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I'm considering buying a 2006 prius with 225k miles that has the Triangle! error when it turns on. Is this likely to require an expensive repair?
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Hello. Welcome to Just Answer. Please allow me to assist you. Without knowing the cause for the light being on, it is virtually impossible to determine the expense of the repair. It could be something as minor as a bad fuel cap or a 3,500 dollar inverter unit for the hybrid system. Considering the vehicle is for sale WITH the light on, I would be very cautious here as the repair is most likely expensive, or whoever has it would have fixed it so they could command a higher price. Personally, I would pass this up unless I was assured of what the problem actually is and is it expensive or not.

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If you have may questions, please reply. I trust my input is satisfactory to you and meets your expectations. Please do take a moment to confirm you have received my input. Thank You!

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