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I have a 2004 nessian maxima lately over night my battery seems to die out/drain out so in the morings i have to be jump start the car.my battery is brand new and i leave no lights on what could be the problem

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  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2009

    My car was idling and the battery and brake light began to flash on and off; then while driving the car lost power and stopped running. I checked the battery and it was dead so I replaced it with a new one. The next day while I was driving the car lost power and stopped running again. I took it to dealr and they said alternator was bad. They wanted $700.00 to fix. I am going to do it myself fro less. The serontine belt may also be bad or your alternator fuse.

  • drydraws Apr 26, 2009

    "My car was idling and the battery and brake light began to flash on and
    off; then while driving the car lost power and stopped running. I
    checked the battery and it was dead so I replaced it with a new one.
    The next day while I was driving the car lost power and stopped running
    again."

    I have the EXACT same problem..I am going to check the alternator fuse..then run an alternator charge test with my volt/ammeter.
    I suspect a bad alternator and will not take it to the dealer.It pays to know a good,honest auto mechanic and hope to get it done for less than half of $700


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Seems like either the battery is bad or the alternator isn't putting out the correct voltage to it.

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