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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
16,000 miles

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2001 Toyota Prius fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2001 Toyota Prius Owner Comments

problem #3

Oct 152007


  • miles


2001 Prius fuel tank was discovered to have a pin leak and had to be replaced. Prior to finding right after 100,000 miles the check engine light started coming on.

- Glen Allen, VA, USA

problem #2

Nov 042006

Prius 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Repeated incidents of stalling of the gasoline engine. Battery continues to fuel vehicle at low speed. Will restart after shutting the engine off. Continues to do this at any and all speeds. Have had vehicle gas tank bladder replaced at our expense (over 600.00) computers replaced (multiple) on recalls. Not only a nuisance but very dangerous. Dealer has given no help in finding the cause.

- Summerdale, AL, USA

problem #1

May 162003

Prius 4-cyl

  • 48,000 miles
The vehicle lost power when the consumer attempted to accelerate. Also the vehicle pulled to the right the tires were replaced several times and the vehicle had numerous alignments. The rack and pinion was replaced and the fuel tank assembly was replace.

- Plano, TX, USA

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