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My wife brought our prius home with various trouble lights…

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Hi My wife brought our prius home with various trouble lights on, !, the VSC light, the key fob light. I replaced the key fob battery, but now the power button has no action. I have a good dome light, The marker lights flash when I lock or unlock the car

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you happen to know the code? Have you tried to reset the computer?

Also the check engine light

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Prius?

2005

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

Changed the key fob battery. I did that because the power button no longer turned on the car and the car didn't sense the key fob from the outside of the car.

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

That is all I can think to say.

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Toyota Mechanic: Steve, Automotive Expert replied 4 months ago
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hi how can I help you with this? what was your specific question?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I have a 2005 Prius. It has several warning lights on. !, check engine, Key fob, and VDC. It started once after it got home but now the power button does nothing. I change the key fob battery because the car didn't recognize it from out side. Now it sees the fob and when I approach the car the dome light comes on. When I lock and unlock the doors they work and the marker lights flash. Dome light seems bright.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I'm sorry this is turning into a bigger deal than I intended. I'm out.
Toyota Mechanic: Steve, Automotive Expert replied 4 months ago

Please do not forget to click a positive rating as this is the only way I receive credit for my answer, thank you

there could be an isuse with the 12V system that runs many of the non hybrid functions.
I would try a jump start, the spare key and also checking fuses, but beyond this the next step would be to have the vehicle scanned for faults with a toyota scan tool.

Please let me know if you have further questions. Please do not forget to click a positive rating as this is the only way I receive credit for my answer, thank you. Best wishes with your vehicle.

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