Car keep cutting off

Discussion in 'Prius c Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by vally, Sep 5, 2018.

  1. vally

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    Changed the 12v battery. Now car idling normal and then cutting off. Aqua 2014. Battery saying full and then dying within seconds, any help?
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    welcome!

    when you say 'cutting off', you do realize that the engine shuts off when not needed?
    and you can drive without it?
     
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    No d car it self cutting off everytime you try to drive and some symbol coming up on the dash
     
  4. ztanos

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    Can you take a video? It's supposed to self cut off every time you drive... though depending on the symbol (EV light maybe?) it could or could not be normal too.
     
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    That "some symbol" is important.
    Do you really think that it's NOT important to know WHAT symbol that is ??

    It could be a bad connection on one of the main 12 V battery cables but you probably need the codes read to get a good idea of what the problem IS.

    Are the symptoms the same after changing the battery ?

    P.S. Did you charge the new battery before installing it ?
     
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    If you are getting dash lights, you need to read the codes
     
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    I'm almost 100% certain the "light" the guy is getting is the EV light...
     
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