Toyota Prius Problems

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Toyota Prius: Key fob replacement

Answered by CarsGuide 9 May 2019

The cost will depend on where you get the replacement, sometimes there are more affordable options than your dealer. You can read more about how to replace your car keys here.

 

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Toyota Corolla, HiLux, Fortuner, Prius recalled over airbag sensor fault

Toyota Corolla, HiLux, Fortuner, Prius recalled over airbag sensor fault

1 Feb 2018 · by Spencer Leech

Toyota Australia has been forced to initiate a safety recall on approximately 23,968 vehicles.

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800,000 cars recalled in two days

800,000 cars recalled in two days

30 Jun 2016 · by Joshua Dowling

Cars are either being built worse -- or companies are getting better at detecting faults.Almost every Mitsubishi model sold in Australia over the past 10 years -- close to 500,000 cars -- and 324,000 ...

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Prius slow to accelerate

Answered by CarsGuide 23 May 2016

The early Prius was a bit dozy from the lights but before you defect you should try the new model, which is more lively.

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Toyota recalls 1.9m cars, 5500 in Australia

Toyota recalls 1.9m cars, 5500 in Australia

12 Feb 2014 · by Karla Pincott

Another recall has hit Toyota, with the brand issuing a notice on the hybrid Prius for a defect that can see the cars suddenly lose power or stop, creating a safety risk for occupants and nearby ...

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Toyota Prius park brake and spark noise

Answered by CarsGuide 19 Sep 2013

We haven't had any reports of the issues you complain about. I would be concerned about the noise from the rear of the car when slowing down, and would get that checked out. As for rolling on a slope after applying the park brake I'm thinking that's happening while the brake sets after you've applied it. That doesn't sound like it's anything to worry about.

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Toyota recalls more than 1600 Prius hybrids

Toyota recalls more than 1600 Prius hybrids

8 Jun 2013 · by Malcolm Flynn

Toyota has issued a recall of the 2008-09 ZW30 third-generation Prius hybrid. The recall affects some 1,652 Australian models, and relates to a potentially faulty Brake Booster Pump Assembly --a key ...

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Rusty Prius

Answered by CarsGuide 26 Oct 2012

Rust isn't a particular issue with the Prius any more than it is on any other Toyota. I would show it to your dealer and have Toyota inspect it with a view to repairing it.

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Toyota Prius rust problems

Answered by CarsGuide 12 Oct 2012

Rust wasn't a particular issue with the Prius any more than it is   on any other Toyota. I would show it to your dealer and have Toyota   inspect it with a view to repairing it.

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