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My Toyota Solara would'nt turn over. It started right up after jumped. The the temp gauage was just below red and didn't go down. How can I tell if it's the battery or something else?

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  • doolittledd Oct 10, 2010

    Thank you, but would this make the engine run hot?

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9 times out of 10 its gonna be the battery. It simply dosent have the amperage needed to turn the car over. When you hook it up to another battery it carrys the load from the two combined. I would replace it or borrow a battery from another car and see if that works. If so you got it fixed.

Posted on Oct 10, 2010

  • Joe Russell
    Joe Russell Oct 11, 2010

    This should not make the temp go up. Your looking at a thermostat, water pump , radiator or faulty temp sending unit.

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