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1995 Toyota Camary When i turn the everything goes out.

The battery is brand new and everything will be working fine. Car will start and idle fine utile it gets warm. Then it idles erratically and tries to stall then it does and everything dies with it. Headlights horn clock interior light. Nothing will work utill the next day then it the same thing all over. Or when the lights are working you turn the key and everything dies. Confussed don't know what else to try. Have clean all corrosion from the battary terminals, but lights and stuff still don't work after i turn the key and they die. Problems started after the harmonic balancer broke and when i was changing it i went ahead and changed the timing belt. I set the timing back to specifications with the marks and tighten the belt the way the book says by making two rotatitions to TDC and then tighting the idler pulley. After i put it all back together I started the car and the rough idling started and the car lacked power while driving. Then it started stalling. And I've had electrical problems every since. Can anyone help?

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Hi there, you should have the wirings to ignition cylinder and instrument panel checked.

When the problem is associated with vibration and happens when you drive the car, that is usually because of a bad connector , or a broken wiring.

You need to get a car tester and test the wirings to understand where the contacts get interrupted.

Start testing from fuse box to instrument panel, if there is no voltage in there, that means that there is a lose wire/connector.

You can buy a car tester (multimeter or voltmeter tool ) at any local car spares shop, or you can buy it online. Do not confuse with the computer tester for cars (ODB tool ) that is more expensive.

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If the battery is brand new and you just installed it you may have shorted out the alternator when installing it or working on the timing belt......I did that once and had to get a new alternator.
If nothing else suggested works, I would check the alternator or have it checked.

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 check the fuses         AUX Power Cables that go to the Battery Chase them to see that they have NO corrosion or Breaks.  Sounds as though you have a simple   No Power to Accessories type problem.check out for the timing chain .

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Hi!
Have you checked the fuses? Also there are AUX Power Cables that go to the Battery Chase them to see that they have NO corrosion or Breaks. It Sounds as though you have a SIMPLE No Power to Accessories type problem.

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    Does the starter crank the engine, indicating that the battery has voltage? I think its the time for you to replace the timing belt. Because the timing belt should be replaced after every 90k kms or so however, it wont appear weak or worn out but still it needs to be replaced.

    Revert for any clarifications.



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Sounds like 2 different problems.
1.Recheck Your Timing
2.Find The Short

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