2001 Toyota PRIUS Tires Tread, Belt problems & defects.

Toyota PRIUS Tires Tread, Belt problems : 6.

Consumer Took Vehicle To A Shop For A Routine Check Up And Mechanic Inspected Front Tires, And Noticed That On Both Tires Tread Began To Separate. They Were Bridge Stone/ Firestone Tires. Dealership Was Aware Of Problem.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK12U310. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in LA JOLLA, CA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Aug 11, 2001

The Tires On Our 2001 prius Continually Fail After About 15,000 Miles. We Have Had State Inspections Fail Because Of Tread Wear, Refused Service At Bridgestone Dealers Because Of Tread Wear. With Less Than 50k Miles We Are Working On The Third Set Of Tires. We Check Pressure And Rotate Our Tires Regularly. Since toyota Claims There Are No Replacements And No Tread Wear Warranties, We Think The Car Should No Longer Be Allowed On The Us Market. *nlm

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 47000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK12U710. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in CARY, NC. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20000909. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 4 CYLINDERS. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL TYPE: HYBRID ELECTRIC. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

May 29, 2003

While Traveling About 70mph On The Highway Without Prior Warning The Driver Side Front Tread Separated From The Vehicle. The Tire Bridgestone Potenxa Re92 175/65r14. Dealer Is Aware Of Problem. This Is The Correct Tire 175/65r14 Xl845. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK12U310. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in ELIZABETH, WV. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

July 07, 2003

Potenza 175/65/r14xl (oem Tires) Which Are Specifically Made For The prius, Wear Quickly And On The Edges. This Resulted In My Tire Tread Having A 1/32 Rating, While The Middle Of The Tire Still Had A Long Life Left.*ak When Making Sharp Turns At Low Speeds (especially When The Car Is Cold), The Steering Wheel Will Vibrate (sometimes Audibly, Sometimes Not). Were This To Happen At Even A Slightly Higher Speed, Accidents May Occur. This Problem Has Become More Frequent In The Last Few Weeks. It Now Occurs At Least Every Other Day.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in SAN JOSE, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

July 21, 2003

6/2001 prius; Mileage ~20,000; Bridgestone Potenza 175/65/r14rx Original Tires; While Driving Approximately 40 Mph On Surface Streets, Rear Right Passenger Tread Separated From The Tire. Dealer Recommended Going To Tire Vendor For Warrantee Replacement. Plan To Pursue Issue With toyota.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 25600 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G3AM69A9DM. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in FELTON, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20010616. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: HYBRID ELECTRIC. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 40 mph. DEALER’S NAME: TOYOTA OS SYUNNYVALE . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 408 245 6640 . DEALER’S CITY: SUNNYVALE . DEALER’S STATE CODE: CA. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 94087 .

Aug 01, 2003

Consumer Inspected The Tires And The Belts Wore Into The Steel. Tires Were Replaced On The Front Four Times. Vehicle Was Aligned Several Times But The Tires Continued To Wear. They Were Replaced With The Same Make/model Tire.*ak

Mileage was 68362 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK12UX10. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in VALE, NC. Vehicle was purchased on 20010131. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 4 CYLINDERS. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. DEALER’S NAME: MIKE JOHNSON TOYOTA . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 800-627-0321 . DEALER’S CITY: HICKORY . DEALER’S STATE CODE: NC. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 28602 .

Aug 11, 2004

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 Tires Tread, Belt problems and defects.

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