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  1. Highlander 2nd Generation (2008-2013)
    I changed the alternator and when I was taking it out the wire that was connected to the bracket broke. The bracket that has the 3rd bolt. It's 2 wires a white one and a black one. Not sure what they go to or how to replace. Any help would be awesome. Thanks
  2. Corolla 10th Gen/2nd Gen Matrix (2009-2013)
    Hi, I seem to be having some electrical issues with my 2011 Corolla. What is happening is when I am driving down the road, my battery light will flash intermittently. Then out of nowhere, my interior dinger will start going off, the speedometer cuts out, and the dash lights come on. Also other...
  3. Highlander 1st Generation (2001-2007)
    Hi! So I within the past month I have replaced the starter and the alternator (just yesterday) in my 2002 Toyota highlander. We replaced both because I was having issues with start up. It would sound like it wanted to turn over and fire but something wasn't catching. Lights, bells and whistles...
  4. Highlander 2nd Generation (2008-2013)
    While removing the alternator, a small wire that was not visible at the time snapped. It was a tiny black wire that split off the from the bundle going to the alternator clip, and had some silver heat shielding further up from the breaking point. Now the car tries to start but won’t turn over. I...
  5. Tacoma 2nd Generation (2005-2015)
    So long story short I’m almost broke now I have gotten 4 different alternators remanufactured from oreilly none would charge vehicle they told me they sold me bad alternators 4th one was installed then someone jumped the truck backwards not mine there’s but it still fried my fuse got fuses...
  6. Camry 7th Generation (2012-2017)
    Update June 2022: after having the alternator checked three times at parts dealers, twice at one... I had Toyota test it because I was going to buy an alternator from them. They were very nice enough to waive the standard $80 diagnostics fee or whatever the cost was. They came back and told me...
  7. Camry 5th and 6th Gen '02-'11, Solara '04-'08
    Tried to keep it short as possible. Thanks in advance for those who respond to this "gray area" question! 💯👍 Question: what is the base charging level? My years of experience says 14 or so on alternators. However I'm measuring the Toyota alternator at approximately 12, maybe 12.5 (OEM), with...
  8. Camry 5th and 6th Gen '02-'11, Solara '04-'08
    Hello, I have a 2008 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L (non-hybrid), U250E Transmission. I replaced the exhaust manifold gasket on it and accidentally touched the positive lead on the alternator to the exhaust manifold gasket, needless to say, it caused a spark and scared me. I was happy because I fixed a...
  9. Corolla 12th Gen (Hatch 2019+/Sedan 2020+)
    Hey y'all I want to preface this by saying a big thank you upfront for anyone who can help me. As you can see I own a 2021 Corolla Nightshade Edition and I am upgrading my sound system stock radio and have came across a few specific issues about the newer than 2019 Toyota vehicles electrical...
  10. Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    Hi guys . Looking for some advice . Young fellas 07 Yaris alternator seized solid and burnt the belt off. Car would still start and run on battery with no issue each time I had to move it after that. Replaced the alternator and belt then fully charged the battery. Went for first start with new...
  11. Daihatsu Forum
    I am replacing the alternator in my moms rocky but wanted to know if there are any shop manuals or hopefully videos that show how to do it properly. Anything helps!
  12. Camry 3rd and 4th Gen '92-'01, Solara '99-'03
    Hello friends, 1997 Camry 2.2L 142K miles. Brand new Optima Red Top battery installed August 2021. Still has the original alternator, starter, and ignition switch. Had a no click, no start earlier today in a parking lot. Dead as a doornail. No dome lights, no dash indicators, no sounds, not...
  13. Camry 7th Generation (2012-2017)
    Hi! I know NOTHING about cars. Also willing to YouTube to fix. I have a 2012 Toyota CamryXLE. I started my car one cold morning and my car did not turn on, only clicking noises. I got a jump and my car turned in fine. I drop it to auto zone and they tested my battery saying it’s still a hood...
  14. Corolla 7th Generation (1993-1997)
    Hi there, I've just recently gotten into car audio and have noticed that my alt doesn't like it so was wondering if anyone would happen to know how to rewire one to put out more amps or are there any higher amperage alternators out there? Any help would be appreciated, thank yous
  15. Highlander 2nd Generation (2008-2013)
    Went out to bring my daughter to school start mt car and I noticed my all my dash lights were on and it was flickering like radio, dash keep going dead then back on every 2 seconds and had no power steering. I turned car off and tried to start it just clicked like battery was dead. went in to...
  16. RAV4 2nd Generation (2001-2005)
    My 2002 Rav4 had a partially dead battery. I replaced it and found that the alternator still coulnd'nt get the new battery to 14 volts. I replaced the alternator too and now it starts right up and holds a charge. But I have a dim battery light on now. The light comes completley on when turning...
  17. Camry 7th Generation (2012-2017)
    Amateur/ broke YouTube mechanic here... So I had noticed a rough idle when I parked it last week, but ran and idled fine the next day. When I got home though I turned onto my street and all of a sudden it sounded very rough with a loud sound coming from the belt area. Didn't see anything out...
  18. Scion xB 1st Generation (2004-2006)
    Hello, First post. (2006 Scion XB) I have an Iraggi alternator that I need to install, but the socket on the alternator is a 4 pin, and my harness is a 3 pin. i have found a schematic but I'm not %100 that its right. In the schematic it has that the 3 wires on the factory unit are ( L -...
  19. Camry 3rd and 4th Gen '92-'01, Solara '99-'03
    Hi, I have a 2001 camry SXV20. I changed the alternator last month. Today while I was driving in highway, battery light came on. I took the exit and parked my car to check the problem. Test with a multimeter and found that the battery voltage reading about 12.2V while the car was running. To...
  20. Corolla 10th Gen/2nd Gen Matrix (2009-2013)
    The positive wire from the battery to the fuse box has a cut in it is it hard to replace and doas it really go from the battery to fuse box or to the starter ?
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