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since the car will crank after a few tries, your starter is the likely culprit. i regularly replace Camry starters for this exact symptom

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Q: If your 1999 Camry LE does not turn on with first try in the morning it makes a clicking sound After 2nd or 3rd try it starts Could it be the battery or starter?
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