2007 Prius maintenance.

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by Al h, Feb 26, 2021.

  1. Al h

    Al h New Member

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    Hello,

    I recently bought a 2007 2nd generation Prius with around 130k. What do you guys recommend I do as a tune-up/maintenance besides oil change?
     
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    Spark plugs, fluids, filters, tire rotation, balance, inspect brakes.
     
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    oil change and then find out what's wrong with it before you put money in
     
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    1. Brake fluid change is also a bit tricker (proper method requires techstream) to change, so if the brake fluid looks clean and your braking is fine, to leave that along for now.
    2. Consider getting a CAT shield, or educate yourself on why gen 2 CATS keep getting stolen.
    3. Check your 12v battery ( NOT the traction battery) area for any water and find the source of the leak if there is any, and fix it.
    4. check a video on how to clean the traction battery fan motor.
     
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    Start watching the hybrid battery closely. The fact that it has such low miles means it was not driven a lot which does not bode well for the 12 volt battery or the hybrid battery.
    Drive the car don’t let it sit for days.

    Read all the posts about failed hybrid battery’s.
     
  6. Al h

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    Thank you all for your suggestions! I will definitely look into all the recommendations you guys posted.
     
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