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The Toyota Prius is an amazing hybrid vehicle that offers unique styling, reliability, and is environmentally friendly. But like all cars, the Prius will need replacement parts when they wear out or break down.
While the Prius is a great car to own and drive, there are a few common parts that you may need to replace on this particular vehicle. The Toyota Prius is a hybrid vehicle, which means it has parts and systems that you won’t find on a purely gas-powered or all-electric vehicle. Here’s a look at the three most common replacement parts on a Toyota Prius.
Inverter Coolant and Water Pump
The inverter coolant pump can last for quite a while, but it will eventually wear out. The coolant pump on the Toyota Prius, especially second-generation models, has been known to wear out more often than later generation models and other hybrid vehicles.
To keep your Prius running its best, you should change the water pump whenever you install a new timing belt. Replacing the water pump at the same time you replace the timing belt will cut down on labor costs. Also, make sure you always use quality Toyota spare parts for all your Prius repairs and maintenance. Genuine OEM Toyota spare parts are your best choice for replacement parts because they’re built and designed according to the manufacturer’s specifications and standards.
Brake Rotors and Discs
The Prius, like other cars, will need brake replacements regularly. You can use quality aftermarket brake rotors and discs to save some money or OEM parts, which will are slightly more costly but guaranteed to fit and work perfectly with your Prius. Brake pads, shoes, rotors, and discs are wear-items and will have to be replaced sooner or later depending on how much you drive and how you drive your car.
It stands to reason that sooner or later, you’ll need to service or replace a traction battery on your Prius. Traction battery failure is a common issue if you have a lot of miles on your Prius Hybrid vehicle. The good news is that there are tools and apps available to help you determine if the traction battery is in good condition, if it’s failing, or needs to be replaced.
The Toyota Prius is an extremely reliable car, but it does require regular maintenance, and it will need replacement parts from time to time. Most Toyota spare parts can be purchased at low to reasonable prices, so you don’t have to break the bank when it comes to repairs and maintenance. If you’re handy with a wrench, you can perform some repairs DIY and save money on labor costs.