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Recently I had a clicking under the hood and could not start my car. I assumed it was the battery so I had it jump started. After replacing the battery and driving it about 20 miles the battery was dead again. Alternator was no good. Replaced that as well and now the car won't start at all and won't even turn over. No instrument lights come on other than the open door light and the hazards and headlights. Nothing else works! The battery is brand new and the connection are good. I Think I have a blown alternator fuse but would THAT prevent the car from starting???? Please help!!! PS I am a girl by the way.

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  • tkoplumb Oct 07, 2009

    Thank you. I thought that may be the problem. I have a blown alternator fuse. Going to replace tomorrow. I hope thats what is causing this problem because I am at my wits end with thing. I also have an after market anti theft device that disables the starter. I hate to have to spend any money because I just bought a brand new battery AND an alternator!!

  • tkoplumb Oct 08, 2009

    Okay so now I have replaced battery, alt, and 100 amp alt fuse and I Have all my power back Thank You. HOWEVER..... I have this demon living under my parking brake that is disabling my ignition called Karr2020. I have disconnected all the wires, fuses that I could from the thing and I dont know what wires are connected to my ignition. I have called karr and their number is NO GOOD and called Toyota who say "its aftermarket...cant help ,but please do have it towed to the nearest dealership for more money than the car is worth!" I need an excorcism for my poor little practical 94 Camry! Can ANYONE help me !! If you'd rather not post public PLEASE feel free to email at tkoplumb@gmail.com. I would be so grateful!!

  • tkoplumb Oct 08, 2009

    Oh and P.S.
    No I dont have the one fob that I got w the car it has been long gone and the valet switch never worked I tried that before I disconnected whaT ALL i COULD...

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Sounds like a fuseable link burned out. If the battery was not disconected while the alternator was being replaced this could have happened. It could have also happened if jumper cables were momentarly hooked up wrong.

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