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Battery KEEPS draining?

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2010-10-10 03:51:49
2010-10-10 03:51:49

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How old is it?

Do you drive short distances?

Does it sit around not driven a lot?

Check for a short, bad alternator, or fried battery. If you take the car to an alternator shop, they can usually tell you for free if it's the battery or the alternator.

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