95 T100 Kills battery as soon as you turn the key to start it.

Asked by May 14, 2017 at 09:59 PM about the 1995 Toyota T100 2 Dr DX 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The truck would click before starting then start.  Now when I turn the key on all
lights and gages work including heater,fan,and radio. As soon as I try to start
the T100 it kills the battery.  

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battery connectors need a better connection ,scrape or file as needed also engine ground bolt if needed

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Do you think I should replace the battery harness? Both Positive and Negative?


no ,,a waste of time if its not the issue, a cleaning will show results then decide for replacement

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Thanks for the information. will do.

If your battery is good and you hear one big click or no clicking (starter solenoid), your starter may be the problem. On an older vehicle like that, it is very easy to just jump the battery + terminal to the solenoid.

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