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The relay for the cooling fan may be sticking on. Relays are inexpensive (about$15), or just get one from a salvage yard. If not the relay, the coolant temperature sensor could be it, or check if there is a fan temperature switch (maybe called a thermal switch) in the radiator that is tied into the fan circuit.
Sorry, I don't have access to a wiring diagram for your Toyota. If none of the above helps, suspect an ecu malfunction-the engine computer.

Posted on Aug 01, 2013

Testimonial: "We have changed the relay sensor 2 times. Will have to pass this info to my brother. I think there is a short in the wiring. The clock stay lit up all the time and the battery goes dead within a few hours. Thank you"

  • montehammons Aug 02, 2013

    Could be a short. I'd be surprised if the clock would draw enough current to drain the battery, but you could disconnect it and see if battery still goes down overnight. Here is a procedure to check for what is called a parasitic draw-or an unintended drain on the battery. Step 9 on the page is the actual procedurehttp://www.2carpros.com/articles/car-bat...

  • montehammons Aug 02, 2013

    http://www.2carpros.com/articles/car-bat...

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