1993 Toyota Camry starting problem

Asked by Oct 31, 2012 at 06:21 PM about the 1993 Toyota Camry

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

After driving a short distance (maybe a mile) and doing a 5 minute errand I'll return to the car and it won't start.No sound when I turn ignition. Warning lights etc. seem fine so battery should be ok.  Not very old and no corrosion.  If I let it sit for awhile it will start.  If I drive it for awhile before turning it off it starts up no problem. Seems to happen when it has barely had a chance to warm up. Took it to repair shop and of course it worked just fine.  Any thoughts?    

4 Answers

still could be a dead cell in battery or bad battery connection also could be the starter

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

bang the starter with a hammer lightly while someone tries to start it. if it starts is the starter. Also try to charge your battery.

89,785

X2 on the starter. When it quits, check the small wire on the starter for power when the key is turned to start. If you have power, the starter motor brushes are too short and hanging up in the brush holders. That's why tapping on them works, it dislodges the brushes.--- If you do not have power, check the ignition relay and fuses.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

my mechanic figured out the problem on my car when I had that problem. He said it was some type of heat sensor.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 1993 camry wont start but dash lights turn on 1 answer

    my 1993 toyota camry won't start sometimes but all the dashboard lights turn on. It doesn't click or make any noise. the first 3 times it would start after me waiting like 15 minutes. but now the 15 m...

    1993 Toyota Camry

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1993 Toyota Camry Wont turn over 1 answer

    I have a 1993 Toyota Camry. A few weeks ago I had a problem with it not starting, and it was becuse the distributor cap was cracked. So, I replaced the distributor cap and rotor and it has been doing ...

    1993 Toyota Camry DX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • HaVE THEY ever FOUND THE PROBLEM why these CAMRYS are overheating 3 answers

    1993 Toyota Camry overheating and loosing coolant with only 85,000 miles .

    1993 Toyota Camry LE V6

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1993 Toyota Camry keeps overheating 3 answers

    Our 1993 Toyota Camry keeps overheating after going about 5-10 miles. The thermostat has already been replaced(actually ran better for a little while until we shut it off and restarted it) as has the ...

    1993 Toyota Camry

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Camry

Looking for a Used Camry in your area?

CarGurus has 100,773 nationwide Camry listings starting at $700.

ZIP:

Search Toyota Camry Questions

Toyota Camry Experts

#1 Reelin68
Reelin68
Reputation 10,550
#2 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 5,330
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 3,930
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
1,202 Great Deals out of 78,035 listings starting at $969
Used Toyota Corolla
1,333 Great Deals out of 68,324 listings starting at $1,399
Used Honda Civic
1,142 Great Deals out of 65,143 listings starting at $1,195
Used Nissan Altima
1,128 Great Deals out of 85,772 listings starting at $695
Used Hyundai Sonata
993 Great Deals out of 50,004 listings starting at $700
Used Nissan Maxima
414 Great Deals out of 25,152 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota 4Runner
376 Great Deals out of 20,310 listings starting at $2,499

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Toyota Camry For Sale
59,425 listings starting at $18,590
2016 Toyota Camry For Sale
126 Great Deals out of 5,521 listings starting at $13,821
2015 Toyota Camry For Sale
205 Great Deals out of 6,484 listings starting at $12,248
2014 Toyota Camry For Sale
282 Great Deals out of 6,904 listings starting at $8,995
2013 Toyota Camry For Sale
225 Great Deals out of 4,039 listings starting at $8,888