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Car won't start. Headlights not on. Battery two yrs old.

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Car won't start. Headlights not on. Battery two yrs old. Get Ac blower on
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Lexus
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and I will post back with your reply ASAP

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm waiting in my hot car
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

do you have a voltmeter to check if we have 12 v on battery ?

do u have a security light flashing or steady on on dash ?

do you have one or 2 keys for the car ?

please let me know

Thank You ***** ( aka - Jhook1398 )

ASE Certified Tech

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No volt. Yes security. Flashing. Have two bops but only one with me right now. Neither one worked earlier. Very low some lights
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Dome
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Waiting.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

you can try to disconnect battery for 10 minutes and reconnect and try to start if you have tools ,

or if not try to lock and unlock the car several times using key and key fob , hopefully it will reset it

unfortunately you alarm is triggered

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. Thank you.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

I m sorry you are waiting and you are hot :(

if that dont work you need a diagnostic scanner and retrieve fault codes in the antitheft system could be several things

key, key ring , key receiver , the igntion switch

but if you get me codes later , i can tell you exactly

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Car locked won't unlock using fob
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

do u have a key blade that comes out key fob , u should , u can use in the key hole ,

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

send me picture of your key

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

i m wondering if the battery in that key fob is dead

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Changed them not too long ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Re you getting picture
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Getting picture
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

yes i got it ,look under the driver handle there should be a place to insert it

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Won't go in hole
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

is it like stuck not go in or dont fit

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am in car.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

no i'm sorry , go outside the car , use it to lock unlock the doors from outside , that key hole is outside

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I was. Had a window open on other side so am able to get in but key still wouldn't work. I'm not blond. L
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I will have to get someone to come replace the battery again. Don't know why though.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
You still there?
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

i didn't mean you are a blonde :)

yes i m , so why cant u unlock

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

does the key fob does anything when pressed , no lock and no unlock and no panic correct ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
When I pushed button to lock before it locked it.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Wouldn't unlock though.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

if the battery in car dead , we will see when the guy comes to change , but i kind of doubt that is the issue especial you replaced two years ago , i think the key fob battery is dead and the alarm is on and that is why you can start , change key fob battery or get your other key will be my suggestion in case main car battery did not solve it for you

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

or unlock or lock

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

disconnecting the battery might solve it for now and disengage the alarm for now , you might loose radio but if u have the radio code should be in owner manual

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Still working. Checked both fob batteries and they are fine. Did change one.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Dome lights are really dim.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'll put charger on tomorrow and see if I can get it going.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No more answers I'm gone. Thanks
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

i will op out sorry

good luck