Sanny said:If your 2004+ Prius is a North American model, you can turn off the reverse beep yourself.
http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/Pri ... tm#reverse
If a UK/European/Australian 2004+ Prius, the only way is with some wirecutters...
Courtesy of the Oracle, MRV
Forgive me, MRV, for jumping your post, but I thought it might save time.
Oh my goodness, YES! Besides, anyone who's been on here for a bit KNOWS I probably wouldn't have come up with those on my own. AND they know that you know EVERYTHING!! :!:mrv said:Thanks for posting for me. I have no problem with people copying my posts, as long as credit is given for any supporting text.
It is nearly inaudible outside the car. It is there to warn (annoy) the driver. Good riddance. :?wayneswhirld said:I really can't understand the fuss about the reverse gear beeper. I kinda think it's neat--part of the Prius' technological uniqueness. And it's only on for a few seconds.
I don't know if it can be heard clearly outside as I'm in the car during it's operation, but if it can, I am thankful it would get the attention of others as it otherwise silently reverses.