295430 miles on prius

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  1. valko

    valko New Member

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    Just hit 295430 miles. Second owner to a 2007 prius. Purchaced it at 95000 miles
    What I had replaced/repaired so far..
    O2 sensor
    Both wheel bearings
    Axles replaced
    Inverter cooling pump
    All brakes
    Replaced all struts
    Spark plugs
    Due to the type of work i do and miles I put on it. I change the oil every month and flush the transmission fluid at 50000 miles
    Engine over heated and shut off due to all the coolant leaking out from one of the hose connecting radiator.
    Dash lights went out. Some how I fixed that.
    In the winter I hydroplane and run into a mail box.
    Replaced bumper, finder, mirror, headlight.
    In the spring stuck in the mud out in the middle of nowhere. Damage and replaced axel.
    In the summer hit a deer. Replaced windshield.
    Clueless lady back into me. Repaint bumper.
    This car had some what of a beating over the years.
    No issues with the battery.....yet
    I'm certain it can push past 300000 miles 0613171653a.jpg 2017-06-14_05.35.03.jpg 20151203_093749.jpg IMAG0052_1~2.jpg
     
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  2. Prodigyplace

    Prodigyplace Senior Member

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    Great!
    You should probably not push your luck. Replace the 12 volt battery beside the cargo area..
     
  3. valko

    valko New Member

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    Thanks!
    The battery is keeping a good charge. So I don't see the reason to.
     
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    welcome and congrats! keep it going!(y)
     
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  6. ILuvMyPriusToo

    ILuvMyPriusToo Active Member

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    Welcome - it's a great car!
     
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  7. bkcriz20

    bkcriz20 Junior Member

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    Did you go to a local mechanic to get your transmission fluid flash ???
     
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    His terminology is a little misleading, but his mileage is IMPRESSIVE. There is no flushing of a Prius "transmission" mostly because it doesn't have what you'd think of as a transmission. You just drain and refill. Easy to do at home with fairly basic tools and skills. This guy makes it really boring, but he does clearly show what's going on in there. It's totally amazing!!
     
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  9. friendly_jacek

    friendly_jacek Senior Member

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    well yes, it's only 10 years old. They tend to fail after 12 years.
    you know the ODO will be stuck at 300,000 miles, right?
     
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    Impressive! How's your mileage (mpg) holding up?
     
  11. Aaron Vitolins

    Aaron Vitolins Active Member

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    No it won't get stuck. That's only the 2004 and 2005.
     
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