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Electrical My toyota truck wont charge battery installed new alternator and battery

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  • whatarush66 Nov 05, 2008

    1989 toyota truck battery not charging brand new alternator and battery installed cleaned all wire of corrosion if u can help it would be appreciated

  • camocruiser Jan 08, 2009

    I have 1980 Toyota SR5. Initially, the battery would decharge while I ran my headlights. Replaced battery, replaced alternator with a more powerful one. Replaced belts, filters etc. Thought everything was okay but now truck battery is decharging again when I run radio, etc. Voltage drops. what to do next?

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    will this give a charge to the chassis or the body and when you touch it , it will give u a sock

  • Michael J Deater May 10, 2009

    I have a 84 Toyota forerunner and it doesn't charge, The battery on a charger goes to 12.4 and I have been told that is ok.I have changed the alternator and the system stil doesn't charge. Checked the ground from battery to chassis. It is grounded on the left inside fender. The length of the cable is about two feet. Any other wire goes through connectors. The ground on alternator goes from alternator through a cable harness. When running the voltage keeps dropping each time the truck is started. It drops a few tenths each time until it won't start.



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May i please ask? is this problem related to the battery failing to start engine? ie turns slow ? or not turn over? suspect battery? changed battery still same prob ? changed alternator suspect not charging ? still prob exists ?? so you have eliminated these?and drive belt is tight ? when ?i assume you have to start? do you use jump leads? and starter works ? if so using this method advise you check the earth/ground lead from battery to where it connects to engine? and ensure clean/secure ? also there may be another earth lead from engine to chassis ? if these are not good condition as above then intermittant sarting problems occure especially from initial cold start giving suspect battery of failing to charge battery indicated by poor starter operation if you could give any info as to what happens that suspect not charge would assist on exactly is happening to your vehicle best wishes from uk

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