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Short, draining the battery

If i don't run the car once a day the battery goes dead and cannot be jumped.

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The biggest problem ALL Mark VIIs have as far as electrical gremlins is the Voltage Regulator. Swap out the V/R and have the alternator and battery checked for free at your local AutoZone.

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#1 could be short in alternator
#2 could be air pump running after car is parked
#3 could be short in vent blower
check all three things, all wires go bad after so many decades.

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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