Low mileage when start

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Fuel Economy' started by dd22, Jul 24, 2018.

  1. dd22

    dd22 New Member

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    Why electricity motor doesn't kick on when steps on gas

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    depends on the level of charge, pedal travel, ambient temp among other things. short trips are a hit to mpg's, try to tie a few together if possible, driving to the furthest, and working your way back.
     
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    It normally doesn't, why do you think it should? What problem do you think you have?
     
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    Do you have any idiot lights on the dash?

    It could be that your HV battery has given up the ghost (or is depleted) and you're only moving via the ICE.
     
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