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Battery drains down over night,new battery alternator is charging

By pulling the courtesy fuse problem goes away but i now have no dome light or radio

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    Brother in-law replaced car door handle and the battery suddenly went dead. We got a new battery, and it did the same thing. Found out the dome light was staying on. We pulled the fuse, recharged the battery, but without driving it, the battery was dead again the next morning. Took the alternator in, and it is good. The battery!



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Ck to see if you have a trunk light or under the hood light if so remove the lamps from the under-hood light and the doom light and the trunk light then put the fuse back if this fix works then one of the switch is staying open and letting the light continue to burn , if this does not fix try to get someone to unplug the wire to radio then replace fuse see if this is a fix it is a process of elimination and some times takes several tries, good luck and if you have more question feel free to ask without a volt meter and electrical knowledge this is a simple test you can do and it cost nothing but time

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That means that there is a short or a problem to the wirings to car stereo, or doors. No matter if the radio is not mounted.

Inspect all the wirings to car stereo , doors and internal lights.

If you do not find anything you will need to check amps to door, internal lights car stereo, etc, by doing a draw test on this wirings.

This will tell you where the problem is.

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