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Battery is not holding a charge on my 2003 Nissan Altima.

Both the battery and Alternator have been tested and are fine. I also replaced the negative cable has been replaced. What else could keep the battery from holding the charge?

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  • leeann_itaya Jun 28, 2009

    Thank you for your input; much appreciated! Could this parasitic drain make the battery have a bad cell?

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You might have a parasitic drain on your battery. Meaning something isn't shutting off like it should be draining your battery. Your positive battery cable might be shorted to ground not allowing power to flow.

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    bad_dog1 Jun 29, 2009

    If this problem has gone on for awhile and you've only recharged your battery it is possible that it would it result in a bad cell. Batteries are not designed to be drained completely so if this continues to happen it would result in a bad cell.

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