while driving down the road at 60 mph my 1993 toyota camry automatic lost power had to coast to side of the road. lights stereo ect. worked but when i turned key to start it - it made one single click

Asked by Apr 12, 2013 at 04:44 AM about the 1993 Toyota Camry LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers

I hope you got home OK. But first I thought main "mega" fuse. but lights work, so no, not that. I don't know if your car will run with the battery disconnected or not, some will, some not. Couple things. Put your battery on a trickle charger over night, (before you do that if your battery is more than, say, 5 or 6 years old forget the charger and buy a new battery.) But if it's a toddler or so, new to 3 years old, do the charger and make sure the terminals are corrosion free, squeaky clean. Might just solve it if your battery was corroded and while driving it finally lost conductivity and your car died. other train of thought...are you absolutely positively 100% sure your gas gauge works on a 20 year old car? maybe it reads falsely that you have gas but you simply ran out. But I am led away from that and back to the battery because if the 'one click'; try the charger and clean terminals. Let us know what happens, if that does not do the trick we will explore some other things, good luck

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
94,845

I'm with David. The only things that would stop a car and prevent a restart is a car that won't run on alternator alone and a dead battery. Get the battery and alternator checked out.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
1,435

agree with these guys, check the battery for corrosion, loose battery cables, etc. and also the alternators output. if your alternator isn't producing the proper output you'll lose your battery charge and get the result you have experienced. HTH good luck

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Camry

Looking for a Used Camry in your area?

CarGurus has 91,061 nationwide Camry listings starting at $1,300.

ZIP:

Search Toyota Camry Questions

Toyota Camry Experts

#1 Reelin68
Reelin68
Reputation 11,670
#2 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 5,830
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,160
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
685 Great Deals out of 81,559 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Corolla
722 Great Deals out of 74,312 listings starting at $1,790
Used Honda Civic
511 Great Deals out of 80,658 listings starting at $558
Used Nissan Altima
764 Great Deals out of 77,502 listings starting at $470
Used Hyundai Sonata
499 Great Deals out of 49,706 listings starting at $1,300
Used Nissan Maxima
274 Great Deals out of 25,884 listings starting at $2,589
Used Toyota 4Runner
285 Great Deals out of 20,386 listings starting at $1,850

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 19,362 listings starting at $15,932
2016 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
32 Great Deals out of 1,845 listings starting at $11,520
2015 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
25 Great Deals out of 1,450 listings starting at $10,999
2014 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
56 Great Deals out of 1,862 listings starting at $8,295
2013 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 516 listings starting at $6,990