Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Display panel not working properly

asked by on

The display panel has gone haywire. Sometimes it will fuzz out, or get brighter and brighter until it's all white. Most of the time it never comes on.

A: There have been issues where the second gen...

There have been issues where the second generation Toyota Prius displays have failed over time. The solder joints where the vehicle wiring harness connects to the display can vibrate and break over time, leading to connection issues and malfunctions. Sometimes these displays can be repaired by an electronics technician familiar with the construction of the Prius displays. Most of the time the display will need to be replaced. You may want to enlist the help of a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who can diagnose your electrical system and recommend a proper course of repair.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Can I tow a trailer or be towed?

It’s not recommended to tow a trailer behind the car or to install a hitch on the vehicle. The car isn’t designed for this type of task, and it can damage the vehicle. You also shouldn’t tow your vehicle with...

Q: Red triangle with exclamation, car not picking speed and makes rattling noise upon acceleration

Hello. A red triangle with an exclamation point can be displayed for a range of different reasons. One of the most common causes is low engine oil. I would check the engine's oil level to make sure that it is...

Q: I would like to know what parts I need to replace VVT ECCENTRIC SHAFT SENSOR and Valve cover

Although we would need to confirm using your VIN number, the required valve cover in your application appears to be part #: BMW-11127552281. The required BMW Eccentric Shaft Sensor (Valvetronic) is part #: VDO-S119565001Z. These OEM parts can be installed...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.