Toyota Prius 2001-2008 Haynes Owners Service & Repair Manual

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Toyota Prius 2001 – 2008 (USA) Haynes Owners Service & Repair Manual covers all models of Toyota Prius 2001- 2008

The Toyota Prius models covered by this manual are four-door sedans. They are “hybrid” vehicles in that they are powered by a combination of a fuel-injected, transversely-mounted, internal combustion engine and two battery-powered electric motors.

The engine and electric motors drive the front wheels through an automatic transaxle/power-split device via independent driveaxles. Independent suspension, featuring McPherson struts, is used on the front of the vehicle. The rack-and-pinion steering unit is mounted behind the engine and has electric power assist. The rear suspension uses coil-over shock absorber assemblies, connected to a pressed-steel beam-type axle.

The brakes are disc at the front and drums at the rear, with power assist standard. An Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) is standard on all models.


Introductory Pages About this Manual; Introduction to the Toyota Prius; Vehicle Identification Numbers; Recall Information; Buying Parts; Maintenance Techniques, Tools and Working Facilities; Booster Battery (jump) starting; Jacking and Towing; Automotive Chemicals and Lubricants; Conversion Factors; Safety First!; Troubleshooting

  • Tune-up and Routine Maintenance
  • Engine
  • General Engine Overhaul Procedures
  • Cooling, Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Fuel and Exhaust Systems
  • Hybrid System (“THS” and “THS-II”)
  • Emissions & Engine Electrical/Control System
  • Transaxle
  • Driveaxles & Transaxle Imput Damper
  • Brakes
  • Suspension & Steering
  • Electrical Systems
  • Wiring Diagrams

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