Mendel Leisk's Recent Activity

  1. Mendel Leisk attached a file to the thread My Prius dead again, with techstream this time..

    I stopped before I damaged threads, and would say Toyota did a mis-step with those screws, should have used small hex-bolts or...

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  2. Mendel Leisk liked Tideland Prius's post in the thread What is this odd thing?.

    :cautious:

    Oct 18, 2021 at 10:39 AM
  3. Mendel Leisk liked Raytheeagle's post in the thread What is this odd thing?.

    Since @Tideland Prius releases the posts to the masses if they are less than five posts, he gets a sneak peek;). Chooses his battles...

    Oct 18, 2021 at 10:39 AM
  4. Mendel Leisk liked fuzzy1's post in the thread What is this odd thing?.

    Just in case Tideland's illustration doesn't show it clearly enough, here is a picture of it from my car, from a previous query: [ATTACH]

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  5. Mendel Leisk liked ChapmanF's post in the thread Suitable substitutes for the Toyota ATF-WS transmission or transaxle fluid?.

    Still, if it isn't kept out of the area, as it hasn't been since Gen 0, it's only the resin on the windings that keeps the lubricant...

    Oct 18, 2021 at 10:34 AM
  6. Mendel Leisk liked BellevilleMXZ's post in the thread Tire sensors....aftermarket? Programming?.

    Yes but I also dont want to have wife ruin a tire ......better safe than sorry

    Oct 18, 2021 at 10:23 AM
  7. Mendel Leisk attached a file to the thread Oil Change question.

    Honda typically says 3/4 turn past first contact. Here's excerpt from 2010 Pilot Shop Manual (our daughter had one, so I scooped a pdf):...

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  8. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Oil Change question.

    Yes. Over the years, with various cars, that's what I've typically encountered, and I thought a vertically oriented one (like a cupful)...

    Oct 17, 2021 at 12:59 PM
  9. Mendel Leisk attached a file to the thread Oil Change question.

    For reference, screen grab from 4th* gen repair manual, with an incredibly cumbersome depiction of a few torque values, for both styles...

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  10. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Oil Change question.

    I've followed spec, and never had a "nightmare" with subsequent removal. Maybe it's just me, but "hand tighten" seems a wee bit vague....

    Oct 17, 2021 at 12:07 PM
  11. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread 295430 miles on prius.

    I would do that. Never cleaned the EGR components or intake manifold? Brake fluid change?

    Oct 17, 2021 at 12:00 PM
  12. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread What is this odd thing?.

    Dang, you've got get up pretty early (or stay up late?), to beat Tideland.

    Oct 17, 2021 at 11:54 AM
  13. Mendel Leisk liked Tideland Prius's post in the thread What is this odd thing?.

    It's to tie down the jack to the car. [ATTACH]

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  14. Mendel Leisk liked Raytheeagle's post in the thread another update of head gasket.

    To clean the bars leak out, you can use a 50/50 blend of vinegar and water and that'll dissolve the spooge. Might save you a couple of...

    Oct 17, 2021 at 11:50 AM
  15. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread 2012 Prius - The Good Ol' P0301 Gremlin!!!.

    A lack of coolant loss is good, but I believe there are various ways a head gasket will fail. The head gasket segregates several systems...

    Oct 17, 2021 at 11:46 AM