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OP got a warning?
Verbal (or written) warning from an inspection station employee or dash board warning
If employee, take "with a grain of salt"...
I have used the magnetic drain plugs for years.
A small amount of fine particles I have found attached to that plug.
Good question about cutting...
They won't wreck, but can mar painted surfaces.
One key is to make sure the cups and the surface attaching to are 100% clean & pristine.
Well, if every one drove electrics/ Hybrids where would the money come from to repair roads?
Taxes...govrnmt needs somehow.
I think this is fair...
Congrats on inspecting ahead of maintenance book.
IMO job well done, yes you needed new plugs.
My vote: I would not replace the coils...just replace the plugs.
This is only a guess.
Maybe not Hybrid relevant.
Fuel injectors...at idle the flow is being limited for some reason.
Once pressure builds, at 5...
I don't believe a v has any major flaw differences as compared to a standard Prius.
I'd look to model years 2015 -17 as the latest and greatest....
See post 7...plugs wear from use not age.
Many manufactures suggest plug inspection at 5 years.
The reason is to prevent electrolysis metal...
You may be out of luck.
Least risky...buy the finest mirco fiber towel you can and use Meguires Plastic Polish (I think it is # 9) not a swirl...
FWIW It is an old recommendation to remove and inspect plugs every 5 years to prevent an electrolysis bonding between the plugs and the heads....
Flakes not chips?
Flaking implies poor primer/ per paint surface preparation.
Chips, well rocks.
Yes, read your warranty in preparation and if...
My '16 v paint (toasted walnut) quality is very good.
I have a few chips.
Yes, following trucks is a major cause of rock chips.
Only advice is to...
Can't comment about Oregon auto repair law.
In Calif you need to approved an up front estimate and if need be you can contact the Bureau of...
I can't offer any comment on the difficulty of trans fluid access or a change on your Prius.
I can offer that a power flush on an older mileage...
Speed vs cost.
Plane vs car.
I for one despise air travel....no need to air travel except to meet my Russian bride (joke...LOL).
I'd have a...
In for answer.
Musical note chime.
Same place/location/ distance, same running time, same speed.
Almost sounds like a cell telephone message alert.
The 12 miles would not bother me.
50 miles would.
After a body shop repair a good test drive helps eliminate "call backs" and ensure the vehicle...
High speed shaking.... 80 mph, 110 mph or higher speed?
That implies to me wheel balance, maybe 4 wheel alignment.
Also note a V is susceptible to...
FWIW many Koni shocks are rebuildable.
Further there are many aftermarket tuner who can change Koni valving to ones liking.
I'd say those are...