2008 Toyota Prius Owner's Manual

2008 Toyota Prius owners manual
Year:
2008
Make:
Toyota
Model:
Prius
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
7.23 MB

Table of Contents

Pictorial index
6
Exterior
6
Pictorial index
8
Interior
8
Pictorial index
10
Interior
10
Pictorial index
12
Instrument panel
12
Pictorial index
14
Instrument panel
14
1-1. Hybrid system
22
Hybrid system
22
1-2. Key information
34
Keys
34
1-3. Opening, closing and locking the doors and back door
36
Smart key system (if equipped)
36
Wireless remote control
49
Doors
51
Back door
54
1-4. Adjustable components (seats, mirrors, steering wheel)
57
Front seats
57
Rear seats
59
Head restraints
62
Seat belts
64
Steering wheel
70
Anti- glare inside rear view mirror
71
Outside rear view mirrors
73
1-5. Opening and closing the windows and moon roof
75
Power windows
75
1-6. Refueling
78
Opening the fuel tank cap
78
1-7. Theft deterrent system
81
Immobilizer system
81
Alarm (if equipped)
84
Theft prevention labels (U.S.A.)
86
1-8. Safety information
87
Correct driving posture
87
SRS airbags
89
Front passenger occupant classification system
101
Child restraint systems
107
Installing child restraints
110
2-1. Driving procedures
120
Driving the vehicle
120
Power (ignition) switch
130
Transmission
136
Turn signal lever (Type A)
140
Turn signal lever (Type B)
141
Parking brake
142
2-2. Instrument cluster
143
Gauges and meters
143
Indicators and warning lights
146
2-3. Operating the lights and windshield wipers
150
Headlight switch (Type A)
150
Headlight switch (Type B)
153
Fog light switch (if equipped)
156
Windshield wipers and washer (Type A)
158
Windshield wipers and washer (Type B)
160
Rear window wiper and washer (Type A)
162
Rear window wiper and washer (Type B)
163
2-4. Using other driving systems
164
Cruise control (if equipped)
164
Rear view monitor system
167
Driving assist systems
170
2-5. Driving information
173
Cargo and luggage
173
Vehicle load limits
176
Winter driving tips
177
Trailer towing
181
Dinghy towing
182
v3-1. Using the touch screen
186
Touch screen
186
Setting the touch screen (Vehicles with AUX adapter)
191
Setting the touch screen (Vehicles without AUX adapter)
196
3-2. Using the air conditioning system and defogger
201
Automatic air conditioning system (Vehicles with AUX adapter)
201
Automatic air conditioning system (Vehicles without AUX adapter)
208
Using the steering wheel climate remote control switches
215
Rear window and outside rear view mirror defoggers
217
3-3. Using the audio system
219
Audio system type (Vehicle with AUX adapter)
219
Audio system type (Vehicle without AUX adapter)
222
Using the radio (vehicle with AUX adapter)
225
Using the radio (Vehicle without AUX adapter)
234
Using the CD player (Vehicle with AUX adapter)
239
Using the CD player (Vehicle without AUX adapter)
247
Playing MP3 and WMA discs (if equipped)
254
Optimal use of the audio (Vehicle with AUX adapter)
262
Optimal use of the audio system (Vehicle without AUX adapter)
266
Using the AUX adapter (if equipped)
268
Using the steering switches
269
3-4. Using the hands-free system
272
Hands-free system (for cellular phone)
272
Using the Bluetooth® phone
277
Setting the hands-free system
291
3-5. Using the interior lights
318
Interior lights list
318
3-6. Using the storage features
322
List of storage features
322
3-7. Other interior features
329
Sun visors
329
Vanity mirror
330
Clock
331
Power outlet
332
Armrest
334
Floor mats
335
Luggage compartment features
336
Garage door opener
339
4-1. Maintenance and care
346
Cleaning and protecting the vehicle’s exterior
346
Cleaning and protecting the vehicle’s interior
348
4-2. Maintenance
351
Maintenance requirements
351
General maintenance
353
Emission inspection and maintenance (I/M) programs
356
4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
357
Do-it-yourself service precautions
357
Hood
361
Positioning a floor jack
362
Engine compartment
364
Tires
379
Tire inflation pressure
388
Wheels
392
Air conditioning filter
394
Key battery
396
Checking and replacing fuses
398
Light bulbs
407
5-1. Essential information
416
If your vehicle needs to be towed
416
If you think something is wrong
423
Event data recorder
424
5-2. Steps to take in an emergency
426
If a warning light turns on or a warning buzzer sounds...
426
If you have a flat tire
438
If the hybrid system will not start
448
If you lose your keys
449
If the electronic key does not operate properly
450
If the vehicle 12 volt battery is discharged
451
If your vehicle overheats
456
If the vehicle becomes stuck
459
6-1. Specifications
462
Maintenance data (fuel, oil level, etc.)
462
Fuel information
472
Tire information
475
6-2. Customization
488
Customizable features
488
6-3. Initialization
491
Items to initialize
491
Reporting safety defects for U.S. owners
494
Seat belt instructions for Canadian owners (in French)
495
Abbreviation list
498
Abbreviation/Acronym list
498
Alphabetical index
500
Alphabetical index
500
What to do if...
506
What to do if...
506

FAQ about the 2008 Toyota Prius Manual

What contains the 2008 Prius manual?

The Toyota Prius owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Toyota to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Toyota Prius. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Toyota Prius 2008 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

Where to download the 2008 Toyota Prius Owners Manual?

The Toyota Prius owner manual for the 2008 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Toyota Prius year 2008 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2008 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Toyota Prius (2008) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2008 is available in English.

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