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Lights kill battery

Battery is good.mech says alt.is putting out enough power.works fine when lights are off.battery drains in about half hour so i have to jump car to start.please help thanks.

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Did the Mechanic check the alt.with the lights on,and also did he check amps it's putting out as well.hope this helps

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