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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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How to replace 2002 Prius tail light assembly
My better half got rear-ended by a bicycle. Only damage was to the cyclist's pride and the Prius's left tail light. I have the the replacement assembly and need to know how to in...
Asked by Paul S February 1, 2014, 12:58 pm 1 reply
how to tell what Trim you have
How can you tell what trim your 2008 Toyota Prius is.
Asked by Richard P January 16, 2013, 6:27 am 0 reply
mileage drops after service
Every time when I do a service to my 2006 Toyota Prius car I notice that car performance losing mileage, like 5 miles per gallon, for the first 2000 miles after service, after tha...
Asked by Isaak G August 30, 2008, 1:38 pm 5 replies
Key indicator light stays on when car off
The key indicator light on the dash stays on when the car is off. Is this normal? Also, sometimes when I push the button to lock the car, I hear an extended beep, and the door ...
Asked by Janet M October 28, 2011, 10:36 pm 0 reply
What is the suggested oil-change frequency?
DriverSide service schedule for 2010 Prius is every 5,000 miles; however, Toyota changed that frequency in 2010 to every 10,000 miles. Why doesn't DriverSide support the Toyota rec...
Asked by Larry T August 11, 2011, 7:01 pm 0 reply
car wont start only goes to neautral not drive or reverse
prius wont start goes into neautral not drive or reverse
Asked by Jim T June 8, 2010, 5:00 pm 3 replies
Apolhstry (sp) wearin out on driver's seat
The apolhstry on the driver's seat, along the upper side,is wearing out due to rubbing when I get into the Prius. Does anyone else have this problem?? jrb
Asked by Joanne B June 1, 2010, 6:16 pm 2 replies
battery change
hi car has 230K miles when should I expect a battery replacement andshould I assume 300Kmiles? car is in pretty good shape serviced regulary at a Toyota dealer.
Asked by Bob K May 30, 2011, 12:46 pm 0 reply
2001 Toyota Prius Serpentine Belt
I have been told that I need the Serpentine Belt changed on my 2001 Toyota Prius, it has about 132K on it. Toyota will charge $90 for this. Just wondering if this is an ok price?
Asked by Karen S April 10, 2011, 2:04 pm 0 reply
gas mileage down 25%, dealer claims ethonal causes
My prius was getting about 45 miles to the gallon and lately it is down to 32 to 35. The dealer claims it is simple the additional of ethanol to the gas supply in the winter. Any...
Asked by Christopher L February 6, 2009, 6:14 am 6 replies
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