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Engine on my 2011 toyota prius siezed burned oil. needed an…

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engine on my 2011...

engine on my 2011 toyota prius siezed burned oil. needed an oil change and I did not do it quickly enough.

Mechanic's Assistant: When was your last oil change?

2 months ago

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Prius yourself? What have you tried so far?

I drove uber and put a lot of milage on it

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I just put oil in it to see if it will work.

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Toyota
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
how much do you think it will cost for a replacement (used engine) vs a new one. where is a good place to look for engines?
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Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 month ago
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Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

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Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 month ago

Hey how are you,I will try to help you with this issue

how much oil you had to add to it ?

and did it start after oil change ?

If you do not mind me asking ,are you looking at fixing this yourself or looking to know the most possible cause of this issue and taking it to repair shop for the work ?

Do you have any prior experience in electrical troubleshooting and testing with a test light for power & ground ?

Do have a power probe for testing ?

Do you have a test light so we can check for spark ?

Do you have fuel pressure tester to check for fuel ?

Did you scan it with factory scanner or equivalent to retrieve faults codes for vehicle modules ?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
no no no no no your not a mechanic!
Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 month ago

are you a mechanic ?

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Toyota Mechanic: Toyota Service, Toyota Expert replied 1 month ago
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Hello. Different expert here. In our shop, we replaced a 2010 Prius engine a month ago, The used engine cost us 2250 dollars, and we charged 900 to install it. The 2250 figure was due to this engine being very low mileage. Prices vary from area to area....and prices vary due to availability. If you have any other questions please feel free to reply. Thanks.

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