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Battery goes down

I put a new Battery in my gator and if I did not start my truck for 2 -3 days, it does not start and battery goes down. I did not know what to do. I have to boost it every 2-3 day to start; if I did not start my navigator. Kindly Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Dooctoleo Oct 24, 2008



    I have a seperate DVD player in it but I checked that is not on. When I start the truck then I will turn it on.



    But I will definitly do that and will get back.



    Thanks alotttttttttttttttttttttttttt

  • Dooctoleo Oct 24, 2008

    If the Diodes in the alternator have failed, then do I have to put a new alternator...........

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You have a power drain from somewhere,either an accessory or a diode in the alternator.Take the hot wire off the battery (vehicle running)and see what is still running and that will be the accessory draining power.If nothing shows up then it would likely be the diodes in the alternator have failed.

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    tony yeatman Oct 24, 2008

    They can be repaired so you may want to check wether its easier/cheaper to repair or replace.

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