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A warning of check hybrid sysrem appers on the dash bord

Customer Question

A warning of check hybrid sysrem appers on the dash bord ciuld you tell me whats the problem and it its okay to drive the car
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: Camry 2009
JA: Are you fixing your Camry yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I didnt do anything
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Yes i think the electric mode isnot working, and sometimes the gear shift is not so good it take a few seconds to change the gear or when you press the pedle it dosent response direclty
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?
Customer: The transmission around 7 years old
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 10 months ago.

Welcome,

I have been a professional master mechanic for over 35 years and am happy to help you with this.

Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 10 months ago.

Hi,

Yes, that means that the electric drive is no longer working and when that light comes on usually it means the hybrid battery needs replaced.

Larry

Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 10 months ago.

you can still drive it for awhile but it really does need fixed before it breaks down completlt

It also controls transmission shifting

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