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My name is ***** ***** My 2001 Camry wont turn over and isnt

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Customer: My name is ***** ***** My 2001 Camry wont turn over and isnt getting any spark
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I was driving out of an intersection and suddenly the car died. I was able to restart it and get it home but now it wont start, just cranks when i turn the key battery voltage is good but im not getting any spark
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
When the car died all the lights dimmed.I originally thought it might be a bad alternator but with normal battery voltage the car wont turn over, just cranks.
Expert:  Gary replied 11 months ago.

Hi there,

"Turns over" and "cranks" is the same thing.

Your engine is cranking over, not firing.

Sounds like broken/stripped timing belt.

Have you checked this?

Gary

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