2004 Camry not starting

Asked by GuruYN99T Mar 15, 2018 at 02:45 PM about the 2004 Toyota Camry LE V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car won't start.
My car is a front engine front drive v6. The engine is
mounted perpendicular to the drive shaft.
These are the symptoms
I hear the starter whirling but seems it won't engage the
flywheel. There is no grinding.
I took the starter out and had it tested at O'Reilly's and
they said it was a good starter
I tested the starter myself too. hooked up power to it and
can see it spinning and kicking out. I installed just the
ignition plug and could hear the solenoid engaging.
I took pictures of the flywheel looks good  and felt up and
down the hole and all the teeth feel the same
Not sure how to proceed.
Someone said I can turn the flywheel but I don't know
how I could go about doing that the passenger side of the
engine is very cramped and can't fit a spanner in there.

1 Answer

Your Answer:

Toyota Camry Experts

  • #1
  • #2
    Tony Ciccotelli
  • #3
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealers


Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
54 Great Deals out of 1,863 listings starting at $2,970
Used Toyota Corolla
112 Great Deals out of 4,884 listings starting at $1,488
Used Honda Civic
135 Great Deals out of 6,434 listings starting at $1,295
Used Toyota Avalon
10 Great Deals out of 115 listings starting at $5,495
Used Nissan Altima
55 Great Deals out of 1,448 listings starting at $2,499
Used Toyota RAV4
91 Great Deals out of 4,894 listings starting at $2,499
Used Toyota Highlander
57 Great Deals out of 1,575 listings starting at $6,495
Used Hyundai Sonata
45 Great Deals out of 1,643 listings starting at $3,290
Used Nissan Maxima
21 Great Deals out of 414 listings starting at $4,995
Used Honda CR-V
101 Great Deals out of 6,101 listings starting at $432
Used Toyota 4Runner
23 Great Deals out of 1,050 listings starting at $7,700
Used Toyota Tacoma
36 Great Deals out of 2,006 listings starting at $6,995
Used Chevrolet Malibu
36 Great Deals out of 1,835 listings starting at $1,800

Used Cars for Sale

2020 Toyota Camry For Sale
449 listings starting at $26,620
2019 Toyota Camry For Sale
14 Great Deals out of 366 listings starting at $20,988
2018 Toyota Camry For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 152 listings starting at $18,695
2017 Toyota Camry For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 107 listings starting at $11,710
2016 Toyota Camry For Sale
94 listings starting at $13,888

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. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.