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2009 Prius- no power whatsoever. No it was running fine,

2009 Prius- no power...

2009 Prius- no power whatsoever

Mechanic's Assistant: Is the power loss consistent, or does it fluctuate?

No it was running fine, this morning I went to leave and there was zero power

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Prius yourself? What have you tried so far?

We haven’t tried anything yet- I heard you can’t really jump a Prius so I didn’t want to do anything

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

The only thing I think could’ve happened was that maybe one of my kids turned the car on the day before and we didn’t know. It’s unlikely but that’s all I can think

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the 12 volt battery is in the trunk and you can jump start it...do you know where the 12 volt battery is?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I don’t but I am sure my dad does- he was a mechanic.

in the passenger rear in the trunk the right side compartment opens to access.. if he can pull it charge it and test the 12 volt battery that may be the wisest...the battery may be failed

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Sounds good- thank you

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