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2002 Toyota Corolla CE 4dr Sedan Manual (Natl)

2002 Toyota Corolla
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
32 mpg city / 41 mpg hwy
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July 26, 2013, 4:35 pm

Roxanne W

Question: is it wiring failure?

I was driving to work and the electronics blinked on and off twice for about 3 seconds each time. When I was trying to leave work my car would not start. The starter wouldn't click or anything. The only thing that happened when I turned the key was the electronics in the car and the headlights came on and there was a really quiet hum. But that it! I replaced the battery and cleaned the terminals but it did nothing. What could the problem be? A wiring failure from the batter terminals to the starter?

July 27, 2013, 10:34 pm

Ron W
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Odd problem. Sounds like an electrical failure or possibly a computer failure. You need a shop to do some diagnostics to see what is going on.

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