New Owner from the UK

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  1. Tony D

    Tony D Active Member

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    A used unit from a late model gen2 is probably the cheapest option. I have to go that route. I missed out on one from a damaged car recently, got sent away with work, so missed it
     
  2. GrumpyCabbie

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    Oh for sure. Try some of the insurance salvage yards for a written off late gen2.

    I have heard that somewhere in the US repairs them too, but could be a b*llache sending it away and then awaiting the return. I did a quick search and found instructions on how to fix the issue. Maybe worth a try if you're up to the challenge? :)

    Prius MFD
     
  3. Tony D

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    In my case, it's the touchscreen itself that is broken. It cannot be fixed unfortunately. The unit itself works fine just the middle of the screen does not respond to touch
     
  4. adam_d

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    Sorry, by Head Unit I meant the CD Changer stereo unit, fortunately my MFD is OK (just power, seek, etc.). I got a 12 month Toyota warranty with the car, so hopefully it should be easily sorted out.
     
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    Adam, did you get everything sorted?
     
  6. adam_d

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    Not yet, the car is going to Toyota on Wednesday for them to take a look at it. I'm almost certain it won't do it when I take it to them, but fortunately I managed to get a video of it playing up. :p
     
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    I tempted fate with the last post - car was with them all day and left in the sun for a few hours, and the buttons worked perfectly. Just going to have to wait til they get worse now, I think.
     
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    Typical! Same as going to the doctor and feeling better in the waiting room!
     
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    Sods Law - don't give up! I don't suppose they'll let you drive it in to them at anytime, without an appointment, when it misbehaves again?
     
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    I'm hoping so as it only takes a couple of minutes to see the fault. The garage is also conveniently just round from where I work.
     
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