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Just changed the battery, no dash lights, wont start. I used…

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Just changed the battery...

Just changed the battery, no dash lights, wont start

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?

I used a battery jumper to start it and all runs fine, let the car charge the new battery for 1/2 hr but same thing

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Toyota?

2005 echo

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Echo yourself? What have you tried so far?

This morning all lights on dash worked, the car cranked but the battery was dead (9 years old), i have the car jumpered and all ran fine

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I purchased a new battery and replaced it but no dash lights ect

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Toyota
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Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 11 months ago
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Thanks for posting

Check the 100-120A alternator fuse in the fuse box under the hood, it has a clear cover on it. Do you have a voltmeter or test light?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
fault found, tape on neg battery terminalthanks for your help
Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 11 months ago

You're welcome.

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