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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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my instrument cluster lights are not working!
hey, i have toyota prius 2007, i started my car this morning to go to work but the instrument cluster lights didn't turn on, what could be the reason? any help? thank u :)
Asked by Armo A July 15, 2012, 9:08 am 1 reply
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