1984 toyota pickup battery keeps draining

Asked by Jul 29, 2009 at 10:28 PM about the 1984 Toyota Pickup

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1984 toyota that I don't use much but when I do start it once in a while and drive it around to keep it from being idle. I noticed that lately I have been having problems with my battery draining when I try to start it the battery is dead.
I need to either disconnect the terminals when I don't use it or charge the battery or use my quick jump to get it going and then it's fine again. Any suggestions as to what the problem might be. Could I have a short somewhere that I don't know about. Thanks for your help in advance

1 Answer

depending on how often you start it,the battery can just go dead sitting there. weather has a way of taking its tole on them, easy fix is to go buy a solar charger , there about 20 bucks, you hook it to the battery and in to the lighter, it will keep the battery charged up for the times you are not able to get to it.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Toyota Pickup Experts

  • #1
    Reelin68
    Reputation
    1,380
  • #2
    wabbo369
    Reputation
    720
  • #3
    LouB
    Reputation
    450
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota 4Runner
343 Great Deals out of 29,181 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Corolla
907 Great Deals out of 69,858 listings starting at $1,479
Used Ford F-150
3,017 Great Deals out of 230,432 listings starting at $1,300
Used Ford Ranger
132 Great Deals out of 4,994 listings starting at $1,299
Used Nissan Pickup
4 listings
Used Toyota Land Cruiser
12 Great Deals out of 1,082 listings starting at $4,400

Used Cars For Sale

1994 Toyota Pickup For Sale
15 listings starting at $4,850
1992 Toyota Pickup For Sale
8 listings starting at $2,691

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.