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Aux battery drains rapidly when car not running. Worked

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Aux battery drains rapidly...

Aux battery drains rapidly when car not running. Worked around by jumping charged battery in trunk and disconnected when stopped. Trunk battery recently failed and replacement did not enable car to start instead resulting in continuous tone when battery connected.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

I will do so in an hour or so. The car is not at my location currently.

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

2003

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

Yes. I have not attempted to diagnose the reason for the drain since I had a work around available.

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

The car has over 200k miles and has been trouble free except for the current problem.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Toyota
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