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I have a 2001 2.8 v6 galaxy that will drian the battery flat in a couple of days, any help on this would be helpfull.

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  • will342003 Apr 13, 2009

    yes putting a healthy 14.2volts out,

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    Paul May 11, 2010

    is your alternator charging?


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Lets say you have had the battery tested and it's ok?
(as bad batteries do hold charge but only for a short time)

the fluid inside the battery is at the correct level?

when u start the car you should be able to disconnect a battery lead and the car should keep running, (alternator test)

if everything checks out so far?... use an amp meter across the fuse terminals to see what is drawing excessive power.

Its a process of elimination. always start at the simplest part and work through.

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