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Just had a amp hooked up to my 98 cadillac catera and every 2 hours my battery is dead. I unhooked the amp and it's still draining the baterry. I did the altenator test and it stayed on.

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You still have the hot wire going to the amp when you turn the key on or this may be a constant positive lead is the only thing completely remove the amp from the auto, just to check this problem, and most of the time when these are installed they forget to clean and tighten up the battery positive and negative leads this should be checked as well. If anything else please let me know thanks FixYa team.

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Is the alternator good? If so, you are draining from somewhere else. If the amp is TOTALLY disconnected, check your starter, because an closed circuit in the starter can drain the battery really fast, and if you have had problems starting lately, that's your problem, let me know how you make out....

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