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My Toyota Highlander hybrid 2006 came up with check engine…

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Please my Toyota Highlander...

Please my Toyota Highlander hybrid 2006 came up with check engine and after scanning brought this code P0A0F

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have the trouble code? Do you have a code reader or scan tool?

P0A0F TOYOTA - Engine Failed to Start
P0A0F TOYOTA - Engine Failed to Start

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll pass this info along to the Toyota Mechanic so that he can get you a quick fix. Are you fixing your Highlander Hybrid yourself? What have you tried so far?

Not starting.

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

Nothing

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Toyota
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Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 3 months ago
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Thanks for posting

There can be a few reasons for the engine to not start, since this is a normal V6 engine we need to look at things that would cause a no start condition just like any other engine.

Did it run out of fuel and was driven on just the hybrid battery?

Are you using the same key that always started it before? It could be an immobilizer issue, it could be that the smart key battery is dead.

Does it go into 'ready' mode when the key is in the car and pushing the power button with the brake applied?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
When I try to start it turns off automatically this is the result of the
scanP0A0F TOYOTA - Engine Failed to StartPO351- ignition coil A primary secondary circuit malfunction
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