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Hi. I have a 1996 Lexus ES300. Last night I had it in park with the hazards on. When I got back in the car and tried to start it, there was what seemed like an electric short and the car wouldn't start. Everything went dead. I took out the key and turned off the hazards and when I turned the key, it worked fine. Any ideas? I'm about to drive 5 hours and am a little leary of driving it.

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Check the connections at the battery. Sounds like there will be corrosion. Take off the terminals and clean them with baking soda and water and put them back on tightly.

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