Thanks very much for the information and the links.
Oh, OK. Thanks Patrick
You got me on that - can you please elaborate.
Thanks for the explanation.
AGM - I thought it was a regular lead acid battery.
I was going to take a look at it but it is in the mechanics shop...
I've just bought this from Amazon:
Equus 3721 Battery and Charging System Monitor
The idea is to keep on eye on the batteries in "my fleet" of cars...
Wow! I may have to check that out. Thanks for the info.
PS Chap, where would someone buy a J2534 adapter - I've googled but no success.
Thanks for the link to the TIS, I was going to ask about online manuals!
Just to clarify one point:
If I change out the pump, is the...
Thanks for all the good info, Avi.
I've decided to get a used pump from Ebay. I was thinking of putting this in myself but figuring in the cost of...
OK, here's the deal.
The independant shop, who have done good work on the Prius before, called back.
They pulled C1251 code and also confirmed it is...
OK, brake fluid is still at the full mark. No engine codes. Tried to see underneath with a mirror and flashlight but couldn't see much.
Many thanks for the reply and link to photos - I'll take a look tomorrow morning.
Well, this is one we haven't seen before.
My wife said it came on (with alarm ding) when she started the engine up. After the 3rd start up it was...
Thanks for that information.
I should have checked them out. But these days, even in a Prius, you have to figure in the cost of driving to the...
Yeah, it was seriously tight.
With the belt off, I worked that tensioner up and down a bunch of times and then put it at it's lowest...
OK, FedEx arrived early and the deed is done.
Yeah, it is necessary to remove that bottom panel, so you can get the belt over the 4th pulley.
Many thanks Chap!
Belt should arrive tomorrow afternoon so I'll attempt replacement Saturday morning (at 5:30 am!)
This is for the Gen 1.
OK, I've taken a look with a flashlight and see that the belt goes around the following pulleys:
1. belt tensioner, up top
Well, I've ordered the Toyota belt for $10 plus $10 FedEx from :
2001 Toyota Prius Parts - Genuine Toyota Parts
I have a feeling the genuine belt...
Thanks for the clarification.
Yes, I need to set the alarm clock!
PS. The engine under cover - yes, I like to remove the middle one...
Thanks for the reply.
I see in your photo tutorial (great photos by the way) that, for your 2004, you jacked up the vehicle and removed a...
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