When my car is turned off and parked, I notice a flashing signal on the dashboard. The icon looks like a car with a key in side it. What does it mean? How do I get it to stop blinking (It does stop

Asked by Oct 20, 2014 at 09:40 PM about the 2005 Toyota Prius

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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68,365

It is the security system in safe mode,this is normal,the little binky key in car is letting you no it is in lock down,and ready to yell for help if some one try,s to steal it.

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It's a reminder of some sort. Perhaps reminding you to lock the car. Hmmmm........ Do you use the key to unlock the doors???

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68,365

Bmark ,that is a good guess,here is the dash item, lay out for you,on your prius.

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