Will a bad brake pedal stop light switch cause a car not to start?
When I try to start my 1998 FWD Camry LE, all it will do it click. The battery,
starter & fuses all check out OK. I have been told it could be the brake pedal
stop light switch. Is the correct?
no................ first of all it is turning over and just not firing off ??????????????
If you hear a "CLICK" when you attempt to start this vehicle....you apparently have a cranking circuit problem. You really need a DVOM(Digital Volt Ohm Meter) to effectively trouble shoot this issue. Having said that....try using a jump start procedure to rule out a discharged battery....or...a bad connection at the battery. If the vehicle will not crank over with a proper Jump Start....you may have a bad starter motor..or...a bad connection in this cranking circuit.
Like Lastchance said, put a set of jumpers on it and hold the key to the start position. As you hold the key to the start position, have someone rap on the starter with a hammer. Odds are the car will suddenly turn over. If it does, you have a bad starter and are in need of a new one. Try that and see if it fires up. Post back with results.
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