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

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 173,050 (99,000–201,200)
4 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
11 people reported this problem
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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.