2002 Toyota PRIUS Suspension problems & defects.

Toyota PRIUS Suspension problems : 5.

Premature Tire Wear. *jb

TOYOTA PRIUS 2002 problem was reported in SAN DIEGO, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20011231. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.DEALER’S NAME: CARSON TOYOTA .

May 30, 2003

While Driving And Turning Either Way Left O Right Steering Shaking Violently. Dealer Has Inspected And Could Not Duplicate Or Correct The Problem.*ak

TOYOTA PRIUS 2002 problem was reported in CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

July 16, 2003

Severe Vibration In The Steering Wheel. This Occurred When Vehicle Was In Reverse At Low Speeds. Dealership Was Unable To Resolve The Problem. *ak

Mileage was 24665 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK18U920. TOYOTA PRIUS 2002 problem was reported in MINNEAPOLIS, MN. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

July 25, 2003

Check Engine Light Kept Coming On Then Going Off. Took To Dealer But They Couldn’t Get It To Duplicate Problem. While There They Noticed Tires Were Severely Worn. Told Me I Needed 4 New Tires And A 4 Wheel Alignment At 27,008 Miles. Purchased 4 175/65r14 Re 92 Extra Load Tires. Left After Paying For Repairs Including An Oil Change Of $557.61 N August 3, 2004. October 8, 2005 Had Two Nearly Flat Front Tires. Have Had To Put Air Into Tires Several Times Over The Past 4 Months – Even Took Car To Auto Garage That Changed Tires From Winter To Summer Thinking They Put Them On Wrong. Oct. 12, 2005 Started Hearing A Humming Noise In Front Left Tire. Took To Auto Garage On Oct 15, 2005 To Be Told That Once Again Tires Needed To Be Replaced Again Because They Were Worn Due To Needing A Front End Alignment And Front Left Tire Needed A Ball Bearing. Inside Wall Of Tires Is Worn Off And Danger Of Tire Blow-out. Rear Tires Also Show Signs Of Premature Wear On Inside Wall And Should Be Replaced Soon. Current Mileage Is 44,804. I Also Put On Winter Tires Every Autumn Onto The Front. Garage Technician Said There Was Something Wrong With Burning Through 2 Sets Of 4 Tires Within 45,000 Miles And I Should Contact Dealer. *jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 27008 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK18U520. TOYOTA PRIUS 2002 problem was reported in BRISTOL, VT. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20020810. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 CYLINDERS. TOYOTA PRIUS 2002 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: HYBRID ELECTRIC. TOYOTA PRIUS 2002 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph. DEALER’S NAME: HERITAGE TOYOTA . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 802-865-8250 . DEALER’S CITY: SOUTH BURLINGTON . DEALER’S STATE CODE: VT. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 05403 .

Oct 15, 2005

2002 prius Has Had Numerous Problems With Tires Having To Be Replaced Or Repaired. *ts The Consumer Has Had To Replaced 6 Tires And Has Had 3 Tires Repaired. The Tire On The Vehicle Are Special Tire And Can Only Be Purchased At A toyota Dealer. *nm

Mileage was 40000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK18U920. TOYOTA PRIUS 2002 problem was reported in BERKELEY, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20020501. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FUEL TYPE: HYBRID ELECTRIC. DEALER’S NAME: TIRE ALIGNMENT CENTER . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 510-8452530 . DEALER’S CITY: BERKELEY . DEALER’S STATE CODE: CA.

June 19, 2006

2002 Toyota PRIUS problems and complaints, and up-to-date recall information. If you are researching a used Toyota PRIUS, driving a 2002 Toyota PRIUS, or if you are planning to purchase one, review owner-reported Suspension problems and defects.

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