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Toyota 2001 prius hybrid- warning signs

I have a Toyota 2001 prius hybrid. What does it mean when when the warning sign is of a car with an explaination mark through it on the panel?? Lucy S

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  • jksereg Jan 20, 2009

    on start up when cold red triangle and check engine light pop on if you let it warm up and shut off,resart it lights go off. car seems to run properly when lights are on 2001 prius with 140,000 miles thank you very much!

  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2009

    I've noticed the same problem.  With my car I had the inverter replace under warantee in '03.  Lately I've felt a "surge" (like I did then) as the hybrid system seems to "come on-line."


    Now, today, I got the PS, MAIN +/-, and ! sign.  This doesn't sound good...

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    How can I replace this part myself?

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You are being warned that the computer has deteced a problem with the Hybrid System, probably the main battery. Take the car to a dealer so that they can read the diagnostic codes and determine the problem.

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Your owners manual should show all of the symbols and what they mean.I tried to get one to look at it but no luck...they should be in the manual though

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    MAKUNDE DONALD Feb 03, 2014

    i have a toyota estma hybrid at shows a sign of a red car with exclamatiom mark inside and READY IS NOT LIGHTING

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