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I have 2000 Toyota Corolla and I can start it if I hook

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I have 2000 Toyota Corolla and I can start it if I hook positive jumper cable to positive battery and also to the starter and turn inigtion
JA: How old is the battery? Have you checked the battery gauge on the dash?
Customer: I hook it to my
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I hook it to my baterey in the car
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: And it starts up when jumps starting the starter
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 1 year ago.


I just want to make sure I understand the problem before I give you an answer,

The engine starts with jumper cables from another battery but not when the jumper battery is disconnected is this right?