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When trouble arises Steps to take in an emergency
If the engine will not start

If the engine will not start even though correct starting procedures are being followed, consider each of the following points:

■ The engine will not start even though the starter motor operates normally.

One of the following may be the cause of the problem: ● There may not be sufficient fuel in the vehicles tank.

Refuel the vehicle.

● The engine may be flooded.

Try to restart the engine again following correct starting procedures.

● There may be a malfunction in the engine immobilizer system.

■ The starter motor turns over slowly, the interior lights and headlights are dim, or the horn does not sound or sounds at a low volume.

One of the following may be the cause of the problem:

● The battery may be discharged.

● The battery terminal connections may be loose or corroded.

■ The starter motor does not turn over (vehicles with a smart key system).

The engine starting system may be malfunctioning due to an electrical problem such as an open circuit or a blown fuse. However, an interim measure is available to start the engine.

■ The starter motor does not turn over, the interior lights and headlights do not turn on, or the horn does not sound.

One of the following may be the cause of the problem:

● One or both of the battery terminals may be disconnected.

● The battery may be discharged.

● There may be a malfunction in the steering lock system (vehicles with a smart key system).

Contact your Toyota dealer if the problem cannot be repaired, or if repair procedures are unknown.

More about Steps to take in an emergency:

If a warning light turns on or a warning buzzer sounds...

If you have a flat tire

If the engine will not start

If the shift lever cannot be shifted from P

If you lose your keys

If the electronic key does not operate properly (vehicles with a smart key system)

If the battery is discharged

If your vehicle overheats

If the vehicle becomes stuck

If your vehicle has to be stopped in an emergency

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