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  1. ChapmanF replied to the thread Fixing Friend's 2014 Prius c Need Knowledge.

    Multimeter in one hand and repair manual and wiring diagram in the other, find out why none of the ECUs can be hailed, and fix that. If...

    Apr 20, 2021 at 7:14 PM
  2. ChapmanF replied to the thread How to adjust clock with no buttons ?.

    Were there tinned pads on the board below where the buttons would be? I'm still trying to wrap my mind around how the buttons weren't...

    Apr 20, 2021 at 5:28 PM
  3. ChapmanF replied to the thread Fixing Friend's 2014 Prius c Need Knowledge.

    Have you determined what part needs replacement yet? In the last episode I remember, the intrepid crew was still working to establish...

    Apr 20, 2021 at 5:26 PM
  4. ChapmanF replied to the thread Which maintenance can be DIY versus dealer only?.

    I use my computer, and at home is exactly where I do it.

    Apr 20, 2021 at 5:22 PM
  5. ChapmanF replied to the thread Toyota proves hybrids with AWD tackle snow better than almost anything.

    How you know you haven't found your dream job as a copywriter yet: "Joe, we've got this story here where somebody raced a RWD sports...

    Apr 20, 2021 at 12:46 PM
  6. ChapmanF replied to the thread Check Engine Light.

    One thing that can be worth remembering is that there are about a dozen different ECUs in your Gen 2, and the code scanner they are...

    Apr 20, 2021 at 9:59 AM
  7. ChapmanF replied to the thread Which maintenance can be DIY versus dealer only?.

    What "repairs can only be done at a dealer due to safety/electric shock issues?" Scarcely anything. It's a car. There are a few high...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 7:25 PM
  8. ChapmanF replied to the thread EGR cleaning at 61k pics.

    Were any flow numbers collected before or after the cleaning? That can be a very helpful addition to photos, given that most of us...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 6:05 PM
  9. ChapmanF replied to the thread 2012 Prius V codes.

    Easy to check the fuse, but the code you've got is pretty specific.

    Apr 19, 2021 at 6:04 PM
  10. ChapmanF replied to the thread Tire pressure light on.

    Hmm. If you think that might be the case, you may want to review this TSB and do some very careful proactive investigation of the car,...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 5:59 PM
  11. ChapmanF replied to the thread 2012 horn problem.

    Live a little. Got earmuffs?

    Apr 19, 2021 at 5:54 PM
  12. ChapmanF replied to the thread 2015 Prius Gen 3 not started for 11 months.

    Well, the behavior of a lead-acid battery at different charge states is a much longer story than "resistance is fixed". The converter's...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 5:51 PM
  13. ChapmanF replied to the thread 2015 Prius Gen 3 not started for 11 months.

    Yep, everything in the car except for the hybrid powertrain itself and the compressor for the A/C. I think in some trims (the ones...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 5:38 PM
  14. ChapmanF replied to the thread 2015 Prius Gen 3 not started for 11 months.

    I see this getting said now and then, but it's a picture that doesn't match how the car is built. There is no "charging system" for the...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 5:19 PM
  15. ChapmanF replied to the thread New to forum -- ABS lights and brakes.

    The lights on the dash are minimal information; they only mean the computer controlling the brakes has trouble codes it needs to give...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 11:35 AM