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Produced since 1997, the Toyota Prius was rated by the California Air Resources Board and the Environmental Protection Agency as one of the cleanest vehicles in the US based on toxic emission and smog forming.
No, it does not. Regenerative braking occurs when pressing on the brake pedal gently, up until the hybrid battery is fully charged. Once the battery is full (all bars full up green), the Prius computer switches to using mechanical braking only. On very long down hills, this can cause the mecha…
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Answer there should be a bolt towards the top of the fixture and then you can either unclip the wire or pop out the bulb.
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Yes, using "B" (brake) mode makes the gas engine will turn quickly, without gas or spark, using compression in the cylinders to help slow the car.
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You can reset it by unhooking the battery for 5 minutes. it will just come back on if you do not repair the problem that caused it to come on in the first place.   Will it come on immediatly? Or will it take a bit of driving?   It may come on very quickly or may take a few driving cycl…
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No, airbags did'nt start being included on the Paseo until, I believe, the 1994 or 1995 model year, about 2 to 3 years before the end of the Paseo's production run in 1997. I have a 1992 Paseo and it does NOT have airbags, neither driver or passenger.�The 1993 Paseo does have a drivers side airbag…
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Answer Hot engine coolant is distributed into the heater core of your vehicle when the heater is on. You can make that coolant hotter by changing out the thermostat for one with a higher temperature setting. That should help out with the maximum heat request. As far as the maximum gas mileage re…
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The Toyota song in the company's commercial is Wheel by Fisher.
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Lexus RX500h, Ford Escape, Honda CR-Z, Toyota Camry, Honda Insight, the Toyota Highlander hybrid, Honda Civic hybrid, Chevrolet Silverado hybrid, GMC Yukon hybrid, and GMC Sierra hybrid. See the sources and related links below. The Chevy Volt will soon be here. Should give the Prius a run for its m…
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I own 2 of them, an 02 & an 04, both bought in there prior years. I have not had any trouble with either one. the 02 has about 45000 miles on it. I also have been on the Prius lists since 02 looking for this same question. What i have found out is that there have not been any battery failures, i…
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Honda does not make the Prius, it is a Toyota product."Toyota Prius" batteries are manufactured by Panasonic.
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Answer  Yes, Los Angeles City Council voted to extend the program providing free parking until December ?, 2007
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The 2004 and later Prius models do not have a timing belt, so the answer for them is "never". They use a chain, which should only be replaced when major engine work is done or if it breaks, which could be 150K miles or more. I'm not sure if the pre-2004 model has a belt or not, but if they do the ch…
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a Toyota prius is a hybrid, a car that runs on both gas and electricity. the point of it is to stop the pollution of the world and cut down on gasoline usage.
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Answering 1- "How macroenvironmental factors affected the sales of the Toyota prius? how well has Toyota dealt with these factors"2- outline the major macroenvironmental factor -demographic ,economic ,natural,technological,political and cultural- that affected the introduction and relaunch of the TO…
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Short answer is yes, the Prius is more bad than good for the environment. People can speculate about the future improvements, or how it gets good gas mileage, but keeping all of these factors in mind, from manufacturing, from the life cycle use of the product, and then how the product can be dispose…
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Yes it is possible, though it may take some technical skill. One of the easiest (and possibly only) ways of doing this is to install CoastalTech's Ultimate Lockpick 3+ (http://www.coastaletech.com/lockpick3.htm). The UL3+ is the most expensive lockpick at $299.00, but with all the features it unlock…
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There are 4 U shaped tabs that lock the rear sear in place. To remove the rear seat on a 2002 Toyota prius simply pull up hard on the sides of the rear seat until a popping noise is heard. Then run your fingers between the seat and the carpet until you find the tight spot. Place both hands on either…
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I have just gone through this. It seems Toyota, in an attempt to save wire or whatever, changed the JBL amp plugs on the 2008, or the older diagrams I had were incorrect. This is what I found on my 2008 with navigation, after using a meter and pre-2008 diagrams, while installing a powered subwoofer.…
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environmental factors affect the introduction and sale of the Toyota Prius
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Answer Mixed highway and city driving in a large city I get about 50 MPG. Answer It varies from year to year and if the model is updated could also vary on the transmission, engine size and more. The 2008 Prius came in one version which had an EPA estimated 45 MPG highway and 48 MPG city. It …
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Disclaimer: The light is reminding you to change your oil. 1. Press "Power" with the brake pedal applied in the same way you would normally start your car. 2. Press the "Odo/Trip" button such that the regular odometer reading is showing rather than one of the two trip odometers. 3. Press "Power" …
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Absolutely not.To be fair, it probably does work but It's completely over priced.My Toyota dealer wanted $750 for the Xzilon treatment when we bought our 2008 Tacoma. I actually paid for it knowing how busy we were and how little time we had to wax vehicles. They couldn't apply it right away giving …
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Free video instructions on how to reset maint reqd on Toyota prius go to www.vehix411.com If you change the oil (and filter) yourself, here's how to reset the light so it will stay off until the next change is interval has expired: 1) With the power on, switch to the odometer/trip-meter to display…
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The Toyota Prius is a hybrid version of the Toyota hatchbacks and is regarded as a green car. Hybrid cars ensure that alternative sources of energy are used so that there is less carbon emission per mile.
