Toyota Prius Owners Manual
Fuel pump shut−off system
The fuel pump shut−off system stops supplyingfuel to the engine to minimize therisk of fuel leakage when the engine stallsor an airbag inflates upon collision. Torestart the hybrid system after the fuelpump shut−off system activates, press the“POWER” switch to the “OFF” mode andstart it.
Inspect the ground under the vehiclebefore restarting the hybrid system. Ifyou find that fuel has leaked onto theground, the fuel system has beendamaged and is in need of repair. Inthis case, do not restart the hybridsystem.