What is this? Found when changing my oil.

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Care, Maintenance & Troubleshooting' started by Blaze81, Oct 25, 2021.

  1. Blaze81

    Blaze81 New Member

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    When preforming my 130K oil change on my 2010 Prius I found this sitting on the splash guard. What is it and how important is it to get reattached?

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  2. Nor'easter

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    That's a (broken) piece of the catalytic converter heat shield.
     
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