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84 Toyata Camry start relay will not click after trying to jumpst

Car sat for a day and a half with the lights on, tha auto off circuit did not work as normal. we will now have to always manual off which is ok. It was dark and I did not have tools handy so I jumpstarted the car without removeing a battry cable. The camry start relay clicked one time and after that the start relay just does not respond and it acts like a dead battery but the battery is charged. even with the jump connected it will make no effort to engage the starter. I am new to toyota products and do not know were the fuse links, relays, etc are located to check them.

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  • mt73 Dec 30, 2008

    It seem to me to be like power was not making it down the wire to to solinoid so I started with the basics of just cleaning the battery posts and terminals. They actually did not look to bad but I cleaned all and walla the starter turns over with and the car starts great. It must have been coincident that the problem happened at time of jumping.

  • mt73 Dec 30, 2008

    This was not the answer I was looking for but I am glad that I found the problem got it fixed and I thank technodeal for at least throwing out a reasonable idea.

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Me u shorted out some connections while jumpstarting because of which the relay does not respond recheck whether u hve shorted out something.

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  • technodeal Dec 30, 2008

    Follow the + battery cable should connect to the starter solenoid (relay)

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