Prius 2009 slip indicator light when going about 60mph

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by Shaden, Feb 19, 2021.

  1. Shaden

    Shaden New Member

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    Hello,
    I did Steering wheel front direction for my 2009 Prius, since then the Slip light keeps peeping and lighting.
    Since I saw a lot of people here having the same problem, I realized that it might be a problem with the tires.
    Can you tell me what are the best tires for this car type? Thank you.
     
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    It doesn't really matter as long as they are all the size. It is preferable for them to be the same make and type, too.

    If your tyres are the same size and type, then you need to read the codes and look at the freeze frame data to work out why the slip light is lighting.
     
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    Tank you for the response, it’s odd because the peeping stops when I move the steering wheel a quarter to the left , before I did the wheel front direction it was always sliding little to the left side not perfectly straight, could that be the problem? What are the wheel front directions for this car type? Is there specific numbers?? Thank you!
     
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    Came here with the same issue, except it came on totally out of the blue. My tires are all the same and in great shape, and I had them rotated but it didn't help. How do you read the code with something like this that only flashes for a few seconds? Should an auto shop be able to read it like they would a check engine code? Thanks!
     
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    If it only flashes randomly every now and then, there might be nothing wrong. That's what happens when VSC is doing its job.

    But, if there is really a problem, then yes a capable scanner that can read the brake system/HV Control system ECUs is what's required. Something like Techstream.
     
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