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1999 Toyota Camry CE 4dr Sedan Manual

1999 Toyota Camry
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
23 mpg city / 32 mpg hwy
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September 6, 2012, 12:24 pm

B G
 

Question: My car does not start

I have 99 Toyota Camry XLE with 106k miles on it. Last night when i turned on the ignition, it didn't start and just made a spinning / clicking noise. Can you advise me what could possibly be wrong with it? Since yesterday I was feeling that the car is not starting as it usually does.


September 13, 2012, 2:46 pm

Elizabeth K
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That is the sound the starter makes when it's not receiving enough power to work properly. It could be because the battery/cables are not providing a sufficient charge, or because the starter is going bad. Here's some info on how to test the system:
http://www.2carpros.com/articles/car-engine-will-not-crank-over


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