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Q: 2012 Toyota Santana , replace alternator,discornete battery,will not start even with charger on it

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Starter button will not turn green,

A: Hi there: If you have a remote FOB key, it...

Hi there:

If you have a remote FOB key, it’s possible that there is a problem with that key, or that by disconnecting the battery, the ECU reset, causing the ignition system to be faulty right now. There are many electrical issues that could be the source of your starting issue, which is why it’s probably a good idea to have a professional mechanic complete a car is hard to start inspection, so they can pinpoint the source of your starting issues.

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