Combination meter how to get to turn on

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by robl45, Oct 15, 2019.

  1. TMR-JWAP

    TMR-JWAP Senior Member

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    I can't believe how much we're trying to point you in the right direction to solve the problem and it's completely ignored. You're asking for a type of solution that doesn't exist. We could just as easily tell you to punch the steering wheel as hard as you can until the dash turns on. There is NO magic combination of switches, etc that will miraculously make a failing circuit work every time. Anyone doing a magic combo is merely causing super small changes in the overall 12v circuit that, at some point, may or may not cause some type of flicker/transient that pushes the circuit over the edge (this time, but probably not next time). So, either invest a few bucks and fix the caps, or just keep flicking switches and knobs or 'whatever' until it turns on.
     
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    ericbecky Hybrid Battery Hero

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    Clap you hands three times and spin around clockwise.
    Usually works most of the time.
    :)
     
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    jerrymildred Senior Member

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    I think that only works in the northern hemisphere. Something to do with the coriolis effect. :D
     
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    eljefino Junior Member

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    You're unemployed so you have plenty of time.

    Harbor freight has a perfect pencil tip soldering iron for $3.

    220 uf caps are 5/ $0.99 on ebay.

    Watch youtube, have fun. Maybe find some e-waste like an old motherboard if you want to practice soldering first.

    Money saved is money earned.
     
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