FOR 2005 AND NEWER TOYOTA
PRIUS HYBRID VEHICLES, follow the
procedures listed below.
Perform the following
steps from (1) through (4) in 60
- Apply the parking brake. Steps 2
through 7 must be done within 45 seconds.
- Turn the power switch ON (this
means pressing the power button twice without
depressing the brake pedal). The dashboard will
illuminate, including the MIL at the base of the
windshield for the KOEO test.
- Fully depress the accelerator
pedal twice with the transmission in the "P" or PARK
- Place the transmission in the "N"
or NEUTRAL position by stepping on the brake and
moving the selector on the dashboard to "N". Remove
your foot from the brake. Fully depress the
accelerator pedal twice with the transmission in the
- Put the vehicle in PARK by
pressing the PARK button on the dashboard. Fully
depress the accelerator pedal twice with the
transmission in the "P" or PARK position.
- Check that the amber HV system
warning lamp flashes on the multi-information display
(normal in this test mode) in the center console.
- Depress the brake pedal and start
the engine by pushing the power ON switch. The engine
will start and idle at 1,000 RPM.
- Depress the accelerator more than
60 percent to raise the engine speed to 2,500 RPM.
Hold for the required time. See the NOTICE below.
- Remove your foot from the
accelerator to allow the engine to idle for the
required amount of time.
- Ensure the vehicle is in PARK (see
step 5) and shut off the engine by depressing the ON
- Proceed to the fuel cap
- The RPM is not controlled directly
by the accelerator pedal on these vehicles.
- The idling speed in the inspection
mode is approximately 1,000 RPM. The engine speed
increases to 1,500 RPM when the accelerator pedal is
depressed by less than 60 percent. The engine speed
increases to 2,500 RPM when the accelerator pedal is
depressed by more than 60 percent.
FOR 2004 AND OLDER TOYOTA
the procedures listed below.
To ensure the engine starts, turn on
the AC with the fan on high. Turning on the headlights
to HIGH beam may also be necessary to force the engine
early model Prius vehicles the engine will start if the
battery has a low state of charge or the air conditioner
is turned on. Turning the AC and fan on will cause the
engine to start.
If you have questions or concerns
related to testing the Toyota Prius, please contact GCAF
Station Assistance at 800.449.2471, option 2 or email
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