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Went to gas station today, got in car after filling up all of a sudden my dashboard started blinking and eventually dome lights dimmed and I lost power. Car won't start, radio intermittently comes on and only door open indicators light up. strong smell of sulfur coming from rear right seat from 12v battery.

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

Hardly any power at all. dashboard will not even light up

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Station?

2013 prius c 1

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

Roadside assistance would not recharge due to unsafe scent of sulfur. At the dealer currently. I believe its the battery but they are running diagnostics.

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

Not at this time

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Toyota
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So that definitely sounds like a battery issues I would have them check that out and see what happened

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