Posted by Ingenuous on August 10, 2005, 5:52 pm
The Prius firewall is located between the engine and passenger compartments.
Look for the problem there. :-)
Posted by szaki on August 10, 2005, 6:54 pm
Blue screen in the instrument panel is sign of virus!
Posted by Earle Jones on August 12, 2005, 3:57 am
The single most common problem with the Prius is the nut that holds
Posted by Reiner Schischke on August 10, 2005, 9:53 pm
The worst virus in the Prius is normally sitting in front of the
steering wheel. ;-)
Posted by Michael Pardee on May 19, 2005, 5:52 am
FWIW - the "stallingest" car I've ever had was the 1984 Nissan 300ZX we
traded for our '02 Prius. Just one failure - it turned out to be a bad
connection to the ignition coil primary - left me sitting in traffic dozens
of times (as many as five times a day) over a two month period. Sometimes it
would start immediately, sometimes after several minutes. Then it began
running for only a minute (or was it 30 seconds?) at a time... the ECU
thought the engine wasn't running. And the intermittent at the ECU
connector. And the bad connection inside the battery that kept resetting the
ECU while I was driving. And the intermittent ignition switch. And the
ignition cutout at 2500 rpm when the AMM failed. And the times the fuel
delivery got confused and the engine wouldn't restart until I pulled the PCV
hose off and sprayed starting fluid into it. And the bad connections in the
immobilizer, which not only killed the ignition but left me sitting in a car
that was rhythmically honking.
One day a woman noticed my car and asked me if I had any clues why her
husband's 300ZX was stalling. I wrote out the list for her.