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I own a 2016 Toyota Scion IA. Has anyone replaced battery yet? I have 50k miles on it. My check engine light came on. Just a solid orange. I drove it over to Autozone to have diagnostics ran. Guy bsc said no big deal just drive on it to reset it. Real short with me so I asked him to test the battery he couldnt get a reading not sure why. Should I just go ahead and replace the battery and see it the light goes off?
 

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Replace the battery. And don't trust any ordinary Autozone folk. They will do the test but I doubt they are paying attention to thoroughly talk about what the issue could be. You could never go wrong by replacing the battery first before anything else.

I have already replaced mine after an Autozone person told me it was probably the alternator. Had a second opinion, replaced the battery, and haven't had issues since.
 

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replace the battery- original battery is peace off environmental junk
I just opened the hood of my 2016 Scion iA, and found this corrosion on one terminal of the battery. I bought it used and it has only about 50k miles on it. What did you mean when you said the original battery was junk? I suspect I have one and am trying to figure out how big an issue this corrosion is.

I believe this battery is also supposed to have a plastic housing cover which is missing. Can someone confirm?

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