Fortunately, taking the car to the dealer was no big deal. Surely that can't be normal? They ran a check and got 2 codes. Owners have reported long spans between failures like that, so just driving there was a non-event. These mostly pertain to modules that do things like adjust the climate control, radio, or power door. Stop immediately and call your local mechanic.
I've already checked the relevant ones in the engine compartment. They all seem to be shut but I suppose one of the sensors could be faulty. My car still runs and the battery seems to be holding a charge when I drive it around the block to test it. The Prius 12v is easily changeable with a main dealer for about £100 fitted. Turn key off and try to restart.
With foot on brake, push power button and hold the power button in for 30 seconds. If so, you may be wondering what it means and what you can do to take care of the issue. I am in China, and Bob Wilson has my 'stock'. Its obviously a coincidence that it comes on and the inverter coolant is low so common sense would suggest that is the culprit. It's kind of like a game of whack a mole. Today it took close to an hour, and I was far from home or a dealer. When you see red or yellow, it may indicate a serious problem or safety issue and you should have your vehicle checked by a certified Toyota technician as soon as possible.
Kate delights in working on investigations and it is easy to see why. In many cases, it is likely nothing vital, but in the event that it is, it is vitally important that you get your vehicle into the. If they go really slow and your interior lights go dull, then your 12v is probably on its way out, esp if it's the original. Sometimes, this reset will cause the computer to recheck everything and can turn off the light. Some of them are nothing more than a notification. Dec 12, 2013 Not sure if you have one fitted but if it runs while the key is in the start position but dies when you let it back to the ignition position it could be an open circuit ballast resistor.
You will do this repair yourself. What the hybrid drive system malfunction warning light means Most automakers include a warning light to let the driver know of any problems with the hybrid system. Do you have any suggestions for beginner blog writers? If the light came on because you lost all the oil in the gas engine, that also would be bad and you shot not even turn the car on at all If it just a case that you 12v was too low at startup and the computer s noted it, but was fine once you were idling, then you might be ok until Wednesday. Images displayed may not be representative of the actual trim level of a vehicle. Otherwise, direct you attention elsewhere. The guy at the Toyota parts stall said that the low inverter coolant level could have been down to one of 3 things: 1. The 12 volt battery continiues to lose charge each time.
It ran like a champ when it was cold, but the second it warmed up it died. I suppose that would be my problem. The service disconnect unplugs the high voltage battery from the rest of the car so that repairs can be performed safely. And once there, they pulled 4 codes from the computer: P0300, P3191, P3101, C1259. The reason I was there was to conduct a hands on hybrid class and my host Lou Craven had a wrecked Gen I Prius for our demo car.
Can you smell unburnt fuel? Has your passenger seat been wet or otherwise 'stressed'? The boot can also sometime be almost latched but not quite - if the boot light is on the auto setting that can cause it to stay on, but the car would refuse to lock with the usual bleeps. It's also a bit quieter when you first start up and the engine kicks in while stationary. I am hearing from others that there is no real fix for this. It only has 50,000 miles on it and gets regular check ups. If the hybrid batteries are discharged, they must be properly recharged to prevent serious damage.
Not sure why the warning lights would blink. Check Engine Warning Light Not a a light you want to see light up on your dashboard — the check engine light is serious business. A bunch of warnings made it quite clear. It's usually a fixed price item, though depends on your dealer. Perhaps where the coolant was low this may in itself have introduced air into the system thus when topping it up there may have still been a bit of air in there somewhere?? If the light comes on while driving, you should pull over safely and shut off the car for a few minutes. Fast forward to a couple years later and I am in Missouri on a Friday night. In 1999 I bought an Insight and started my love of hybrid technology and also added hybrid repairs to my shops service list.
The prices shown above, may vary from region to region, as will incentives, and are subject to change. I note the windows don't work, except the driver's. If I turn the car off for 20 minutes, the hybrid light is off but the check engine light is on. You may or may not be able to use the car in this state, depending on the severity of the problem. The increase in the beta contributes assistance for a longer list of different languages to assist bolster that worldwide usability The very heart of your writing while appearing reasonable in the beginning, did not really settle perfectly with me personally after some time. You can also or contact your local Toyota dealer. These are mainly just informational indicator lights and should not be cause for concern.