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Jun 10, 11:37pm - #197203 
car turned off, key in hand... how is this possible?

just got in from work. turned the car off. took the key out of the ignition. my cd player is still playing music, i turn it off and it still is lit up. the clock is also lit up, as well as the readouts in the dash, and my amp light in the back. this is going to run my battery down. there's no way to turn it all off besides disconnecting the battery. how did this happen?

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Jun 11, 12:15am - #197204 
anyone?

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Jun 11, 12:18am - #197205 
does it still do it when you open the door?


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Jun 11, 12:21am - #197206 
yes always frown

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Jun 11, 12:24am - #197207 
check the light switch... you know what i mean... the knob...

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Jun 11, 12:26am - #197208 
yeh i know what you mean but that shouldn't be on regardless. i just took the face off of the cd player but the clock is still it up as well as the amp.

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Jun 11, 12:26am - #197209 
did you just install an aftermarket radio into your car? if you or someone did, i think that they jus wired it wrong and the system is basically wired to the constant power wire. Only my opinion, try to check with someone to verify it.

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Jun 11, 12:27am - #197210 
hmm.. you should prolly get that checked. you'll definatley kill ur battery


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Jun 11, 12:28am - #197211 
Originally Posted by My Sixth Gear
hmm.. you should prolly get that checked. you'll definatley kill ur battery
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Jun 11, 8:10am - #197212 
You blew a fuse. I had this problem for a while as well. The yellow wire on your wiring harness shuts off your radio when the car is off. Follow that wire and find the fuse that it runs off of. When that fuse is blown, you have to shut off the radio manually. The reason why your amp is on is because the radio is on. Check it out.


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Jun 11, 9:14am - #197213 
Either that, or someone tapped into the wrong 12v source for your stereo.


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Jun 11, 11:10am - #197214 
probably wired on to a live wire instead of ground...goodluck!


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Jun 11, 12:08pm - #197215 
Originally Posted by celicatalbot
The reason why your amp is on is because the radio is on. Check it out.
but after i turned off the deck and even detached the face of the cd player the amp was still on.

after about 3 hours i went down there last night right before i went to bed and all the stuff had turned off. the car started back up too.

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Jun 11, 12:55pm - #197216 
ok i went to subway, turned the car off and it didn't do it. from there i went to the bank... same results. then i get home. i turn the car off, get out of the car, start walking up the steps of the garage... and the subs start hitting, the radar detector beeps 3x all of the stuff comes back on. it has happened in my garage 3x but never anyhere else.

i don't think it has anything to do with the cd player because that has been in there for a quite a while now and this just started happening last night.

my alarm hasn't worked right since i got the car. the only time it goes off is about half the time you start the car. it hasn't been doing that lately.

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Jun 11, 1:33pm - #197217 
I think it's possessed


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Jun 11, 1:34pm - #197218 
Originally Posted by Chaz
I think it's possessed



rofl yea i think soooo too hahaha

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Jun 11, 1:36pm - #197219 
get that checked out


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Jun 11, 1:38pm - #197220 
Could be rofl grin


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I think it's possessed



rofl yea i think soooo too hahaha


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Jun 11, 1:41pm - #197221 
I know on sunfires its a feature...it wont turn off till you open the door...

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Jun 11, 1:42pm - #197222 
do you believe in ghosts?

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Jun 11, 1:42pm - #197223 
the battery stays engaged, but his stays on even when he opens the door


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Jun 11, 1:47pm - #197224 
i believe in spirits...

thats also a feature on new fords


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Jun 11, 4:16pm - #197225 
wtf


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Jun 11, 4:53pm - #197226 
weird


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Jun 11, 5:13pm - #197227 
well, did you just have an alarm installed? or an amp installed? if you had an amp installed make sure that the blue remote wire is hooked up to the blue and white wire.

ill get back to this later i gtg to work bye!

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Jun 11, 10:26pm - #197228 
Thats no good. Celicas shouldn't keep the stereo on when the car is off. Whoever installed your stuff did a bad job and you should get it fixed asap.


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Jun 11, 10:32pm - #197229 
someone gunna rob ur car. better get that fixed

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Jun 11, 11:41pm - #197230 
i have both an amp and an alarm installed. the amp has been in for a long time and has been fine. i know everything is wired right.

the car had an alarm when i got it, and it has never worked right from the start. like i said before, it goes off half the time when you start the car.

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Jun 11, 11:57pm - #197231 
hmmm thats weird... i think you have little gremlins living in your car and thye just do annoying things to you to piss you off...its an option toyota installs on cars

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Jun 11, 11:57pm - #197232 
Check ignition switch... frown

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Jun 12, 12:01am - #197233 
was at work for 9 hours today and it held a charge even though everything was on all night, so thats good.

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Jun 12, 1:42am - #197234 
I think there's a bad relay in your system. I guess the relay contacts stay closed even while you switch off the power to this relay.

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Jun 12, 7:47am - #197235 
I am positive it si your ignition switch(in steering column), at one time I had a Toyo that I could remove the key with the engine running.


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Jun 12, 12:11pm - #197236 
^^same here but mine was a 88nissan Maxima 5spd..all i need the key for is ignition and turn off..that's all..pretty funny acutally.. lol


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Jun 12, 1:07pm - #197237 
Originally Posted by xxmonkeyboixx
probably wired on to a live wire instead of ground...goodluck!


you mean a constant instead of a switched


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Jun 12, 10:36pm - #197238 
if all ur dash is lit and the alarm never worked its the ignition.

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Jun 12, 10:36pm - #197239 
^ you just have more shit hooked up now so you notice it more.

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Jun 12, 10:41pm - #197240 
way off topic, but the silver celi in your sig looks like the twin of my celica.

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Jun 12, 10:53pm - #197241 
Originally Posted by mukalicious
way off topic, but the silver celi in your sig looks like the twin of my celica.
that's TRdRida's car

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