Engine seized? 118k miles

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  1. Jamesmlemay

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    Easier than if the eng and trans were still in but still a ways to go.
     
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    I thought I was going to be able to remove the trans under the inverter but now that I see how heavy the trans is that will not be happening. Must remove everything unfortunately. I hope this thing makes it back together.... damper disk was a no go and I'm getting refunded for it. Now to find one without spending 500
     
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    Is it not possible to remove the trans by doing the following?

    1, Disconnect inverter from transaxle.

    2. Remove passenger axle.

    3. Hook lifting assembly to trans

    4. Undo trans mounts and driver axle.

    5. Shift trans toward passenger side and lift out of the top,

    I know this probably doesn’t encompass all that is needed to get the trans out, but it’s got the major things that should be holding it in.
     
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    Yeah I will have to strip everything off of the trans.

    I need to find a damper.
     
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    With all of the listings on eBay for a Gen 3 flywheel, I’d reach out to one of the sellers and ask if they have the damper available.
     
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    I don't know that this thing will ever go back together..... trans out. Gotta get the new one in. Then find a damper. Then install engine
     
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    Can you install the trans on the engine, then install them together?
    Or is there not enough room?
     
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    Did you find the proper part number, for the damper? Is it considered part of the engine or transaxle?
     
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    Ok, item 31270 on this page:


    TRANSAXLE ASSY, HV OR FCV. For 2010 Toyota Prius Hatchback HYBRID | Toyota


    And info here:


    2010 Toyota Prius Hatchback HYBRID Damper assembly, transmission input. Fcv, driveline - 3127047060 - Genuine Toyota Part


    DAMPER ASSEMBLY, TRANSMISSION INPUT - p/n: 31270-47060

    A mere $906 on the above site. And at McGeorge:

    Damper Assembly Transmi - Toyota (31270-47060) | McGeorge Toyota Parts

    Discounted price is $597, ugh...

    Pretty sparse on EBay right now, one (new?) for $454:

    31270-47070 Toyota Damper assy, transmission input 3127047070, New Genuine OEM P | eBay

    Some info attached on removal/install, don't see anything on rebuild, as yet:
     

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    @Jamesmlemay does the engine turn over easily, say if you've got the spark plugs out and have a socket, extension and ratchet on the crankshaft? Apologies if this is old ground; I'm just wondering how and why that damper seized. Hopefully the damper failure is not the end result of further engine problems.
     
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