Engine starts but when put in gear does not move and gas pedal has no response.

Asked by James Aug 25, 2021 at 12:59 AM about the 2005 Lexus ES 330 FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Changed battery on 2005 Lexus ES-330. Engine starts but when put in gear
does not move and gas pedal has no response. Battery was out of car for three
days until a new one from an auto parts house was installed,

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Try the Throttle body relearn drill. 1.Turn ignition switch OFF and wait at least 10 seconds 2. Confirm Gas Pedal is fully released, then turn ignition switch ON and wait 3 seconds 3. Fully step on and release gas pedal 5 time within 5 seconds 4. Wait 7 seconds and fully step on gas and stay on until MIL stops blinking and is steady. 5. Fully release the Gas pedal within 3 seconds after the MIL has turned ON steady. 10. Start engine imediatly and let idle. Wait 20 seconds.

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