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2005 Prius won’t start all the warning lights are on.

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2005 Prius won’t start...

2005 Prius won’t start all the warning lights are on

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

Hazard, battery, traction, etc

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

Nothing

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Toyota
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Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 8 months ago
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Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 8 months ago

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

did you check the small 12 volt battery in rear for 12 volts ?

what is the HV levels charge on the middle display ?

do you have a capable Toyota scanner to retrieve fault codes ? is the oem hv battery

lets start here and we go from there

please let me know

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Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 8 months ago

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