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Check hybrid system flashed...

Check hybrid system flashed on panel and triangle with explanation point came on

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Toyota?

2010 Prius

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

It just happened when I pulled back in to my office. I haven't done anything yet

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

That's it

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Toyota Mechanic: Jared D, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago
Jared D
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Good morning,

The check hybrid system light can come on for a number of reasons, the most common of which can be a failed inverter, a bad battery, or a battery cooling system failure.

Have you had any other symptoms than the warning light?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
No. No other issues except the light just came on.
Toyota Mechanic: Jared D, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

Your best bet is to have the vehicle scanned for trouble codes to see which system is triggering the fault. If you turn the vehicle off and wait an hour or so and turn it back on see if the warning goes away.

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Toyota Mechanic: Jared D, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

There are just too many possible causes for the warning to say, check this, or that.

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