Car won't start due to worn/corroded solenoid contacts in starter on Toyota Camry

If the car will not start, the most likely problem is worn or corroded solenoid contacts in the starter. Usually, these parts can be replaced without purchasing a new starter.

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Average mileage: 173,050 (99,000–201,200)
4 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
9 people reported this problem
4 people shared problem details
1998 Toyota Camry200,000
My car wouldn't start and I heard a clicking sound. I waited about 20 minutes and then it started just fine. I've had this same situation twice so I think it's time to talk to my mechanic.
1998 Toyota Camry201,200
same problem 98 camry v6
2001 Toyota Camry192,000
Starter quit. Engine light said solenoid issue.
2000 Toyota Camry99,000
starter change out fixed it
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