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2005 Prius dash no longer working

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Technical Discussion' started by priusmanneedhelp, Aug 25, 2021.

  1. priusmanneedhelp

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    Hello, in November of 2020, I fixed my dash issue by replacing the failed capacitor. Today it failed again.

    Is it common for the capacitor to fail again?
    I live in Arizona so it gets pretty hot here.

    anyone else have this issue?
     
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    Did you only replace the one capacitor, or multiple?
     
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    only the one. the 220uf 16v i believe.
     
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    Did you replace it with a quality part?

    Wonder if it could be a cable/connection or solder joint issue now?

    There may be additional caps and a regulator that could be replaced as well, the thread below should offer guidance.

    combination meter repair - DIY | PriusChat

    Here are some different takes on the needed parts that you would order :

    combination meter repair - DIY | Page 4 | PriusChat
    combination meter repair - DIY | Page 5 | PriusChat
    combination meter repair - DIY | Page 9 | PriusChat
    combination meter repair - DIY | Page 12 | PriusChat

    Here is another thread that you should be aware of, starting from page 6 :

    T-SB-0172-09 Combination Meter - Intermittent Display | Page 6 | PriusChat

    Please post any updates or fixes here in your current thread.
     
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    Thanks for the info.

    I think my issue is greater than the capacitor which is unlucky. The dash no longer turns back on when i reset the 12v so i think it is something else. i'll prob just buy a combination meter from ebay.
     
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    If you're done with the DIY, then you might be better served by purchasing from Matt @Texas Hybrid Batteries - total cost is 150 with free shipping both ways, includes a lifetime warranty, the 299k fix, and will program your ODO for you as well : Prius Speedometer Replacement

    How much are fleabay meters going for these days?
     
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