Prius error message

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Prius error message

Post by HeadsUp » Fri, 07 Sep 2018, 12:44

Can anyone enlighten me if this error message is significant and how long is the list of problems it could indicate ?

It was serviced in July with no reported faults.

its not mine , its one that is up for sale and i am just going off the photo.

2011 Prius - C NHP10R 100,000 km on the clock

message says "Check Hybrid system stop the vehicle in a safe place immediately"

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Re: Prius error message

Post by T1 Terry » Fri, 07 Sep 2018, 14:00

Much later model than our unit, but we had the same red triangle error message come up. Disconnect the high voltage traction battery via the orange lever/plug and disconnect the 12v aux battery, have a cuppa and then reconnect them making sure you lift the lever on the orange HV plug to lift and lock it in place. Turn it on an see if the error message has gone. Our problem was after I had disconnected both batteries to do a timing chain replacement and missed the step involving lifting the orange lever on the HV plug. After the heart slowed down a bit I went back through the steps and found the mistake, hasn't been a problem since.

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Re: Prius error message

Post by HeadsUp » Fri, 07 Sep 2018, 14:37

thanks .

I am assuming there could be multiple reasons for that message but at least we know one solution now :)

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Re: Prius error message

Post by T1 Terry » Fri, 07 Sep 2018, 16:39

That will eliminate it being an error error message :lol:

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