Bad battery and/or alternator.
Because its a old car and you used to long
The check engine light on a Toyota Tercel can come on for a variety of reasons. It can be come on whenever there is a problem with the engine that needs attention. To reset it, disconnect the battery for a few minutes then re-connect it.
the alternator isn't charging as it shouldthe battery is bad and can't hold a charge any longeryou have an electric fault somewhere which is draining the battery.
Possibly a bad alternator (the system is not charging the battery).
If your battery is not being charged , the battery light will come on in your dash
New batteries almost always come fully charged. If it was not then charge it with a battery charger and do not use your vehicle alternator to charge a dead battery. You may do harm to the alternator which is not built to charge a dead battery but is instead built to keep a good battery fully charged.
would a bad battery cable in a 95 toyota corolla make a engine come on?
On top of the trans close to the firewall and engine block. Look where the shift cables (manual trans) come out of the firewall.
You might need a new charger or battery.
It usually means that your alternator is going out.
Do you mean What does it mean when the brake and battery lights come on in when it is already started? Check your alternator may be its not working well it cause the battery sign comes out.
If you replaced the battery with a brand new one, then no. The battery comes from the store with a fuul charge. If it didn't come charged up, then you have bought a defective battery.