Elektroingenieur's Recent Activity

  1. Elektroingenieur liked michaelm2's post in the thread Remove and Replace a Tail Light on 2017 Prius Prime.

    I just did this repair myself in my garage. I had the manual, which read as Elektro previously posted, but that is not the best way to...

    Oct 20, 2020 at 2:24 AM
  2. Elektroingenieur liked PriusTransduced's post in the thread SUDDEN UNINTENDED ACCELERATION (SUA).

    THANKS Elektroingenieur! The equivalent of medical journals for cars??!!! Who knew?!! You've opened up a whole new world for me! This...

    Oct 19, 2020 at 6:01 PM
  3. Elektroingenieur liked jerrymildred's post in the thread Low 12-Volt Battery when I start my prius.

    Yes, as @Elektroingenieur kindly noted, the change took place with Gen 4 in 2016. Edit to add that the change was due in large part to...

    Oct 18, 2020 at 8:29 PM
  4. Elektroingenieur replied to the thread 2011 Prius hit. Air bag did not deploy.

    The car doesn’t have to be moving, or even turned on, for airbags to deploy; see this video of a NHTSA side-impact crash test on a 2010...

    Oct 18, 2020 at 8:26 PM
  5. Elektroingenieur replied to the thread Low 12-Volt Battery when I start my prius.

    All fourth-generation Prius cars, since the introduction in model year 2016, have been built with a flooded lead-acid battery under the...

    Oct 18, 2020 at 7:00 PM
  6. Elektroingenieur replied to the thread Gear position - Neutral or Parking while doing Transmission Fluid change.

    P⃞ and N aren’t different gear positions. In the P410 transaxle, the gear train is always in mesh, and there’s no shifting of gears in...

    Oct 18, 2020 at 1:36 PM
  7. Elektroingenieur liked alanclarkeau's post in the thread Austalian Prius vs. American.

    The Entertainment Unit in USA is totally different from the Aussie one. You get knobs - Australia doesn't :cry::cry::cry:...

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  8. Elektroingenieur replied to the thread How long will a Prime battery last and how much is a replacement?.

    As with the older Prius Plug-in model, the HV battery typically wouldn’t be replaced as a unit because of wear; instead, one or more of...

    Oct 17, 2020 at 3:46 PM
  9. Elektroingenieur replied to the thread 2010 repair manual in .pdf.

    For the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, there isn’t one edition of the Repair Manual that covers all third-generation Prius cars. Rather,...

    Oct 17, 2020 at 11:43 AM
  10. Elektroingenieur replied to the thread Recommended obd2 scanner?.

    Other options for hardware include the Techstream Lite kit (recommended by Toyota), a MongoosePro interface purchased directly from Drew...

    Oct 15, 2020 at 6:11 PM
  11. Elektroingenieur replied to the thread Unable to reset to higher speed in DRCC.

    Mine does this, too, and I explained why in a previous posting.

    Oct 15, 2020 at 1:31 AM
  12. Elektroingenieur replied to the thread Automatic Braking on Technology (BRAKE!).

    Fourth-generation Prius cars built in 2018 have the Toyota Safety Sense-P system, which uses a monocular camera and millimeter wave...

    Oct 15, 2020 at 1:27 AM
  13. Elektroingenieur replied to the thread How to repair/replace wire - Loud rattle/shaking + chewed wire - 2017 Prius C.

    The Electrical Wiring Diagram (more info) shows that’s connector C1, for Fuel Injector Assembly No. 1. The engine is rattling and...

    Oct 14, 2020
  14. Elektroingenieur replied to the thread Covid separator screen to separate driver from backseat.

    There are thousands of Prius cars used as taxicabs, so aftermarket suppliers of taxi barriers (also called taxi dividers or taxi...

    Oct 14, 2020
  15. Elektroingenieur replied to the thread Need to change Steering Rack - Repair manual ?.

    The power steering is electric and doesn’t use a hydraulic fluid. See the Repair Manual (more info) for procedures.

    Oct 14, 2020