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Battery not holding charge

I put a new battery on,next day it was flat,recharged,give it a good run,same thing next day. doing my head in.please help. steve.

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  • jean582 Dec 17, 2008

    thanks steve,tried it all.But,have now fixed it.

  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    Jean

    How did you fix this problem?

    Carl

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I had the same problem replaced battery which wasnt holding a charge and the same thing would happen. Took battery jumper cables ran both to my negative on battery and clamped them to brackets on alternator where it bolts on.. charged fine and started up first time.. negative cable was bad even though lights everything were bright just wasnt conducting sufficient current to charge or start car

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Hi first check the alternator belt (is it loose...is it there?) if all is ok there then it could be the alternator, have a multimetre put on it it should read around 13.5 if the alternator is doing its job,
Hope this helps

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Steve

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