EV Range dropped precipitously today

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  1. tgspoon

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    Hey guys,

    So I've had my 2018 Prius Prime for about 5 months now. I live in Canada where the weather is cold so I am used to the range reduction in the cold weather. That said, today was warm, and my range dropped MAJORLY. I usually get anywhere from 20-25 miles.. but today it only went about 6 miles before the battery was exhausted (it read 100% after charging). I knew there was a problem, when, even before leaving the parking lot at work (maybe like 50 yards) it was down like 4% . Has anyone had this? Is there a setting I accidentally switched on when changing the clock today? Is the battery failing?

    I will obviously re-test it tomorrow but wondering if anyone has had anything similar.

    Appreciate the help.

    Todd
     
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    Are you using the scheduled charging feature that can be caught off guard (I’m guessing) by daylight savings time? Never mind. It would not report %100 charged if scheduled charging cut the session short.

    Looking forward to hearing how it goes next charge cycle.
     
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    No I wasn’t using a schedule because when I’m at work I just need it to charge. It read fully charged 100% then dropped FAST.

    Anyways today it was totally normal 25 miles each way.

    No idea what was up yesterday.
     
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    No setting, and not likely the battery.

    Let’s see what the future brings before we panic
     
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    It functioned totally normal again today both to and from work. Still have no idea what happened that one time..
     
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    computer glitch, blame ms dos
     
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    Yeah, GOM 6 miles on full charge must be some kind of glitch. My lowest has been ~20miles on GOM, I don't think I have seen teens or less.
     
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