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Toyota Prius Suspension Problems

2158 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Toyota Prius. 121 of these members (5.6%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 168 suspension repairs to Toyota Prii--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Toyota Prius problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Toyota Prius repairs by problem area

Chart based on 1524 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten Toyota Prius repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2008 Toyota Prius 4dr Hatch

76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

44000 mi US $54 Leveling Sensor Linkage worn causing squeaking in back of car. 

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2007 Toyota Prius 4dr Hatch

76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

36580 mi C $220 Right front wheel noisy; bearing no good, replaced. 

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2006 Toyota Prius 4dr Hatch

76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

22000 mi   Have had intermittent cracking noise in steering column or rack and pinion. Dealer has looked for the cause of the problem on two occasions but could not pinpoint the problem. Otherwise trouble free. 
32000   Took my Prius in to the service department again to diagnose a cracking noise and sensation that can be felt in the steering wheel. It is an intermittent problem and as with the two other times I have taken the car in it didn't make a sound for the techni 
32000   I located the cause of the cracking noise in my steering column by myself. The plastic in the dash must be rubbing on the column. Adjusting the wheel up and down eliminates the problem.  

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2005 Toyota Prius 4dr Hatch

76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

46000 mi US $500 Front stabilizer bar/assy replaced 
65700   Front wheel bearing needed replacement - many potholes in MA are hard to see at night. 
87000   When tires were replaced on 8/21/09, an alignment was performed during which the technician noted excessive toe-in on the right rear wheel that would have to be shimmed to be corrected. No uneven wear at this point, so no shimming will be done yet. 

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2002 Toyota Prius 4dr Sedan

70-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

144000 mi US $430 Replace rear wheel bearings 

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2001 Toyota Prius 4dr Sedan

70-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

196540 mi C $1300 front shock absorber worn out, two right side wheel bearing start making grinding sound after going thru a big pothole. Replaced both front shocks plus all 4 wheel bearings. 

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