Toyota Yaris: If the engine will not start - Steps to take in an emergency - When trouble arises - Toyota Yaris XP130 2010–2020 Owner's ManualToyota Yaris: If the engine will not start

If the engine will not start even though correct starting procedures are being followed (→P. 124), 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 vehicle’s tank. Refuel the vehicle.
● The engine may be flooded.
Try to restart the engine again following correct starting procedures. (→P. 124)
● Vehicles with engine immobilizer system: There may be a malfunction in the engine immobilizer system. (→P. 72)

■ 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. (→P. 330)
● The battery terminal connections may be loose or corroded.

■ 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. (→P. 330)

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

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