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Electrical Or Starter? Please Help.


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While driving my 98 Es300 the car just shut off. When I tried to start it the car wouldn't start. It sound like it wanted to catch but couldn't. I had driven the car earlier that day and it was fine. I checked the battery and it was fine. My lights, radio, and alarm still work. I made sure that the connections were not loose. Does this sound like an electrical problem or the starter?

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You may also want to check your distributor and your alternator if the engine made a lugging sound before it died. If it was fine and just died immediately it is most likely something electrical. Something as simple as a loose connection or a bad relay could cause this.

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