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View Poll Results: 7 Year Old OEM Battery Replacement
Replace now as a precaution. 21 41.18%
Run it until it dies. 30 58.82%
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Old 10-21-2013, 04:10 AM   #61
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Before you disconnected your heated mirrors, were they wired so they were operational with the key off? If so, were they an add-on or from the Toyota factory wired that way?
Always on, with a switch. They were add-ons.
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Old 10-27-2013, 07:55 AM   #62
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You are running on borrowed time, unless you like waking in cold weather. It will die when you won’t have time to screw with it. Change it now at your convenience.
Took my own advice last weekend after seeing that my battery was original equipment. Replaced after a test. 400 CCA and sagging voltage.
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Always on, with a switch. They were add-ons.
Thanks. I wonder how much current that added to the truck's OEM parasitic load and the battery's self discharge?
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