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2008 Toyota Prius Base 5dr HB (GS)

2008 Toyota Prius
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Front Wheel Drive, 5 Door Liftback, Mid-size
48 mpg city / 45 mpg hwy
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September 3, 2010, 5:14 pm

Magi W

Question: Service light

Does the service light come on automatically at pre-set intervals? I have my Prius serviced between 3-5k miles. My son borrowed the car before it hit 15k;he said the service light blinked intermittently, and once it rolled over to 15k, stayed on.Is this normal? My garage is closed over the holiday weekend, so I'll be a wreck until Tuesday.

January 31, 2011, 9:00 am

Elissa L

For future reference: the service light ("Maint Reqd") does come on automatically at pre-set intervals, and somewhat earlier than needed. The light does not mean that something is wrong with the car. Other warning lights would come on if this were the case.

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