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Old 06-19-2020, 01:39 PM   #745 (permalink)
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noise maker

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Originally Posted by Bill the Engineer View Post
The Prius V chassis has an annoying noise maker that sounds at low speed when the engine is off. I plan to replace it with the sound of the Doctor Who Tardis interior hum from the TV show. should be an easy swap-out.

Bill the Engineer
Evidently, when the first Prius made it's debut in Japan, pedestrians would just step off the curb in front of it. 'Hearing' nothing, they never looked to see that something was there.
' wasn't long before a mandate showed up requiring an acoustic warning to the would-be street steppers.
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