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2008 Toyota Camry Solara SE 2dr Coupe I4 Man (Natl)

2008 Toyota Camry Solara
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Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door Coupe, Compact
22 mpg city / 31 mpg hwy
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May 16, 2012, 8:17 pm

Chuck G

Question: car won't start.

2004 Solara, 6cylinder, 127k miles. The car was not started for 9 months. Battery required replacement . Installed new battery attempted to start vehicle and first it appeared it was going to start, the starter engaged went a through a start cycle then stopped. Second attempt all I heard was spinning with no starter engagement. Do I need to reset something after changing battery? What do you suggest?
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May 19, 2012, 6:18 am

Elizabeth K

Either the starter is bad or the battery does not have a full charge. You don't need to reset anything, but make sure the battery has a good charge on it (try removing it and recharging). If you still hear the spinning, replace the starter.

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