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Dead Battery After Lift

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Irish020, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. Jan 11, 2012 at 3:23 AM
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    Irish020

    Irish020 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So last evening after working all day went to start my truck and the battery was dead! < 2 year old Deep Cell Die Hard.....didn't leave anything on...anybody get any dead shorts after a lift or have this happen?

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  2. Jan 11, 2012 at 3:28 AM
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    4x4jeep

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    Did you weld or disconnect anything? Leave the door open and run battery down?
     
  3. Jan 11, 2012 at 3:31 AM
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    No welding done...no doors open...I'm puzzled...I charged it last night, I'll see if it holds the charge....

    I did take the battery out to get to the driver's side UCA bolt......
     
  4. Jan 11, 2012 at 3:34 AM
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    maybe just a loose ground or something??? Charge it up and see what happens
     
  5. Jan 11, 2012 at 3:40 AM
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    Clean the Battery terminals and cables and then snug them up real tight.
     
  6. Jan 11, 2012 at 4:34 PM
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    Held the charge today....tightened up the battery terminals a little bit more....hopefully it will start in the am again.....
     
  7. Jan 11, 2012 at 5:24 PM
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    maxamillion2345

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    You play music all day? :D
     
  8. Jan 12, 2012 at 4:56 PM
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    Nope, worked all day...it's holding fine since tightening the cables and giving it a deep charge.
     
  9. Jan 12, 2012 at 11:59 PM
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    You need a battery drop kit to get it back to stock height...
     
  10. Jan 13, 2012 at 12:01 AM
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    x2.. the new height of the battery puts it in less dense air.. electrolytes get all fucked up..
     
  11. Jan 13, 2012 at 12:17 AM
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    Damn! I need electrolytes, i need a too tall man drop kit, i get all dehydrated at times.
     
  12. Jan 13, 2012 at 12:46 AM
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    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    What are these electrolytes? Do you even know?
     
  13. Jan 13, 2012 at 1:37 AM
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    probably just a coincidence... go get you a new battery.
     
  15. Jan 13, 2012 at 7:15 AM
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  16. Jan 13, 2012 at 10:20 AM
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    They're what batteries crave!
     
  17. Jan 13, 2012 at 11:14 AM
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  18. Jan 13, 2012 at 11:23 AM
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    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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    youre electrolytes are probably imbalanced, you need to pry the top off the battery and fill 50% water and 50% with gatorade in preffered flavor
     
  19. Jan 13, 2012 at 11:33 AM
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    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    water, like the stuff from the toilet?
     
  20. Jan 13, 2012 at 11:34 AM
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    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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    even better if it has pee in it, the ammonia helps the batteries cells absorb electrolytes


    why do you think bear grills drinks his own urine?
     
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