2001 Toyota PRIUS Power Train Axle Hubs problems & defects.

Toyota PRIUS Power Train Axle Hubs problems : 1.

Potential For Fatal Injury Due To Loss Of Control Because Of Faulty Driver’s Side Rear Axle Hub Bearing Failure With Separation Of Wheel From Vehicle At 137,758 Miles (such Bearings Should Have Effective Life, Or Mtbf, Of Greater Than 300,000 Miles) — Intermittent Noise Began In 2003 And Continued To Get Progressively Worse Culminating In 80-100 Decibel Sound Level In Passenger Compartment — Inspection Of Vehicle Indicated Rear Axle Hub Bearing Grinding Noise On Drivers Side Rear Axle Hub — Replaced Rear Axle Hub Assembly On August 17, 2006 And Noise Is Now Completely Gone — The Removed Hub Is Nearly At A Complete Failure Point With Severe Grinding In Its Sealed Bearing — I Have Retained Removed Hub And Can Ship To Nhtsa Or Ntsb For Inspection — Please Advise At Fscorpio@sbcglobal.net Or 209-937-0644 (office Day Phone). *nm

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 90000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK12U610. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in STOCKTON, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20010604. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 CYLINDERS. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: HYBRID ELECTRIC. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 55 mph. DEALER’S NAME: MAITA OF SACRAMENTO . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 1-800-640-6248 . DEALER’S CITY: SACRAMENTO . DEALER’S STATE CODE: CA. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 95821 .

Aug 17, 2006

2001 Toyota PRIUS problems and complaints, and up-to-date recall information. If you are researching a used Toyota PRIUS, driving a 2001 Toyota PRIUS, or if you are planning to purchase one, review owner-reported Power Train Axle Hubs problems and defects.

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