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It won't turn over or crank and the battery is new. It

Customer Question

It won't turn over or crank and the battery is new.
JA: Have you checked the fuel supply? And are all the spark plugs working?
Customer: It started this afternoon. It has a full tank.
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: Matrix/2004
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I'm stuck in a parking area
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Yeah it did the same thing yesterday but then it started right up today and now it's doing the same thing as yesterday
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 5 months ago.

Hello, when turning the key to on do all the dash lights turn on? Do other things like the radio, wipers, flashers work?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
all of those work
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 5 months ago.

Is it automatic or manual transmission?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Automatic
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 5 months ago.

Try moving the shifter through all ranges a few times ending up in neutral. Open the fuse box under the hood and wiggle some of the relays around. does the horn sound while trying to start.

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