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Jared D
Jared D, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Toyota
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Experience:  Shop Supervisor at County Fleet
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2007 Camery. check hybrid system and check VSC system lights

Customer Question

2007 Camery. check hybrid system and check VSC system lights come on
JA: Do you happen to know the code? Have you tried to reset the computer?
Customer: just bought it 2 days ago
JA: What is the model of your '07 Toyota?
Customer: camery hybrid
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: will return it if big problem
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Jared D replied 5 months ago.

The service hybrid message usually indicates a problem with the hybrid battery, but it could also just be an electrical hic-up. By chance do you have access to a scan tool so you can check what error codes are triggering in the computer?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No. Just bought the car from a dealer this weekend
Expert:  Jared D replied 5 months ago.

If you have a warranty I would suggest taking it back to them. At least to check the codes. If the hybrid battery is dying you don't want to find that out after the warranty is out. They can be about $5000 or more to replace.

Sometimes the message comes on for other reasons, but most of the time it's because the battery is acting up.

Expert:  Jared D replied 5 months ago.

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Expert:  Jared D replied 4 months ago.

I just wanted to check whether you still need help with this.

Please don't forget to rate.