How to put a Toyota hybrid in nuetral without starting the engine.
For all models from 2004 and on:
This is useful if you need to push your hybrid around without starting the engine.
Just pushing start twice is useful for starting just the 12 volt system in the car without starting the engine. For things like raising the windows. Reading ODB2 codes etc.
- Hit the start button twice without putting your foot on the brake. (Prius 2001-3 - Foot off brake then turn key to on.)
- Put your foot on the brake.
- Select neutral.