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My 2008 Prius has a yellow brake warning light

What caused this? After investigating and repairing the problem, how to turn off the light.

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Ahh better its yellow and not red brake light it just means the brakes are nearing the time to replace them just having the brakes done will reset the light no scans needed just pushing the calipers back resets it

Posted on Sep 23, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a warning light on my 2008 pack 5 PRIUS.

That is the light that tells potential thieves the car has an immobilizer. What you describe is normal operation.

Look in the manual for "immobilizer".

Posted on Oct 11, 2009

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SOURCE: right brake light out 2004 Prius

Th other post is incorrect, the 2004 has LED brake lights that are part of the tail light assembly. you have to replace the whole assy. There are two screws that hold the assy in, they are both covered by white cable clips. The clips just pull off and then you can use a 10mm wrench to remove the nuts on the screws. My brake light stopped working and during the removal, the LEDs started working again, hopefully you will find the same situation as the LEDs are supposed to last for years.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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SOURCE: yellow light bulb warning light on dash

one of your lights must be out.. check the sidemarkers on the bumper, or the tail lights. or maybe the small parking lights in the headlight.

Posted on May 03, 2010

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SOURCE: dash warning light not found in manual - hot to turn it off

low battery in key fob???

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 Toyota Prius - A warning light with exclamation mark on a car appeared on the MultiVisual Display Unit

I had the same problem. I unplugged the relays from the fuse/relay box under the bonnet. (Top left side) and replaced them. The problem disappeared. (2001 Prius 109,000 miles)

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