Does the battery icon ever fully fill in?

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  1. michael_

    michael_ New Member

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    I've had this 2001 Prius for a few weeks, the last week of which has been on a newly installed one-year-old (second-hand) battery, and the most I have yet to see the icon fill up, is to just to the bottom of the +

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    Is this normal?
     
  2. Tideland Prius

    Tideland Prius Moderator of the North
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    Yes it’s normal. The Prius leaves a buffer at the top in case you go down a hill.

    now if you have come down a long hill or a mountain and haven’t seen it full, then there’s a problem.

    but under normal driving, you won’t see it full. It might go up one level between where you are in the photo and full but never full.
     
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    I've seen mine go to the top once in the 18 years I've had one of these cars, just for a few minutes.
     
  4. michael_

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    This is great to hear! Thanks guys
     
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