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Not staying charged

Replaced alternater, replaced battery, wont keep a charge. The battery gets drained somehow and I have already spent a lot on mechcanics and no one seems to know what is wrong with it.

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  • ladiejen Nov 17, 2008

    gets drained just siting a day. Have bought 2 new batterys, I know it is not a bad battery. Something is draining it.

  • mareshark Apr 22, 2009

    I am experiencing the same problem. Have been through two new batteries and it is still being drained by something. I was also told I needed a head gasket job at 56,000. I did it and hope I really needed it. Any suggestions other than taking it back to Land Rover. I really do not want to get rid of this car but it is becoming a money pit. Any suggestions?

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    paul erickson May 11, 2010

    whenis your battery being drained while driving or while its sitting?



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What you need to do is disconnect you negitive battery cable and have a test light to connect the circuit. now if you have a drain on your battery the light should be lit.
now with your light lit you need to start to remove fuses and find the circuit that is the problem.
let me know what you find

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    shancandoit May 29, 2012

    Paul, my land rover is doing the same thing and I've spent a lot of money! I've tried all you've suggested still the same!


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Something staying on or your battery has had its days

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