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Battery drain If my 98 grand cherokee laredo 4.0 is let stand for few days without runnig, battery ( 2ea new) discharge. I change body module, no fixing

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  • Jack Burn Dec 11, 2008

    98 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Battery discharges if jeep is not driven for 3 to 4 days. Have replaces the battery, same problem. Had new battery tested at the dealer, no battery problem found. Something in the jeep is drawing current when engine is off. A friend said he had the same problem with his jeep.

  • Anonymous Jan 27, 2009

    something is draining my battery not the alternator or started...so what could it be

  • derrik98 Feb 21, 2009

    i have the same problem with my jeep i think there needs to be a recall

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Check the ignition barrell. If it's worn it can let you remove the key in accessories position rather than in off position. In accessories position it will still draw power even if everything else is turned off.

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See if the battery acid is enough, if so try to put a piece of carpet or conveyor belt under the battery.

Hope this helps.

ps: sometimes you get new batteries that's a "dut" Have it tested at a local dealer, this is normally free of charge.

Regards.

Wouter.

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