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Warning display says “P lock malfunction when parking, park…

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Warning display says “P...

Warning display says “P lock malfunction when parking, park in Flat place and apply parking brake securely

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

Flat place and apply parking brake securely

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

And it’s a 2010 Prius I just came outside and tried to start it and that warning light came up

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

And it’s a 2010 Prius I just came outside and tried to start it and that warning light came up

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

I thought I would check fuses but the hood release latch wouldn’t work that’s all I’ve done

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H​ello, thanks for posting

This can happen because of a discharged 12 volt battery in the trunk, try to jump start with a jumper pack or another car, if it starts the battery will most likely be replaced.

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