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I just replace the brake pads on my 2010 Prius and now the check hybrid system and all other warning lights come on. Engine won't start. I disconnected the orange disconnect in the truck and the positive lead on the battery prior To replacing the brake pads. Any suggestions thank you
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Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 9 months ago
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Thanks for posting

There is really no need to disconnect either battery when doing brake work.

does the battery in the trunk have 12 volts?

Is the orange plug installed correctly? (push it on> fold the lever in> then push it down to complete the circuit)?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
That was it I didn't say that orange lever over thank you sir ��
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I meant to say I didn't slide the orange lever over on the disconnect it started thank you sir
Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 9 months ago

You're welcome, please take a moment to rate positively, thanks

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
The check hybrid system light is still on along with a orange triangle exclamation light But the car started and drives OK
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I got it for the number four and 13 with a paperclip and erased it
Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 9 months ago

Try disconnecting the 12 volt battery negative cable for about one minute.

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