If your vehicle overheats

The following may indicate that your vehicle is overheating l The high coolant temperature warning light comes on or flashes The engine may be overheating. l HYBRID SYSTEM OVERHEAT is shown on the multi-information display The power control unit may be overheating. Follow the correction procedure as described below. n If the high coolant temperature warning light comes on or flashes stepQ Stop the vehicle in a safe place and turn off the air conditioning system. STEp2 Check to see if steam is...

Checking and replacing fuses

Blown Fuse Type

If any of the electrical components do not operate, a fuse may have blown. If this happens, check and replace the fuses as necessary. step T Turn the POWER switch OFF. Vehicles with Solar Ventilation System Turn the Solar Ventilation System off and make sure not to operate the Remote Air Conditioning System. step 2 Open the fuse box cover. Engine compartment sTEPj3 After a system failure, see Fuse layout and amperage ratings P. 465 for details about which fuse to check. IsTEPjs Check if the...

Hybrid System Indicator

What Hybrid System Indicator

The Hybrid System Indicator displays the hybrid system operating condition and provides environmentally friendly fuel efficient driving assistance in accordance with the driving conditions and the operation of the accelerator pedal. Hybrid battery traction battery status Eco Driving Indicator Light Lights up when the vehicle is being driven in an environmentally friendly manner. Displays the average vehicle speed since the function was last reset. The function can be reset by pressing and...

Hillstart assist control

Prius Hill Start Assist

N Hill-start assist control operating conditions The system operates in the following situations The shift position is in other than P. The parking brake is not applied. The accelerator pedal is not depressed. n Hill-start assist control l While hill-start assist control is operating, the brakes remain automatically applied after the driver releases the brake pedal. The stop lights and the high mounted stoplight turn on. l Hill-start assist control operates for about 2 seconds after the brake...

N If Hybrid System Overheat is shown on the multiinformation display

Prius Coolant System

StepQ Stop the vehicle in a safe place and turn off the air conditioning system. STEp2 Leave the hybrid system operating and carefully lift the hood. Check if the cooling fans are operating. If the fans are operating Wait until HYBRID SYSTEM OVERHEAT disappears and then stop the hybrid system. If the message does not disappear, call your Toyota dealer. If the fans are not operating Stop the hybrid system immediately and call your Toyota dealer. After the hybrid system has cooled down, check the...