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The hybrid system warning light came on as did the yellow

Customer Question

the hybrid system warning light came on as did the yellow check engine light what should I do now
JA: Does the light stay on solid or does it flicker? Any noticeable performance problems lately?
Customer: it stays on no other performance problems
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 2010 prius
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: don't know if I can fix it have done nothing so far
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: there is some front end damage to the radiator and the undercarriage of the car
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Genchi Genbutsu replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for allowing me to help you with this concern today and am sorry to hear that this is happening. I will have to ask you a few questions so that I can get a better understanding as to what may be going on with your Prius.

How old is the front end damage?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Maybe 6 months
Expert:  Genchi Genbutsu replied 1 year ago.

Ok, I dont think the front end damage is in play here. Have you had a chance to pull codes from the computer yet?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
im not what you mean about pulling codes from a computer is that something I can do?
Expert:  Genchi Genbutsu replied 1 year ago.

Yes, it means to access the main computer to see what codes are stored. This would take a scantool in order to do this. Do you have one?