I have a 2000 camry with this no start/no click issue. After about 10 or so minutes of turning the key it will start. After about 20 starts or about a week or so it will happen again. This has been go

Asked by May 22, 2017 at 03:31 PM about the 2000 Toyota Camry LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2000 camry with this no start/no click issue. After about 10 or so
minutes of turning the key it will start. After about 20 starts or about a week
or so it will happen again. This has been going on for months. Battery is
almost new and replaced positive terminal(twice) and no corrosion!Also
tightened the battery wire to the starter all to no avail. Any Ideas?? It had
261k miles and runs great except for this problem. thank you

6 Answers

3,080

Suggestion. Open the Hood and check the Fuse/Relay Box on the left/Driver side of the vehicle. Open the Cover and see if there is a START Relay indicated on the underside of the cover. Tap the relay with a medium sized tool the next time she will not Crank over. Might be the root cause of this issue. Get back to us with results.

thank you so much,,, I will try it next time it happens and get back to you

3,080

You might also carry a small hammer in the vehicle. If tapping the relay results in a no start...go to the starter motor a tap...tap...it and see if she will crank over.

it happened again yesterday so I tapped on the started relay,,,nothing , so I tapped on the starter and nothing but tapped on the starter a little harder and it started. So, what do you think? Thank you for taking time for me!

3,080

OK...normally.. we would conduct a series of Voltage Drop Tests to pinpoint the root cause of this issue. Absent that...my guess is you need to replace the Starter Motor. This repair should include a cleaning of Battery/ Starter Motor connections...and ..an Battery/Alternator /Charging System/Parasitic Draw Test. These tests verify the Battery is being fully charged by the Alt......and..there are no excessive drains on the battery. Find a repair Technician who is familiar with these procedures. Good Luck.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
Best Answer Mark helpful

I can;t thank you enough for your advice and caring!. I will take your advice and keep you informed. I wish you Gods Best ! Greg

Your Answer

Camry

Looking for a Used Camry in your area?

CarGurus has 76,000 nationwide Camry listings starting at $1,000.

ZIP:

Toyota Camry Experts

  • #1
    Reelin68
    Reputation
    14,410
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    4,830
  • #3
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    3,090
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
884 Great Deals out of 79,051 listings starting at $1,444
Used Toyota Corolla
872 Great Deals out of 65,253 listings starting at $1,250
Used Honda Civic
692 Great Deals out of 52,969 listings starting at $1,200
Used Nissan Altima
1,195 Great Deals out of 74,737 listings starting at $900
Used Toyota Avalon
227 Great Deals out of 14,433 listings starting at $1,600
Used Toyota RAV4
712 Great Deals out of 54,880 listings starting at $1,995
Used Hyundai Sonata
776 Great Deals out of 53,169 listings starting at $800
Used Nissan Maxima
348 Great Deals out of 20,713 listings starting at $1,175
Used Toyota Highlander
571 Great Deals out of 37,457 listings starting at $2,000
Used Honda CR-V
750 Great Deals out of 53,118 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,086 Great Deals out of 57,185 listings starting at $995
Used Toyota Tacoma
648 Great Deals out of 40,817 listings starting at $2,000
Used Toyota 4Runner
296 Great Deals out of 27,600 listings starting at $1,900
Used Toyota Prius
324 Great Deals out of 15,265 listings starting at $1,100

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
11,429 listings starting at $20,098
2017 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
33 Great Deals out of 1,412 listings starting at $12,799
2016 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
41 Great Deals out of 1,667 listings starting at $9,950
2015 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
64 Great Deals out of 1,777 listings starting at $9,999
2014 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
42 Great Deals out of 918 listings starting at $8,500

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.