This morning, my 2019 Toyota Corolla SE, with just over 11k miles on it, and I’ve had it now for just over 2-years, talked back to me when I tried to start it this morning.
It said, “NO! NO! NO! No! No! no. no. Nuh-Uh, nuh-Uh, nuh…”
And then complete silence
If you just read it to yourself, it does not have the same impact. Read it aloud and it may bring back memories of a bitter, cold winter morning with frost on the windshield and a driveway still needing to shovel…
But today, it was a balmy 85 degrees with the sun shining and battery gave up the ghost. So I jump started it and drove it to the dealer. They fast charged the battery and tested the full system, battery amp output, charging system, "parasitic " electrical drains, and found nothing to explain the dead battery, they said I needed to drive it more…
Afterwards, the service writer gave me back my key-fob, and said, “It’s under warranty, no charge…”
And I replied, “That’s what the Alternator said…”