Toyota Prius

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.
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Answer 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…
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You can't disactivate anything...deactivate perhaps?
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Answer Take it to Wal*Mart, they can change it at the watch (jewelry) counter.
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Maybe! Answer Revised and complete answer... The 270 volt traction battery won't die. The 12 volt battery won't 'die' in two weeks in normal storage with the headlight switch turned off. The headlight auto on option and the computers do take some power. In 3-4 weeks, the 12 volt …
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Answer remove the negative cable from the batery for approx 30 seconds and then connect because in doing so you are resetting the computer and that should take it off
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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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Answer 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. Answer Will it come on immediatly? Or will it take a bit of driving? Answer It may come on very quickly or may take…
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Answer 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…
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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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Answer 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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Answer I think it would depend on the type of accident and direction of the force. Any Toyota dealer should be able to run diagnostics on the vehicle for you.
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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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Answer Run your hand over the bottom edge of the dash about 3 or 4 inches to the right of the hood pop by your left leg. There is a small button there. There is a button under the steering wheel press it in for about 5 seconds and the light will go out. Then your tire pressure is low …
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Answer When you say dimmer switch I assume you are refering to the internal dash-board lights dimmer switch. The dimmer switch for the dash-board lights is located on the speedometer panel.There are two black knobs that stick out between the warning lights on the dash. The right one is used…
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Answer The 2006 Toyota Prius comes with DVD version 05.1 (that is, January 2005 release). The local dealer said that Toyota will release a 08.1 version in January 2008.
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generally speaking.... generally, any valve or device located part way down the filler neck is to prevent stealing gasoline or prevent large objects from entering the neck. I'm assuming your talking about the little tin flapper that the gas nozzle pushes down as you insert it to fill your tan…
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Answer With the ignition switch in the off position, hold in the hold in the trip odometer. Now turn on your key and you will see a series of zeros or dashes begin to appear. Once that stops, your maintenance light will be reset.
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Answer The Prius is a Toyota.
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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 from 22 grands from 22 grands
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The Prius was one of the best selling cars of 2007. Toyota sold 181,221 in that year. For more information on the Prius, I would visit http://www.toyotapriusbattery.com.
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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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Answer Probably located at the engine end of the upper radiator hose in a removable housing Drain about 1 gallon of coolant from the radiator Remove housing at end of radiator hose Make note how thermostat is installed Clean both surfaces Replace thermostat and gasket Re-fill coolant slo…
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it must be a glitch on your car or... check that the dashboard light dial on your dash is not set too low.
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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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Answer I drove through Arkansas on the Interstates, I had no problems climbing the hills. MPG dropped some, but still got over 43 MPG.
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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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Answer ok its either have your odometer set on miles, then turn ingition switch off press and hold your reset button (the one to reset your miles in the dash near the speedometer), then tunr iginiton switch on and wait for the dashes in the instriment cluster to quit falshing and display 0000…
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Answer Yes, at the simple push of a button on the dash.
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Answer Imp means Imperial..... as in Imperial gallons (52 US gallons = 40 Imperial gallons) Answer Imp means Imperial..... as in Imperial gallons (52 US gallons = 40 Imperial gallons)
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Answer Done right this wouldn't affect the safety of the car. What is the car worth? Do you like it, gives good service? Paid for? Millage? Can you expect to drive it long enough to get the $9,000 back out of it? You can't replace it for $9,000. On average, I would probably fix it if I liked t…
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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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Answer Just follow the low side line from the compressor, it's installed there. The low side line is the larger of the two at the compressor and ends at the firewall.
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yes as long as you arent a fat a$$
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Answer It works great! At speeds under 30 MPH the gasoline engine does not run until the main battery needs a charge. Battery is also charged by regeneration from the wheels.
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Answer Depends on how you drive and how many miles you drive. I estimate mine to be about $1,000 a year this is with gas at $2.65 a gallon. It is about half of what I spent on the other car. I average about 53.5 MPG.
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About 4.5 meters.
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I get about 46 mpg (UK) - that's 36mpg (US) in the winter. In warmer weather (autumn) I was getting around 54 mpg (UK) - that's around 41 mpg (US). These figures seem way lower than the claims made for this car, which is still pretty new. During the summer of 2008 I managed to get the consu…
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Turn up the brightness of the dash - look around - there is a dial to turn it up and make it brighter
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Try a 50/50 dilution of acetone.
