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My 2011 Camry intermittently...

My 2011 Camry intermittently does not start. New starter and battery. I reset the alarm and it starts. What is not functionally correctly in the theft deterrent system? Where can I get the part and is it easy to replace? Thanks

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

Yes ... They are new.

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

Yes.... starter and battery . the alternator is checking fine.

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

I think that is it...

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Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 24 days ago
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Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 24 days ago

You said it intermittently won't start? so then sometimes it does? does it run normal when it does start? When it does not start does the engine crank or not at that time?

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Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 24 days ago

I will check and respond to your answers tomorrow

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Customer reply replied 24 days ago
Peter,I experienced it again this morning. It does not crank- I turn the key and no sounds. I have been locking and unlocking my cat and then it will crank. I think it is the theft system. I put a new battery in the key last week. Thanks
Bob
Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 23 days ago

does YOUR VEHICLE HAVE A SMART KEY OR REGULAR ONE YOU INSERT INTO THE IGNITION SWITCH?

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Customer reply replied 23 days ago
It has a key that goes into the ignition.... I runs great after it starts.
Customer reply replied 22 days ago
Peter,
This morning the engine light came on and the code is P2716- still not turning over. ThanksBob
Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 22 days ago

sorry was out with family all day, will check on that code tomorrow and get back to you ASAP

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