Even a new battery will be dead if you leave a light on for 3 days. It was quite alarming actually.
Just before i traded in my 2009 gen 3 prius about 6 weeks ago, i had this engine knock you describe, after leaving the car in the drive unused for around 5 days in the bitter cold weather we had recently.
Prius not starting in cold weather. A battery has two different ratings, cranking amps and cold cranking amps. But the prius is a hybrid, so it’ll just use a little more gasoline when it’s cold. I’ll say a novena for you.
When looking for the trigger, it is advisable to use the exclusion principle and only start with the most obvious cause, the empty battery. Dash came on, lights came on, seemed like everything was normal. I went out this morning to turn on my 2010 gen 3, expecting it to fire right up like it usually does.
(it takes a few seconds for me to get a ready light on my 2001 here in the boston ma suburbs this cold week (warm=teens^f).) the replacement hv ecu just Battery capacity diminishes with time and use. Prius won't start in the cold weather right now.
If the weather outside is warm and nice, the car will always start, never giving her any problems whatsoever. Far and away the number one reason that your prius won’t start in the cold is the battery. Cold cranking amps are the batteries ability to start turn the engine over when it is cold.
How often did you replace the battery on your previous car? So, you might see a drop from 50 mpg down to 47. If your toyota prius is not starting, this may be the cause there are many reasons that a vehicle will not start, but when it comes to a hybrid like the toyota prius, it.
Most 12v batteries are good for 5ish years, more or less. It can be very frustrating when a vehicle won’t start.there are many different issues that can cause the problem. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Except the ic engine didn’t do anything. In any case, it is advisable for laypersons to call a breakdown service or a workshop. In the event of a defect, the latter can directly initiate the repair.
Prius not starting in cold weather. Thought it had fired up on 1 cylinder, there was loads of body vibration and clanking. Trigger a bunch of warning lights, and your prius won't start after a cold soak), which replaces the hv ecu.
Some prius geeks trickle charge their batteries every night, but even then, 12v batteries always always die. There are really two main ways that a vehicle will not start. What else would you like to know.
I guess it might not have, given it was only a tsb, not a recall, and maybe it never happened while the previous. There are many reasons why your prius may not start. Discussion starter · #1 · jan 27, 2009.
The dash lights come on but the engine won't start and never get the ready light. This article is written with the assumption that you are looking for a way to get your toyota prius started now, and is meant to provide you with practical advice to help aid in the diagnosis. Basically, a cold engine might not start on the first try.
Old battery plus cold = dead battery = no start. A battery has two different ratings, cranking amps and cold cranking amps. 2003 prius cold weather problems :
The car remains in ev mode but the engine. Prius won't start in the cold weather right now. Joined jan 27, 2009 · 2 posts.