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Have a 2011 Rav4, push button start. Start button shows up.

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Have a 2011 Rav4, push button start. Start button shows up amber. Good power in accessory mode. Was trying to hook up towing wiring (t-connectors) when first noticed the problem. Disconnected t-connectors and put everything back to original. Didn't make a difference, still won't start. Checked battery, full power.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Skyvisions replied 11 months ago.

Did you check all of your fuses to make sure you did not blow a fuse? When you push the brake pedal doesn't still remain Amber or the turn green? If you put the remote directly out of the start button can you make the turn green always crank over? Is there anything else that does not work electrically?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Haven't checked the fuses...will give that a try...any most likely suspects? Interior fuse box or engine compartment one? When pushing the brake pedal it still remains amber, ditto trying putting the keyfob next to the start button. Doesn't appear to be anything else that doesn't work electrically. Lights all come on as normal when I turn the lights to "on".
Expert:  Skyvisions replied 11 months ago.

Do you have a code reader to check and see if there a malfunction codes in the computer would be helpful to know if that is a contributing factor. Essentially any EFI fuse ignition fuse would need to be checked there are multiple ignition fuses and computer fuses. Check all of the fuses in both fuse boxes under the hood and under the instrument panel. More than likely one of them got blown.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
OK, I'll check that and get back to you. Thanks.
Expert:  Skyvisions replied 11 months ago.