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1990 oldsmobile silhouette

Battery keeps dying every 4-5 days alternator is fine.shops can't figure out.

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When the shop checked the alternator did they test the battery? your battery could have a bad cell in it, or even a low cell. another thing is, which method did they test the altenator as it could have a week or faulty diode or rectifier.
also check out your starter to see if it has a faulty solenoid.
hope that this helps and good luck.

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