The current mileage was approximately 194,000. The vehicle was repaired for the inverter and water pump. The failure mileage was approximately 185,000. Later said inverter bad therefore nothing covered under warranty. The contact stated that while driving approximately 55 mph the vehicle started to overheat. The dealer said that the mower had gone out. I am just an average jane and don't know much about cars.
This program will be offered until November 30, 2013. That was 24 days ago and it is still running smooth. The failure occurred a second time. You have to be careful when pulling out into traffic because when it looks like you have time to go, with the pause it is no longer safe to pull out. The vehicle began to lose power and the anti-lock brake system warning light illuminated. Infrequently, air would come through the backseat vents like it is supposed to.
The dealer inspected the fuel injection system on several occasions and was unable to find the cause of the failure. This issue is related to the same issue in my other similar Toyota Priuses, where defective electric water pumps unexpectedly stop working. The check engine and general warning light illuminated. I stopped at a stop light. I sent this to Toyota for a refund when the recall notice came out. Am I being taken to the cleaners here? While driving 45 mph, the hybrid system, stability control, check engine, and srs warning indicators illuminated. Infrequently, air would come through the backseat vents like it is supposed to.
Additionally, the wrench warning light illuminated immediately after the failure. The contact stated that while driving approximately 55 mph the vehicle started to overheat. The failure occurred a second time. It could cause a short circuit between coil wires and a possible open fuse, creating a stall like condition. This happens because the module or modules with the flaky cells will increase or decrease voltage faster than the other cells they have relatively little capacity to store energy left , which makes the pack voltage appear higher or lower than it actually is and the battery displays as full or near-empty more often.
Thanks for all your replies in advance. I am now in the flatlands of texas, and I can once again hear the sloshing sound coming from my engine. This issue is related to the same issue in my other similar Toyota Priuses, where defective electric water pumps unexpectedly stop working. A nearby Toyota dealership replaced the hybrid inverter water pump, which fixed the problem. They replaced the battery and cleaned the cooling fan. For more information, owners may contact Toyota at: 1-800-331-4331. He stated it just began.
The failure mileage was approximately 96,400. Thanks for all your replies in advance. John Britprius Click to expand. So if i need to add the coolant, do i add it to the radiator or the resevoir tank? Toyota dealer provided loaner car until repair is completed. However, the dealership did not advise me of a safety recall.
I m excited for my first car job. The factory split the cost on this repair which appears to occur more than they are admitting. The maintenance warning lights would come on and then turn off. Toyota customer experience center today stated that the original hybrid inverter water pump was replaced on April 7, 2011, under Toyota limited service notice a0n; hence, Toyota refused my phone request for reimbursement of my may, 2015, repair expense. I was informed that none of the items are under warranty because the vehicle is past the 60k. Prior to both trips, the car was checked by a mechanic.
I was able to maneuver the car to the side of the road and summon emergency help. The leak is actually pretty minor, you can monitor the coolant level and top off the fluid for a while. Other times, it would freeze or power off. The car made it 20 miles to my home but I was running on a damaged engine. If your Check Engine light is illuminated, have the code checked and vehicle serviced appropriately to avoid potential problems. My car ate up the inside of a new set of tires very quickly despite being properly aligned. This would be a good time to change out your coolant as well since it's recommended every 100k miles.