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2011 Toyota Prius II 5dr HB (GS)

2011 Toyota Prius
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Front Wheel Drive, 5 Door Liftback, Mid-size
51 mpg city / 48 mpg hwy
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January 4, 2013, 12:24 pm

Sonali D

Question: How to fix clock and cd player?

My cars cd player and clock don't work (the light in the clock is too dim). The radio also stops/starts working after going over bumps. Recently, the clock and cd player (for no apparent reason) began to work. After pressing eject on the cd player the lights on both slowly dimmed again and stopped working. This happened several times. Is these some fuse or something else in the car I can check to fix these things? My cigarette lighters won't power chargers as well. Is this something I can look into myself or do I have to go in and talk to someone? If I can do it myself where should I look? It seems to me something is loose, not broken.

January 12, 2013, 8:33 am

Ron W
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Factory devices like CD plays and clocks are usually non serviceable. The only to fix them is probably replacement by the dealer.

As to checking fuses, your owner's manual should show you the location of the fuse box or boxes. The cigarette light may be just a fuse issue, but from your description, you may need more than a fuse to fix all those issues.

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