Toyota Prius Owners Manual

Parts and tools
DO−IT−YOURSELF MAINTENANCE / Introduction / Parts and tools

Here is a list of parts and tools you willneed to perform do−it−yourself maintenance.Remember all Toyota parts are designedin metric sizes, so your tools mustbe metric.

CHECKING THE ENGINE OIL LEVEL

Parts (if level is low):

  • Engine oil ILSAC multigrade having viscosityproper for your climate

Tools:

  • Rag or paper towel
  • Funnel (only for adding oil)

CHECKING THE COOLANT LEVEL

Parts (if level is low):

Toyota Super Long Life Coolant orsimilar high quality ethylene glycolbased non−silicate, non−amine, non−nitrite,and non−borate coolant with long−life hybrid organic acid technology.

Toyota Super Long Life Coolant is amixture of 50% coolant and 50% deionizedwater (for the U.S.A.) or 55%coolant and 45% deionized water (forCanada).

Tools:

Funnel (only for adding coolant)

CHECKING BRAKE FLUID

Parts (if level is low):

SAE J1703 or FMVSS No.116 DOT 3brake fluid

Tools:

  • Rag or paper towel
  • Funnel (only for adding fluid)

CHECKING 12 VOLT BATTERY CONDITION

  • Tools:
  • Warm water
  • Baking soda
  • Grease
  • Conventional wrench (for terminalclamp bolts)

CHECKING AND REPLACING FUSES

Parts (if replacement is necessary):

Fuse with same amperage rating asoriginal

ADDING WASHER FLUID

Parts:

Water

Washer fluid containing antifreeze (forwinter use)

Tools:

Funnel

REPLACING LIGHT BULBS

Parts:

Bulb with same number and wattagerating as original (See charts in Replacinglight bulbs on page 422.)

Tools:

Screwdriver


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