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New alternator and new battery but the battery is not holding a charge and I had the alternator tested and the alternator is good.

I just put a brand new battery and a brand new alternator in the car but it seems that the battery is still going dead. I have had the alternator tested and it is good so I am looking for some advice on this problem.

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  • jovalle4 Jun 02, 2009

    battery cables are corroded could that be the problem?



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You need to take it somewhere that can do a parasitic draw test. Something in the car is drawing power from the battery with the key off. You can do this yourself if you own an ammeter. If you do, let me know and I can walk you through the test.

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