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  1. Mdv55 replied to the thread ABS Wheel sensor replaced and wheel bearing. Still issues..

    Both those codes point to a front left speed sensor issue. A $20 sensor is much cheaper then most of the aftermarket options listed on...

    Oct 16, 2021 at 10:38 PM
  2. Mdv55 replied to the thread 15k oil change.

    Try it in your brakes too. Prevent those costly accumulator failures.

    Oct 16, 2021 at 7:36 PM
  3. Mdv55 replied to the thread Synthetic Engine Oil Filter.

    Hmmmm. I must be doing it wrong. Long intervals and my analysis results show less then average wear metals in the oil compared to...

    Oct 16, 2021 at 6:24 PM
  4. Mdv55 replied to the thread 15k oil change.

    A lot of things have changed over the years and they've backed off the 25k oil changes as a blanket statement. Now it's more "up to"...

    Oct 16, 2021 at 4:01 PM
  5. Mdv55 attached a file to the thread 15k oil change.

    Most recent report: [ATTACH]

    priusoil.jpg Oct 16, 2021 at 2:09 PM
  6. Mdv55 replied to the thread 15k oil change.

    Hardly Russian Roulette when backed up by data that shows my extended intervals still have results that are better then people running...

    Oct 16, 2021 at 12:52 PM
  7. Mdv55 liked Tim Jones's post in the thread Suitable substitutes for the Toyota ATF-WS transmission or transaxle fluid?.

    WALMART 10W 40

    Oct 16, 2021 at 12:48 PM
  8. Mdv55 replied to the thread 15k oil change.

    My car has gone 33k so far this year, so it's seen some use. I think the tiny filter would be more the limit then the oil where the...

    Oct 16, 2021 at 5:27 AM
  9. Mdv55 replied to the thread Suitable substitutes for the Toyota ATF-WS transmission or transaxle fluid?.

    Since there is no way of knowing if there is a better fluid for the windings, or if that even really matters outside this forum in all...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 9:12 PM
  10. Mdv55 replied to the thread Suitable substitutes for the Toyota ATF-WS transmission or transaxle fluid?.

    Not sure if WS was developed specifically for the Prius or as part of a transition to lower viscosity and more stable ATFs in general....

    Oct 15, 2021 at 3:38 PM
  11. Mdv55 replied to the thread Suitable substitutes for the Toyota ATF-WS transmission or transaxle fluid?.

    I wanted a better fluid than WS :D

    Oct 15, 2021 at 3:31 PM
  12. Mdv55 replied to the thread Suitable substitutes for the Toyota ATF-WS transmission or transaxle fluid?.

    They say to use Toyota engine oil or equivalent that satisfies their requirement. It's the same with coolant. Perhaps they have...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 1:21 PM
  13. Mdv55 attached a file to the thread Suitable substitutes for the Toyota ATF-WS transmission or transaxle fluid?.

    Most manufacturers warn you against using other fluids that don't meet spec for liability reasons. Of course they want you to stay in...

    camry.jpg Oct 15, 2021 at 12:48 PM
  14. Mdv55 replied to the thread Suitable substitutes for the Toyota ATF-WS transmission or transaxle fluid?.

    The fluid is pumped onto MG2 to help cool it, which in my car can see 200F in summer. I imagine in hotter climates it sees that temp...

    Oct 14, 2021 at 6:27 PM
  15. Mdv55 replied to the thread Suitable substitutes for the Toyota ATF-WS transmission or transaxle fluid?.

    That was an interesting document. It doesn't clarify anything about whether or not their work is only valid if Toyota WS is used and...

    Oct 14, 2021 at 4:00 PM