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I was at the car wash and the car stopped working ? It's stating hybrid system failure VSC system failure it's a 2008 400 LX i see there have been issues with water getting into the hybrid system ?

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? How has the car been handling lately?

There are 100.000 and the car runs great

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

I had to have it towed I always fix at the dealer in Denver which is 3 hours away I live in a small town in the mountains I had the extended Warranty just ran out

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No love my car I keep up with all service etc is there a way to let out water if it's pooled somewhere

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Lexus Mechanic: Mike, Auto Mechanic replied 8 months ago
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Hello, my name is***** will be helping you out! I have over thirteen year of experience in the automotive industry for numerous different makes & models. I enjoy doing what I do, it is my life.

You basically have 3 options at this point

1. Get it scanned with the proper scan tool to identify what code it shows to accuratley diagnose the issue, it will have a code it is currently in limp mode.

2. locate the hybrid battery and do a visual for any water intrusion

3. disconnect the battery and reconnect and see if the failure is still there.

If you need a location please send me the vin number & I can attempt that.

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