No Power!! 1996 Toyota Camry

Asked by Jul 03, 2016 at 09:03 AM about the 1996 Toyota Camry LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car cut off while driving, my radio was going off
and on, all the lights on the dash broad came on
that's when the car completely shut off. I coast to a
parking spot put into park and tried to start it up
again but no response no nothing so I did a jump
still nothing. I had it towed, the next day I checked
all of the fuses and relays I found 30A & 40A fuses
were blown out, I changed them still nothing. Then
I went to buy a new battery put that in NOTHING so
I went and brought a alternator NOTHING at this
point I really don't know what to do and the only 2
things that works is the HAZARD LIGHTS, AND the
HORN.. NO CRACK NO NOTHING.. WHAT AM I TO
DO AT THIS POINT....

9 Answers

1,120

Need to know the Name/Nomenclature of those fuses. suggest you check the cover of the fuse box and get back to us.

The first fuse was the Main No. 1 40A starting system.. The second 2 were 30A multiport fuel injection system/sequential - starting system..

1,120

Sounds like you may have a "short" in the wiring harness on or near the engine. We normally employ some sophisticated "short finding equipment" to trouble shoot this problem. About all you can do is replace the blown fuses again....and with the key on ..wiggle and move the wiring harnesses under the hood of the car. Go back and check those fuses. Next.....have some one try to start the car while you wiggle and move again. Watch out for those rotating parts! Get back to us.

Where is the wiring harness

1,120

Well...unfortunately I'm not there to help you find the harness. So...it's off to the internet to see if there are any images available.

1,120

Had another thought. Some vehicles have a FUSABLE LINK located in the Red Positive battery Cable. Inspect your battery Cables carefully for corrosion and open circuits. You might have to invest in a cheap VOLT/OHM Meter from Wal-Mart to further diagnose this issue. Good Luck and get back to us if you decide to continue troubleshooting this issue your self.

Ok thank so much and I will get back with you to let you know.. Every little bit helps.. Happy 4th of July..

1,120

BTW....IF your red Battery Cable has a thinner wire running along side of that red battery cable ....and...attached to it at the Pos. Battery post...that thinner wire IS the Fusible Link. See if you can find the other end and check for an open in the wire.

38,335

Here is a pic that should cover your year Camry. The thick bold wire is the main harness. I would also invest in a pin tester. You will need a pin tester to probe each wire for power. I suspect that you may have a short on the ignition side. The main harness should come out of the firewall and be about an inch thick and wrapped in shrink tape. You will need to cut it open and begin testing for power.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Camry

Looking for a Used Camry in your area?

CarGurus has 90,917 nationwide Camry listings starting at $650.

ZIP:

Search Toyota Camry Questions

Toyota Camry Experts

#1 Reelin68
Reelin68
Reputation 12,420
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,330
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 2,970
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
813 Great Deals out of 84,287 listings starting at $1,050
Used Toyota Corolla
784 Great Deals out of 73,831 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda Civic
657 Great Deals out of 88,603 listings starting at $995
Used Nissan Altima
1,027 Great Deals out of 81,562 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Avalon
193 Great Deals out of 13,525 listings starting at $2,211
Used Toyota RAV4
741 Great Deals out of 71,773 listings starting at $1,895
Used Hyundai Sonata
778 Great Deals out of 51,051 listings starting at $1,400
Used Nissan Maxima
306 Great Deals out of 25,213 listings starting at $999
Used Honda CR-V
896 Great Deals out of 61,170 listings starting at $988
Used Chevrolet Malibu
948 Great Deals out of 79,664 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota 4Runner
252 Great Deals out of 20,494 listings starting at $1,800

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 19,559 listings starting at $14,999
2016 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
27 Great Deals out of 1,677 listings starting at $12,987
2015 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
35 Great Deals out of 1,422 listings starting at $10,999
2014 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
69 Great Deals out of 2,203 listings starting at $8,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.