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Changed battery real cranky no start

Put a new battery and terminals on my buddies 97 or 98 camry now it wont start cranks all day but wont start. also almost everything electrical stopped working radio clock odometer locks windows seats turn signals wipers. the dome light head lights horn and starter work. is it the main fuse? any help please. thanks

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  • luckybangles Dec 23, 2008

    no indicator lights at all even with charged battery.Ive had problems from the fuse box under the hood.

  • dentinob Jan 02, 2009

    My 1998 Camry will not start,battery is okay and it just cranks but really doesn't act like it wants to start. All electronics seem okay....lights, radio, etc.
    Any suggestions. Engine just seems like it doesn't want to fire at all!

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    For 3 years, clock had no light. Now no clock shows at all. When car is cold radio sputters and crackles so I turn it off. Just the other day, even when radio is off, sputtering or crackle noises are coming from the back speakers. More noises when I signal, the noise coincides with the signal light flashing. Had to get a new battery. Diagnostics say no parasitic draining of battery. Radio played for a few Km's today then quit no reason that I can tell. Obviously it's electrical but where is the problem?

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    I connected the positive terminal to the negative and and negative to the positive. i saw some sparks and immediately removed it. now the car wont start however the lights turn on. i checked the fuse and found only one burnt out and replaced it. still no change. can anyone help me please? btw the car was off when i messed up.



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Check the fuses and circuit breakers near battery i'll bet one of them popped.

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