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Curtis, Australia Car Mechanic
Category: Australia Car
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Experience:  Qualified Automotive Mechanic, LPG & Airconditioning Diagnostic Technician.
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Alphard 2004 model. The problem is when key turn on,

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Hi Pearl
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: Alphard 2004 model. The problem is when key turn on, everything lights up go to start engine thers aick
JA: Is the car in "Park" or "Neutral?" Do you know if your car has a "wheel lock" feature?
Customer: Sorry suppose to finish with a whining/humming sound Car transmission is in Park and we have tried it in Neutral, vry puzzled. Any suggestions would help please.
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Well we've had friends look at it. First maybe battery, 2nd maybe starter motor, 3rd one none of the above and to go and book it in with a auto electrician?
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Or one said maybe a sensor? not connecting???
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 10 months ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** is caused by a bad bendix in the starter, is the humming coming from under the car by the starter?