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nothing happens when i try and start my taco

Discussion in 'Garage / Workshop' started by mh.meier, Jul 9, 2012.

  1. mh.meier

    mh.meier [OP] RAGEAHOLIC

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    When I turn the key Nothing happens. Nothing was left on in the truck overnight and there was No problems last night when I drove it. Any ideas?
     
  2. Aw9d

    Aw9d That one guy

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    By nothing happens do any of the lights on the dash come on?
    Can you hear the starter click at all?
     
  3. mh.meier

    mh.meier [OP] RAGEAHOLIC

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    The starter clicked the first time I tried it and now it doesn't and Yeah the dash lights come on but my radio doesn't.
     
  4. tacoman15

    tacoman15 Stop staring at me swan!

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    Did you rub it to see if it would turn on?
     
  5. puckstopper55

    puckstopper55 Well-Known Member

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    dead battery
     
  6. mh.meier

    mh.meier [OP] RAGEAHOLIC

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    Really? Why would my battery die over night with No problems the previous day.
     
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    check the terminals both hot and ground.
     
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    mavrick0509 Well-Known Member

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    X2 sounds like it to me
     
  9. mh.meier

    mh.meier [OP] RAGEAHOLIC

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    First thing I did.:)b
     
  10. Aw9d

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    I'm going to say dead battery as well.. Hook up a DMM and see what you get when you try to start it, or take it into vatozone and have them test the battery..
     
  11. MAVC33

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    If your battery checks good, clean the terminals.
     
  12. puckstopper55

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    sometimes you leave a light on and dont know it ... Also, it could be that your alternator died and you just happened to make it home before the truck died
     
  13. mh.meier

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    My battery had No fluid in it and I kind of cooked it a little bit but for some after in it after the smell started coming from under my Hood I knew what it was. Charging now to see if it will hold. Thanks a bunch guys.
     
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    Get a NEW One--Just a matter of time.
     
  15. mh.meier

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    Lacking funds due to lacking a job
     
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