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Lights are flashing and I can't turn on the car, all the

Customer Question

lights are flashing and I can't turn on the car
JA: Just to clarify, can you tell me which light it is? And does it blink first, then stay on steady?
Customer: all the lights and everythingon the dashboard
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 1998 camrry
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: can't do anything the lights go off and when I try to start my car they start flashing
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: i just took the cables off my battery
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 11 months ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 11 months ago.

the security is triggered on ?

You can try this for now , but you need a diagnostic scan to retrieve fault codes do know what failed in the secuirty system, the module, a door switch , hood etc..

Master reset Procedure

1- Disconnect Battery Cables ( Negative & Positive Cables )

2- Hold cables Together for 60 secs ,then let go

3- Wait 15 minutes

4- Make sure all doors are closed

5- Reconnect battery Cables

6- Lock & unlock the vehicles using the key from driver door side (if you have a key fob with no blade key, just lock & unlock using the key fob buttons)

7- Enter the vehicle and attempt to start

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 11 months ago.

Please let me know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician