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battery suddenly dies with no warning?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by GA_TACO4x4, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. Feb 28, 2011 at 6:33 PM
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    GA_TACO4x4

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    last time i got my oil changed, the dealer checked my battery and said it was reading only 12 volts and i should get a new one. i said no thanks ill wait, figuring i could ride it out, and judge on how much difficulty it has turning the engine over. hopped in the truck tonite tried to crank and nothing. not even the typical click-click-click u get with a dead battery. got jumped off and made it home and ill pick up a battery tomorrow. i just didnt expect the battery to just drop dead like that all of a sudden. is that normal? and why doesnt toyota put a voltmeter in the tacoma?!
     
  2. Feb 28, 2011 at 6:37 PM
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    ummm yeah
    shit happens.....dont you know????
    voltmeter you say?.....cost
     
  3. Feb 28, 2011 at 6:42 PM
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    because they are cheap asses!! haha idk! but yeah thats normal, batteries do go "dead" after a certain amount of time, one reason because they contain acid and acid is a very corrosive chemical! but more than likely your battery hasnt had water in it for a little while and it is not good to use a battery with low water, especially no water! Even if you fill it up again it, every time it will continually get weaker and eventually go bad
     
  4. Feb 28, 2011 at 6:42 PM
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    ummm yeah
    sig pic.....explain
     
  5. Feb 28, 2011 at 6:45 PM
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  6. Feb 28, 2011 at 6:49 PM
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    ummm yeah
    cmon
     
  7. Feb 28, 2011 at 6:52 PM
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    Mine did the same exact thing. Even worse it was when I was sneaking out of the girlfriends house without her dad hearing... it's really embarrassing when you have to call her to come give you a jump. :anonymous:
     
  8. Feb 28, 2011 at 6:58 PM
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    haha epic fail! i was leaving my gf's house too. not sneaking out thought but i did have to use her g6 to get a jump :eek:

    glad to see im not the only one who has experienced a sudden tacoma death
     
  9. Feb 28, 2011 at 7:01 PM
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    happened to me got jumped then got in an accident then left for texas the next morning and got sick there. 3 strikes no good
     
  10. Feb 28, 2011 at 7:04 PM
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    wow!!! thats bad! :eek:
     
  11. Feb 28, 2011 at 7:04 PM
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    ummm yeah
    you like icp
     
  12. Feb 28, 2011 at 7:05 PM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    yah but the accident wasnt my fault
     
  13. Feb 28, 2011 at 7:05 PM
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    nope, hate clowns
     
  14. Feb 28, 2011 at 7:06 PM
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    what happen? the people who jumped you werent quite satisfied!?
     
  15. Feb 28, 2011 at 7:09 PM
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    lol. nah lady hit my rear axle passenger side. and bent it from a 4 way stop. because i didnt see her and she didnt stop at the stop sign
     
  16. Feb 28, 2011 at 7:11 PM
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    ummm yeah
    you aint down wit da clowns homie?
    fo shizzle???
     
  17. Feb 28, 2011 at 7:15 PM
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    women!!!! thank god he gave them vaginas, cause otherwise . . . . . .

    hahahaha
     
  18. Feb 28, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    lol
     
  19. Feb 28, 2011 at 7:20 PM
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    HA! a few months ago ICP and Head PE played here in memphis, i went to see Head PE only! ICP fans are retards! The concept of going to one of their concerts is to paint yourself like a clown and throw as much coke-cola all over yourself and everyone else as possible! Not the most intelligent group of people i have ever been around
     
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