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My 98 corrolla le keeps dying over night it clicks when dead when i boost it it runs but wont hold the charge i have it plugged in (live in canada , very cold) but yet it still wont take the charge other then replacing the battery which i will do this weekend, what can i do

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I think you are on the right track with replace the battery.

Posted on Jan 21, 2013

  • mitch Feb 03, 2013

    yup replaced it runs fine



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SOURCE: wont start after battery died over weekend.charged

If it simply clicks, the battery is weak. (A weak battery is more than able to run lights only.) If you can actually get the starter motor to engage the flywheel and it is real lethargic or it just goes "*****", it is DEFINITELY a low battery. Sometimes older batteries are killed by running them down one time because a connection between plates might be weak and it is the case of "break the camel's back".
See if you can get a friend's known good battery (note if the posts are on the same side before trying) and placing it in your car. Crank your car. If it fires up, then good. Go get yourself a new battery. If it doesn't, and again it simply clicks, could be a relay.
The clue here is: You battery died over the weekend. That is a sign of a very worn battery or a persistant connection in your car (car drains battery even if car is off) that is damaging your battery. You need to have your car tested for a short or persistant connection if you find your battery to be good. Otherwise, subsequent batteries will be ruined.

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SOURCE: 2001 Monte Carlo battery goes dead over night

9 times out of 10 it is the factory amplifier. I had this same problem and it was the amplifier. Disconnect the amp located in the trunk by the speakers and see if the drain continues. You will not have music, but having the amp replaced with an aftermarket one will solve this problem,

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SOURCE: My battery keep dying and won't hold a charge.

I have the same exact problem. First thing I did was replace the battery. Still having problem. Alternator charges then, an hour later the battery is dead. I was at a stoplight and suddenly the air amd radio quit for a couple of seconds, the volt meter hit bottom, then kicked back in and everything worked again. Turned the car off, started it back up. Parked, went inside, came back out, battery dead. New battrery, Good alternator, could it be the regulator shorting out? do they have regulators anymore?  

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