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Toyota Prius, Car Safety, Hybrid Cars, Hatchback, Sedan
#97 of 116 Re: 2009 Prius Fire [whitey9]
Jun 29, 2009 (12:29 am)
I parked the car at 9pm, and at 3am the following morning I was awakened by the car alarm, at which point I discovered the trunk in flames. The car had the #6 accessory package, so it had all the bells and whistles (GPS, blue tooth, etc.). ">
#98 of 116 Re: 2009 Prius Fire [stevegold]
Jun 29, 2009 (12:32 am)
I have photos, but I don't know how to post them here. I'd be happy to email them to you.">
#99 of 116 Re: 2009 Prius Fire [recycler5]
by kirstie_h HOST
Jun 29, 2009 (9:36 am)
Once you're a registered user in the Forums, you automatically have a carspace page - yours is at www.carspace.com/recycler5. There's a photo album area, where you can upload your pics. That's the best way if you want to make them available to other registered members.
#100 of 116 Re: 2009 Prius Fire [kirstie_h]
Jul 03, 2009 (10:10 pm)
Thanks Kirstie! I didn't know this feature was available! I don't have any burnt Prius to post but I DID have a 1963 Old that caught fire a loooooong time ago.
#101 of 116 Re: 2009 Prius Fire [jpeters1970]
by pf_flyer HOST
Jul 04, 2009 (6:37 am)
Just sent you a CarSpace "friend" request to help you get your list of friends started on your CarSpace page. If you ever need any help or have any question about your page, don't hesitate to ask. That's why the hosts are here!
Hope you decide to join the ranks of CarSpace bloggers too!
#102 of 116 Re: Prius on Fire? [feffer37]
Jul 26, 2009 (7:02 pm)
On Sunday July 26 2009 at 2am my 2005 prius (fully loaded model) caught fire in the garage. The neighbors said that they heard 2 explosions (probably batteries blowing up from heat) and then the garage burst into flames. The prius, the garage and my wife's car were all totally destroyed. The firemen all said that in their opinion the genesis of the fire was with the prius. They said that fire was under the prius and surrounding the engine. We left the car in the garage at 9pm Saturday night, and saw the garage at 11:45 pm before going to sleep. Nothing about the garage looked disturbed or unusual. Is Toyota going to make this right?
#103 of 116 Re: Prius on Fire? [2shocked]
Jul 26, 2009 (7:23 pm)
Nope, you will need good home owners insurance. Of course if they don't you can always tell them that the photos and information will be all over the net and on Utube by the end of the day.
#105 of 116 Re: Prius on Fire? [2shocked]
Jul 26, 2009 (9:30 pm)
Our insurance made prompt payment on my 2009 Prius which also caught fire in the middle of the night (previously posted), but I never heard how Toyota dealt with it. Last week I heard of another Prius catching fire in Santa Rosa, CA, but could not get any details. Please let us know what happens. I'm very glad nobody was hurt.
#106 of 116 Re: Prius on Fire? [recycler5]
Jul 27, 2009 (7:56 pm)
Thanks. I have reported it to Toyota and to NHTSA. I'll let you know how it comes out. Any information about other non altered by after market prius's burning up spontaneously would be greatly appreciated.