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I'm changing the dead batt on my 2012 RAV4 to one certified…

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I'm changing the dead...

I'm changing the dead batt on my 2012 RAV4 to one certified by Napa auto parts. When I connect the battery all the warn lights turn on and stay on, and the car won't start. Doesn't make a sound.

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

Dash board warning lights

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your RAV4 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes fixing it myself. I've made sure all doors were closed, and it was in park. Soon as I connect the new battery all the warning light go on.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Thank you. I can't think of anything else though.

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Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 6 months ago
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Hello and welcome to just answer, my name is ***** ***** master tech of over 40 years experience here to help. I cannot see or hear your vehicle so I rely on your patience and input to my questions so I can help you better.I have read your notes and have a question before we proceed.

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Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 6 months ago

Does your vehicle have an immobilizer ? does it crank the engine over?

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Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 6 months ago

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Not sure what an immobilizer is. No it does not crank. The green light goes on the auto start button though.
Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 6 months ago

ok so it dosen't even crank? Does it have any aftermarket theft deter-ant systems installed ?

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