Back panel popped off..what is this?

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  1. Travis64

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    D009B28B-9B11-42E1-88D9-0BF9D2FC9623.jpeg This panel won’t stay popped in.what is it?
     
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    Looks like the decorative cover for the tow hook socket. There should be a hook along with the spare/emergency kit that threads into that hole so a towtruck can haul you out of a ditch without scratching up (much) more of your car.

    Probably just a bit of ice or mud blocking it from snapping in all the way.
     
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    Wow you are quick!
    I actually slide into something when backing up today that’s why it popped out.anywhere i can order a new one?
     
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    Very frequently rounded rectangles on the bumpers are covering shipping bolts. More rarely there are sensors.

    Prius Tie-Downs | RickRayfield

    at the bottom of this page, he discusses using them to attach Kayaks.
     
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    That part is specific to your car so a new replacement will have to come from Toyota. I haven't tried to buy factory parts online yet; simply haven't needed any for ours.
     
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