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Electrical problem I have a 2013 KIA RIO and I had a problem with the battery not holding charge,dealership changed battery,same problem,dealer check charging system OK check new ba.and it reads faulty change,so they put in another new bat. problem solve3d i thought,now my radio speakers keep chanmging from R toL or front to back on its own also light on air always came on when on defrost,now it don;t but it will come on if turned on maually,what is the problem the dealership can't or don't want to find ?

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I suspect a resistive ground between negative battery post and chassis...If you have an ohmmeter and a wee bit of knowledge on its use perform the following test...Set meter to read X- 10...Engine off...Place one lead on the center of the negative battery post...The other on bare metal of fender...You must read close to zero ohms...while holding the lead on battery negative post place the other on bare metal of engine block...Must read close to zero ohms...If you read 500 to 2000 ohms you have located the fault...Run test and give results...saailer

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Check all your fuses if you had a system failure it could have blown a fuse. I am not sure on your vehicle where the fuse is in the car or under the hood it could also have a relay. You can check your alternator by checking the voltage at the back of the alternator where the big wire bolts on. You should have 14+ volts at the alternator.

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