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2005 sienna won't star. Tried to jump it. Lights and all…

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2005 sienna won't star ...

2005 sienna won't star

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Sienna yourself? What have you tried so far?

Tried to jump it . Lights and all accessories work

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

Dash head all lights

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Toyota
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Toyota Mechanic: Steve, Automotive Expert replied 6 months ago
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what exactly happens when you try to start? do you hear any noises?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
No noise
Toyota Mechanic: Steve, Automotive Expert replied 6 months ago

how can I help you with this? did you want to know possible causes?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Possible causes.
Battery is good terminals are clean and cables are tight
Toyota Mechanic: Steve, Automotive Expert replied 6 months ago

Please do not forget to click a positive rating as this is the only way I receive credit for my answer, thank you

most commonly it would be:

failed starter/starter solenoid

bad key

immobilizer/computer issue

bad transmission position or brake swich

bad ignition switch

Please let me know if you have further questions. Please do not forget to click a positive rating as this is the only way I receive credit for my answer, thank you. Best wishes with your vehicle.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
No relays or fuses?
Toyota Mechanic: Steve, Automotive Expert replied 6 months ago

you can certainly invest a few minutes in checking all fuses but no, very very unlikely to be a fuse or relay. Please do not forget to click a positive rating

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I was driving it parked it came back it wouldn’t start
Toyota Mechanic: Steve, Automotive Expert replied 6 months ago

yes that is how these issues usually occur - out of the blue. Please do not forget to click a positive rating

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Just went to where I parked it.... started right up.....
Toyota Mechanic: Steve, Automotive Expert replied 6 months ago

right, that means you have an intermittent issues, still most likely one of the items I outlined. I would expect it to happen again. Please do not forget to click a positive rating

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