What am I looking at?

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Care, Maintenance & Troubleshooting' started by sumguy, Nov 17, 2022.

  1. sumguy

    sumguy Junior Member

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    Noticed this after working overtime. It's usually dark when I'm driving so not sure if it just happened. Anyway, there are 2 yellowish plastic post things sticking up, a rectangular tube or weatherstripping, and maybe a cover is missing? This is in the windshield wiper area.
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    Not sure, but if you lift up your hood, see if it is the small section that covers the brake fluid reservoir near the driver's side next to the windshield wiper cowling. Someone may have removed it and left it laying on top of the cowling, and forgot to reinstall it.

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    Looks like a plastic cover that mounts to the underside of the hood or in the engine compartment has come loose and is trying to escape. Open your hood and put it back where it belongs. It hasn't traveled very far.
     
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    That looks like the cover for the brake resevior. Open the hood, and on that side you'll likely
    see it can fold over the top of the resevior. The rubber seal might slide in, or have a hold for the
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  5. sumguy

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    Thanks all, got it clipped back in. That all makes sense. Got it back from the dealer not too long ago after having the brake lines replaced.
     
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    That would have been info to include. (y)
    Whoever worked on it probably got side tracked and forgot to put it back.


     
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