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#95 of 164 starting issue with 2002 toyota camry
Nov 29, 2009 (4:21 pm)
I stopped my car and shut the engine off. When I tried to started it I had starting noise everthing was quiet. All the lights were on. After playing with the key in the ignition turning it on and off many times , and put the car in neutral and moving it a little I shut everything off. I put the key back in the ignition and turn the key and the car started. Any ideas I what part may need to be replaced?
#96 of 164 1993 Camry Stalling/Starting issue
Feb 12, 2010 (10:41 am)
My camry just started this issue,
It starts and runs fine if there is no stop for miles. After shutting down and to restart it takes some cranking time to start. When restarts I have to press the gas pedal otherwise Idle is very low and tries to cut off, then it runs OK.
After shutting down for an hour or so it starts fine. Even burried in the snow for two days it started fine.
It had cut off at Red light after driving some miles few times, and restarts after some cranking time.
I have added Gas addidive for dry gas.
Temparature Gauge shows very low Temprature. Stop and go traffic temp gauge may go to less then half.
Battery is one year old.
Any suggestion Please
#97 of 164 Re: 1993 Camry Stalling/Starting issue [satishkapoor]
Feb 13, 2010 (5:22 pm)
Temp gage being low indicates you need new thermostat. As engine doesn't warm up enough, fuel mix is going to be rich, maybe too much so. Replace the thermostat and run the car for a while, preferably on highway.
#98 of 164 2007 Camry won't budge after jump
Feb 16, 2010 (11:08 am)
Our 5 year old put the vanity light on Friday am, hubby never saw it...Sat night I shut the vanity light off. Sunday morning we moved the car to plow snow, put it back in place. Sunday afternoon it wouldn't start, so we jumped it & let it run for a half our BUT NEVER MOVED THE CAR. Monday morning, car started BUT WOULDN"T MOVE. No matter if the car was in PARK, DRIVE or REVERSE, the RPMs never budged over idling when you stepped on the gas (even put the gas pedal to the floor).
So, is there some kind of "restart" button on the electronic throttle? Is there any way that the loss of power & jump could've affected the throttle...what else could cause the car to not move when stepping on the gas pedal?
#99 of 164 Re: 2007 Camry won't budge after jump [booppalla]
Feb 16, 2010 (11:48 am)
If the battery was just discharged 'just' due to the vanity light being on, then it wouldn't have started Sunday morning. I suspect that wasn't necessarily the root cause of your problem, and your battery may be going. I've already replaced mine on a 2007.
Buy a cheap (10-20 bucks) volt/ohm meter at an auto parts chain or radio shack. Can be either digital or analog. Measure the voltage of your battery as it sits in driveway. I suspect it's less than the 13-14 volts, which would indicate that the battery is undercharged. If it is discharged, then I'd suggest having it replaced, since it isn't long for the world anyhow.
You might have other problems, but you need to verify first that your battery is good. Let us know what you find.
#100 of 164 Re: 2007 Camry won't budge after jump [booppalla]
Feb 16, 2010 (6:46 pm)
It's possible that the jump etc triggered something with the built-in security system that will prevent the car from being taken if proper security steps haven't been followed. Some of these elements don't work on my car any more, so I don't remember details, but it would be worth a quick call to a Toyota dealer to see if they can't quickly tell you if there is a security element keeping the car from moving. I remember something about a code having to be punched into my cassette player to unlock the system. It may not be anything mechanical, so it is worth checking with a phone call before you start dropping money on it.
#101 of 164 Re: 1993 Camry Stalling/Starting issue [typesix]
Feb 17, 2010 (7:06 am)
Couple of years back I got Timing Belt, WaterPump etc replaced since then, Temp gauge on Highway shows low but stop and go it gets upto little less then half. Changing the thermostat is no problem I will.
You might be correct, I smelled Gas when it started after stalling..
#102 of 164 Re: 1993 Camry Stalling/Starting issue [satishkapoor]
Feb 17, 2010 (9:26 am)
Pull your plugs, to look at how they are burning.
#103 of 164 98 Camry Tried to replace ignition cylinder lock with new transponder keys
May 20, 2010 (7:51 pm)
Hello. The ignition cylinder lock was not turning past acc. Even when I removed the cylinder, the key wouldnt turn. While waiting for the new replacement part to come in, the battery went dead, and I had to replace it. The car has power now. Today I got the part - a new cylindar and two keys. The keys are transponder keys with a little metal plate on the key ring with a number. I tried to reprogram the new keys to match the engine, but it didnt work. Does anyone know what I do now? Can I reprogram the new keys, or do I need to get the car computer updated? Thanks!
#104 of 164 Re: 98 Camry Tried to replace ignition cylinder lock with new transponder keys [mojowomyn]
May 21, 2010 (4:17 am)
"I believe" that the dealership needs to hook up a service computer, to the cars computer, to program the new keys into the security section of the computer.
At least that is what needed to be done for our 2007 when we added additional keys w/keyfobs.