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Scion xb: car won't crank

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car won't crank
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 11 months ago.
Hello, thanks for postingIs there any noise from under the hood at all when trying to start?Do the headlights work and do the dash warning and indicator lights all turn on with the key on.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
yes to all
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 11 months ago.
Thanks, ***** ***** engine do nothing at all or does it turn over but not fire up? I just want to be clear on that important point.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
no nothing
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 11 months ago.
Do you have a 12 volt testlight?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
yes
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 11 months ago.
Check voltage tat the solenoid wire on the starter when in the start position?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
ok if I don't get 12 volt then want?
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 11 months ago.
Automatic or manual transmission?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Automatic
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 11 months ago.
It could be aproblem with the neutral start switch, do the voltage test at the solenoid with the shifter in park.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
would it start once and not again?
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 11 months ago.
Does it have an aftermarket alarm system or a remote start?
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 11 months ago.
www.clubxb.com/forums/front.../43038-quick-starter-circuit-check.htmlcopy this link into your browser and let me know the resultd of the test procedure
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
THAT SITE WOULD NOT OPEN
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 11 months ago.
Quick starter circuit check - Scion xB Forum - Club xB click on this link