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Lexus IS250: Last night I got a flat. When the tow truck arrived,

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Last night I got a flat. When the tow truck arrived, we went to start the car and it would not. The start button light will only turn amber, never green, Windows won't work, neither will the radio or power seats, etc.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Lexus
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 7 months ago.
Hi. Have you tried jump starting the car yet?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Yes the tow truck driver tried jumping it. It didn't work.
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 7 months ago.
Ok. I do not see how this would be related to a flat tire. But the first thing to check is the negative battery cable. Make sure it has a good connection. Lexus does have a service bulletin on replacing the bolt on the negative cable for a no start condition.
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 7 months ago.
If you check the battery cable and it is ok, the problem may be with the push button start switch. Lexus has an updated switch for a no start condition.
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 7 months ago.
Also please check all the fuses in the fuse panel under the hood.

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