These are the Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid Warning symbols. The first light indicates a malfunction in a Hybrid vehicle’s main hybrid battery, which must be serviced by your dealer or authorized service center as soon as possible. It is distinguished from the Charging System Warning symbol with the addition of the word Main under the image of a typical battery.
This is a High Voltage System Fault Indicator symbol for a Plug-in hybrid. An exclamation point is shown in a drawing of the system’s battery, which only looks like a box or a rectangle. It is likely that only the vehicle dealer can correct a problem with this system.
We found this one in the owner’s manual for a new hybrid, but a clear explanation for its meaning was not shown. It is, however, red, so it indicates a serious issue with the hybrid system or battery. Also, there will likely be an additional message on the instrument panel. Look for it and please check with your dealer!
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