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Check engine light came...

Check engine light came on with ref exclamation triangle and "Check hybrid system" light

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?

On

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Prius 2010

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It just happened 10-15 min ago.

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Just 10 min before that light came on bunch of rocks fell off the truck on a front of the car, some even damaged the front windshield.. I'm not sure if it's related or not...

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Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 4 months ago
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Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 4 months ago

Hey how are you , I will try to help you with this issue

the rocks could have ripped the hv harness and now not charging ?

in your inside cab display ,what is the hv battery charge level showing ?

the red triangle is hv problem related

Please let me know

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
All it is telling me is to check hybrid system
Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 4 months ago

at this time , You will need a factory scanner or equivalent to run a diagnostic scan & retrieve fault codes from the Vehicle modules and based on these fault codes we can pull up a Pin Point troubleshoot and be accurate on it ,If you do get it scanned ,you can post the fault code back here for me and I can help you further on it and be more accurate .

now the issue started with the rocking hitting , first thing you want to do is raise it on lift and Visual look, there check hybrid system could hv battery, hv ecu, hv charging sensors etc to many to guess at at it , now the car is 2010 and now we 2018 almost that is 8 years and is about time hv battery needs replacement ,but i can not tell you if related in this case hope you understand since i will be guessing if i did ,with rock falling and could have caused damage

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Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 4 months ago

is vehicle still running any battery light warning , traction control ,or just exclamation and check hybrid system ?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No other lights.
Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 4 months ago

runs good still,

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Still runs good. I wonder if it could be all fluids are pretty low to empty
Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 4 months ago

i doubt the fluids will cause the hv system malfunction ,but check fluids regardleds

hv system us separate from engine fluids in this car ,it is an assist to engine u can say

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Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 4 months ago

Have it scanned and lets be sure ,

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