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?

2 Answers


Does this model have anti theft?


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.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • My Car doesn't accelerate when I press the on the gas. 219 answers

    This randomly started happening yesterday while driving home from work. I was driving home going about 45 mph, when all of a sudden my car wouldn't accelerate as I press the gas. At first the it wou...

    2001 Toyota Camry LE


    Maintenance & Repair

  • Toyota Camry 2007 Start butt not accelerate, RPM just go to 2 9 answers

    Toyota camry 2007, OBD2 error P2118 , ETCS failur solution? Sir I am a auto electration, works in Saudi arabia, many of time, toyota camry come in works, those acceletor do no work, and rpm just ...

    2007 Toyota Camry LE V6


    Maintenance & Repair

  • My Car does not accelerate. need help. 5 answers

    I have a 2002 Toyota Camry XLE i bought 6 months ago. It car starts and can move very slowly when put into gear but it will not accelerate. we checked the fuses, restarted the battery, checked the t...

    2002 Toyota Camry XLE


    Maintenance & Repair

  • My car is shaking and not accelerating well. 28 answers

    I have a toyota camry '95. The mechanic said the spark plugs were the problem. Got new ones put in and a new battery cable connector and all that for the power shortage type problem. Anyways my ...

    1995 Toyota Camry


    Maintenance & Repair

Search Toyota Camry Questions

Toyota Camry Experts

#1 Reelin68
Reputation 10,090
#2 FordNut
Reputation 5,210
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 3,860
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord"
1,258 Great Deals out of 78,695 listings starting at $1,400
Used Toyota Corolla"
1,412 Great Deals out of 67,098 listings starting at $1,295
Used Honda Civic"
1,143 Great Deals out of 59,092 listings starting at $995
Used Nissan Altima"
1,347 Great Deals out of 87,445 listings starting at $1,095
Used Toyota Avalon"
360 Great Deals out of 17,377 listings starting at $1,195
Used Toyota RAV4"
1,185 Great Deals out of 49,062 listings starting at $2,499
Used Hyundai Sonata"
972 Great Deals out of 51,469 listings starting at $1,200
Used Nissan Maxima"
493 Great Deals out of 24,223 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Highlander"
661 Great Deals out of 30,809 listings starting at $1,990
Used Honda CR-V"
1,503 Great Deals out of 80,989 listings starting at $1,695
Used Toyota Tacoma"
617 Great Deals out of 30,502 listings starting at $2,850
Used Toyota Prius"
496 Great Deals out of 24,799 listings starting at $1,795
Used Toyota 4Runner"
367 Great Deals out of 18,996 listings starting at $2,200
Used Chevrolet Malibu"
1,146 Great Deals out of 72,965 listings starting at $695

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
16,875 listings starting at $18,353
2016 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
29 Great Deals out of 1,339 listings starting at $13,987
2015 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
69 Great Deals out of 1,829 listings starting at $12,287
2014 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
62 Great Deals out of 1,713 listings starting at $8,995
2013 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
66 Great Deals out of 1,393 listings starting at $7,700