2005 COROLLA CE 5-SPD 55,000 MI YESTREDAY SO DEAD NOTHING COMES ON...JUMPS DRIVES 5 MILES DOESN'T RECHARGE....TODAY JUMPED DROVE 40 MILES, IDLING ROUGH @ ONLY 3 GRAND OR SO....STILL DOESN'T RECHARGE,DRIVING HOME, DISCHARGE WARNING LIGHT COMES ON IT'S SUNDAY AND MY SHOP(HAS DONE EVERYTHING SINCE NEW CAR) IS 50 MILES AWAY AND NOT OPEN TIL TOMORROW CAN I DRIVE THE CAR? WHAT MIGHT I TRY?
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It might leave you stranded. Because without the alternator. which I think is your problem your battery will run down in a very short time. Even if you had a new battery.Check the belt first as Toyota Ed suggested. If it's good, and not broken. Replace the alternator and if you have to, the battery also. One could affect the other.
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My 2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8s with 55,000 mi. blows cold air from the heater. Coolant not circulating in engine. Lower hose stays cool to touch. Both heater hoses cold. Changed thermostat - didn't fix it. Coolant not leaking or dirty. None in oil - no oil in radiator. Changed worn water pump belt - pump spins freely with no noise or resistance. Cooling fans come on after warm-up. Temperature gauge stays in normal range then jumps to hot and back again. Coolant good to 10 below - didn't freeze here yet. No other problems or repairs to car. Afraid to drive and make worse. Help!
Always clean the battery terminals before jumping. An extremely dead battery may not accept a jump as it serves as a 'buffer" instead of helping. If you do get it started, charge battery with a battery charger then have alternator and battery tested for proper operation and check belt condition and tension as well.
when the check engine light comes on, your car goes into a mode where instead of everything being normal, things are forced, to try and compensate for something else being wrong. It most likely does need a new timing belt, and a complete tuneup INCLUDING plugs and wires. we have a 1984 toyota corolla and it purrs like ground rice, I suggest the tuneup to continue proper rice production.
Hi. 2005 Corolla CE. It's normal. They tend to do this when upshifting form 1st to 2nd gear. No timing chain readjustment needed.
96 Corolla. Overdrive not working properly, if not engaging after 45mph constantly. If driving on the city, is normal, but not after 45mph, when the car is trying to engage overdrive in order to save gas and preserve the trans gears. If not able to get help at the dealership, find another one and explain them the situation.
when you have a dead battery and jump start you half to drive the vehicle for 10 to20 miles to allow the altinator to recharge the battery. if this dont work then i would have the altinator checked to see if it is charging ,your local auto parts store will do this for free