Strange because you'd think the network transceiver would be placed on the outer rearmost board and tie into some other data interface to the main processor. I have had to stop using the navigation system altogether at times, which again is the reason that I upgraded my car in the first place. Clogged Piston Rings: Toyota gave 2010-2015 Toyota thinner piston rings and an updated piston design, both of which turned out to be not so effective. The failure mileage was approximately 132,000. In 2016, affected Prius models and had dealers install retention brackets free of charge. Please send the complete unit and front panel without A C Control for repair. It is unclear whether the issue comes from the phone or the car.
I'll just live with it till it dies then replace it with a used one or after market. There's a lot of sheet metal holding this thing together, and healthy attention paid to shielding integrity. In particular, you can see the service check mode that will show you all components on the avc lan ad what their status is. Note the high-voltage warning logo; as we've seen, they ain't kidding. Chris Dragon wrote a really helpful about dash disassembly that may be of interest. Thanks again for the input so far, but is there anyone with an '03 out there with a similar problem? Toyota should extend the warranty on this center console on this model. When driving, make sure you put the car through a variety of road conditions to test acceleration, braking, and handling, remembering that there is normally a slight delay between pressing the accelerator hard and the car responding.
Inheriting the flying-buttress style console from other Toyotas, the new dashboard extends towards the center arm-rest -- giving the gear selector a more conventional home within easy reach of the arm rest. The item in question, front and back. This allows the car to be run entirely on battery power alone for up to a mile at city speeds before the gasoline engine needs to kick in. This allows for hands-free cellphone use with certain handsets. Thanks for starting this thread and thanks to the Doc for making it a sticky.
I don't know what to do. I called my car insurance agent on 2:11pm to tow my car to my mechanic. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. You may be under contract with your existing carrier, who may charge you an earlyterminationfee if you cancel your existing service while still under contract. A picture is attached showing this problem.
We moved away from the vehicle and the flames become larger and larger. I paid the dealer to diagnose the problem. I had the car towed to the Toyota dealership and they told me it was my inverter that over heated and needed to be replaced. Repairing the Multi-function Display is much cheaper. Any links to How To Videos or anything of that sort would be great.
Afterwards, I tried to start my car without any success. I've been all over the solder connections into this piece several times by now -- they all look smoothly flowed and good. When the network is working, the signal stabilizes around 2. The issue is that the two faces that align at. The rear of the outer board. Corroded Coil Wire in the Water Pump: Some of the water pumps were accidentally scratched during manufacturing, resulting in corrosion in the coil wire.
After that we move on to the installation of all the accessories like mic, gps antenna, and usb. For each phone there will be a feature compatibility chart indicating which features typically workwithin a specified vehicle. There's a plastic pad glued under where the metal finger bears against the board underneath, and the whole thing is very slightly stressed upward at that point as evidenced by a compressed divot in the pad. Toyota issued a recall in 2013 and had thousands of Prii inspected. The Toyota Prius is one of the most popular new hybrids and economy vehicles available. I upgraded my 2011 Prius because I really needed built in navigation due the nature of my job and my commute.
Problem: Coolant is leaking from the transaxle coolant drain plug Description: Solution: Solved. Twisting the inner display board somewhat clockwise seems to make the network stabilize, and is now pointing rather strongly to that 60-pin inter-board connector as the problem area. This does not seem to be fair to the consumer. We drove very slowly down the road and the smoke became more prevalent. I should be seeing something rather different on the scope here. That might be a really easy way to tell if another failing unit is due to the same network-related problem without any tools: just power up the stereo at zero volume and listen carefully. If the unit does not power up or has any other issue, please send it in for an estimate.