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My lexus es300 2003 it wont start .and the battery is brand new

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My lexus es300 2003 it wont start .and the battery is brand new
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Lexus
Expert:  Tom replied 3 years ago.
Are there any dash lights? Does it crank over and not start?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
The battery seems fine..but it does not crank.....last night the same happened, but today in the afteenoon it started fine..and now it wont start.
Expert:  Tom replied 3 years ago.
Ok so you have dash lights correct ? Will it start in neutral? Are the battery terminals secure and do not move on the battery?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
The dash ligths r fine but it wont start on neutlral.and i did clean the the terminal of the baterry even like that .is not working
Expert:  Tom replied 3 years ago.
Ok try this for me . Disconnect both terminals off the battery . Then turn ignition on where the radio would work . Reconnect battery terminals and see if it starts . If not it sounds like a starter issue or possibly ignition switch but starter is more common. Also the battery was not hooked up backwards correct? If the dash lights dim and there is a clicking the new battery can be bad. Let me know if it starts.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Still nothin happened...
Expert:  Tom replied 3 years ago.
Ok then as long as the new battery is good and it was not hooked up backwards and all fuses are good then the issue is most likely a shorted starter.This will need to be tested next and most likely replaced. The other common issue could be a faulty ignition switch but not that common. These need to be checked next. Hoped this helped.Positive feedback and bonuses greatly appreciated.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Thank for all your help .i will try it that order .
Expert:  Tom replied 3 years ago.
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