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I cannot put the car in park to turn or off the car. 2014…

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I cannot put the...

I cannot put the car in park to turn or off the car

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

2014 Prius c

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

The car was on when i went to park. It wouldn’t go in so I used the emergency brake

Mechanic's Assistant: Have your brakes ever been replaced? Have you checked the brake fluid?

Then I forced in park to turn off the car

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

I haven’t checked and I don’t know how

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Toyota
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Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 8 months ago
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Thanks for posting

Check the 12 volt auxiliary battery in the trunk, it may be low and needs to be recharged or possibly replaced.

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