We have owned many other vehicles to well over 250,000 so this is not a case of we don't take care of our vehicles. During all this time the leak has never accumulated enough to leave spots on pavement. Yet there was no low oil light or engine light to warn me. Have not yet taken car back to dealer for oil consumption test. We will show you specifically how to determine if the fluid leaking from your Prius is oil, check your oil level and fix the oil leak using stop leak. One from the top and two coming up from the bottom.
I made an appointment with the dealer to have him look it over. With redesigns at five-year intervals, the Camry is now in its seventh generation. Update: oil still a little low, but will just monitor for now. I've never had this happen before! When the engine is operating, both the lubrication system and the crankcase space which is connected to the space under the valve cover are pressurized. The vehicle was not repaired. This is a safety issue. I have looked online and this practically happening to all the 2010-2011 prii.
The oil was changed on May 15th. I have never had to replace an engine on any car before. More user error- I didn't hold the set button down long enough and they put in a little more air. It doesn't stay on very long and only appears when you turn a curve. The problem does not show up until you are close to the 80,000-100,000 miles point and so for those folks that drive less, the problem may not show up for another couple of years. See pictures 1 and 2. Installed refurbished battery 343548 km Also recently developed an exhaust leak under the hood.
I have noticed all the guys say not to use any oil additives of any kind. Resolved pinging problem experienced since 2014. It has three bolts holding it onto the block. It would use about 1 to 2 quarts between changes. The motive battery charge was very low which caused the dire warnings and did not let the engine to keep running. Where this could be originating or do I need to take the belt cover off? The lady tried to sell me a used engine for 3,000 or 5,000 dollars. I changed the thermostat and the water pump, but it seems to be even behind that.
Dealer replaced the hybrid battery assembly under warranty. The change was done under warranty. If you have any please visit our forum. Mounted to the oil pan using an O ring seal this unit can become hard and leak in which case the oil must be drained and the O ring and sender replaced. Even received coverage stickers from toy headquarters stating full coverage if a. Elected to not repair the car. Main battery and several other items replaced.
A scan indicated that the number 4 cylinder was misfiring. Otherwise, if you drive 50 minutes each day, that should restore the battery charge over several days of driving. Hi Guys, I have a 2010 prius with 163,000 miles on it. Noticed oil coming off the front of the engine. O2 sensor indicated, and replacement recommended. This was not covered under warranty.
Has not reoccurred but does show up at least once a year. When i returned 4+ hours later, headlights were very dim, car was off and would not power on into any mode. No repair - just reset the computer 22868 km Check engine light came on - the code said it was a loose gas cap - they checked for leaks and reset the code, no charge 26906 km Complete hybrid failure caused by some error code. It does make sense but this will push the mileage even closer to 60K 58300 mi right now and that concerns me. Remove the 14mm oil drain plug to drain the oil. Do I have any other options? I've rubbed it between my fingers and the texture does not feel like oil.
Repaired frayed wire to Inverter cooling pump. The vehicle was taken to kearny mesa Toyota 4910 kearny mesa rd, san diego, ca, 858-413-9625 where it was diagnosed that the computers failed. I was very disappointed and angry with them for not fixing anything 56452 km squealing noise coming from coolant pump. Continue loosening the filter until it's unthreaded. Car was flatbed towed to dealer for repair. Original Description before I kept excitedly adding more, lol: Chevy Prizm or 1998-2002 Toyota Corolla Timing chain tensioner? Since there are no actual gauges on the car, the red triangle of death was all I had to go by. Toyota has had a problem with some of these engines that they are not willing to admit.
Apparently a common issue on a Toyota Prius 2010-2015. Two months ago, I took it to the dealer and they had me come back after 1100 miles after my oil change. Though not a common Toyota affliction, there are some common areas where leaks can develop. Radiator developed pin-holes and was leaking Water pump replaced - leaking from shaft 49000 km Defective sensor. They agreed the battery pack was defective and sent a tech with replacement battery pack.