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1998 4runner 4 cyl. turn the key and no power to anything,

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1998 4runner 4 cyl...

1998 4runner 4 cyl. turn the key and no power to anything, no radio, no dash lights, no headlights. The battery is fully charged.

Mechanic's Assistant: Is the power loss consistent, or does it fluctuate?

Consistent

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 4Runner yourself? What have you tried so far?

Just tying to diagnose now. Just trickle charged the battery and tested the ground wire.

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

A new battery 2 weeks old.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Toyota
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Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 7 months ago
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Hello and welcome

So when turning the key on it's completely dead? It sounds like the large 100Amp fuse under the hood may be blown, have you checked it?

Do you have a 12 volt test light or a voltmeter? this would help diagnosing this a little quicker.

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Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 7 months ago

Hello, just following up to see if you have solved the problem with the fuse.

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