2006 Prius speedometer automatically dims with bright sun.

Asked by DocDarB May 30, 2022 at 03:27 PM about the 2006 Toyota Prius

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2006 Prius speedometer automatically dims with bright sun. Tried everything on
dials and menus including covering light sensor.  I cannot see the speed when
driving in the sun. HELP!

2 Answers

2,810

So have you used the switch to turn it to full brightness and you still can't see the display in the sun? Are you using polarized sunglasses. removing them helps. I think you can adjust the day, night setting on the display by going through the menu's.

1,790

Normal the little bubble on the dash close to front edge of windshield is a load sensor when dark lights stay on bright when sun is out dims the lighting cover sensor problem solved

Your Answer:

Own this car?

Share your experience with others.

2006 Toyota Prius

Review another car

CarGurus Experts

  • #1
    T_S_T
    Reputation
    1,560
  • #2
    Guru5WT6J
    Reputation
    1,390
  • #3
    TupeloMS
    Reputation
    1,310
View All

Know more, shop wisely

Search

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Corolla
1,623 Great Deals out of 25,559 listings starting at $1,900
Used Toyota Camry Hybrid
203 Great Deals out of 3,832 listings starting at $1,100
Used Toyota Camry
1,944 Great Deals out of 42,074 listings starting at $1,100
Used Honda Civic
1,212 Great Deals out of 33,357 listings starting at $1,495
Used Toyota RAV4
1,890 Great Deals out of 32,222 listings starting at $1,950
Used Honda Accord
1,425 Great Deals out of 29,470 listings starting at $700
Used Honda Accord Hybrid
149 Great Deals out of 10,277 listings starting at $4,500
Used Toyota Tacoma
1,519 Great Deals out of 22,544 listings starting at $3,700
Used Toyota Sienna
616 Great Deals out of 9,302 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars for Sale

2024 Toyota Prius For Sale
1,103 listings starting at $28,476
2023 Toyota Prius For Sale
27 Great Deals out of 355 listings starting at $24,987
2022 Toyota Prius For Sale
35 Great Deals out of 512 listings starting at $16,164
2021 Toyota Prius For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 289 listings starting at $14,995
2020 Toyota Prius For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 179 listings starting at $15,690

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.