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And i bought a new battery it started fine so i turned it off the next day ( today) i tried to started and it dont start i hooked it up to my battery charger and it started right away what could be the problem? battery terminals are new and in place right and tight
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Changing Sienna 2000 battery
The horn relay is stuck. The fuse box is right by the battery, remove the horn relay (it pulls straight out) and replace. The guide is in the lid. Removing the relay (or the 10A fuse, tool is also in the box) will stop the horn, but the relay's contacts are probably locked.
Sometimes just a little shock will dislodge the contacts that are locked together, but it's probably worth replacing with new.
Posted on Mar 04, 2009
the most common cause of this by far is lights left on by defective switchs, these include the map lights in the visors, the glove box light due to a defective switch, the trunk light and the hood light if equipped, check it at night and look for a faint glow, the other much less common cause is the alternator has a defective diode and allows a small current to pass to ground drawing the battery down..
Posted on Dec 15, 2008
Try lightly tapping the starter with a spanner and at the same time turning the key to start, if it starts you need the starter overhauled.
Regards Gary M
Posted on Mar 25, 2009
SOURCE: truck won't start
You should check your battery cables with an ohmmeter and see if they have any resistance,they should be at 0 ohms or just alittle over,but could possibly be the starter solenoid also.I had this same problem with my Toyota last year,hard starting sometimes needed a jump and then the alt went bad,turned out to be the solenoid was shorting intermittantly.Hope this helps.
Posted on May 05, 2009
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