On several occasions, after turning off the vehicle, the engine continued to operate. In carb states, Toyota even warrants the hybrid battery for 150K miles. Traction control Pirus owners in cold and snowy regions report the traction control system in the hybrid is unable to cope with even a slight snow-covered incline. I didn't have a car crash but this could have easily caused one if I wasn't paying close attention to it. When I came out of the store to drive home, it had the issue all the way home. Connect either a battery charger or jumper cables from another battery or car. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure.
They did say they corrected the issue in the newer models. Refer to the Timing Belt procedure. Using only the Learn button will not work. We have had the vehicle for about a week and are thinking of selling it. This happened while I was passing a truck, with a car close behind clearly intending to pass me after I had gotten around the truck. To assume the fluid does not experience wear in that transmission is ridiculous. Installation is the reverse of removal.
Cover it with vinyl electrical tape. Connecting the wires backwards may cause several thousand yes, thousand dollars worth of damage to the electronics of the car. The regular suspension is more appropriate and better matched to the car as a whole. Though the car is designed to cheat the wind, you still get road noise and engine noise under heavy acceleration. They're all unique so no need to label anything. See the for more information.
The same is true of the broad sides and comparatively small wheels. But not every Prius owner is smiling. He is now on his third set of tires. The next service it was again extremely low. There has been no related recall on this vehicle, but it's incredibly unsafe and I'm very happy I was not traveling with my children at time of accident. I have not figured the mileage by the old fashioned way but my guess is it is less than the computer.
There is a 10 mm bolt on the side of the car, behind the carpeting on the side, and another nearer the center of the car. Prius in the Market There are more refined hybrids on the market — specifically the Camry Hybrid. If not, wait for the system to discharge further. I suddenly realized that I had no acceleration and that the dash lights had come on. Not programming the mirror button first will not work.
The trip computer said I was getting between 30 and 40 mpg in mixed driving. This is dangerous and modifications need to be done to the computer software to allow more control for snowy or icy conditions. Dash lights and air conditioner fan came on, but engine did not start until the 'start¿ button had been pushed twice more. The next service it was again extremely low. The tale of this runaway Prius is frightening.
The Prius is arguably the only hybrid that stands a chance of saving you money within a reasonable number of years or miles. Now we're having problems with the electronic key working as well as it has in the past. Shoppers should also be aware of what I call the parallel-hybrid fallacy: the belief that you can drive around on electric power alone up to 30 mph or so. This is just a stepping stone to many other jobs, this is one of those things that will be linked to. You'll want to pull up on the top first as the bottom section by the bumper has some holders that keep it down. Be sure to wait at least five minutes before proceeding. Install or connect the following: Starter motor.
This will expose the battery to view. It also has generous cargo capacity. Tighten the bolts to 30—37 ft. However, in the case of the Prius there is the second, drive, batter to consider, along with the electronics to charge the smaller battery. Starter location and mounting detail-3.
Pull the tube straight out of the battery and, without pulling it from the car, set it out of the way. I was told by dealer that nothing could be done and I needed to carry oil with me and check level every time I fill up my gas tank. The failures were not diagnosed or repaired. This problem, they say, will only get worse, clogging the spark plugs and potentially having an incident of engine stalling or shutting totally down while driving. . Subject: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Toyota Prius Hybrid service, maintenance, repair.
Biggest job I've done is head gaskets before. In my opinion, if you want an environmentally friendly car, buy a Honda. Potential buyers should be aware of the reliability concerns unique to hybrid vehicles -- even after eight years on the road, the technology is new and constantly evolving. Thanks A word of caution. At ConsumerAffairs we take privacy seriously, please refer to our to learn more about how we keep you protected. Tighten the long bolt to 57—72 ft. If you want to avoid this small problem, you will need another battery perhaps in another car and jumper cables or a battery charger.