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2009 Prius wouldn't start this evening. Now Doors won't

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2009 Prius wouldn't start...

2009 Prius wouldn't start this evening. Now Doors won't lock. 12 days ago we ran out of gas, sadly.

Mechanic's Assistant: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?

Fuel consumption is not impressive lately.

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

Was starting as usual except for tonight

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

Mileage is 27,869. Still warrantied?

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Toyota
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Toyota Mechanic: Fixitman, Master Technician replied 11 months ago
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Hello, my name is***** would start by having the main battery load tested. If it is low then the vehicle will act like this and it can also affect the vehicles mileage. If that battery passes a load test then the main hybrid battery is more than likely the issue. I would also scan the computer for any codes if the batteries come back with good tests. I hope this helps. If you need anything else please let me know.

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