Need A New Engine ....Please Help

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by 97xr100, Jul 28, 2014.

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    97xr100 New Member

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    I live in Santa Cruz CA and I own a 2005 toyota prius and I just found out that my engine is Bad so can anyone help me with a good reputable dealer in the South Bay Area that I can pick up a Used or Refurbished 2005 toyota Prius Engine with a warranty for a good price ...thanks for all your help. The bummer is I just got this Car and I only put less then 5000 miles on it before the engine went bad ...this was a used car I purchased as is with no warranty and I believe I got taken to the Bank $$$$!!!! Big Time ....Ohhhh Well Live and Learn ....any suggestions will Help thanks
     
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    Your best bets are:To the north in SF:

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    Did the engine run out of oil? You were able to log 5000 miles on it.......
     
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    How many miles are on this car?
     
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    In what way is the engine bad? Can you give us more info?
     
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    My 2004 Prius was just totalled in Santa Cruz due to suspension damage, but the engine is fine. Not sure if I can take the engine out per insurance company, but I can check. Reply if you are interested.
     
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    Good call. Sounds like it had the all to common oil consumption issue and it just got driven until dry.

    Can you give us more details of how the engine died 97xr100. Was it oil consumption related?
     
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