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Electrical problem something is draining my battery. it's not the starter alternator or battery

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    Katherine Rylee Apr 25, 2014

    check out battery cables.

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Try checking the voltage regulator

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Battery drains are hard to find. But with a test light that works when one end clips on ground and the other touches power lights up. Then take the point and stick it in the center of the negative post and clip the grounding side to the body it will not light then slowly lift the cable end off the battery if it lights you have a drain. it must be done in this manner because if you disconnect the battery and install test lamp it resets timers in the car and will show a drain that is not a problem.. If the light is lit remove fuses until light goes out now you have found your drain.

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