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Taco won't start!!! no Juice??!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by BigSurTaco, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. Jul 6, 2011 at 6:17 PM
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    BigSurTaco

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    Like the title says, i 'm not getting any power from my battery in my 03 taco. The clock won't even come on. I tried jump starting it and bump starting it, checked all the fuses. nothing worked. I don't have a voltmeter, but i'm borrowing one from a buddy soon. I don't think it's the battery as i have an 2 year old optima in there. anyways, wondering if anyone has had a similar occurrence or any idea of what it could be. I appreciate any help. Thanks
    -Torre
     
  2. Jul 6, 2011 at 7:11 PM
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    Drop your "good" borrowed battery in & see if it changes anything, get back with us with results...(good or bad) ;)
     
  3. Jul 6, 2011 at 7:15 PM
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    +1 most likely battery related!
     
  4. Jul 6, 2011 at 9:38 PM
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    i'll give it a shot tomorrow. prolly should of done that first thing. be back with result tomorrow. thanks.
     
  5. Jul 6, 2011 at 9:53 PM
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    jblair

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    check your alternator too.
     
  6. Jul 8, 2011 at 7:06 PM
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    crap... battery and alternator are fine. i'm thinking it has something to do with the ignition maybe.
     
  7. Jul 8, 2011 at 9:16 PM
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    Ground? take the cables off and clean them with a wire brush then put them back on and try it again.
     
  8. Jul 9, 2011 at 1:49 AM
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    Its probably the ground...mines did something werid like that the other day...all I did was add an extra (good) ground to the frame and it didn't happen again
     
  9. Jul 9, 2011 at 9:37 PM
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    thanks for the advice. i'll give that a shot tomorrow.
     
  10. Jul 11, 2011 at 6:59 PM
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    hmmm... cleaned the cables and ground... that didn't work. i'm having a mechanic friend come and take a look at on weds. hopefully he can figure it out.
     
  11. Jul 11, 2011 at 9:11 PM
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    Did you check the master fuse?
     
  12. Jul 12, 2011 at 10:58 AM
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    i checked all the fuses. is the master fuse under the hood or in the cab? i lost the back plate in the cab that tells you what's what.
     
  13. Jul 12, 2011 at 11:40 AM
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    Under the hood. It will be one of the grande fuses. Looks something like this

    [​IMG]
     
  14. Jul 12, 2011 at 3:27 PM
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    thanks. i'll inspect this closer
     
  15. Jul 12, 2011 at 4:02 PM
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    BigSurTaco

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    all the fuses are fine. damn!
     
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