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DIY: How to Perform Tire Rotation on Your Prius, Prius c
DIY: How to Perform Tire Rotation on Your Prius, Prius c

DIY: How to Perform Tire Rotation on Your Prius, Prius c

The tires on your Prius or Prius c and pretty much any passenger class vehicle should be rotated every 5,000 to 10,000 miles to promote even tire thread wear. Do it yourself in 30~45 minutes with basic tools and put that $25~$50 back in your pocket.

Pet Project: G’s Taillights With EDM OEM Style Rear Fog Lamp
Pet Project: G’s Taillights With EDM OEM Style Rear Fog Lamp

Pet Project: G’s Taillights With EDM OEM Style Rear Fog Lamp

I had a pair of authentic UKDM Prius G’s taillights with integrated rear fog lamp supplied by LS Japan and ordered through Tenso around late 2013’ish (or 2014? I cannot remember), but never gotten around to install it and ended…

DIY: How to Clean Your 3rd Gen Prius High Voltage (HV) Hybrid Battery Cooling Fan
DIY: How to Clean Your 3rd Gen Prius High Voltage (HV) Hybrid Battery Cooling Fan

DIY: How to Clean Your 3rd Gen Prius High Voltage (HV) Hybrid Battery Cooling Fan

The hybrid battery cooling fan impeller needs to be cleaned from time to time, and a trip to the dealership can cost you $400. Do it yourself for $0.

120k Mile Recommended Services For The 3rd Gen Toyota Prius
120k Mile Recommended  Services For The 3rd Gen Toyota Prius

120k Mile Recommended Services For The 3rd Gen Toyota Prius

So I just took my 2012 Prius Four into the local dealer to perform the routine major service (done every 30,000 miles) as it was approaching 120,000 miles and I received a recommended laundry list of pricey maintenance work. Spark…

DIY: Spark Plugs Replacement On a 3rd Gen Prius
DIY: Spark Plugs Replacement On a 3rd Gen Prius

DIY: Spark Plugs Replacement On a 3rd Gen Prius

Spark Plugs Replacement on a 3rd Gen Prius My 2012 Prius Four has reached 120,000 miles and symptoms of rough idle, cold start rattle, decreasing fuel efficiency and sporadic loss in power (especially during acceleration), has become almost a once-a-week…

First “Real” Road Trip With Our Infant in Our 3rd Gen Prius
First “Real” Road Trip With Our Infant in Our 3rd Gen Prius

First “Real” Road Trip With Our Infant in Our 3rd Gen Prius

Many parents we’ve conversed with said that once our newborn enters the world, our favorite pastimes and routines will all go out the window. Instead, sleepless nights and nonstop exhaustion will take their place. While I do not 100% dispute…