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Lighter is labeled Power Outlet and has its own 15A fuse. The fuse block you want is under the the dash below the steering wheel. Get out of the car and lay your head on the driver-side floor looking up and you will be looking at it. There is a plastic cover with blue text that flips off. You can th…
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With no charging the battery could last a few minutes. There is a large amount of power needed to move a car forward. Starting would shorten the time.
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Go to e-bay and look for (prius manual) and ask seller a question as to wheter it gives details that you require. I recently got one on CD that lists parts bur little info on "how to"
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Theree is none. How ever there is a way to open hatch back from inside . A small lever on the lock set.
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I have a 2006 Toyota Prius. I drive at least 120 miles per day. I have 167,000 miles as of right now. All I do is get oil changed every 5,000 miles. I haven't even had to change my brakes yet (can't believe that). I did have to put a water pump on and that's all beside buying tires. Love the car. Wi…
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The battery is actually 12 cells and they cost about $250 each to replace. However none have actually died from just being driven. If a rear impact collision damages the batteries and the housing unit it would cost about $5,000 to replace everything.
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I own a Toyota Prius and I get 50 miles per gallon on average. Although with the AC on its for like 43.
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Yes it "can". I personally ran E85 in my Prius with an injector kit (commonly known at E85 conversion kits) for 30k miles with absolutely no issues whatsoever. Essentially all the kit does is hold open the injectors longer to allow more of the less-efficient (Ethanol has a much lower BTU level than …
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Some GS cars stand for "grand sport" but it can vary.
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go to this website called leaflet.com
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Are labeled and the locations marked on the inside of the fuse box cover. The lighter fuse will be marked in the diagram.
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free video instructions go to www.vehix411.com ................turn the power button on, make sure the odometer is on actual mileage 2) turn the power off 3) hold in the odometer button (in the center of the dash) while pressing the "power" button twice. 4) watch the odometer display for dashes t…
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The Prius battery is likely to last the same amount of time as standaed nickel metal hydrirde batteries which is about 1000+ charges or between 5 to 10 years; whichever comes first. After that it becomes pretty useless, is thrown away, and then does more environmental damage than a supercharged Rang…
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To make it available on all models of toyota and scion
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Prius II starts at $ 23,855.00 Prius III starts at $ 24, 855.00Prius IV starts at $ 27,655.00Prius V starts at $ 29,125.00
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in my view out of popularity it is the toyota prius but really the hybrid car i like is the honda civic hybrid
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battery factory grant is 10 years. I think you can be happy within 10 years. Umm, not quite. Warrenty coverage and life are two different things. Your car doesnt die after the 3 year warrenty ends, neither does the Toyota Prius Batteries. The fact is no Prius batteries have been replaced due to the…
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Yes, because they are a very good use of money, being hybrids.
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I have a 2006 Prius and lately the headlights had been flickering, mainly the driver's side but then a couple of time both went out completely and the problem is fixed by turning the lights off and then back on but it was becoming more frequent and I was pulled over by the police because of it and y…
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You need to set the gas pump handle at the lowest setting. The Prius gas tank is some type of bladder that expands while filling. My salesman had told me this, but it took a few time for it to sink in.
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Regular Unleaded. The mechanics at my Toyota dealer caution not to use premium.
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Umm....if your saying how to get into the car then you just have to open the door and get in...right? That's what you meant right? If not then you can ask it again and i'd be happy to answer it! ;)
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The 2009 Prius is on sale from late 2008 onwards
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I have had my 2008 for almost a year. It has 24K+ miles and so far so good. We have a 2007, and have had no problems with it. >>>>>>>> My wife and I each have a 2006 prius both bought new. I have 80k on mine, the wife has 56k on hers. I have had one major problem, the turn si…
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As with any automobile it depends on ones driving habits, weather, road conditions and how many hills one must go up and down. I have gotten as high as 55 MPG, driving on both highway and city streets. Last fill up it was 53.7 MPG. Driving tips - speed up slowly, use cruise control, coast up to sto…
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Typically if both the battery and brake warning lights are on it means your alternator is not producing a proper amount of voltage for continuous charging to your battery. The proper way to find this out would be to apply a meter tester to your battery and run your vehicle at idle. The meter should …
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It is under the passenger seat. Remove the small black cover (two easy to depress tabs) then slide swith on unit to eject the Sat Nav DVD
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Since 1998 no Prius have had battery replacement due to "wearing out". So far only accidents or defective batteries have been replaced. Keep in mind the Prius does not use one big battery either, instead it is 10 or 12 smaller batteries in a long casing. If one should deplead they would just replace…
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The Lexus is250 has two oil quantity possibility's. One is 6.6 quarts of oil , one is 6.8 quarts of oil.
