Dash almost goes dead when I push 'pwr'

Discussion in 'Prius v Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by TrevorMarty, Mar 24, 2017.

  1. TrevorMarty

    TrevorMarty Junior Member

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    Hey gang-

    My names Trevor and I'm a newbie as well as a hesitant Prius owner. Does anyone know why my central dash display would almost go dead after I pushed the 'pwr' button? It did it twice. The next time was while I was going about 65 mph.

    Thanks for your time everyone.

    Trevor
     
  2. rdgrimes

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    Are you talking about the "power" driving mode?
     
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    Yup, I think that's what it is. The three buttons in the middle console.
     
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    Have you had the inverter/motor generator software recall work done?
     
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    welcome trevor! no idea, but what makes you a hesitant prius owner? feel free to spill your guts, we're here for you.:cool:
     
  6. TrevorMarty

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    I'm not entirely sure if the inverter/generator software thingy has been updated. I have the Toyota app and have put my VIN in. It shows all of the things that have been updated and I don't see that one.

    Oh I'm hesitant because I didn't want a new car. (New for me) The salesmans 'Kung fu' was stronger then mine. Now I have a payment and I hate it. That's all it's a fine machine and I am a supporter of alternative tech and driving junk. I just am not sure I can afford this car, and it's completely my own fault. I'm sure I'll adjust or I'll sell it.
     
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    The Toyota Owners site should flag the recall as open -- if the work hasn't yet been done.
     
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