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I unplugged the positive battery cable from my vehicle

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Hi. I unplugged the positive battery cable from my vehicle to clean it.
Battery dead. I jump started and it comes on. However if I turned the car off it won't start unless I used jumper cables? (the toyota 2006 has an remote engine starter. Thanks
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 2 years ago.
Thanks for posting your question
It sounds like the alternator is not charging the battery back up or possibly the battery is the problem. Do you happen to have a voltmeter?