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Help My automatic car stalled and wont start no more

so my brother bought this toyota for like 250$ i dont know why he did that but now hes away and I have to move the car every week so i dont get a ticket.

and the other day while i was on drive the car just stalled and since then it wont turn back on

when i turn the key ignition nothing happens no click no sound no crank no nothing but the battery works the flasher the radio everything works

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This sounds like a dead battery.

Let's start with:

1. What voltage is the battery at?
2. How old is the battery?

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I dont know anything about the voltage or how old it is :/

but an automatic car stalling could be a battery problem?

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I'd check the battery age.

There are other reasons but an old battery is your first do it yourself area to address.

Another area is the various lockouts. Such as the park or clutch switches. These are often too hard for an owner to diagnose so let's stick with the more common old battery.

As to the voltage, that's basic troubleshooting with the usual 10 buck meter. If you don't want a VOM then

OTHER areas. The shifter must be in park and for manual transmissions you have to push in the clutch on many models.

Post was last edited on May 21, 2019 6:41 AM PDT

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thanks for your help

I will probably get a ticket tomorrow cause I cant move the car but I guess I better buy a new battery right?

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Not a sure fix.

Likely but this is why I check the voltage and age before I do.

Please re-read my reply above as I edited it shortly after I posted.

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Old school delay method.

Take it out of gear and push it to the new spot.

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it wont budge

i just cant take it off parking

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While we respect privacy.

You didn't reveal make and model. For our old Honda we would have to put the ignition key into a key slot next to the shifter to get it out of Park when it would not power up.

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Example for many Toyotas.
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its a toyota corolla

i dont know the year but i google toyota corolla 2000 and it looked exactly like it

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Ok so i tried boosting the car jump starting didnt work

I guess its just dead lol time to scrap?

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ok it started

ok so it was stuck in parking mode so i took a screw a unlocked the shift stick with a button that was near te stick and then i put it on neutral and the car started.... but now it just wont start in parking mode only in neutral what to do?

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Good find.

Then it's the switch, wiring or board that senses it's in park or neutral. As you know it won't do a thing if it sense it's in drive or reverse.

Now you know what it is and can decide to research more or have it fixed. At least now you know what it is.

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One of many priors on this.

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