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Toyota Prius: transmission P lock mechanism..cannot shift..neutral

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Toyota Prius Caution: The transmission P lock mechanism is abnormal and car will not start, cannot shut down completely and cannot shift to neutral.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Skyvisions replied 5 years ago.

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The 12volt battery is below the threshold needed to engage the park mechanism. Jump start the vehicle then have the 12 volt battery tested. It is probably bad.

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