Toyota Highlander HV 2009 Owners Manual

If the hybrid system will not start

If the hybrid system will not start

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5-2. Steps to take in an emergency
If the hybrid system will not start
Reasons for the hybrid system not starting vary depending on the
situation. Check the following and perform the appropriate proce-
dure:
The hybrid system will not start, even though the correct
starting procedure is being followed. (
P. 178)
One of the following may be the cause of the problem.
The electronic key may not be functioning properly. (
P. 526)
There may be a malfunction in the immobilizer system. 
(
P. 123)
There may be a malfunction in the steering lock system.
The hybrid system may be malfunctioning due to an electrical
problem such as an open circuit or a blown fuse. However,
depending on the type of malfunction, an interim measure is
available to start the hybrid system. (
P. 523)
The interior lights and headlights are dim, or the horn does
not sound or sounds at a low volume.
One of the following may be the cause of the problem.
The 12-volt battery may be discharged. (
P. 528)
The 12-volt battery terminal connections may be loose or cor-
roded.