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I have 2009 Escape Hybrid and teh indictor light for the…

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I have 2009 Escape...

I have 2009 Escape Hybrid and teh indictor light for the hybrid system comes on after being on the highway for a period of time. When I turn the car off and back on, the light disappears.

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

The wrench in the lower left corner.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Escape Hybrid yourself? What have you tried so far?

I do most of the work myself. Just rebuilt the front end. I also have a BlueDriver connected to the OBD-II port

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Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 7 months ago
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The light is called the Powertrain malfunction (wrench) warning indicator. You need to test for trouble codes when the light is on. When you turn the engine off and then restart it, it can sometimes clear the codes. The problem may be in the throttle body itself, based on your description of the problem since it is electronic and no cables. But get trouble codes first.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Your answer makes no sense since the trouble light is a social ed with the hybrid system.
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