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  1. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Hi all, new Prius v owner.

    When you look at what it collects, don't think that can be good. Some just collects at the bottom of the intake manifold, but that level...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 3:57 PM
  2. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Leaning towards a 2014 Plug-In... Question on solar roof.

    If the car in question does have a sun roof, there's been a number of reports here of problems with the gaskets deteriorating. One...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 1:55 PM
  3. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Tyre Pressure for my Prius 2008.

    Double check that label? North American ones say 35/33, front/rear. Still, what's a pound or two? For my 3rd gen 17" the label says...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 1:50 PM
  4. Mendel Leisk liked Montgomery's post in the thread Replace Engine or Repair Heads 2012 Prius V.

    Unfortunately it is common. However, the preventive maintenance at 70k and every 30k afterwards seems to resolve the issue.

    Mar 24, 2019 at 1:46 PM
  5. Mendel Leisk liked Montgomery's post in the thread Replace Engine or Repair Heads 2012 Prius V.

    Thus the phrase............."blockhead" ? LoL

    Mar 24, 2019 at 1:46 PM
  6. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Misfire and Air-fuel ratio imbalance.

    The intake manifold doesn't mind Oxi-Clean solution. It does mind something like vinegar though: it'll colour the brass-coloured...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 1:45 PM
  7. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread New owner of a 2013 Prius 2.

    It's a frustrating lot of bs though. Used to be step one of removing the spark plugs was...: removing the spark plugs.

    Mar 24, 2019 at 1:38 PM
  8. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Jerry's Evolving Thoughts on "new-to-me" Prime Premium.

    Yeah maybe get a temp spare, or full size. For temp spare just follow the 3rd or 4th gen spec. I believe the 3rd gen 16" temp spare is...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 1:34 PM
  9. Mendel Leisk attached a file to the thread Scraped the curb - belly pan hanging off.

    The piece looks virtually pristine: [ATTACH] Just a few fasteners and/or loose bits missing. Compare with the other side. An hours...

    upload_2019-3-24_10-25-26.png Mar 24, 2019 at 1:25 PM
  10. Mendel Leisk liked frodoz737's post in the thread Scraped the curb - belly pan hanging off.

    ...which includes what fasteners and where.

    Mar 24, 2019 at 1:20 PM
  11. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Scraped the curb - belly pan hanging off.

    I stand corrected. :oops:

    Mar 24, 2019 at 12:10 PM
  12. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Scraped the curb - belly pan hanging off.

    Ramps and DIY it with epoxy and a few replacement fasteners, if some are lost. Paying a mechanic to fix plastic will kill you. And...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 12:07 PM
  13. Mendel Leisk liked Leadfoot J. McCoalroller's post in the thread Scraped the curb - belly pan hanging off.

    Just a safety reminder, the jack provided with the average car is for emergency roadside tire changes. It does not provide enough safety...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 12:03 PM
  14. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Brake Shims Breaking.

    Yeah that's a good first step, could be inferior aftermarket, ill-fitting or something.

    Mar 24, 2019 at 12:01 PM
  15. Mendel Leisk liked dolj's post in the thread Brake Shims Breaking.

    Those items are not the anti-squeal shims, they are a set caliper pin dust boots and the brake pad support clips that clip into the top...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 11:59 AM