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I have a warning light on my 2008 pack 5 PRIUS. It is a red light with a key symbol. This is not the yellow one that comes on when you leave your key in the car. Everything seems fine except for this light. It seems to flash when unlocked and stay one when locked like the theft deterrent LED used to. There is no mention anywhere of this symbol in the manual HELP!

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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".

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