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Intermittent starter 2002 Toyota Camry (4 Cyl) intermittently will not start. The prblem appeared to start as loose negative battery cable. After cable was tightened, It would not turn the starter again. Relplaced the battery. No joy. Now a friend that was going to look at it today cannot get it to fail. Any ideas?

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Your problem is most likly the starter.some times it may or may click. sometimes if you keep turning key on and off it will crank.
very common.

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To troubleshoot and confirm the issue,i suggest you refer few solved help links with similar types of problem like yours:------


Click the link below:------


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Its a hot start issue.

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Also it can be weak battery or starter.


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To troubleshoot and confirm the issue,i suggest you refer few solved help links with similar types of problem like yours:------


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Another thing to check is firmness of the battery post terminals, and the other end of the negative ground strap, on the engine.

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2. if manual transmission, faulty clutch start switch
3. if automatic transmission, faulty neutral start switch
4. faulty starter relay
5. blown fusible link.
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i hope this can you, please to something on the ratting.
GOOD LUCK.

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Hi Mike
Try lightly tapping the starter with a spanner and at the same time turning the key to start, if it starts you need the starter overhauled.

Regards Gary M

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