- Check instrument cluster and confirmed its not working, tried reset procedure but did not work, this generation of prius has a known problem with the circuit board for the cluster, Recommend replacing the cluster. Upon further inspection found engine oil to be about 1 quart low upon arrival. Recommend monitoring fluid levels and topping off oil. Coolant for engine is low in both reservoir and radiator. Front tires are 2 different brand tires and thread pattern. Car is missing 3 lug nuts (possibly locking type). Recommend flushing cooling system in order to rectify protection level due to fluid being low and not mixed properly.
- Disconnect negative terminal cable from battery. Removed all 4 A/C vents. Remove 2 screws holding steering wheel lower panel. Remove panel top panel where push start button is located. Disconnect electrical connection to push start button and remove panel. Removed defrost vent from both driver and passenger side. Removed driver and passenger side A pillar panel. Removed upper glove box by removing 2 screws. Removed lower glove box. Removed 2 bolts from under lower glove box that hold passenger air bag. Removed 2 screws holding the dashboard. Proceeded to pry dashboard and removed it from car. Removed screws holding instrument cluster. Installation is the reverse order of removal. Right Driver's side A/C vent came in cracked and partially broken before it was removed.
Azeddine T. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/18/2020