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122410Re: [toyota-prius] 12 volt battery time outs, . Gen 3

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  • Peter Blackford
    Nov 1, 2012
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      in context, below:

      On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 12:58 PM, Flash287 <btrattner@...> wrote:

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      > A few questions:
      > 1) What is the AH rating on the 12V battery on Gen 3? (probably in the
      > manual)
      > 2) If the Ready mode is on...how low does 12V battery voltage have to fall
      > to trigger the ICE for recharging? DC output is a constant 13.8V - which
      > runs all loads once operational. Charging current load imposed by the 12V
      > battery is determined by how low it may be.
      > 3) Will the traction battery's DC-DC converter try to charge the 12V
      > battery if the ICE is not running? If car is READY, then DC-DC converter
      > is operational and will handle whatever loads are presented.
      > 4) If the headlights are inadvertently left on and the car is not
      > locked...Will they shut off at some point to protect the 12V battery?
      > Don't believe so, but don't have a later car to know for sure. RTFM...
      > 5) If the trunk lid is left open and the doors are shut...when will the
      > trunk light shut off to protect the 12V battery? See (4) above.
      >
      > burt 2011
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