I am a new Prius owner. I inadvertently left the key in the ignition overnight. Will it harm the battery?


Asked by busheypines Aug 17, 2012 at 09:03 AM about the 2009 Toyota Prius Liftback

Question type: General

I accidentally left the key in the ignition of my 2009 Prius.  I am a brand new owner.  Will this harm the
battery or anything else?

1 Answer

Tom Demyan

If the ignition switch was left ON, it will put a drain on the battery, but will not harm anything. Drive some distance to charge the battery back up, or put it on a trickle charger/take to autozone to have them inspect it, charge it back up to full charge.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Toyota Prius Questions

Toyota Prius Experts

#1 raae
Reputation 410
#2 TupeloMS
Reputation 220
#3 jrdregs
Reputation 190
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Insight"
28 Great Deals out of 1,642 listings starting at $3,995
Used MINI Cooper"
278 Great Deals out of 14,917 listings starting at $2,995

Used Cars For Sale

2015 Toyota Prius For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 21,632 listings starting at $19,703
2014 Toyota Prius For Sale
27 Great Deals out of 827 listings starting at $16,950
2013 Toyota Prius For Sale
62 Great Deals out of 1,517 listings starting at $13,884
2012 Toyota Prius For Sale
38 Great Deals out of 1,269 listings starting at $9,983
2011 Toyota Prius For Sale
79 Great Deals out of 2,064 listings starting at $10,495