Nutz About Bolts Prius Maintenance Videos

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Care, Maintenance & Troubleshooting' started by Tideland Prius, Feb 17, 2016.

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    Just unplug the fuel injectors. Any code set will self clear after 5 startups.
     
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    Yeah I think thats what I'm going to do.


    These videos helped alot. Thanks to OP and creator.
     
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    If you have the plugs out, unplugging the injectors will also work.
    Seems it would be a lot easier, and less risky, maybe damaging the wiring(?) to
    unplug the fuse/relay.
     
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    Just wanted to Thank N&B for all his work and fine vids.
     
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    Do these apply to a 2008?
     
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    No. This applies to 2010-2015 models.
     
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    Big thanks to NaB! Recently did a round of 100k maintenance (spark plugs, coolant flush, trans fluid flush) and your videos made it easy.
     
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    Thank you for posting this. You're a super hero named Prius Man.
     
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    @NutzAboutBolts can I a suggest a minor edit? Your video on front brakes in the description your tool list says M8.25 hex bolt to remove the rotors, I believe the correct bolt is an M8 x 1.25. That might help others find the part a little quicker. Thanks again for all the great videos.
     
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    Good catch. Unfortunately I think he's moved on; last post was Feb 01, 2021. He's done a few product reviews on his Youtube lately, but not Prius or automotive specific.
     
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    You don’t need to replace those bolts; they aren’t one time use bolts.
     
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    These are extra bolts, you need to purchase, screw into threaded holes on brake rotors/drums, to help break them loose.
     
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    As an alternative, M8✕1.25 bolts are used in a bunch of places on the car, so if you need a couple to pop the rotors loose, you can usually find a couple nearby to borrow, then just put them back later.
     
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    Take them off old worn out hubs...
     
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