Battery problems after fitting lexus motor

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Hanna
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Thu Dec 04, 2014 4:00 pm

We have a 2.7 petrol 4x4 and fitted Lexus v8.Now we must put the battery on charger every night. We took the bakkie to a auto elec and they said there nothing wrong.
Does anyone have similar problems?

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Thu Dec 04, 2014 4:20 pm

Try a marine battery normally have 3 times the cranking amps of standard battery and not much more expensive, fitted one to my Hilux with 22R motor ,now have many starts before needing to recharge battery

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Thu Dec 04, 2014 7:33 pm

Many things...

Loose terminals on battery
Loose terminals on Alternator
Voltage regulator set too low
Battery is feeling its age
Starter is dragging
Battery is not fully charged to start with

No doubt others can add to this list.


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Tue Dec 09, 2014 1:19 pm

Sounds like you need another Auto-elec ! :?

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Tue Dec 09, 2014 1:48 pm

The alternators on the Lexus motors do give a lot of trouble, have it repaired/serviced.
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