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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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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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Most people on their cars change oil about every 3,000 miles. The dealer as well as the owners manual for the Prius states every 5,000 miles.
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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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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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$22,000 Depends on what model. Toyota Prius MSRP Prius II$22,800Prius III$23,800Prius IV$26,600Prius V$28,070 Source: http://www.costowl.com/automotive/toyota-prius-cost.html
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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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Toyota does not recommend towing with the Prius, so the factory does not provide any engineering data or specifications for towing. That said, there are some light-duty hitches available through the aftermarket that will install on a Prius. They typically are not load-rated, as they were designed…
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I'm wondering the same thing! I have a 04 Prius and an 8310 and I can't get the phone book to transfer. Every time I try, it disconnects the bluetooth connection...
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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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Cargo area is about 14.4 cubic feet.
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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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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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possible the battery is not grounded correctly?
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After repairing the cause of the code, you reset with a scan tool.
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Your mums mut.
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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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Our 2009 Toyota Prius hold 13 gallons.
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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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On my 05 Prius the problem was the axle height sensor located near the left rear wheel.
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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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yes it can do anything like go on the internet,sead e mails,sead texts and a lot more
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A new Prius II is 22,000 not including tax or upgrades.
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"The 2013 Toyota Prius: "Those Who Get It, Get It" with Raphael Saadiq" This commercial features a man with glasses (artist, Raphael Saadiq) singing a song with a guitar. He starts out singing from the open hatch of the car. He then gets up and starts singing to three woman who are in the back seat…
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Dashboard light in the shape of a triangle, yellow, with an exclamation mark in the middle. And, on the monitor, it tells us to check the hybrid system.
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Heaven!
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What micro-environmental factors affected both the first generation and second generation models of the Toyota Prue's How well has Toyota dealt with these factors?
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While there are "gears" in a Prius, in the reference that most people would be asking this question, there are actually NONE. The Prius(all 3.5 generations as of 2010) uses a planetary differential with the engine at one point and a Motor/Generator(MG) at another point and another MG which is atta…
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The 2008 Toyota Prius takes a 26" drivers side, 18" passenger side and a fairly specialized 16" rear wiper that is difficult to find in the stores. See sources and related links below for more information. Since there are currently over 22 different wiper arm attachments, do not buy wipers just by l…
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The 2010 model has more to offer like a GPS installed on the front, better brakes, and better handling.
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I believe the book calls for 100,000 miles. However I experienced a cylinder 3 spark plug mis-fire at about 96,000 and again about 1,000 miles later so I replaced all 4 at about 97,500. Although they looked great, that is a lot of miles and the longest lasting spark plugs I have ever seen. A mis-fir…
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There are no tow hooks on the Prius, but there is a "towing eyelet" in the toolbox with the spare tire. The eyelet goes into a plastic-covered hole on the driver's side of the front bumper, allowing the Prius to be towed slowly for a short distance. http://www.ehow.com/how_5756462_tow-toyota-prius.…
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beautiful life by fisher.
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If the car is running well, then no. My cars all have well over 200K miles on them with the front runner just about to hit 400K. That may be a good time to retire the Suburban, but your car is just getting broken in. To add to the pollution issue by junking cars before they are dead. You do far more…
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Um... I don't think so after Toyotas break problem.
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11.9 gallons
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I have a 2002 Prius and ran out of gas. The car gave several warning lights, shuddered from the loss of power, then the computer switched to full battery power. I drive it another 3 miles at 60 mph to a gas station. After filling the tank, the warning lights went away and the car has had no ill effe…
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The 2010 Prius uses synthetic 0W-20 oil.
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Petra Haden was born on October 11, 1971.
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If you can find one...Yes. Many people have no idea what they are talking about when they discuss Prius. Prius has been around for a long time, much longer then Americans think. They have a proven track record or reliablity, offer great gas milage, termendously low cost of ownership, and excellent r…
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In California with $10,000 down payment and 2.9 APR. Payment is $272 Per month (Including Tax)
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electric car
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Come Along sung by Fabienne Deisol from her album "Between You and Me". MP3 available at Amazon
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Here's your answer as to "who sings the new Toyota Prius "Hum" song, "A Prius for everyone." - It is Petra Haden. For more information, please refer to the related link.
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