement is recommended if this occurs.
The fuel gauge may read incorrectly. Our technicians tell us there is a recalibration procedure which should be performed to correct this issue.
Toyota Prius Questionsdash gauges dont light up when car starts and car wont turn off (1 answer)
so dash gauges dont light up when car starts and car wont turn off. it will still drive but no speed gas levels or warning lights. after I reset the whole thing then it works fine for a while.
Brought car in for coolant dashboard light warning. Toyota dealer diagnosed "Radiator leaking from upper outlet hose. Radiator will need to be replaced." Does the whole radiator need to be replaced or possibly just the upper hose? Seems like the cost difference could be +/- $200.
The area under drivers feet is moderately wet after long drive. Could it be related to a/c condensations?
Toyota Prius RecallsParking Brake Cable Fails
The parking brake mechanism may not engage the brake cable properly, and allow the vehicle to roll if not properly secured. Dealers will install a clip at the parking brake cable end to prevent the cable from disengaging free of charge to resolve the concern.
The passenger air bag assembly may partially inflate without warning and without being triggered by an event. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.
The side curtain air bag inflators may crack and fracture. Dealers will install retention brackets to the curtain shield bags free of charge to resolve the concern.