2008 Toyota Yaris Q&A
2008 Toyota Yaris Question: altenator
Disconnect the battery again and leave it disconnected for fifteen minutes or longer and reconnect and see if the car now starts and runs. After tat I would say you have to hook up a scan tool to see what codes are stored in the computer. I just worked on a Mazda similar story, owner replaced alternator, caused a short and it damaged the computer in the car ended up being an expensive repair. There are companies that re-manufacture your computer if it has been damaged. - patrick mannion
My Yaris was making a noise, so I had a mechanic listen, he said it was the alternator. I ordered a rebuilt one and installed it, the battery light came on and within days my battery was dead. I in...