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Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by Jmack111, Mar 28, 2017.

  1. Jmack111

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    Not in order of mpg just in general
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    i'll add to this

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    Engine mount if you shift to N is there a huge boost in speed then replace the mount remove two bolts and loosen one bolt. no engine jack needed with the new gas cleaner double my power and can't feel engine kick in anymore.

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    NKG spark plugs
    Upgrage to the yellow car 12V battery

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  2. bisco

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    nice work! any data available from testing?
     
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    Touch up paint eh... ;)

    How about:

    1. Slow down.
    2. Keep good following distance.
     
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    those little chips disrupt the aerodynamic zen.
     
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    Great post, great sense of humor, and priorities
     
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    thank you!:cool:
     
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  8. Jmack111

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    I have four 4 pruis 1 that all way got more then 55 mph other dropped to 30 mph everything listed but paint chip repair and wax. But it now looks better then new. boosted mpg
    Ive swapped out all lights with smd LED off wish app or ebay cheap upgrade yellow light to white bright less load on battery so less charging.... small mpg gain but far less charging on the display.
    Engine mount , cleaner a must do. Injector filters kit biggest bang for your buck
    Optima battery yellow top 12V 2nd.
    Spark plugs PCV valve 3rd pcv smoother engine.... no mpg gain
    KN air filter 4th
    Cleaning traction batttery fan and air intake vent. bigger charge times
    Cooling pump niose
    Struts just better ride less bounce.
    All are around 45 mpg i just got the mini vci jig going to map out batterys of all 4 cars and see if i may have a week battery cell






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    No way love passing people in a pruis.

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    1491712988191.jpg ended up replacing the whole injector getting the filter out damage it

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    Was curious about this fix, so if the engine mount looks good AND there is no noticeable increase in speed(?) when shifting into N (or is it if I can't feel the engine kick) then there is no need to replace it?
     
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    Curious about the engine mount too. Is this an issue, generally?
     
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    I have seen no posts about engine mounts since 2009 when I joined. (Google finds 5)

    Can one break an engine mount in a Prius? I am sure you can, but unless you do something 'odd' there is little chance of it.

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    If you remove it the rubber mount moves easier you could get plumber goop like the stuff that you use to fix shoes Apparently it lines up the exhaust fexibelle mounts

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    I put New fuel injectors in i ordered the filters but I damaged the end prying them out huge difference am I drive in city only but am close to 55 now from the Thirty's

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    VVT Oil Filter? Poor MPG'S?
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    VVT Oil Filter? Poor MPG'S? Clean the vvt sensor and filter under it. Remove air box left side 1st Cylinder On front of engine Sensor with wire Side mounting book remove bolt twist and pull out Clean oil off and lube with light oil right below that there is a hex bolt Behind that is a filter that's attached to it made of wire clean with copper brush and carburetor cleaner reassemble had a 50% power boost Ticking when cold when away or pinging when cold no power ip hills 5min fix

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