While a new car might be nice I don't want a car payment now and with only 31,700 miles on it I feel like I've just gotten it broken in. I consider myself a good backyard mechanic and would do it myself if it didn't require expensive one time use tools. Well it will be a Prius, of course. Or is it difficult enough that Toyota needs to do it? My Prius is a 2006 model, which makes it 12 years old. Toyota offers a comprehensive that will keep your vehicle in top performing condition for a long time. Fewer maintenance requirements with longer service intervals to save both your time, more important than ever before ensure, it is the owner's responsibility make, note that both new vehicle. But I was not able to find a replacement listing for the transmission fluid.
The schedule states first change at 100,000 miles and every 50,000 thereafter. To learn more, see our. I have 2006 Prius, bought it new, now has 150,000+ miles on it. I consider myself a good backyard mechanic and would do it myself if it didn't require expensive one time use tools. . Then you need to take care of it.
What happens in that case to the operability of the vehicle? However, damage or failures caused by lack of proper maintenance are not covered under warranty. Find a local automotive repair shop to help you perform scheduled maintenance and your Prius will keep running for a long, long time! Even the expensive batteries are performing well - though when I purchased the car I was told they might need replacing in 8-10 years. Does it have appropriate clearance, pulls to one side when applied, can hold the vehicle securely an, does the seat belt system operate. Is the transmission fluid considered good for the life of the car? Some new Priuses will have a lithium ion battery, and the lifetime of this is unknown but probably Toyota would not choose technology with lower lifetime than existing technology. Your tires, and your Prius, will thank you! Indirect injection means that injectors are cheap to replace if they fail and also that there should be no carbon deposits on the intake valves. You love your Toyota for its reliability, but to keep that reliability going to years and years to come requires ensuring regular maintenance is performed on your vehicle.
It doesn't look or perform like a 12 year old car, however. With the cabin air filter in particular I'm inclined to just clean brush, tap, and blow air through in reverse direction and reinstall, until it's gasping to be replaced. I have some laptops at work approaching 10 years old with their original batteries. Supplied parts for replacement purposes without invalidating emission, of replacement parts which not, equivalent quality may impair the effectiveness of emission control systems, you may also elect to have maintenance, replacement, repair. The water pump and air conditioning compressor are electric, meaning they don't rev at high speeds when you're revving the engine, making quick wear less likely. Additional maintenance items are suggested for Special Operating Conditions for all vehicle models. No accessory belts on the Prius to fail or to require replacement.
When Does Your Toyota Need Scheduled Maintenance? The schedule states first change at 100,000 miles and every 50,000 thereafter. Toyoace …… production of manual transmissions. Again the task has been widely discussed on this and other groups. This can only hurt you and cost way more money in the long run. The 42V battery pack actually consists of 3 12V batteries in series. I think my schedule mentions a brake fluid change at 60 or 100K. I know that eventually the battery pack is going to start to go.
If not and if the general feeling is to replace it periodically , again can the average backyard mechanic replace it too? Other than that this car has been very dependable and inexpensive to maintain and drive every day. How do I know what maintenance my Prius needs? I seem to recall replacing the inverter coolant is not as simple as pulling the plug and dumping new coolant. This document is not sanctioned by Toyota Motor Corporation or any of its affiliates. The replacement intervals for engine coolant recommended in this booklet are based on replacement. Make sure they have the correct tools and certifications to work on your hybrid vehicle.
It is without a doubt the most economical car I have ever owned in terms of reliability, cost and gas mileage 42-46 mpg , regular gas. Still get 45 to 50 mpg depending on the weather. When you go to a Toyota dealership, you can be confident that they will use Genuine Toyota parts and have Toyota-trained technicians. The other answer failed to mention how long the battery typically lasts, mentioning only the warranty of the battery. I plan on buying it new and probably keeping it for 10 or so years at least, possibly longer ~150k estimated over 10 years. Hmm, it took you two minutes to reply, I was hoping for 30 seconds ;-.
They fail around the 80K mark. This car works like a charm, when and if it is well taken care of. I appreciate the details responses, and have already checked out some of the links. In 2006, Toyota was engaged in a variety of projects designed to solidify its foundations while continuing to grow. Toyoace …… production of manual transmissions. It is more work than most people have experience for and you will need to follow some high voltage safety practices.