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Doors do not lock/unlock with keyfob buttons
I would recommend going to your local auto parts store to test your vehicle's key fob. Most auto parts stores have a key fob tester sitting on their counter in which you can point your key fob at this sensor...
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Radio only works through steering wheel controls
It sounds like the radio unit in your vehicle may have partially failed to where the controls no longer work. I would recommend having your radio inspected by a qualified professional. This inspection may involve the removal of the radio...
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Some a/c fans aren't blowing air
It sounds like your mode door actuator may have failed. The mode door actuator is responsible for controlling the mode door. The mode door is a door inside your dash that will open and close to certain points to guide...
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Something dragging underneath car
Hello, your car has what is called splash shields. They are attached to the bumper and cover the oil pan and transmission. Often, the plastic clips come loose or break, causing the splash shield to hang down. The splash shield...
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Headrests are hurting my posture
Unfortunately, since this is the way the car was designed it can not be changed. The only thing that could be done would be to either replace the headrests with aftermarket headrests, take the headrests out and install them backwards,...
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Hybrid Cars and Mechanics
Hi there. I understand your concern. I'm currently a Toyota/Lexus hybrid certified technician contracted by YourMechanic. In fact, there are several hybrid certified technicians operating with YourMechanic. Any qualified technician can maintain and repair the vehicle with the exception of...
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starting issue
Hello there, many common faults will cause your 2013 Toyota Prius to have trouble starting. The first place to begin with any difficulty starting is to have the battery load tested, this is done to ensure the battery has the...
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a couple of times (twice over a two week period) I've had difficulty starting my car. the ready light would not go on
Hi there. For your assurance I am a former Toyota Master Hybrid certified technician. There is no starter on the hybrid vehicles from Toyota. These vehicles start the engine only when necessary and that is determined from driver and load...
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Oil change
I do not see where your engine says only use synthetic oil 0w20. You should not have to worry about it and can go back to synthetic oil if you like. Double check your owners manual to make sure you...

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