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Glenn, we have a 2009 Toyota Aurion and last week it started…

Hi Glenn, we have a...
Hi Glenn, we have a 2009 Toyota Aurion and last week it started to shake while my son was driving it and completely stopped. We had to get it towed as it won’t re start. We did a full service on it about 2 months ago and got a new battery for it last month. It says check VSC on the dash. The car has about 120,000 kms on it. Have you heard of this before?
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Hello Zoe,

Has the timing belt been replaced?

Gary

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Hi Gary,No it hasn’t.

Ok.

For a no start condition, that would be high on my list to check if it has jumped teeth or broken.

Your engine is a timing chain engine, not belt, sorry for confusion.

Is the car at home, or in a workshop now?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
My car is currently at my parents house. Haven’t called anyone to look at it yet.

Ok.

Does the engine sound uneven when cranking over while trying to start it?

Do you have a Toyota dealer nearby?

For whatever has happened here, it sounds fairly serious, and could be above the capabilities of your local garage mechanics.

Gary

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Hi Gary,My husband just told me that the car does start and then it shakes and turns back off again.

Hi Zoe,

That could be a good sign.

I would be checking the fuel pressure, possibly a fuel pump issue.

Are you taking the car to your mechanic soon?

Gary

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Hello again Zoe,

Do you need any further help?

I hope my advice has been of assistance to you.

Kind regards

Gary

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