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What does it mean when a waning sign comes up with a picture of a car & an explaination mark? and also a triangle with an explaination mark, both at the same time??

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    I have a 2001. It also seems that has self detecting ability that display a red symbol. I found out that if you continuing it resolves the problem itself. My displayed a large letters "PS." It was had to steer and there was shuddering in the steering column. After a few miles the light went and it returned to normal.

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The Prius has electric power steering. The "PS" in a rectangle means that the computer has detected a problem there. The red triangle with an explanation mark means that the computer has detected a problem with the Hybrid System. Usually it is accompanied by red symbol of an automobile. In any case you should take the car to a dealer who can read the diagnostic codes from the computer and determine the cause of the problem.

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If your car stalled after start those warning lights will come on until you successfully start it 5 times then they will go off automatically

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