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You may have switched between MPH and KMH.
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According to this site http://www.thetyrepressuremonitor.com/tyrepressures_toyota.html the tyre pressures on a Toyota Picnic (which is the same vehicle but sold in Europe) should be 34 psi.
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Trouble code P1151 means: Coolant Path Clog Up for Coolant Heat Storage System
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Remove tire, remove brake drum, remove brake assembly housing, remove 4 bolts from back of hub assembly, gently tap to remove hub/bearing assembly.
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3042 pounds according to toyota
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Air pollution and outragious loss of money in your pockets.
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graduated with bs in 1998 from penn st. .at that time prob 22 or 23 since she's pretty smart/brightso my guesstimate as of 1/1/9 is 32 yo or 33yo but looks younger because she is so petite.pregnant in 2007 and bounced right back with hot bod.bio says has husband and daughter.lucky husband.larrymShe …
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Gas Electric Hybrid was invented by Porche in the early 1900's. It lost a competition at some worlds fair in France. Beaten by Fords gas engine and the patten remained on Porche shelves until the 1970's when Toyota acquired it somehow. First Prius Hybrid concepts were being built and tested in the l…
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To disable traction control on the prius:1) Turn the car to ignition by pressing START twice without pressing the brake. 2) Floor the gas pedal two times (two full top to bottom pressings) 3) Make sure the parking brake is on, and while pressing the brake pedal put the car into NEUTRAL 4) Again p…
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It will cost you around $45 for a oil change on a Toyota Prius. If you take your car to a dealer, it may cost a bit more.
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Our 2009 Toyota Prius hold 13 gallons.
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To reset the engine light on a Toyota Prius, disconnect the negative battery cable and let off for about five minutes, then reconnect it. The light should go off after the first couple start ups.
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First, pull the plug from the back of the headlight bulb. Then, rotate the rubber boot anti clockwise about 1/4 of a turn. The boot will come off in your hand. Locate the spring that holds the bulb in and push the tab towards the front of the car then up. The bulb should now fall into your hand. N…
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You can clean the windshield of a Prius, much like you would any other car. Use a windshield washer fluid and a cloth rag on the windshield to scrape off all the dust, dirt and grime. You can also use the windshield washer cleaning lever/fluid that is found inside the car, at your convenience, if th…
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The Prius emits less CO2 than a similarly sized conventional vehicle but still emits CO2
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This is what I found:** Lyrics : ** Oh, ** yeah, ** yeah, ** yeah, yeah, ** oh, ** oh ** [Verse 1] ** Do you know how it feels, ** to wake up with someone that you love? ** It feels so real ** my angel was sent from above ** I like to see her smile ** even when I look in her eyes ** I get butterflie…
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Find all the answers here: Are electric cars safe?http://www.areelectriccarssafe.com
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Flawed question. 2010 models are being sold at a record pace across North America.
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I just filled my Prius today (T-spirit, next Prius 09) and it says the full tank will do 453 miles. Just one data point.
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180,000 production total... which in fact is more than all of the rest of the other car mfg. hyb. cars combined.
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Under the hood - I think it is the 15 amp fuse marked "DOME" Kudos to Toyota for yet another user friendly label
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Japan produces the most cars in the world. Some well known Japanese car companies include Mitsubishi, Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, Subaru, Isuzu, Suzuki, Hino, Kawasaki, Yamaha and Komatsu.
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Only use the Oils specified by the manufacturer.
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If it's on you need a code reader to plug into diagnostic port which will help pinpoint the problem as it could be a multitude of different things.
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First, the bargaining power of buyers. Next, bargaining power of suppliers. Rivalry among existing competitors, threat of substitute products, and threat of a new entry.
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Electric Cars are important because they will decrease the overall pollution in the world. They will also conserve oil reserves which the drilling of cause earthquakes. Electric cars are also more energy and cost efficient.
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The 2010 Toyota Prius Plug-In has a top speed of 120 mph. http://gas2.org/2008/10/11/2010-toyota-prius-adds-muscle-at-expense-of-fuel-efficiency/
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The Toyota Matrix is made at the Toyota plant in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. The Corolla based 4 door wagon is designed and sold in North America.
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the gps DVD player is under the driver seat (in my 2006 prius). access it from the rear floor behind the driver seat. take off the front cover (no tools), engage the DVD eject button (top left of the player) and load the new DVD. close the eject mechanism and replace the front cover and choose your …
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Yes Electric cars themselves are green being zero emission vehicles. Yet when your charging your vehicle it depends on the source of the electricity.Burning coal, natural gas, methane, etc. = NOSolar panels, wind turbines, hydo-electric = YESEven if your still connected to the utility companies it p…
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Macro environmental factors are the external factors that affect businesses generally. These affect all parts of a business, and this includes relations with employees. Inflation drives demands for higher wages, availability of other higher paying work reduces the availability employees.
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