I replaced the battery and alternator and car runs good until I turn on headlights at night. Drains my battery.

Asked by Apr 10, 2017 at 07:37 PM about the 1989 Toyota Cressida

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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72,145

Charging system needs to be checked when running the headlights, probably a bad ground wire that needs to be cleaned up. Make sure the ground wire to the body of the car is good.

26,075

sounds like the alt/voltage reulator is not charging..is it an 80 amp alt???(best) recheck it again

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