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A get a rapid clicking when i turn the key and it wont

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start JA: Can you turn the...
a get a rapid clicking when i turn the key and it wont start
JA: Can you turn the steering wheel at all? And what about the key? Is it worn or damaged?
Customer: Sienna 2001
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i have the jumper cables on now
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: just worked yesterday
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Toyota
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
the charging cables dont work
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
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Toyota Mechanic: Amedee, Toyota Technician replied 1 year ago
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
i paid the $5 should I get it towed to my mechanic close by is it likely the starter? or the alternator ?
Toyota Mechanic: Amedee, Toyota Technician replied 1 year ago

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I'm not paying $24 for such. Thank you anyway. I'm not comfortable with the whole process
Toyota Mechanic: Amedee, Toyota Technician replied 1 year ago

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Ok thank you. Really appreciate your honesty. So should I just get the tow?
Toyota Mechanic: Amedee, Toyota Technician replied 1 year ago

I dont think it is necessary. It sounds to me like you just have low battery voltage. A jump should do the trick.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I tried to jump it. It doesn't turn over
Toyota Mechanic: Amedee, Toyota Technician replied 1 year ago

Chances are because you did not have a good connection. WHat is the battery voltage at?

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Toyota Mechanic: Amedee, Toyota Technician replied 1 year ago

When was the last time the battery was replaced? I bet you just have a bad battery, battery low on a charge or a bad connection at or after the battery.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I got it. It was a bad connection. I must have had an internal light on that drained it. Thank you so much for your assistance
Toyota Mechanic: Amedee, Toyota Technician replied 1 year ago

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Toyota Mechanic: Amedee, Toyota Technician replied 1 year ago

You should see the rating system towards the top of the page

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