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  1. rjparker replied to the thread Knocking sound, rod bearing or torque converter etc..

    Cliff notes version 1) this 2010-2015 naturally passes oil and carbon thru the EGR system to the cylinders 10-14 have screwed up rings...

    Feb 22, 2024 at 1:16 PM
  2. rjparker replied to the thread Knocking sound, rod bearing or torque converter etc..

    Egr cooler replaced and egr valve for $1k installed - manifold extra. Still won't fix it. Head gasket.

    Feb 22, 2024 at 8:01 AM
  3. rjparker replied to the thread Faulty 12 volt battery + possibly nuked electricals.

    I would encourage you to not start with the lawyer bit. You and maybe someone older should go in and talk to the Service Manager first....

    Feb 22, 2024 at 1:10 AM
  4. rjparker attached a file to the thread Prius 2015 vs Prius 2016 Which One To Buy?.

    2016 Quality far better 2016 mpg better 2016 Reliability far better 2015 Quality suffers with head gaskets, brake boosters and egr...

    Master of the Obvious.jpeg Feb 21, 2024 at 11:18 PM
  5. rjparker replied to the thread Faulty 12 volt battery + possibly nuked electricals.

    I know - it’s bad and a battery won’t fix it. The responsibility will be shifted to the guy who jumped it which will not be a dealer...

    Feb 21, 2024 at 10:00 PM
  6. rjparker liked BiomedO1's post in the thread Faulty 12 volt battery + possibly nuked electricals.

    The "dude" screwed you; pardon the pun. There's a jump point under the hood. Depending on where and how he reversed the polarity; will...

    Feb 21, 2024 at 9:53 PM
  7. rjparker attached a file to the thread Toyoto prius 2010 car battery draining.

    Nothing wrong with a battery maintainer for a garage queen. But a good battery takes care of you as does the car’s charging system which...

    IMG_4378.jpeg IMG_4376.jpeg Feb 21, 2024 at 5:39 PM
  8. rjparker replied to the thread Toyoto prius 2010 car battery draining.

    You need a S46B24R battery for a Prius. Often the dealer is the best value since their battery will typically last 8 years or longer....

    Feb 21, 2024 at 5:23 PM
  9. rjparker replied to the thread Toyoto prius 2010 car battery draining.

    Voltage is low but is not definitive. A load tester and or age is recommended. Remember an old Prius battery will fool you into...

    Feb 21, 2024 at 4:58 PM
  10. rjparker attached a file to the thread 2014 Prius V want to avoid head gasket problems.

    Looks like your vin is before the piston and ring change. So it’s essential you do 5k oil changes like your wallet depends on it....

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  11. rjparker replied to the thread Toyoto prius 2010 car battery draining.

    It also prevents ecu startup delays when initially measuring ma. In some meters the initial startup could exceed the meter’s fuse.

    Feb 21, 2024 at 3:15 PM
  12. rjparker attached a file to the thread Toyoto prius 2010 car battery draining.

    First you describe two different situations - does it drain in thirty minutes (easiest to diagnose) OR does it take overnight...

    Prius v series ammeter parasitic draw setup.jpeg Feb 21, 2024 at 2:26 PM
  13. rjparker replied to the thread Dealer swap. The car's 150 plus miles away. Should I be concerned?.

    Feb 21, 2024 at 7:21 AM
  14. rjparker attached a file to the thread No start, no nothing!.

    Not weird at all. The 12v battery is one of the most common things that can go wrong in a Prius. First the agm battery is small and...

    Prius battery cca.jpeg Feb 21, 2024 at 1:25 AM
  15. rjparker replied to the thread Dealer swap. The car's 150 plus miles away. Should I be concerned?.

    I would call the Toyota dealers 150 miles away and buy from them.

    Feb 20, 2024 at 5:12 PM