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Battery dies every few days - rebuilt alternator

2004 Nissan Maxima died every couple of days so I got alternator reconditioned and swapped battery over - drove fine for 3 days and now is dead again. When I turn the key nothing happens, no lights on dash etc completely dead. Any ideas?

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Check your fusible links by the positive battery cable.Here's a link to it.

Posted on Nov 27, 2013

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    Caitlin Nov 27, 2013

    Thanks Thomas - I checked and it all looks frustrating. It doesn't make any noise or have any lights when you try and start it.


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It is most likely your alternator, Your alternator is responsible for charging your battery, Which if your battery is fine, is the likely cause of your issue, HOWEVER, Be sure to check your battery cables for damage, Make sure the clamps are tightly connected to your battery, If they have corrosion (White fluffy stuff) on them, Take them off and clean them (BLACK (Negative) First, Then take the RED (Positive) off and clean that too, Then put them back on in the reverse order.) with a stiff wire brush, Also be sure to clean the terminals on the battery.

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you may have a problem with the alternator sometimes not charging,may test okay sometimes, take a good look at the alternator and also make sure nothing is staying on, like inside lights, glove box light or brake lights, keep an eye on these things when parking the car for the day,something may be draining the battery down slowly.

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that's becasue the new abattery went dead because it was not charging. The battery light must be OFF to charge the battery. Take it back to whoever fixed it. May be a bad wire betwen battery & alternator too.

check the 175 amp mega fuse in the engine compartment.

cehck this ground for a good connection - G104
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check the 20 amp fuse for the charging system. Fuse 26 in teh engine compartment fuse box.

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