Battery in my 2003 Toyota Camry. Used Jumper cables and started it. Check Engine sign came up and the car will not accelerate?

Asked by Dec 24, 2014 at 01:10 AM about the 2003 Toyota Camry LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Battery died as daughter left the keys in the ignition over night. After I started the car
using jumper cables the Engine light has come on. The car starts now but does not
accelerate. What should I do?

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Does this model have anti theft?

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Did a little research. Apparently there has been a lot of problems with the Camry 2003-2004 throttle bodies failing. When they fail, it's the same symptoms you are currently having. Check the fuse for your ECT, if it's good, you most likely have a failed throttle body. If this is the case, try a salvage yard or Ebay. Dealer parts are $850 or more for a new throttle body.

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