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A warning of check hybrid sysrem appers on the dash bord

Customer Question

A warning of check hybrid sysrem appers on the dash bord ciuld you tell me whats the problem and it its okay to drive the car
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: Camry 2009
JA: Are you fixing your Camry yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I didnt do anything
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Yes i think the electric mode isnot working, and sometimes the gear shift is not so good it take a few seconds to change the gear or when you press the pedle it dosent response direclty
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?
Customer: The transmission around 7 years old
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 1 month ago.


I have been a professional master mechanic for over 35 years and am happy to help you with this.

Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 1 month ago.


Yes, that means that the electric drive is no longer working and when that light comes on usually it means the hybrid battery needs replaced.


Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 1 month ago.

you can still drive it for awhile but it really does need fixed before it breaks down completlt

It also controls transmission shifting

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